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 week ago
Theri Sanghamitta's gift to Sri Lanka - Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 week ago
The powerhouse of Buddhist revival in Sri Lanka - Sunday Observer, 1 month ago
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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 ...Stuff.co.nz, 23 hours ago Stunning, seductive Sri Lanka lures with rich cultural heritage Sydney Morning Herald, 2 weeks ago
Tea pickers at Pedro Tea Estate. Picture: Lonely Planet Source: Supplied 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 ...Perth Now, 5 days ago
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 News, 5 days ago
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 Observer, 2 weeks ago
The religious ceremony of taking the Sacred Relics in procession to Sandahiruseya (Stupa) in Anuradhapura for depositing it in its hemispherical dome will be held on November 23 under the patronage of President Mahinda Rajapaksa. The motorcade ...Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago Sanda Hiru Seya Sacred Relics ceremony on Nov. 23 Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago
Today is Il Full Moon Poya Day. It is the last Poya in the rainy season. Sakyamuni Siddhartha Gauthama Buddha set forth His first group of sixty disciples for the propagation of Dhamma. The Full Moon Poya Day of Il on which the Sakyamuni ...Independent Television Network, 1 month ago
Being built on a beautiful mountain cliff, with thoughtful architecture and layout, the Designers have embedded the message of Buddhism to the temple complex. The commitment of the monks to keep the place worship-worthy needs special mention. The ...Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago
Ven Professor Bellanwila Wimalarathana Vice Chancellor University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Chief Incumbent, Bellanwila Raja Maha Vihara, Anunayaka Thera, Kotte Sri Kalyani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha. October 26, 1896 was a special day for ...Sri Lanka Daily News, 1 month ago
The emerging city of Boralesgamuwa just about 15 km from Colombo city is an emerging urban area comprising an area of 13.5 km and 18 GS Divisions. The area is important for its historic and significance due to many places located within the ...Sri Lanka Daily News, 2 months ago
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