39 relations: Ananda College, Bachelor of Arts, Bangalore, Baptists, Barrister, Berlin, Borella, Ceylon National Congress, Charles Webster Leadbeater, Colombo, Dharmaraja College, Donoughmore Commission, Education, Governor of Ceylon, Henry Steel Olcott, James Peiris, Jesus College, Oxford, Jurisprudence, Kandy, Kelaniya, Knight Bachelor, Legislative Council of Ceylon, Lincoln's Inn, List of Sri Lankan non-career diplomats, Master of Arts (Oxbridge and Dublin), Pali, Pettah, Sri Lanka, Politician, Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera, Sanskrit, Sinhalese language, Sri Lanka, State Council of Ceylon, Supreme Court of Sri Lanka, Theravada, University of Calcutta, Vidyalankara Pirivena, Wesley College, Colombo, 1915 Ceylonese riots.
Ananda College (Sinhala: ආනන්ද විද්යාලය), Colombo, is a national school for boys, with a student population exceeding 8,000 across 13 grades from primary to secondary classes, on a campus of in the suburb of Maradana.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA, B.A., AB or A.B.), from the Latin artium baccalaureus or baccalarium artium is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, the sciences, or both.
Bangalore, officially known as Bengaluru, is the capital of the Indian state of Karnataka.
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Baptists are individuals who comprise a group of Christian denominations and churches that subscribe to a doctrine that baptism should be performed only for professing believers (believer's baptism, as opposed to infant baptism), and that it must be done by complete immersion (as opposed to affusion or sprinkling).
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A barrister (also known as barrister-at-law or Bar-at-law) is a type of lawyer in common law jurisdictions with a split legal profession.
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Berlin is the capital of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany.
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Borella is the largest suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka represented by divisional code 8.
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The Ceylon National Congress (CNC) was a Nationalist political party which was formed in Ceylon on 11 December 1919.
Charles Webster Leadbeater (16 February 1854 – 1 March 1934) was an influential member of the Theosophical Society, author on occult subjects and co-initiator with J. I. Wedgwood of the Liberal Catholic Church.
Colombo (Sinhala: කොළඹ, pronounced; கொழும்பு) is the commercial capital and largest city of Sri Lanka.
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Dharmaraja College (ධර්මරාජ විද්යාලය), founded in 1887 is a premier Boys' School in Kandy, Sri Lanka.
The Donoughmore Commission (DC) was responsible for the creation of the Donoughmore Constitution in effect between 1931–47 in Ceylon (now called Sri Lanka).
Education is the process of facilitating learning.
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The Governor of Ceylon can refer to historical vice-regal representatives of three colonial powers.
Colonel Henry Steel Olcott (කර්නල් ශ්රිමත් හෙන්රි ස්ටීල් ඔල්කට්) (2 August 1832 – 17 February 1907) was an American military officer, journalist, lawyer and the co-founder and first President of the Theosophical Society.
Sir James Peiris (20 December 1856 – 1930), JP, was a prominent leader in the Sri Lankan independence movement and the first elected head (Vice-President) of the Legislative Council of Ceylon.
Jesus College (in full: Jesus College in the University of Oxford of Queen Elizabeth's Foundation) is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England.
The word jurisprudence is derived from a latin maxim as referred 'jurisprudentia' but owes its origin to Rome.
Kandy (මහ නුවර Maha nuwara, pronounced; கண்டி, pronounced) is a major city in Sri Lanka, located in the Central Province, Sri Lanka.
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Kelaniya is a suburb of Colombo city in Western Province, Sri Lanka.
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The appointment of Knight Bachelor (Kt) is a part of the British honours system.
The Legislative Council of Ceylon was the legislative body of Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) established in 1833, along with the Executive Council of Ceylon, on the recommendations of the Colebrooke-Cameron Commission.
The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn is one of four Inns of Court in London to which barristers of England and Wales belong and where they are called to the Bar.
This is a list of Sri Lankan Non Career Diplomats, who have been appointed as Ambassadors, High Commissioners and Consul Generals, but are not diplomats by profession, meaning they are not from the Sri Lanka Foreign Service, but are from different professions and politicians.
In the universities of Oxford, Cambridge and Dublin, Bachelors of Arts with Honours of these universities are promoted to the degree of Master of Arts or Master in Arts (MA) on application after six or seven years' seniority as members of the university (including years as an undergraduate).
Pali is a Prakrit language native to the Indian subcontinent.
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Pettah is a neighborhood in Colombo, Sri Lanka located east of the City centre Fort.
A politician (from Classical Greek πόλις, "polis") is a person holding or seeking an office within a government, usually by means of an election, voted for either by people or by a definitive group in the government.
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Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera (May 28, 1828 – August 15, 1885) was a scholar Buddhist monk who lived in the 19th century in Sri Lanka.
Sanskrit (Sanskrit: or, originally, "refined speech") is the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical language in Buddhism, Hinduism and Jainism, and a literary language that was in use as a lingua franca in Greater India.
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Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.
Sri Lanka (or; Sinhalese Śrī Laṃkāva, Tamil Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka and known from the beginning of British colonial rule until 1972 as Ceylon, is an island country in South Asia near south-east India.
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The State Council of Ceylon was the unicameral legislature for Ceylon (now Sri Lanka), established in 1931 by the Donoughmore Constitution.
The Supreme Court of Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්රී ලංකා ශ්රේෂ්ඨාධිකරණය) is the highest court of Sri Lanka.
Theravāda (Pali, literally "school of the elder monks") is a branch of Buddhism that uses the teaching of the Pāli Canon, a collection of the oldest recorded Buddhist texts, as its doctrinal core, but also includes a rich diversity of traditions and practices that have developed over its long history of interactions with various cultures and communities.
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The University of Calcutta (কলকাতা বিশ্ববিদ্যালয়; informally known as Calcutta University or CU) is a public state university located in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857.
Vidyalankara Pirivena is one of the largest Buddhist pirivenas in Sri Lanka.
Wesley College, Colombo, popularly known as "Wesley" or "WCC" is a private school providing primary and secondary education in Sri Lanka.
The 1915 Ceylonese riots (also known as the 1915 anti-Muslim riots or the 1915 Buddhist Mohammedan riots or the 1915 Sinhalese Muslim riots) was an widespread and prolonged ethnic riot in the island of Ceylon between Sinhalese Buddhists and the Ceylon Moors and the brutal suppression of it by the British colonial authorities.