Devenuwara. Shrine of the Blue God. Image house exterior.
19th c Sri Lankan Sri Lankan (Late Kandy) Architecture
SRI LANKAN KANDY Anonymous
(1469 - 1815)
Sri Lankan (Late Kandy)
Devenuwara. Sri Lanka.
Originally a local fishing deity who became a bodhisattva and Vishnu avatar. A sacred site since the 9th century it was destroyed by the Portuguese rebuilt by the Dutch and English.
KANDY | Devenuwara. Shrine of the Blue God. Image house exterior. | c. 1900 | Sri Lankan | Sri Lankan Late Kandy