President Maithripala Sirisena unveiled an Avalokitheswara Bodhisathwa statue yesterday (15) afternoon at Sri Lankan High Commission office complex in New Delhi.

The Avalokitheswara Bodhisathwa statue dating back to 8 Century BC was found at Veragala in Anuradhapura. This is a gold plated bronze statue and its feet situated in Lalithsana and Rajaleelasana postures. Bataliya Statue making school of Central Cultural Fund made this replica of the Bodhisathwa Statue and donated to the Sri Lankan High Commission in India.


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