Image of the Week

THARINDU AMUNUGAMA

 Tharindu monk meditating near the sea

Waves of sea,
Break one upon the other,
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Veddah Chief of Rathugala Veddah Clan

 Veddha Chief

 

IMAGE OF THE WEEK

By Tharindu Amunugama

Meet Danigala Maha Bandaralage Suda Wanniyalaeththo, the current chieftain of Rathugala clan of veddahs,who are originally from Danigala in Galoya.They had to relocate due to construction of Senanayake reservoir and making of Galoya sanctuary ( I think it was in 1950s). This is one of the remaining veddah lineages along with the ones you find in Vanni and the less distinct coastal veddahs. [Read more…]