Prof. Senarath Paranavithana (Part 2)

Prof. Senarath Paranavithana is genuinely a man of his age, in the area of archaic exploration, yet additionally in the field of writing, language, history, expressive arts and the social legacy of our country. The overview reports ready by him will be the wellsprings of future analysts. Prof. Senaka Bandaranaike, Professor of the Department of Archeology, University of Kelaniya and Director of the Institute of Post-Archeological Studies and previous Director of the Sigiriya Project of the Cultural Triangle has remarked on Prof. Senarath Paranavithana. 

The best paleologist

“There can be no conflict over the acknowledgment of Prof. Senarath Paranavithana as the most senior Sri Lankan paleologist. Mr. Paranavithana’s name will consistently strike a chord with the word ‘archaic exploration’ in any sanctuary, church or church in any town in our country. There is no question that he did all that could be expected inside the restrictions of a native researcher working in an administration office during the British principle. In this sense, it is feasible to realize that Paranavithana fabricated a native paleontology through a portion of the fundamental elements of his scholarly help. (Writing 1981 Prof. Senarath Paranavithana Special Memorial Volume-30 pages) 

Adina thinking in the provincial time

He noticed that Sri Lanka had a tradition of more than 2,000 years prior during the provincial time and that he had the self-assurance and mental fortitude to communicate with immovable idea that his exceptional information on unknown dialects ​​had given him the stimulus to communicate that he had a past. Need to. 

He came searching for positions.

He had a broad information regarding the matter and was not moved by any of it. Researcher Senarath Paranavithana realized that he didn’t need to search for positions and that one day he would track down positions. In a period when native culture in such a pilgrim time was not considered inconsequential, he had the option to summon the nearby personality of a time when blacks and whites were fixated on Western culture. Likewise an extraordinary recognition can be recollected with dedication. 

Unearthings did by HCP Bell in Anuradhapura, Polonnaruwa, Mihintale and Sigiriya over a time of 23 years have revealed an enormous number of landmarks of our old design and recorded a definite depiction of them. Likewise not submitted. 

“Some sparkle in light of positions, yet that doesn’t have any significant bearing to Mr. Paranavithana. Positions sparkle due to Paranavithana. ” (Munidasa Kumaratunga (Editor) Subasa 2 Volume-8 Kalaba-1940.09.09) This man of the age who delivered such assistance died on October 4, 1972. 

(Extract from Vijaya Newspaper)

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