The statue of the king Prarakramabahu is another instance of the great creativity of the ancient Sri Lankan and their art knowledge and skills. Even though this statue is renowned as that of the king Prarakramabahu, there is a widely discussed argument that this is of a sage. However, the statue shows a wonderful gesture and it has been finished excellently.
The eyes of the statue are closed half and the statue has a beard & a broad forehead. Apart from the belief that this statue is of the King Prarakramabahu, it is also believed this statue denotes the strength, dignity and majesty.