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Dadimunda

by Micha F. Lindemans
One of the most popular gods of the Singhalese people. He initially looked after temples but became the 'treasurer' (devata) of the god Upulvan. Later he emerged as the protector of Buddhism in Ceylon (Sri Lanka). Dadimunda rides on an elephant and has many Yakshas in his retinue.

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  • Also known as:
    Devata bandara

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