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alu viharaya paintings

There is a cave also in this temple.We can see paintings and statues also.

To enter the Aluvihara one has to climb a number of steps. In the Viharaya is a rock cave with paintings and statues in it. The Ven. Dr. Inamaluwe Nandarathana Thera explained that the paintings are of 'Anothattha Vila' "Dahamsonda Jatakaya, Huridattha Jatakaya, "Maithri Bodhisattva' and a few others. In another section. the 'Vessantara Jatakaya' has been painted. At the entrance there is a " Makara Thorana ', figures of 'Doratupala' , paintings of lions and flags with the sun and moon.

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