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Bodhisattva Image House

  Province North Central
  District Anuradhapura
  Nearest Town Anuradhapura
  Period 459-477 A.D.
  Ruler king Dathusena


It is said in the Mahavansa that king Dathusena (459-477 A.D.) built a maitri Bodhisattva image house to the left of the Abhayagiriya. Bodhi tree Shrine and decorated it with ornaments. This could be the same Bodhisattva image house. Here some remnants of a limestone bodhisattva image house found. This was belongs to the fifth century A.D.