Anuradhapura and Colombo Walking in the Path of Yesterday

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Rate our ReviewsAnuradhapura….It was early morning and we were packing sandwiches, for a long and hard drive, into the one time battle zone, along the famous A 9 highway through Vavunya, Killinochi and the Elephant pass towards Jaffna or Yazhpanam. We packed fresh, vegetables, fruits, juices, cheese, bread, boiled eggs and water. I wondered why? […]

Sri Lanka- Ramayana, Ravana and More Hindu Gods

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Rate our ReviewsThe Indian epic “Ramayana” is a book written about incarnations of Hindu Gods as humans, by the sage Valmiki , in North India. A south Indian sage Kambar created another version of the same book and portrayed Rama as the hero,  as God and Ravana a powerful king of an emerald island in […]

Jaffna, Sri Lanka The Cultural Capital of the Tamils

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Rate our ReviewsJaffna or Yazhpanam, a northern port city, is the cultural capital of the Tamils next only to Madurai and Thanjavur in India. A predominantly large population of Tamils lived here and were ruled by the Tamil kings of peninsular India. However, they declared themselves independent when the kingdoms in India fell to other […]

Colombo Sri Lanka 1900 kilometers in 9 days the Beginning and the Finish Line

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Rate our ReviewsAs the plane touched down the airstrip in Colombo, my mind took wings on the thought of going to visit and live a few days of my life in Vavuniya, Killinochi, Jaffna, Nainatheevu as well as the last yet brave battle zones of Pudukudiyirupu, Mullaitheevu and Mullivaykal situated in the Northern parts of […]

Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka The Stupa of Peace and War!

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Rate our Reviews“Have you been to Egypt” my friend enquired?  “Yes”, I replied. “While the Egyptians  built pyramids for their dead kings, the Sri Lankans built stupas, as temples to venerate and worship relics of Buddha in Anuradhapura, their first capital city” he added. About three kilometres away from town when he showed me the crown […]