Kandy Perahera

This year’s Kandy Perahera is very close: from 29 July to 8 August, 2017. If you haven’t heard of it, here are some links: – tripadvisor – Wikipedia If you want to go there and want no hustle-bustle during the day, check House Araliya. 😉

Atma Shatkam

It was just by chance we’ve chosen Shivo’ham to chant together at the end of a workshop on Indian philosophy. It so happened that this poem (Shloka) beautifully summarized what we’ve learned! We don’t want to keep it for ourselves. Here are the lyrics with the meaning: ODT, PDF. And some samples from YouTube: Sudha Malhotra in In great Indian […]

Rain in Lonavla

It was a complete surprise and a nostaligia for me how much it can rain in this Indian town close to Mumbai. Since a good week it rains in one stream, there was a glimpse of the sun for minutes a couple of times, no more. One night of heavy rain turned my garden in to a pond. The amazing […]

Postage rates from Sri Lanka to overseas

Group Post card (Rs.) Small letter (Rs.) A 10.- 50.- B 10.- 55.- C 10.- 60.- D 15.- 65.- E 15.- 70.- F 20.- 75.- G 20.- 80.- H 25.- 85.- Group A India Maldives Group D Armenia Botswana Bulgaria Burundi Central African Rep. China, Peop. Rep. of Cyprus East Timor Egypt, Arab Replic Georgia Greece Israel Japan Jordan Lebanon […]