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Sunday, August 9, 2009

Guard Stone (Naga King)

Guard Stone (Naga King)

This is the finest of it's kind in Sri lanka dated from 8th century AD and one of the climax of Sinhalease art works.

He is the god of water,The God of protection and with a vase of plenty which is a symbol of prosperity and carrying a flower stalk which is a symbol of pertility.

King figure is adorned with beautiful jewels and above it's head rise seven hooded cobras. It is said that he is from heaven and this is the moment he touches the floor.

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