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View of the seated Buddha figure at the western end of the complex is in meditative dhyāna/samādhi mudrā and virasana posture. It is of granitic gneiss and on a throne with a dado of lions in frontal pose alternating with the vajra (thunderbolt) symbol. The ruins of brick foundation of the front wall of the image house are in the foreground. The image, which is 4.98 meters high, is considered unique in its use of an elaborate backrest and cusped arch. The backrest comprises three cross bars with makara heads. The pleats of the robe are indicated in a double-groove method frequently used in Polonnnaruva images. Some traces of paint indicate that the statute would have been painted.