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homba Yakā in order that it might be available for me, and to the kindness of Mr. H. W. Codrington, of the Civil Service, I am indebted for native accounts of this deity compiled in various provinces. To my friend the late Dr. Paul Goldschmidt I owe my interest in the early inscriptions.

With regard to the scales of the drawings, which are usually expressed in fractions, the denominator divided by twelve gives the number of feet equal to one inch.

Through an inadvertence the word Vyādha appears in some places as Vyāda.

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The Swāstika of Ceylon

Cover The God of the Rock

Frontispiece
Map of Ceylon

Facing
Rākshasa as Guardian

5 Vibhisana, his wife, and Lakshmana

7 A Modern Rākshasa

7 Ritigala

8 Nāgas as Guardians

Facing 15 A Yaksha

17 Weapons and Utensils of Vaeddas .

55 Stone Implements

65 Skanda and Valliyammā

Facing 115 Möhini .

136 Ayiyanār as Guardian

148
Gaņēsa, Vibhisana, and Pattini
Ayiyanār on his Elephant
Kokkā-gala.
Vaedda Temple of the Galē-Yakā

182 Rock Temple of the Galē-Deviyā

183 The Nirammulla Děwālaya

185 Dancing Rocks of the Gale-Deviyā

193 Ancient Utensils of the Galē-Deviyā

199 Small Cup-holes

223 Large Cup-holes

227 The Giant's Tank .

248 The Thūpārāma Dāgaba

263 The Thūpārāma Dāgaba. Elevation and Details 267 Map of Anuradhapura and its Tanks

271 The Maha Sāěya, Mihintale

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