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Lankatilaka Viharaya

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Varies from the usual Buddhist Architecture. It is one of the most symbolic structures of the ancient kingdom of Polonnaruwa. Two great walls, each with a thickness of 4metre and height of 17 metre form a narrow aisle leading to a very impressive, althoug ...

Category:History

Lata Mandapaya

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Lata Mandapaya

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Is west of the Vatadage, a miniature Dagoba encircled by stone columns topped with carved lotus buds, and surrounded by a carved stone trellis. Beyond this is the Atadage, the ruin of a tooth relic shrine built during the reign of Vijayabahu the 1st. Next ...

Category:History
LIONS CLUB OF COLOMBO MILLENNIUM

306 A-1, , ,

www.angelfire.com/ak4/lionscolombo/

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Low Country Dance

Sri Lanka

Low country dance is performed to please the sickness-causing evil spirits. The dancers put masks on their faces. These masks resemble birds, demons, reptiles etc. This type of dance is highly ritualistic.

Category:Arts and Crafts
MADUWANWELA WALAWWA

Maduwanwela Walawwa is a historical mansion located in upper South of Sri Lanka. Situated in the town Kolonne which lies between Embilipitiya and Suriyawewa in Ratnapura District, in a distance of 207 kilometres from the capital, Colombo, Maduwanwela Wala ...

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Maha Sivarathri

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Maha Sivarathri

Sri Lanka,

Mahashivaratri Festival or the ‘The Night of Shiva’ is celebrated with devotion and religious fervor in honor of Lord Shiva, one of the deities of Hindu Trinity. Shivaratri falls on the moonless 14th night of the new moon in the Hindu month of Phalgun, wh ...

Category:Festivals

Maritime Museum

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Maritime Museum

Sri Lanka Port Authority, ,

The Colombo Maritime Museum is situated at Colombo port, maintained by the Sri Lanka Ports Authority. The museum is housed in an Old Dutch building in the historic fort of Galle. The museum was reopened at the Dutch warehouse expanded in a wide area of 40 ...

Category:Places
Mat weaving in Sri Lanka

Sri lanka

Since the ancient times, Mat weaving used to be practiced by rural women at home while their husbands were away at work in paddy fields or Chena cultivation in Sri Lanka. Today, mat weaving is a popular cottage industry with established sales outlets aro ...

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Mātalangē Loku-appu

ONCE upon a time there lived a man and a woman, whose son was a youth named Mātalangē Loku-Appu. One day the mother went to the river to fetch water, telling her son to allow nothing whatever to enter the house in her absence. While she was away a small ...

Metal Cutwork

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Metal Cutwork

Sri lanka

Handicraft of metal cutwork involves cutting the design onto a flat sheet of metal first and embellishing the work by engraving, hatching or Repose secondly. This method is adopted mainly in production of metalwork such as trays and plaques. In Repose me ...

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Metal Works

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Metal Works

Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka has a long tradition in metalwork. Metal work is produced with the whole range of metals and alloys in Sri Lanka: gold, silver, brass, tin, lead and iron, as well as their various alloys, in all sorts of work ranging from ornamental casting and ...

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Model Railroad Club of Sri Lanka

211/16, Dehiwala Road, , , , 10290

www.infolanka.com/modelrail/

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Telephone94-71-4947600
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Nagul-munnā

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Nagul-munnā

IN a village there were two persons called Nagul-Munnā and Mun-aeṭa Guruwā. While those two were living there they spoke together, “Friend, while we two are remaining in this way matters are not going on properly.” At the time when they spoke thus, Mun ...

Nallur Festival in Jaffna

Nallur Temple, Jaffna, , , , 40000

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil or Nallur Murugan Kovil (kovil meaning temple in Tamil) is one of the of the most significant Hindu temples in the Jaffna District of Sri Lanka. It stands in the town of Nallur.The Nallur Festival in Jaffna in August is the island' ...

Category:Festivals

NATIONAL ANTHEM

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NATIONAL ANTHEM

Sri Lanka Matha, apa Sri Lanka, Namo Namo Namo Namo Matha. Sundara siri barini, Surndi athi Sobamana Lanka Dhanya dhanaya neka mal pala thuru piri, jaya bhoomiya ramya. Apa hata spa siri setha sadana, jee vanaye Matha! Piliganu mana apa bhak ...

National Bird

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National Bird

Wali kukula or Ceylon Jungle fowl or Gallus Lafayetti Jungle fawl the National Bird of Sri Lanka is commonest in the National Parks and forests. A typical fowl strutting about and scratching the ground for food.

National Bird Month

Yala National Park, Kiranda, Tissamaharama, , , , 82600

The month of december has declared as national bird month of the year as there are varieties of birds fly towards tropical countries to feel the warmth and sunny. there are variety of birds flock to jungle areas in sri lanka providing imaginative view to ...

Category:Festivals
Telephone94473489297

National Dress

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National Dress

Sri Lanka has no approved national dress, as there are three major communities call Sinhalese, Tamils, Muslims live together. Though there is no approved national dress , Sri lankan male consider long sleeved shirt without collars up to the knee and ...

National Emblem

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National Emblem

Sri Lanka used the British emblem when it was a British Crown Colony. We continued to use it even after gaining independence in 1948. According to the recommendations of a select committee appointed to devise a state emblem more suitable for Sri Lanka (Ce ...

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