In the ancient times Sri Lanka was known as the granary of east. King Parakramabahu, who made the country self-sufficient in rice during the Polonnaruwa period, declared that “every drop of rain that falls from the sky will not flow into the sea without being used.”
Everything that grows in this prosperous Cyrillac derana is called a local product. As in every country, the people use the local products as well as the imported products from other country.
In the history of Sri Lankan newspapers there is a newspaper which has been printed in several zones called ‘Lankaloka’. But this was not registered as a newspaper. Therefore, the Lakmini Lanka script started in 1862 as the first newspaper in Sri Lanka.
A school is a place where we are educated. In the past, education was limited to Pirivenas and temples. But today the school is the greatest institution that provides free education to everyone.
This event can be called a cultural festival to be held in April by the Sinhala and Tamil people. According to astrology, the Sun transits from Pisces to Aries, known as the Sinhala New Year. Even before the New Year comes, the environment become beautiful. Birds fly to eat ripe fruit.
The village is a quiet place fed by fertile fields, lush greenery and cool streams. A rural lifestyle is a way of living in harmony with nature. Village life is more beautiful than urban life.
Adults are important people who were born long before us and lived in this world for a long time, with a lot of experience and knowledge. Many adults have fulfilled their social obligations when they were young. The elderly are referred to as senior citizens.
Dhamma School in Sri Lanka was founded by Henry Steele Olcott. The first Dhamma School was the Vijayananda Dhamma School in Galle which was started on 3rd August 1895. The All Ceylon Dhamma School Day is also on the 3rd August.
Friendship is a love that we humans have for one another. It is a strong bond. More powerful than kinship. It is closer than to a legal obligation.
Cultural and natural sites and objects are known as World Heritage. The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has identified a number of places in the world as World Heritage sites with the aim of conserving the cultural and natural heritage of the world.
The computer has become an essential part of today’s world-wide life. In some developed countries, people can not live without the aid of computers.
Real and movable property, commonly used by everyone in society, is known as public property. Every person has their right.
The Temple of the Tooth Relic is known as the Dalada Maligawa. The present Dalada Maligawa is located in the city of Kandy in Sri Lanka.
Trees are a valuable friend of our natural life. It is also very important for Earth’s survival. Trees are part of humans, animals and even the biosphere. The main function of trees is to provide fresh and clean oxygen to the animals.
I enjoy reading different books. One of the most interesting books I’ve read is Madolduwa. Its author is Martin Wickremasinghe, better known as the thinker of Koggala.
Any emotion or virtue that is good for oneself and society can be called a values. To be a good citizen of society, one must have values. Good parenting, respect for the elderly, and cruelty to teachers are examples of good values that are frequently reflected in society.
We live in a world where knowledge explosion. Skills-based education is considered the best teaching technique in the modern world. Competence is the unforgettable ability that we have to face the work of the world effectively.