About Dewana Dalada Madura
The country of polonnaruwa, the second capital of sri lanka, is additionally an exceptionally uncommon spot among the antiquated legacy. Numerous superb manifestations of the polonnaruwa time frame what began in the eleventh year are still left. Has some expertise in royal residences and other important manifestations in polonnaruwa.
Second Temple of the Tooth in Polonnaruwa
Hatadage was the second temple of the tooth in polonnaruwa. The atadage worked by king vijayaba I was the primary temple of the tooth in the polonnaruwa time frame. It is accepted to have been worked somewhere in the range of 1187 and 1196. Thinking about the design highlights and the idea of the structure, there is verifiable proof that it was worked by king parakramabahu i and later embellished and improved by king nissankamalla. This is additionally where every one of the exceptional structures are found. At the point when you enter the entry to the tooth relic patio, you will see this hatadage on the right or before the vatadage.
It is 120 feet in length and 90 feet wide. In the focal point of the front divider is the principle access to the Hatadage. The Hatadage comprises of two principle parts. The entry to the structure or the entry corridor is likewise an entryway with a stone entryway. In those days it used to be two stories however today it is just the ground floor. The upper floor is made of wood and the stone flight of stairs used to climb it is as yet in ruins.
The lower floor is utilized as the ground floor of the Buddha sculpture and the upper floor is utilized to house the Sacred Tooth Relic.
The dividers of the Hatadage are made of single dark stone and the enormous squares of stone are put on top of one another with a level surface. The whole divider is 9 feet high and is made of rock. There are also some inscriptions written by King Nissankamalla on the front walls. The leave entryway on the left half of the front structure underneath is additionally utilized.
Sculpture and decoration
>The compositional elements of the bordering Atadage are like those of the Hatadage. The two structures look similar. The divider is mounted on the front divider and a parade is cut on the upper mass of the entry.
It is accepted that the structure got the name ‘Hatadageya’ in light of the fact that it was inherent sixty days or on account of the sixty relics that lived there. Sixty is rich.