Arts and crafts in Sri Lanka – For the Artsy ones!

Sri Lanka is a nation that has a proud history of craft and art. This could be witnessed at many of the country’s popular historical sites and museums. Wherever you go around the country you could see minute works of arts such as handicrafts to magnificent statues of Lord Buddha which are all depictions the…

The significance of Ramayana – The chronicle of wisdom!

Ramayana is not merely a chronicle; it has a spiritual, philosophical and historical significance to it. Read on to get a glimpse on what this chronicle is all about. Overview Ramayana is an epic which recites the struggles of a divine prince, Rama to save his wife, Sita from a demon King called Ravana. It…

Sigiriya -An Ancient Rock Fortress

Sigiriya, one of the seats of government of the ancient Sinhala Kingdom, is a land filled with ancient relics, and historical and archeological sites. Lion’s Rock The Lion’s Rock Fortress was built by Sri Lanka’s King Kashyapa (477-495 CE) who decided to set up his kingdom within the security of the huge rock. The entrance…