The Indian subcontinent is known to practice the most elaborate activities and uphold unique religious traditions and culture. This is quite evident in the country of Sri Lanka. The culture and festivals in Sri Lanka represent the local color and uniqueness of the region.
Sri Lanka culture began with the Yaksha and Naga tribes, which used civilized agriculture and irrigation systems way before 300 BC. Historical proofs reveal that these tribes observed an already established set of traditions and cultural practices. Through the years, Buddhism and other foreign influences have shaped Sri Lanka, its festivals and people to what they are today. Sri Lankans love to smile and are known [Read more…]