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Arrival of the Bo Tree

That the Bo tree sapling was brought to Sri Lanka from India by Arahant nun Sanghamitta is common knowledge. Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi, as famously known, is a sacred fig tree in Anuradhapura said to be a sapling from the historical Bodhi tree under ... Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago
Theri Sanghamitta's gift to Sri Lanka Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago

Lanka, the thrice-blessed island

by Justice P.H.K. Kulatilaka Studying for my University Entrance Examination in the bygone days I was mesmerised by the beauty of the Mahavamsa, the great chronicle of Ceylon translated by Wihelm Geiger. I thought I must place before readers the ...
 Sunday Observer1 week ago

Security concerns of India, Bhutan intertwined: President Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi: India and Bhutan are natural partners and the security concerns of the two neighbouring countries are "indivisible and intertwined", President Pranab Mukherjee has said while noting that they should continue to cooperate closely in this ...
 ZeeNews.com2 weeks ago Security concerns of Ind, Bhutan intertwined: Prez  Business Standard India2 weeks ago Security concerns of India, Bhutan...  The Echo Of India2 weeks ago

India's commitment to Bhutan will continue undiluted: Mukherjee

Tshering Tobgay, the Prime Minister of Bhutan called on President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday, and was assured of India's commitment to consolidate and intensify bilateral ties between the two countries. Welcoming the Bhutanese Prime Minister, ...
 Sify2 weeks ago

Uruma Prasada Pranama - 2014 awards ceremony

Minister Jagath Balasuriya handing over an award to Ven. Ellawala Medhananda Thera Considering the importance of the country's heritage President Mahinda Rajapaksa established the National Heritage Ministry, which is the path to provide priority ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago
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Sri Lanka emerges as a travel hotspot with its surfing, safaris and soothing cups of tea

Tourists continue to pour into Sri Lanka in ever greater numbers. About 1.2 million people visited the island in 2013, an approximate 20 per cent increase on 2012 figures. What makes Sri Lanka such a hotspot? Try fabulous beaches, ancient culture, ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago Surfing and safari in Sri Lanka  Perth Now1 month ago

Seductive Sri Lanka lures with rich cultural heritage

Women sashay past, saris fluttering and hips swaying rhythmically to the thumping drums. The high-pitched whining of a wind instrument draws me like the call of the Pied Piper. I'm swept along by the crowd of spiritual devotees circling a massive ... month ago Stunning, seductive Sri Lanka lures with rich cultural heritage  Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago

Ven Kosgoda Saranankara Tissa Thera celebrates 80th birthday

Most Venerable Kosgoda Saranankara Tissa Thera, Mahanayake of Amarapura Mulawansika Mahanikaya, who carries out a magnanimous mission for the betterment and stability of the Buddha Sasana, marks his 80th birthday on December 15. He is a jewel ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago

Bold efforts bring confused pachyderm under control

By Manjula Fernando The teenager elephant was lost in an unknown land. He ran amok in search of a trace of familiarity. But the plump little giant, neither a kid nor an adult, was fighting being confusion. The smell, sounds and the visions were ...
 Sunday Observer2 months ago
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