Kaw Silumina. 25 likes. Book. Kaw Silumina. Privacy · Terms. About. Kaw Silumina. Book. 25 people like this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for. He is also the author of “Kaw Silumina” which is regarded as the greatest poetry book in Sinhala. The film mainly focuses on the life of the. The Kingdom of Dambadeniya was a medieval kingdom in what is present day Sri Lanka. The kingdom’s rulers reigned from –

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It was from Ratnapura that the tooth relic was finally brought to its current resting place at the temple of the tooth, in Senkadagala Kandy by King Vimaladharmasuriya I — In the 13th century the city had a main citadel and today only a few remains are left of the tooth relic temple apart from a few stone steps and part of a doorway. After the demise of his elder brother Vijayabahu, Bhuvanekabahu Ias the next in line to the throne, shifted the capital to Yapahuwa for reasons of security.

Bhuvanekabahu II son of Bhuvanekabahu I succeeded his cousin kww and shifted capital to nearby Kurunagala and ruled for two years until his death in Kingdom of Tambapanni Kingdom of Upatissa Nuwara. The Dambadeniya period is considered as the golden era of Sinhala literature.

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The relics were carried away from the temple to South India by the Pandyas, and then recovered in by Parakkramabahu III —who temporarily placed them in safety at Polonnaruwa. Kurunegala, was once known as Hasthishailya-pura and in some literature silumin Athugal-pura Ethagala. Outline Islumina Bibliography Timeline Years Retrieved from ” https: Many traces of ancient battle defences can still be seen, while an ornamental stairway, is its biggest show piece. This article needs additional citations for verification.


It is the “city of the elephant rock” which is a literal translation and is so named because of a large elephant shaped rock decorating the landscape. Chola occupation of Anuradhapura. Yapahuwa was one of the ephemeral capitals of medieval Sri Lanka. Among the books he wrote are Kausiluminawhich is considered a great piece of literature.

He was able to bring about the unity among the Sangha that had fled in various directions due to the hostile activities of the invader Kalinga Magha and succeeded in holding a Buddhist convention in to bring about peace among the Buddhist clergy. Articles needing additional references from March All articles needing additional references Pages using infobox country with unknown parameters Former country articles categorised by government type Sri Lanka articles missing geocoordinate data All articles ailumina coordinates.

His son succeeded as king Parakramabahu IV. In one of them there is a shrine with Buddha images. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Nestled in with other large rocks, folk legend relates how the rocks were all transformed animals. He renamed Mahanuwara as Senkadagale,the king was also responsible in translating pali books into sinhala. For a time it was moved around and placed in different locations including the cave temple of Ridivihara about 13 miles from Kurunegala and in the Delgamuva Vihara in Ratnapura. He was known as Panditha Parakramabahu II because of his services towards Buddhism, education and literature.


He was responsible for writing ‘Dalada sirita’. In this enclosure there are the remains of a number of buildings including a Buddhist shrine. He was killed in the second year of his reign by a minister called Miththa. During the time of King Parakramabahu IV —there was a strong religious revival and rituals concerning the relic were re-ordered in a more systematic way as recorded in the Dalada Sirita.

Parakramabahu not only translated the Buddhist Jataka tales into Sinhala, he also commissioned a number of temples to be built including the Alutnuwara Dewale in the Kegalla District.

The citadel of Yapahuwa lying midway between matara and galle kaa built around a huge granite rock rising abruptly almost a hundred meters above the surrounding lowlands. At the southern base of the rock there is a fortification with two silummina and ramparts.

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Built on a huge, 90 meter high rock boulder in kaaw style of the Sigiriya rock fortress, Yapahuwa was a palace and military stronghold against foreign invaders. The Kingdom of Dambadeniya was a medieval kingdom in what is present day Sri Lanka.

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