The Aukana (or Avukana) ancient Rock Temple and Buddha Statue is best known for its spectacular craftsmanship, from the Buddha’s head to the Buddha’s feet, the statue is full of great attention to detail, especially when looking at the unique position of the ‘Asisa Mudra’ or posture of blessing, along with the drapery and proportionality of the features of the Buddha. Thus, making it one of the best-preserved ancient statues of the Buddha in the entire country.
Aukana Rock Temple
Aukana Buddha Statue
Aukana ancient site
Bodhi tree at Aukana
Aukana ancient rock tempel entrance