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Thailand's princess visits Jaya Siri Maha Bodhi Vihara

Princess Bajrakitiyabha of Thailand visited the Jaya siri Maha Bodhi Vihara (Maha Bodhi Society of India, Buddhagaya Centre) along with other delegates on Wednesday. The Joint Secretary of the Maha Bodhi Society of India and Bhikku-In-Charge of ... Meri News, 1 month ago

BoC conducts sand strewing ceremony

The white-sand strewing ceremony at the Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi Upper Maluwa and Lower Maluwa, Anuradhapura, was conducted under the patronage of the Bank of Ceylon (BoC) with the blessings and the guidance the Atamasthanadipathi of Anuradhapura, the ...
 Sunday Observer2 months ago

Importance of the Maha Vihara

As far as historiography is concerned, the arrival of Buddhism, with its unique institution of the self-renewing intellectual community of monks and nuns, together called the Samgha, gave an unprecedented stimulus. If the court historians recorded ...
 Sunday Observer1 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 Express2 weeks 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 Wombat2 weeks 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.lk3 weeks 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.com4 weeks ago

10 of the world's cheapest countries to go to on holiday

This article was originally published on the flight comparison site Skyscanner. Want to get the best value for money when you go on holiday? Of course you do! Live like a king for less and check out these cheapest holiday destinations on the planet.
 Asiaone1 month ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

The Day that changed the country

June full moon was to rise in the night of that day. According to the Lunar calendar it was "Poson" Full Moon Day. King Tissa (later Devanampiyatissa), the ruler of Lanka was to celebrate the traditional "Jettha - Mula" festival in the month of ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 month ago
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