commanders meet Rev. Maha-Tissa
The seven commanders were utterly disgusted. They felt sad about
what happened to their friend. They wandered in the forest aimlessly.
most beautiful temple around Kandy
With the advent of Buddhism, art and culture began to flourish
in Sri Lanka. While there is little evidence of what went on during
the pre-Buddhist era, there is ample mention of religious and
other activities after the introduction of Buddhism.
great one who knows all
Retold by J. B. Disanayaka
Once upon a time there was an old man. People thought he knew
everything. So he was called, in Sinhala, ‘Maha Daenamutta’
– The Great One who knows all. When people had a problem,
they went to Maha Daenamutta who solved it for them and they were