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All rights reserved Follow us On. Written by Kaveeshwara – grandson of Gurulugomi, an authority on Sinhala literature – its aim was to protect the king and his people, and was sent from Gampola to Upulvan, a guardian deity linked to an ancient temple at Devinuwara, near Matara.

They have ordained prince Jayaba as a novice monk and was given the religious name Wachissara Rahula Thera. Together they make a simple house as well as furniture and dress-up as adults. The messenger of Gira Sandeshaya was a Parrot.

At this juncture, when we are about to pour tons of concrete and tarmac over the next 2 years, on this kingdom of the fortress, I want to pause and hear another drumbeat coming over the ages, which can be heard echoing in the same place from years ago.

And, if you must, please tread softly on it. Archived from the original PDF on 4 October It may look like a harmless twisty road on the map, but, be sahdeshaya by foot or vehicle, the route from Kalupahana to Ohiya is a journey every adventurer should take.

Tread softly on a rich history

All is set to start work on the flyover at Rajagiriya, another Rajapaksa era project carried out by the present government. There are many folklore stories regarding Sri Rahula Thera’s life from his childhood until death. After staying there for few years he moved to Dickwella in Matara District where he stayed briefly before finally settling down at Indurugiri cave in Ambana close to Elpitiya, where he stayed until his death in The well-known Hamsa Sandeshaya, or “The Goose’s Message”, was written in around sanddshaya, though the author’s name has not been recorded, and relates to how it was sent on the wing from Kotte to the chief monk at Keragala, 48 km away, to request the protection of Parakramabahu.


Retrieved 26 September Home Books Textbooks Gira Sandeshaya. Processing Request Please Wait More Information By V. Because of this mysterious nature of the cadaver it was not cremated as usual. Take heart, Sri Lanka! A friend told me In Australia, where they are laying some telecom pipelines only a few feet deep in Adelaide, there is an aboriginal person looking at everything they dig up in the process to see if they are treading on their sacred grounds.

Accordingly, his mother was princess Seelawathi and his father was prince Wickramabahu. Have hira been sandshaya of what they might throw away as rubble?

King Parakrama Bahu VI encouraged scholars to write such books. The emerald dove is featured in “The Dove’s Message”. It was held under the auspices of King Perakumba VI, last of the Sinhalese kings to exercise sovereignty over the whole island.

Gira Sandeshaya

It is said that there were demons or spirits who were protecting the cadaver, but with the help of treacherous locals, the Portuguese managed to shove them away. Over the centuries, Delhi, India’s seat of power has a personality influenced sandeshqya various cultures and events. What their powerful machinery might break up underneath?

TNA now cannot demand foreign The message was to be sent to Thotagamuwa from from Kotte, more than 96km, to Ven Sri Rahula Thero, to ask him to pray to Natha, a Buddhist deity, for the protection of the faith.

During this era, the ‘Message Poem’ in a local style was born.

The Literature of Ceylon. The cadaver of Sri Rahula thera was kept at Vijayaba pirvena for some time, until the arrival of Portuguese invaders to Sri Lanka in JavaScript seems to be disabled in your browser.

Sandeshaya Kavya: Poetry on the Wing

The poem’s substance sandeshaga a description of the flight tira bird takes from becoming airborne to arriving at its destination and the many delights along the way: The poem contains a description of the passage of this bird, of the cuckoo family, known locally as the koha with a mating call coinciding with Sri Lanka’s Aluth Avurudda New Year. Poetry on the Wing March From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.


For the best experience on our site, be sure to turn on Javascript in your browser. Forests bell-hung banners enclose its fine dwellings, And glittering gems are set on its pinnacles’ tips. In “The Starling’s Message” the bird is the selalihini, a member of the species. Written by Ven Thotagamuwe Sri Rahula Thero, the message – of great importance to Parakramabahu – must be conveyed from Kotte to nearby Kelaniya to request the regional God Vibhishana that his daughter gives birth to a son:.

Gira Gora, “The Parrot’s Message” was written around Later he succeeded his grandfather Uthurumua Rahula thera and Galthurumula thera as sandeshays chief prelate of Vijayaba Pirivena in Thotagamuwa, Hikkaduwa. As the sun at dawn unfolds the lotus-flower With abounding love all my intent unfold.

Add to Cart Add to Cart. Views Read Edit View history. It saw the golden era of Sinhala literature; the shining light of it being Thotagamuwe Sri Rahula. This is a mellifluous errand which is full of poetic excellence written in a religious and patriotic perspective.

Throughout the tour of the messenger, from Sri Jayawardhanapura to Thotagamuwa, the poet aesthetically girs many places where the massager was requested to travel via. World Clock Currency Rates Weather. Villagers who feared a possible abduction of this mysterious body by the Portuguese, took it to the Indurigiri cave at Ambana near Elpitiya in Galle district which was surrounded by sandsehaya dense forest cover for safety.

These hint at the legacy of skill that the artisan communities in Kelaniya are known for.