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Title
Nālanda "Gedigē" shrine (image house) interior
Creator
de Silva, Preethi
Date Created and/or Issued
2012
Publication Information
Claremont Colleges Library
Contributing Institution
Claremont Colleges Library
Collection
Ancient Cultural Sites and Royal Residences
Rights Information
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License - http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
Description
Windowless shrine room interior with standing Buddha image and the lower part of a second standing figure draped in a similar manner. Right hand in Abhaya mudra symbolic of fearlessness or protection.
Type
image
Format
image/jp2
Identifier
acs01562.jpg
http://ccdl.claremont.edu/cdm/ref/collection/p15831coll15/id/1675
Subject
Buddha
Statues
Time Period
Lacks historical evidence. Possibly 9th-10th century CE (date of an inscription)
Place
Nālanda Gedigē
Nālanda. Mātalē District. Near 48-kilometer post (considered to be at the central point of Sri Lanka).
Sri Lanka
Relation
Ancient Buddhist Sites and Royal Residences in Sri Lanka - https://ccdl.claremont.edu/digital/collection/p15831coll15

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