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The Soliyas Mendis  mark in temple frescoes

The Soliyas Mendis mark in temple frescoes

There are two reasons why the Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya is venerated by devout Buddhists. Firstly of course, it is one of Solosmathana (the 16 places believed to have been visited by the Buddha). Secondly, the frescoes painted by Soliyas Mendis. The, 8 hours ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

Echoes from the past

The only thing more abundant in Anuradhapura's Sacred City than monkeys, is ruins. Pools, prayer halls, refectories, temples, residences; ruins great and small, in varying states of decay. These vestiges of the past serve as silent testaments to the ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News5 days ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

Practice before rituals

Ven Thirunalvali Bodhi Dhamma Thera is a disciple of Ven Mudalakkuliya Rathana Jothi Thera who travelled to Sri Lanka for further studies in Buddhism. Even though the Ven Thera was born to a Hindu family in Thirunalvali, South India, his destiny led ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News2 months ago
Bollywood Hungama

Remembering a man who humbled an arrogant mountain

"Nawazuddin has delivered a heart winning performance in Manjhi-The Mountain Man . It's a great performance. It's one of the finest performances on Indian screen ever. Awards come and go but this performance will be remembered for a long time," said Ketan ...
 Bollywood Hungama1 week ago

Ivan, Ruby Nigli's Adventure of Peace on Wheels

It was not a mere trip Ivan Nigli had undertaken. He had distinct direction and goal. He had been cherishing from childhood a trip to experience the Indian cultural diversity and his dream was to reach all places with the message of peace. Nigli ...
 Mangalorean3 weeks ago

Do Give a Fig About Peepal

The importance of trees in our lives cannot be overemphasised. A treeless world could be our undoing. While we ought to treasure all kinds of trees, there are some that are highly regarded in all aspects. The Ficus Religiosa or sacred fig, for ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago

Lhasa preserves tales of two 20th century scholars - Indian and Tibetan

Lhasa, July 9 Even eight decades later, one of the most widely-travelled Indian writers, Rahul Sankrityayan, is close to the heart of the Chinese people. His memory is preserved in a memorial to renowned Tibetan scholar, poet and thinker Gedun ...
 ProKerala.com1 month ago

Renowned Meditation Teacher visits London Buddhist Vihara

Renowned Meditation Teacher from USA Ven. Henepola Gunaratana Thera delivered a Dhamma Talk on meditation at the London Buddhsit Vihara. This Dhamma talk was a part of the day retreat and with this talk once again the LBV has started a series of ...
 Newslanka.net1 month ago


Why do the people of Sri Lanka need Mahinda Rajapaksa to come back? Mahinda Rajapaksa symbolises national security, economic prosperity and a disciplined society. Simply Mahinda Rajapaksa symbolises a better future. You are part of the movement ...
 BusinessToday.lk1 month ago

Sushma Swaraj's Thailand visit signals major cultural push for India

Bangkok, July 2 The signing of a revised treaty to avoid double taxation may have hogged the limelight during the recent visit of the Indian Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj to Thailand, but the two-day June-end trip also signalled a ...
 ProKerala.com1 month ago
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