Senarath Paranavithana - සෙනරත් පරණවිතාන Archaeology 

Prof. Senarath Paranavithana (Part 1)

Start the Journey A young man who was studying Oriental as well as English including Sinhala, Pali and Sanskrit was awarded a prize by the Sinhala Youth Association for excelling in the Preliminary Examination conducted by the Oriental Linguistic Society in 1915. The book is Epigraphia Ceylonica, published by the Department of Archeology. It contains the inscription of Ceylon. No one could have imagined that the gift of this book and the gift of a book would later lay the groundwork for the creation of a world-renowned archaeologist, linguist, and…

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