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ANAGARIKA DHARMAPALA

ANAGARIKA DHARMAPALA

Don David Hewavitarana – the future Anagarika Dharmapala – was born on the 17th of September 1864, a year, memorable in the annuals of the Ceylon Legislatures, on account of… Read more »

DR. W. ARTHUR DE SILVA

DR. W. ARTHUR DE SILVA

My first meeting with Dr. W. A. de Silva took place on the 21st day of March 1931, when I had the privilege of an uninterrupted conversation with him for… Read more »

ARUMUGA NAVALAR

ARUMUGA NAVALAR

Arumuga Navalar made such extraordinary progress and showed such good promise, while in the primary classes that the elders of the family decided to send him to an English school…. Read more »

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

Many benefits Ceylon has received from Swami Vivekananda – through his words and works, through his influence and inspiration. One of them is the Vivekananda Society founded ten days after… Read more »

VAIDYESHWARA VIDYALAYA

VAIDYESHWARA VIDYALAYA

To the best of my knowledge and belief, I am the second Muslim to have sought admission to Vidayalaya. And I was admitted on the 2nd of February 1921 and… Read more »

MAHATMA GANDHI

MAHATMA GANDHI

When we are assembled on the birth day of Mahatma Gandhi to pay our tribute of homage, it should be our purpose not merely to preserve his memory but also… Read more »