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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Kurunegala, was once known as Hasthishailya-pura and in some literature as Athugal-pura Ethagala. 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.

He renamed Mahanuwara as Senkadagale,the king was also responsible in translating ksw books into sinhala.

Kurunegala was the capital city of Sri Lanka from March Learn how and when to remove this template message. This article needs additional citations for verification. He tried to bring back the tooth relic to island via establishing diplomatic relationships with the Pandyan Kingdom. He is the greatest king of Kurunegala period. Unifying the three kingdoms ,aw existed within Sri Lanka at that point of time is regarded as greatest achievement.

His son succeeded as king Parakramabahu IV.

He built the Asgiriya Viharaya in Kandy. Nestled in with other large rocks, folk legend relates how the rocks were all transformed animals. Views Read Edit View history.

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There are several caves at the base of the rock. Among them are books of poetry such as Kausilumina, MuwadewdawathaSidath sangarawaButhsaranaSaddharma Rathnawaliya. Many traces of ancient battle defences can still be seen, while an ornamental stairway, is its biggest show piece. After wilumina assassination of Vijayabahu IV his brother became king after a series of conflicts with several dissident generals thus became Bhuvanekabahu I.


Law Constitution Constitutional Council. Kurunegala was also one of the districts in which the sacred tooth relic of the Buddha was kept and venerated.

Dipavamsa Mahavamsa Culavamsa Rajaveliya. 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.

Kurunegala, capital of the Kurunegala District and the modern day province of Wayambawas used as a royal capital for around half a century with five kings of the Sinhala dynasty reigning as monarchs.

The earlier capitals include the city of Panduvasnuwara in the north-west where visitors can see the remains of a moated palace along with Buddhist monasteries dating from the 12th century, Dambadeniya to the south-west, dating from the midth century, and the fortress of Yapahuwa in the north circa 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.

History of Sri Lanka Sinhala Kingdom. Among the books he wrote are Kausiluminawhich is considered a great piece of literature. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. The citadel of Yapahuwa lying midway between matara and galle was built around a huge granite rock rising abruptly almost a hundred meters above the surrounding lowlands. He considered Dambadeniya as insecure so he made Yapahuwa a rock fortress his permanent residence.

Kingdom of Dambadeniya

Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. Yapahuwa served as the capital of Sri Lanka in the latter part of the 13th century — He was killed in the second year of his reign by a minister kaq Miththa.

King Bosath Vijayabahu, as the eldest silumins of King Parakramabahu the second was crowned in He followed his father’s footsteps as a writer and continued with the religious activities started by his brother Vijayabahu IV. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


He was well known for his modest behaviour and for his religious activities. He succeeded and housed the tooth relic in the temple of tooth in polonnaruwa.

Kingdom of Tambapanni Kingdom of Upatissa Nuwara. Bhuvanekabahu II son of Bhuvanekabahu I succeeded his cousin in and shifted capital to nearby Kurunagala and ruled for two years until his death in He was responsible for writing ‘Dalada sirita’.

The Tooth Relic was brought from Dambadeniya and kept in the Tooth Temple built for the purpose at the top of the third staircase.

He was able to bring about the unity among the Sangha that had fled in various directions due silumna the hostile activities of the invader Kalinga Magha and succeeded in holding a Buddhist convention in to bring about peace among the Buddhist slumina. 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 needing coordinates.

He was known as Panditha Parakramabahu II because of his services towards Buddhism, education and literature. 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 — The kingdom’s rulers reigned from — It was a kingdom following kingdom of Yapahuwa.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In this enclosure there are the remains of a number of buildings including a Buddhist shrine. 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. He wrote a book named Dalatha Siriththa.

The other rocks such as monkey rock and tortoise rock, etc.