Monthly Archives: August 2013
The final Perahera of the Ruhunu Kataragama Maha Devalaya will be held today. Alms giving at the Basnayaka Nilame’s residence and exhibition of the tusks of Kadol elephant that belonged to King Dutugemunu were held on August 12.
With sweeping views of the lake, the Taprospa Tissa offers air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi access.
Facilities at the property include a laundry service and laundry facilities. The property also offers its guests an airport shuttle service.
The Chaaya Wild Yala features an outdoor pool and free Wi-Fi, along with a coffee bar. It offers panoramic ocean, pool and forest views and 4-star rooms.
Jayasinghe Holiday Resort is conveniently situated just 5 km from the famous Yala National Park. It features well-appointed guestrooms with free Wi-Fi access. Guests can also relax by the outdoor swimming pool.
The Kataragama Pilgrimage: Hindu-Buddhist Interaction and Its Significance in Sri Lanka’s Polyethnic Social System
Tamil Hindu and Sinhalese Buddhist pilgrims gather each year at Sri Lanka’s most important polyethnic shrine, Kataragama, where they worship the deity Skanda (or Murukanṉ).