The religious history of the island of Sri Lanka could be traced as far back as history records. The earliest religion found in the island was a crude form of animism. Buddhism was introduced to the island the third century BC and was followed by the Hinduism a few centuries later. At the beginning of …
The middle path tourism will protect and promote the Sri Lankan Buddhist culture across the world. The country has not yet exploited the warranted potential and with Sri Lanka opening its doors to more expatriates and investors, it is time that this branch of tourism is promoted under the auspice of Buddhist clergy. Share List
The Colombo National Museum, Sri Lanka’s premier repository of objects relating to the country’s culture and heritage stands in all its glory in the heart of the city. For the past 140 years, the grand stature of the building and its well laid out garden have drawn thousands of visitors from all over the island and across the ocean, who are keen to learn more about the country’s past.
Travellers along Galle Road passing the town of Koggala will not miss the landmark temple- Koggala Devgiri Viharaya as its chaitya stands atop a small rock making it visible from a distance. Share List
Sri Lanka has long been the dream island of many travelers from the West who engaged in intrepid voyages looking for treasures in the East. Good many of them were lured by the aroma of spices, particularly found in the island. Tales of the Arabians are fraught with the wonders of ‘Serendib’ and the mariners of the Persian Gulf have left a record of their delight in reaching the calm haven, the island of Sri Lanka.