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The Soliyas Mendis  mark in temple frescoes
The Nation.lk

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 Nation.lk, 1 week ago
Ceylon Today

Religion in ancient Sri Lanka

By Chandra Tilake Edirisuriya Ceylon Today Features The year 247 BCE marks the official introduction of Buddhism into Sri Lanka. The local chronicles, the Dipavamsa and the Mahavamsa give reliable information for the history of Buddhism in the ...
 Ceylon Today6 days 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 News1 week 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 Hungama2 weeks 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 ...
 Mangalorean1 month 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

Yangon Burma

The former British capital of Rangoon By Marjie Courtis Schwedagon Pagoda actually an extensive complex. Yangon Marjie Courtis First impressions of Yangon The official centre of Yangon (formerly Rangoon) is Sule Pagoda, as decreed by the ...
 Web Wombat1 month ago
BusinessToday.lk

AN ALTERNATIVE NOT ONLY BY NAME

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.lk2 months 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.com2 months ago
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