Shiva Kovil (no 4) of Polonnaruwa Kingdom – ශිව දේවාලය (අංක 4)
Of the three gods of the Hindu trinity – Brahma the Creator, Vishnu the Preserver, and Siva the Destroyer and Restorer – Siva was especially popular and widely worshiped in southern India.
This kovil, identified as Siva Kovil No 4 on the ancient city of Polonnaruwa is in ruins and belongs to the Chola era (1017-1070).
Map of Shiva Kovil (no 4) at Ancient Capital of Polonnaruwa
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Shiva Kovil (no 4) of Polonnaruwa Kingdom