Located at close quarters of Mahaweli Ganga, Sri Lanka’s longest river which flows towards the natural harbor at Trincomalee, Polonnaruwa had been an important settlement long before it became the capital of second Sinhalese Kingdom. During […]
Ladakh was hidden away from outside world until around last decade. Since then it is witnessing a tremendous influx of tourists both Indian and foreign. It has swiftly turned into a Mecca for motorists. The […]
The Buddha in tree roots at Wat Mahathat in Ayutthaya, which has attained a celebrity status, is one of the most photographed spot in Thailand. Hindus believe God is present in each and every object; […]
Sri Dalada Maligawa which enshrines Buddha’s tooth relic is the most revered temple in Sri Lanka. The air was cool yet it was dense with incense smoke and prayers – a catalyst for meditation.
The ancient city of Anuradhapura is a UNESCO world heritage site and has several magnificent monuments which includes some of the tallest structures of ancient world: Jetavanaramaya Dagoba, Ruwanwelisaya Dagoba and Abhayagiri Dagoba. The first […]
Part 1: Manuscripts at Aluvihara – regaining lost knowledge Aluvihara holds an important position in the history of Sri Lanka. The series of caves temples and Dagoba was built during the reign of King Devanampiyatissa in […]