Culture, Nature and Heritage of Sri Lanka

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Culture and heritage of Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka is an island country in the south Asia having rich cultural heritage spanning to an area of 2500 years, which had come along with its own culture and cultures from other nations (India) as well. The country was set up as per the ancient Kingdoms of Sri Lanka with several cultural influxes from neighbouring nation as well, which together shapes up the cultural heritage of this country. One of the striking features of making this country rich in terms of culture and heritage is the presence of the philosophy called Buddhism. Let’s peep into the rich culture and heritage of Sri Lanka as under:     (more…)

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Kerala boat races-the extraordinary visual treat

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Kerala boat races-the extraordinary visual treat

Literally meaning, ‘boat game’, Vallam Kali is a conventional boat race which takes place every year in the South Indian state, Kerala. This famous South Indian occasion has its origin in Assyria, where it was first celebrated in 300 BC. In the ancient days, it was extremely popular and was celebrated by several kingdoms. In Kerala, Vallam kali first took place during the 14th century war, when the then king has commissioned the construction of Chundan Vallam now better known as Snake Boats. (more…)

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