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Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic...

wikipedia - 15 Sep 2016
Sri Dalada Maligawa or the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic is a Buddhist temple in the city of Kandy, Sri Lanka. It is located in the royal palace complex of the former Kingdom of Kandy, which houses the relic of the tooth of the Buddha. Since ancient times, the relic has played an important role in local politics because it is believed that whoever holds the relic holds the governance of the country. Kandy was the last capital of the Sri Lankan kings and is a World Heritage Site mainly due t
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How green was my valley

ESPN - 16 Feb 2018
No visit to Kandy is complete without visiting the Dalada Maligawa, also known as the Temple of the Tooth, which dates back to the 16th century. The sacred tooth relic of Lord Buddha is enshrined here. The best time to visit is when a pooja (religious ...
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January 25, 1998: Tamil Tigers hit Kandy shrine - 24 Jan 2018
1998 - A Tamil Tigers suicide squad crashed through roadblocks and set off a truck bomb outside a fabled Buddhist temple in central Kandy, killing 13 people and wounding 23. The dead included the three-person suicide squad of the Liberation Tigers of ...
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Earl and Countess of Wessex arrive in SL

Daily Mirror - 31 Jan 2018
“Their visit comes just two months before we host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London and allows us to celebrate our Commonwealth links and the important role young people will play in developing its potential,” he said. His Royal ...
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Our Past: Crossroads of the Western World

Alton Telegraph - 24 Jan 2018
1998 – A suicide attack by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam on Sri Lanka's Temple of the Tooth kills eight and injures 25 others. 1999 – A 6.0 Richter scale earthquake hits western Colombia killing at least 1,000. 2003 – Invasion of Iraq: A group ...
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In Sudan, Rediscovering Ancient Nubia Before It's Too Late

Undark Magazine - 19 Feb 2018
Sites like this can be found up and down the Nile River in northern Sudan, and at each one, archaeologists are uncovering hundreds of artifacts, decorated tombs, temples, and towns. Each finding is precious, the scientists say, because they provide ...
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February 1

The Times - 02 Feb 2018
Their Royal Highnesses this morning visited the Temple of the Sacred Tooth Relic, Sri Dalada Maligawa, Sri Dalada Veediya, Kandy. The Earl and Countess of Wessex afterwards visited St Paul's Anglican Church, Deva Veediya, Kandy. Their Royal Highnesses ...
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At The Tomb Of Tutankhamen

National Geographic Australia - 15 Feb 2018
Across the Nile from the Temple of Karnak the western skyline is broken by rough limestone cliffs whose colour varies from hour to hour. Nature here changes her complexion with the passing of the day, now softly seductive under a filmy veil before the ...
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Prince Edward to meet with Sri Lanka's disabled people

EconomyNext - 31 Jan 2018
ECONOMYNEXT - Prince Edward arrived in Colombo Wednesday will meet with deaf and blind students and travel to Kandy before attending Sri Lanka's independence anniversary celebrations, the British High Commission said. Edward and his wife will visit the ...
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Sugar addiction not so sweetly simple

Toronto Star - 19 Feb 2018
If you do an online search about sugar, you may become convinced that it's evil and addictive — and that your sweet tooth will lead you to ruin. You'll also see plenty of advice for how to curb your craving for sugary goodness. But what do we really ...
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Monument to freedom

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka - 03 Feb 2018
The ridge of the roof is modelled to the outline of the balustrades of the Temple of the Tooth Relic. Immediately above the column capitals and as viewed from inside the Hall, there will be a series of 28 vertical panels each of which is adorned with a ...
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Why The Spielberg-Kushner 'West Side Story' Might Turn Out Okay

Forward - 29 Jan 2018
As director, Spielberg has helmed musical numbers in 1941 about the effect of the Pearl Harbor attacks on Los Angeles, and “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom.” (1984) In 2015, Spielberg claimed that shooting the scene of a jitterbug dance contest in ...
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Drake touts giveaways, urges fans to do something nice, too

News1130 - 19 Feb 2018
Even if he pleads guilty and prosecutors refuse to waive the death penalty, a jury must decide by a 12-0 vote that Cruz deserves to be executed. The victims' families also have a legal right to participate in discussions over whether to seek the death ...
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How Hilkiah and Ezra Created Judaism

Patheos (blog) - 25 Jan 2018
But the temple was in fact not devoted solely to the worship of Yahweh. It housed statues of the goddesses who were believed to be Yahweh's wives, for just one example, and the practices of the people outside of Jerusalem were concerned even less with ...
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'The Seven Deadly Sins' Movie Reveals First Poster - 17 Feb 2018
In the middle of searching it, their captain Meliodas and the pig Hawk who speaks the human language get sent up to the Sky Temple, the celestial world lying high in the sky, above clouds. The "Sky Winged ones" who possess wings dwell that temple ...
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Zimpel/Ziołek To Play Rocket Twenty

The Quietus - 25 Jan 2018
Josefin Öhrn + The Liberation, Julie's Haircut, Flowers must Die, Dwellings, AHRKH, Coldnose and Teeth of the Sea DJs will play on March 9. The following day will see sets from Goat, Hey Colossus, Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs Pigs, Temple Ov BBV, Gum ...
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PM Narendra Modi Visits Temple of Tooth In Sri Lanka

NDTV - 12 May 2017
PM Modi went around the Sri Dalada Maligawa temple, an architectural wonder housing shared religious heritage. All India | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 13, 2017 02:15 IST. 23 Shares. EMAIL. PRINT. COMMENTS. PM Narendra Modi Visits Temple of ...

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