By Sachitra Mahendra | Sunday Observer

By Sachitra Mahendra

Enigmatic significance of Esala Perahera | Beyond the procession
Perahera, known as procession in English, has fascinated many people ever since its inception. Some of the most notable figures who have been captivated by this ancient Sri Lankan tradition include the Chinese Buddhist bhikkhu Fa Hsien, the English seafarer Robert Knox, and the fourth Prime Minister of Ceylon, S.W.R.D. Bandaranaike. Though little known for his collection...
20 August, 2023
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