Periyatambiran | Grama Devata in Sri Lanka

Periyathambiran

Periyatambiran was a 9th century king who has later become a demigod, and he was still worshipped by some villagers in the eastern part of Sri Lanka, as their Kula Deva. He is mostly worshipped by the Washermen community of people, who are also known as Vannars. There is also a famous Temple dedicated for […]

Upulvan | Guardian Deity in Sri Lanka

Lord Upulvan is worshipped as a guardian deity in Sri Lanka, and he is also considered to be the protector of Sri Lanka from evil forces, and also he guards the holy texts of Buddhism. Upalvan contains blue coloured body, and he appears similar to Lord Buddha. He is considered as an incarnation of Lord […]

Shocked Hindus strongly condemn Sri Lanka massacre on Easter Sunday

Hindus have strongly condemned massacre on Easter Sunday in various Sri Lanka churches and other places, killing worshippers and others; and expressed sympathy to victims. Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said: We are deeply saddened by this horrific tragedy on the most important of Christian holidays. Our hearts […]

Nallur Festival 2011 – Nallur Kandaswamy Temple Festival

Historical Nallur Festival (Nallur Kandaswamy temple annual festival) is the largest Hindu temple festival in Jaffna area of Sri Lanka. In 2011, Nallur festival begins on August 4 and celebrated for 27 days. The Nallur is the major highlight of socio, cultural and religious spirit of Jaffna society, Sri Lanka. Nallur festival ends on 30 […]

700-year old temple unearthed in Jaffna Sri Lanka

700-year old temple (built in 15th century) is unearthed in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. A team of archaeologists of Jaffna University have explored the ruins of the Hindu temple in a thick jungle. Led by Prof Pushparatnam, the team discovered the temple buried in the sand in Pooneryn of North Sri Lanka. Express Buzz reports: Archaeologists […]