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Ceylon, Tamil, Aryan invasion theory, Swamivivekananda

When Swami Vivekananda bridged the gap between 'Aryans' and 'Tamilians'

On his birthday, it is pertinent that we recall what Swami Vivekananda said and reflect on his message of unity of Indians despite the varied diversity of this land that he held sacred, and its people who he venerated.

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Fiction, Sri Lanka, Ceylon, Book excerpt

War, conflict and friendships in Ceylon: Suncatcher

A riveting excerpt from Romesh Gunesekera’s coming-of-age novel that explores difficult friendships and sudden awakenings against the backdrop of the changing face of Ceylon.