"Jaffna University History Professor K Pusparatnam and Archeological Department students discovered and ancient temple in a ruined state at Kawtharimunai, Pooneryn. The temple was found in a thick jungle enveloped by overgrown banian trees and Palmyra groves."
"A completely ruined Hindu temple about 50 feet in height and 15 feet in width was found among the sand mounds. The temple had been built with coral and lime stones. There were evidence of a parapet wall being built around the temple."