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Sri Lanka National Flag- SINHA KODIYA | ayubowan.sri.lanka



Sri Lanka National Flag- SINHA KODIYA
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The national flag of Sri Lanka represents the country and herritage as rallying device that integreates the minorities with the majority race.Most symbols in the flag have been given distinctive meanings.

---**Meanings of Symbols**---

THE LION :
The strength and braveness of the Sri Lankan nation.

THE GOLDEN COLOUR OF THE LION :
Sinhalese ethnicity.

THE BO LEAVES :
Buddhism and its influence on the nation.
They also stand for the 4 virtues of KINDNESS(METTA), COMPASSION(KARUNA), HAPPINESS(MUDITHA), EQUANIMITY(UPEKKA).

THE SWORD OF THE LION :
The sovereign of the nation and the braveness of its people.

THE CURLY HAIR ON THE LION'S HEAD :
Religious observance,wisdom and meditation.

THE EIGHT HAIRS ON LION'S TAIL :
Noble eight fold path that people supposed to follow.

THE BEARD OF THE LION :
Purity of words.

THE HANDLE OF THE SWORD :
The elements of water,fire,air and earth that country made with.


THE NOSE OF THE LION :
Intelligence.

THE TWO FRONT PAWS OF THE LION :
Puring in handing wealth.

THE VERTICAL ORANGE STRIPE :
The Tamil ethnicity.

THE VERTICAL GREEN STRIPE :
The Muslim ethnicity.

THE YELLOW BORDER ROUND THE FLAG :
People from all cultures living together in including same Dutch Burghers and Portuguese.

THE MAROON BACKGROUND :
This represents majority of Sinhalese like the Lions.This is the colour used in early flags of Sri Lanka by kings.

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