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Buddhist Dictionary of Pali Proper Names by G P Malalasekera
Silāsambuddha:A famous stone image in Anurādhapura,evidently held in great reverence.It was originally in the Abhayuttara vihāra,and Buddhadāsa placed a Nāga-gem as one of its eyes (Cv.xxxvii.123); but this was lost,and then Dhātusena had a pair of costly eyes made (Cv.xxxviii.62).

It was referred to under various names:Silāsatthā,Silāmayamuninda,Kālasela-satthā,etc.Sena II.found the temple containing the image in ruins and had it repaired (Cv.li.77),while his queen Sanghā placed on the image a dark blue diadem (Cv.li.87).

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