Notes on the Geography of Sri Lanka: Lankatilaka: Photo 27
A view over a different deniya, or strip of paddy land: this time, the view is from the temple and looking toward Hantane; Kandy lies on the other side. Paddy tenancies are generally less than half an acre. (See Hans-Dieter Evers, Monks, Priests, and Peasants, 1972, for a close examination of this temple-controlled economy).
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