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Sri Lanka Foundation

www.srilankafoundation.org

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Telephone(213) 483 0126
Fax(213) 413 1233
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Sri Lanka Medical Association

No.06,Wijerama Mawatha, , , , 00700

www.slmaonline.info/index.php

Category:Organizations
Telephone+94(0)-2693324
Fax+94(0)-2698802
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SRI LANKA UNITED NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF CANADA [SLUNA]

P.O.Box 55292, 300 Borough Drive Toronto, , ,

webhome.idirect.com/~sluna/index1.htm

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Sri Lankan Batiks

Sri lanka

Batik is of Indonesian roots, yet in Sri Lanka, the craft has developed into a unique style to produce shirts, sarongs, dresses, shorts, wall hangings, cushions covers, bed hangers and a multitude of décor items. Batik handicraft products are of distincti ...

Category:Arts and Crafts
Sri Lankan Handloom Textiles

Sri lanka

Handloom textiles are produced in Sri Lanka within the confines of a small-scale industry that generate employment to rural women. Among the Handloom textiles produced are household linen such as bedclothes and towels, upholstery materials, furnishing mat ...

Category:Arts and Crafts
Sri Lankan Jewellery

Sri lanka

Sri Lanka’s Jewellery is of superior craftsmanship that competes on the international level bringing in foreign revenue into the country. Sri Lanka has two traditions in designing jewellery: Galle Low Country Traditional also called Western Traditional a ...

Category:Arts and Crafts

Sri Lankan Malay

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Sri Lankan Malay

Sri Lankan Malay (also known as Sri Lankan Creole Malay and Bahasa Melayu) is an Austronesian language formed through a unique mixture of Sinhala and Tamil with Malay. Sri Lankan Malay is a restructured vernacular of Malay base spoken by at least five dif ...

Category:Languages
Sri Pada Pilgrimage Season

Sri Pada, , , , 70500

sripada.org

The midnight ascent: "It's a pilgrimage, not a joyride" Ven. Dharmapala Seelananda, trustee of Sri Pada Mountain (The Sacred Footprint of Sri Lanka) Season The pilgrimage season runs from Unduwap poya (December) to Wesak poya Festival (May), reaching ...

Category:Festivals
Surangani Voluntary Services (SVS)

198/15 Nawala Road, , , , 10100

www.surangani.org/en/

Tokyo Office Surangani Voluntary Services (SVS) 2577 Ho-16-107 Honmachida, Machida-shi, Tokyo 194-0032, JAPAN Tel/Fax +81-42-792-1972 E-mail [email protected](Shigeko Baba)

Category:Organizations
Telephone+94-11-4939582
Fax+94-11-2826829
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Surfing in Arugum Bay from May to October

Arugum Bay, , , , 32000

www.arugam.info

Tipped to be southeast Sri Lanka’s hottest holiday destination, Arugam Bay is a name synonymous with sandy beaches and engaging surf points found nowhere else in the island. Having hosted the Arugam Bay Surf Contest for four consecutive years this breatht ...

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Tamarind Ṭikkā

IN a certain city there are seven elder brothers and younger brothers, it is said. The seven have a younger sister, who cooks and gives food to all seven. While the seven brothers were cutting and cutting the sides of an earthen ridge (nīra) in the rice ...

Tamil

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Tamil

www.trilingualdictionary.lk

The Sri Lankan Tamil dialects or Ceylon Tamil dialects form a group of Tamil dialects used in the modern country of Sri Lanka by Sri Lankan Tamil people that is distinct from the dialects of modern Tamil spoken in Tamil Nadu and Kerala states of India. Ta ...

Category:Languages

Thai Pongal

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Thai Pongal

Sri Lanka,

This is a harvest festival - the Tamil equivalent of Thanksgiving. It is held to honor the Sun, for a bountiful harvest. Families gather to rejoice and share their joy and their harvests with others. The Sun is offered a "Pongal" of rice and milk. The ...

Category:Festivals
The Black Storks’ Girl

IN a certain country there are a woman and a man, it is said. The man cuts jungle at a chena clearing ; the woman is weaving a bag. After the man comes home, the woman asks, “Is the jungle cut yet ?” The man says, “A couple of bushes are cut; is the ba ...

The Centre for the Study of Human Rights

University of Colombo, 94, Cumaratunga Munidasa Mawatha, , , 00700

cshr.cmb.ac.lk

CSHR was established in 1991 as a result of many human rights violations that took place in the country in the late 1980s. The Founder Director of the Centre who was attached to the Faculty of Law, University of Colombo, saw the need for an organisation t ...

Category:Human Rights
Telephone+94 11 2500879 / +94 11 2598462
Fax+94 11 2598462
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The Faithless Princess

IN a certain country there is a Prince, it is said. The Prince, saying that women are faithless, does not marry. The God Śakra having ascertained this, came in the appearance of a man, and asked at the hand of the Prince whether if he created a Princess ...

The Four Deaf Persons

IN a certain city there were a woman and a man, it is said. Both of them were deaf. A female child was born to that man, and this child was also deaf. The man to whom she was given in marriage when she grew up was also deaf. The girl’s husband went to pl ...

The Frog Prince

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The Frog Prince

AT a city there is a certain King; a widow lives at a house near his palace. She subsists by going to this royal palace and pounding rice there; having handed it over she takes away the rice powder and lives on it. During the time while she was getting a ...

The Glass Princess

IN a certain country there are seven Princes, the sons of a King. When the seven persons had grown up, messengers were sent to find the places where there were seven Princesses to be taken in marriage by them. They obtained intelligence that there was a k ...

The Golden Kaekiri Fruit

IN a certain city there are a man and his daughter, it is said. The man’s wife being dead, the girl cooks food for the man. The man cuts jungle at a chena clearing. The girl every day having cooked, and placed the food ready for her father, goes to rock i ...

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