Kataragama Temple

kataragama temple entranceKataragama temple is an important shrine for both Hindus and Buddhists. Kataragama temple is dedicated to deity with six faces and twelve hands, who is known as Skanda-Murukan or Subrahmanya among Hindus. Sinhalese Buddhists believe that Kataragama Deviyo is a guardian deity of Buddhist who helps his followers who are in need.

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