සිංහල
Mulleriyawa is a Memory-Ground

Blood was shed in 1562blood, like any other blood,in any other year ,here or there or anywhere but Mulleriyawa, deliberately  ‘asylumed’ on  account of shamewas bloodiedin the nameof way of lifeand by way of lifein the art of warof have-to-doand why and when and howas it iswhen invader is testedand bestedas it will be450 years hencein that other ‘Angampora’of the relevant age: Mulleriyawa is battlegroundand memoryof an insanitythat was cured.

 

 ‘Angampora’  by Mahantha Arachchige Ajantha Perera and his students commemorating the 450th anniversary of the historic victory of the Sinhalese over the Portuguese in Mulleriyawa.

 

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Published on: 2012-09-03