Temple Of The Sacred Tooth Relic & The Procession Ceremony

Temple of the Tooth which is popular in Sri Lanka as Dalada Maligawa is one of the most sacred religious places among Buddhists and non Buddhists as well. It is located in Kandy district of Central Province and once it was the greatest kingdom in Ancient Sri Lanka. We believe that Lord Buddha’s left upper […]

Pushpa Ramyani De Soyza

Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya Taking nursing in Sri Lanka to greater heights as a treasured profession, saving thousands of lives of accident and emergency patients within seconds by acting lightening fast, she is an epitome of empathy and efficiency. Not sticking to limitations or working by the book, she is a […]

A match-winning inning of 17 years, Shashikala bids adieu!

Words : Ronali Moonemalle Goonetileke A household name in Sri Lanka and all around the cricketing world, Shashikala Siriwardena is arguably the best women’s cricketer the island nation has produced. Walking out for the last time, the Sri Lankan legend was emotional and so were her teammates but that did not stop her from dishing […]

Illanga Karunaratne

Words : Indika Madapatha Sellahewa Photos : Nirmala Dhananjaya A woman entrepreneur with vision and drive, who encouraged her husband to start a now multi-million rupee business with no financial resources to startup a business and no financial support. Her perseverance and hard work paid off. Now Impra Teas is one of the largest tea […]

Finding balance, harmony and union amid chaos

Words : Prabha Rupasinghe Lanka Woman, partnered with Certified Hatha Yoga teacher Shriwanthi Amarasinghe presents Yoga for the union of body and mind. Simply put, Yoga is the union of body, mind and spirit. Yoga is a vast subject and encompasses many different approaches that can have a variety of benefits for everyone, whether old […]

COVID 19

COMPILED BY – Dr. Mala Tudawe, Consultant Haematologist @ Durdans Hospital Good day to you dear readers. Hope you are keeping well and safe doing your utmost to keep up with the specific advice given by the experts appointed by the GOVT to give continuous advice regarding this dangerous viral disease. Since my last account many […]

What Makes a Mother?

Words : Mandulee Mendis Motherhood, one of the most beautiful things in the world, is a gift. And that gift, is for everyone who loves and cherishes it. With the world becoming more and more inclusive and understanding, which drives us away from stereotypes and towards realisation and acceptance of the deep truths we dwell on, […]

VESAK

Words : Lakmini Wijemanne The month of May for the Buddhists in Sri Lanka is a very special month : a month that is dedicated to religious activities, meritorious acts and leading (as much as possible) a lifestyle in accordance with the teachings of the Lord Buddha. Vesak is the celebration of the birth, the enlightenment […]

Simply Women contributes to protecting citizens

Simply Women are very much proud about our selves for being able to play a part in controlling the spread of the deadly Covid -19 virus in Sri Lanka by sewing masks which was done by our simply women ladies. We take this opportunity to thank all the private hospitals, nursing homes, factories and others […]

May Day

1 May is the World-wide celebrated Day of the Spring Festival and also the Public Holiday of the Workers. While in many European countries it is celebrated with Dancing, Singing and eating cakes, it is also celebrated by the international working community as International Workers Day. In many countries including Sri Lanka, the working community […]