1591 - 1638 Kandyan Kingdom & Portuguese Invasion

1591 - 1638 Kandyan Kingdom & Portuguese Invasion

King Wimaladharmasooriya made Dalada Temple and Placed the Dalada Tooth Relic bringing it from Delgamuwa.

Portuguese Captain Lopos Sosa went to fight King Wimaladharma with Dona Katharine (King Jayaweeras Daughter and Prin...more

Sri Seethai Amman Temple Sri Lanka

Sri Seethai Amman Temple Sri Lanka

Sri Seethai Amman temple is a unique temple it has been made at the place where Seeta Mata spent her days in the prison of Ravana aprox 5000 years ago. It is also unique in a way that it is one of the very few temples dedicated to Seeta....more

Madu river

Madu river

The bio diversity of the Madu River

The bio-diversity of the Madu River is of monumental signification when considering the wide ranges of aquatic and avian life as well as wetland dwelling amphibians, reptiles, mammals that inhabit the environs of this natural t...more

EGGPLANT (BRINJAL) PICKLE

EGGPLANT (BRINJAL) PICKLE

Ingredients

1 lbs Eggplant
Cooking oil for frying...more

Ugaadi, Telugu New Year's Day

Ugaadi, Telugu New Year's Day

It is believed that the creator of the Hindu pantheon Lord Brahma started creation on this Ugadi day....more

1513 - 1521 Kotte Kingdom & Portuguese Invasion

 1513 - 1521 Kotte Kingdom & Portuguese Invasion

Vijayabahu VII who was living in Devinuwara became the King on the death of King Dharma Parakramabahu. The Portuguese power was developing at this time. The King Vijayabahu tried to make His second wife’s son Devaraja the Kin...more

Layard’s Parakeet Psitacula calthropae (Emerald-collared Parakeet)

Layard’s Parakeet Psitacula calthropae (Emerald-collared Parakeet)

Smaller than a Common Mynah, but with a longer tail, this lovely parakeet is easily recognized by its lavender-grey head and mantle, broad emerald green collar and deep cobalt blue tail. The male has a scarlet red beak while that of the female is black....more

History of Sri Lanka

History of Sri Lanka

A teardrop-shaped island cast adrift in the Indian Ocean, Sri lanka is filled with cultural and natural treasures. Indians, Portuguese, Dutch and British have all left their marks here, making for a delightful mix of ancient cities, monuments and atmospheric colonial architecture....more