Moon Stone (Sandakada Pahana)

 

Moon Stone (Sandakada Pahana)

Moon Stone (Sandakada Pahana)

This is Sandakada Pahana, the moon stone, placed at the entrance of the stupa. It was one of four placed at the four entrances or the Polonnaruwa Vatadage. It’s a uniquely, ancient Sri Lankan design. It reminded me of a permanent throw rug.

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