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Pothgul Vehera Statue
Statue that is believed to be that of King Parakramabahu the Great
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Pothgul Vehera Statue
Pothgul Vehera Statue
This beautifully carved statue stands 11? feet in height and carved in to a semi-circular rock‚ which is at Potgul Vihara is regarded as a superb example of Asian art. Traditionally‚ it ` (1153 ? 1186 A.D.). But some scholars believe that it represents a sage and that it could be Pulasti‚ Agastya or Kapila. A special feature is the object in the hands of the statue‚ which many believe to be a palm leaf manuscript and that it represents the erudition of the holder. Another view has also been expressed that it is a yoke representing sovereignty.
Directions to Pothgul Vehera Statue
1 ? kilometres along the Parakrama Samudraya dam.

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