Looking back; looking froward…
She’s a heroine, but not yet a Goddss…
The Temple in Kirinda is built where Vihara Maha Devi, sacrificing herself to the sea in order to save the nation, landed safely. The temple premise is full of Gods and Godesses…Even goddesses Kali and Pattini are there…how come we don’t have a local goddess?
The Ancient Forest is thinning away
As we gaze, together
Together, we feel
are the origins of each other
So, together we smile
Pradeep is an artist based in Colombo, Premadasa is a teacher from the native community in Dambana. It is a rare moment, when their paths cross, and they get a chance to smile together….