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Bodhi -Tree Shrine II

  Province North Central
  District Anuradhapura
  Nearest Town Anuradhapura
  Period 6 – 8 centuries A.D.
  Ruler Unknown

Introduction

The site mistakenly identified as the 2nd Samadhi is in fact a Bodhi – Tree shrine. The style of execution suggests that the Buddha image of this shrine, which may be in vitarka posture, belongs to the period between 6 – 8 centuries A.D.