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kushta raja gala

Kushtaraja Gala statue at Weligama can be found on the old main road, which goes through the Weligama town and is about 12 Km away from the Matara town. To reach the site coming form Galle you should take the old road before you reach Ahangama across the railway track. This is turnoff is located adjoining the Weligala Bay Rest House. You will see the sculpture on your right just before the second railway crossing. This statue is part of the Kushtarajagala Viharaya.

This more than life size relief carved in solid rock is thought to be one of the best statues in the Mahayanist Buddhism in Sri Lanka. The origination of this sculpture is not known but many theories and folklore exists on the creation of the statue. It is also believed that this statue belongs to the period of 7-9th centuries.


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