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History Of Embekka Devalaya, Temple of Wood Carvings, Picture of Embekka Devalaya, Kandy, embekke devalaya lee katayam, Embekka Devalaya, Wood Carving in Sri Lanka

Embekka Devalaya was built by the King Vikramabahu III of Gampola Era in Sri Lanka. The Devalaya in Embekka is dedicated to the worship of Mahasen, popularly known as Katharagama Deviyo. A local deity called Devatha Bandara is also worshiped at this site. The shrine consists of three sections, the "Sanctum of Garagha", the "Digge" or "Dancing Hall" and the "Hevisi Mandapaya" or the "Drummers' Hall". The Drummers' Hall that has drawn the attention of visitors to the site, due to the splendid wood carvings[2] of its ornate pillars and its high pitched roof.

History Of Embekka Devalaya, Temple of Wood Carvings, Picture of Embekka Devalaya, Kandy, embekke devalaya lee katayam, Embekka Devalaya, Wood Carving in Sri Lanka
History Of Embekka Devalaya, Temple of Wood Carvings, Picture of Embekka Devalaya, Kandy, embekke devalaya lee katayam, Embekka Devalaya, Wood Carving in Sri Lanka
History Of Embekka Devalaya, Temple of Wood Carvings, Picture of Embekka Devalaya, Kandy, embekke devalaya lee katayam, Embekka Devalaya, Wood Carving in Sri Lanka
History Of Embekka Devalaya, Temple of Wood Carvings, Picture of Embekka Devalaya, Kandy, embekke devalaya lee katayam, Embekka Devalaya, Wood Carving in Sri Lanka
History Of Embekka Devalaya, Temple of Wood Carvings, Picture of Embekka Devalaya, Kandy, embekke devalaya lee katayam, Embekka Devalaya, Wood Carving in Sri Lanka

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