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These hint at the legacy of skill that the artisan communities in Kelaniya are known for. Vijayaba Pirivena in Thotagamuwa, Hikkaduwa in Galle District served as the most renowned and popular education center of the Kotte era.

Go to Wish List. Thotagamuwe Sri Rahula Thero was a pillar in Sri Lankan literature, who authored a number of highly reputed Sinhala literary works. During this era, the ‘Message Poem’ in a local style was born.

It may look like a harmless twisty road on the map, but, be it by foot or vehicle, the route from Kalupahana to Ohiya is a journey every adventurer should take.

Sandeshaya Kavya: Poetry on the Wing

The Parrot was entrusted the task of making a plea to God Natha to protect the King Parakramabahu VI of Kotte and the entire Sri Lanka from the afflictions sandesbaya enemies, pestilence and evil spirits. Views Read Edit View history. For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Unfortunately, there is very little monumental evidence of this splendorous era of Sri Lanka.


Written by Kaveeshwara – grandson of Gurulugomi, an authority on Sinhala literature – its aim was to protect the king and his people, and was sent from Gampola to Upulvan, a guardian deity linked to an ancient temple at Devinuwara, near Matara.

Tread softly on a rich history June 14,7: Power and Religiosity in a Post-Colonial Setting. They have stopped giant developments, if it endangered or destroyed even a small piece of history.

At this juncture, when we are about to pour tons of concrete and tarmac over the next 2 years, on this kingdom of the fortress, I want to pause and hear another drumbeat coming over the ages, which can be heard saneeshaya in the same place from years ago.

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The poem begins in praise of the bird-messenger and then conveys the need for a message to be flown to a certain destination. Any other country with a site like this will need archaeological and historical clearance before any kind of development can ever begin.

One famous story is that he drank an entire bottle of a medicinal oil called “Saraswathi oil” which helps to boost memory power, whereas it is prescribed to use only a drop. Handbook of Asian Education: King Vijayabahu I of Polonnaruwa was the founder of this famous pirivena [4] which has produced many oriental scholars to the country.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Prose and verse, in particular Sandeshaya Kavya, evolved and flourished to become part of the Island’s significant literary tradition. Sujith Heenatigala Prev Next.

Sinhalese Poetry

Yet without gura spices, Sri Lankan curries, no matter how spicy will lose its zing. More Information By V. They have ordained prince Jayaba as a novice monk and was given the religious name Wachissara Rahula Thera. The resurgence of poetry is ample evidence of the peace and glory of the era. This is supposed to be the longest flyover in Sri Lanka.

When you see forest women, whose graceful hair Is twined with screw-pine petals, who dust themselves With pollen of blown blossom, and in that wild region Long for love’s contents, speak not to them but go on your way!

Gira Sandeshaya

This book is an edition with descriptive notes for each poem that is useful for deeper understanding of poetic undertone. Students Weththawe Thera [3]. Some of his notable creations are:. Be the first to review this product. Discover the ancient glory of Godawaya and splendour of the lush landscapes flanking the Walawe Ganga.