Gaja Muthu, Gaja Mani, Elephant Pearl or GajaMuthu
Gajamukta or elephant stone, a favorite of Maha Laxmi, gives enormous wealth. Gaja Mukta – Gaja Moti or Gaja Mani is a rare pearl, which forms near the ivory within elephant head. Genuine gajamukta, or rare pearls found within the head of elephant near tusk, are among the many treasures at the Hunupitiya Gangarama Temple. Statues of the Buddha made of precious metals, rare coins, gems, ancient Buddhist texts and various items made of the world’s most precious materials are some of the rare and amazing artefacts on display at the Gangaramaya Temple. Among the most precious of the precious treasures are gajamuthu. These are the rare pearls found within the head near elephant tusks.