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Sri Lanka: Drink in days of old

New Zealand Herald - 3 days ago
Entry to the Temple of the Tooth Relic inner sanctum, a sacred Buddhist shrine in Sri Lanka's crowded hill city Kandy, is an invitation-only affair. Visitors are expected to be correctly attired. Inside the temple, the dress code is white for purity...

President launches environment care program to clean central hill capital

Colombo Page - 3 weeks ago
The environmental program 'Parisaraya Pujaniyai' (the Environment is Sacred), organized together with the International Vesak Festival to be held in the sacred premises of the Dalada Maligawa in the historic city of Kandy, was launched Tuesday (02) at...

3D printing company RCS2 preserving Sri Lanka's cultural heritage with drones and 3D scanning (blog) - 1 week ago
Sri Lanka, an island country off the southern tip of India, has a rich cultural history, exemplified by its seven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, which include Kandy's Temple of the Tooth, Sigiriya's ancient castle, and the sacred city of Anuradhapura...

In Lanka, PM targets Pak, says hate ideology threat to world

The Tribune - 2 weeks ago
PM Modi on Friday announced that Air India would begin direct flights between Colombo and the holy city of Varanasi from August. He made the announcement while inaugurating the International Vesak Day, the biggest festival of ... The first consignment...

Modi arrives in Sri Lanka to re-visit centuries-old Buddhist linkages

The New Indian Express - 2 weeks ago
During his visit he will also be paying obeisance at the revered Sri Dalada Maligawa in Kandy, also known as the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic. India has been playing Chinese checkers as Beijing very deftly has been staking claim to Buddhist...

The glory of Vesak in Colombo

The (subscription) - 2 weeks ago
The month of Esala [August] draws many thousands of devotees Kandy, our last Royal Capital, to pay homage to the Sacred Dalada - the palladium of Sinhala royalty - and witness the magnificent parade of the Perahera procession in its honour ...and...

Laws based on the Buddha Dharma

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - 2 weeks ago
Buddha Jayanthi 2561 is just concluded and so too today, in the historic city of Kandy will the 11th UN Vesak Day — the first to be held in Sri Lanka since its Christian-born then Foreign Minister Lakshman Kadirgamar spearheaded Resolution 54/15 at ...and...

Double-lane tunnel for Kandy

Daily Mirror - 2 months ago
“With the construction of the tunnel, traffic congestion will ease in the Kandy City and nearby areas. It is to be constructed according to international standards and have safe parking and exit-entry facilities,” ministry sources said. (Kelum Bandara) ...and...

Enlightened serendipity

Travel Weekly - 5 months ago
Sri Lanka simultaneously exalts and surprises, its attractions often so stunning one can't believe they're not better known: Outstanding ruins on a grand scale. A cultural blend that exists nowhere else on Earth. Artistic traditions that not only...

Eye Kandy

Budapest Times - 1 month ago
Finally, we headed inland to the centre of the hill country, Kandy, Sri Lanka's second-largest city and home of the Temple of the Tooth, one of the most sacred places of worship in the Buddhist world. Earl's Regency, Kandy, Sri Lanka Travel 3, Earl's...

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