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WELL-BEING AND INNER PEACE WITH PIRITH

  The recital of Pirith or Paritta is known as a form of blessing and protection. By listening to Pirith, inner peace and well-being are inculcated as it can be a form of meditation as well. Ven Diyapattugama Revatha Thero,...
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THE PASSION PLAY OF DUWA AND THE MAGNIFICENT STATUE OF JESUS CHRIST

The Church of Our Lady of Good Voyage in Duwa, Negombo stands as a sentinel of protection for fishermen. Within its confines lies the statue of Jesus Christ that had been specially commissioned by the people of Duwa in the...
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Mlesna Tea Center and Tea Kiosk

Step into a world of Ceylon Tea at Mlesna, Liberty Plaza where their two outlets; the Tea Center and Tea Kiosk offer a range of premium Ceylon Tea and exquisite gift items. Words Udeshi Amarasinghe. | Photographs Menaka Aravinda. The...
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LOOK LIKE A BARBIE LEAD LIKE A BOSS

  Jessica Minh Anh explores Asia’s high society before returning to the West. International supermodel as well as producer, Jessica Minh Anh, made an impressive return to the high-society fashion scenes in impeccable haute couture. Instead of her usual backdrops...
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Modern Rustic Elegance at Kalaya

Established in 1996 by two friends, Darika Ellawala and Nilo Pestonjee, who had been inspired by the crafts in India, Kalaya brings together Sri Lankan traditional art and crafts as interior decor with a contemporary spin on it thereby creating...
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A Creative Journey from Music to Art

  Sri Lankan born, Grammy award winning musician Hussain Jiffry has stepped into another creative medium of expression using vibrant colors to create abstract art. Words Udeshi Amarasinghe. Featuring themes that vary from abstract shapes to musical instruments, Hussain Jiffry...
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OSC SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM 2021

The Overseas School of Colombo (OSC) being the only school in Sri Lanka to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program from Pre-school to Grade 12 aims to provide an educational setting that is focused on developing each student to achieve...
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DHARSHAN MUNIDASA APPOINTED AS ‘JAPANESE CUISINE GOODWILL AMBASSADOR’

Renowned Chef and Restaurateur Dharshan Munidasa, who for the past 25 years has been dedicated to promoting Japanese cuisine and cooking philosophies in Sri Lanka, received the honorary title of “Japanese Cuisine Goodwill Ambassador” by the Japanese Government in January...
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A CENTER FOR SPIRITUALITY AND LEARNING

Spread across 50 acres, the Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies, and the Manelwatta Temple in Bollagala, Kelaniya are a mesmerizing sight. Emerging from the landscape, the spiritual aura pervades the entire area. Established as a center of learning, Nagananda...
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THE URBAN FOREST IN THE CITY

Beautifully lit green vistas adorn the city landscape on Scout Road that runs across from Galle Face Road along the Beira Lake. Creating an urban oasis, the Galle Face Urban Forest Park and Beira Lake Open Air Restaurant provide recreational...
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