Saturday, March 21, 2009

'Kuttam pokuna'- Twin tanks dating 2000 years before the present era, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Bathing is an essential ritual daily in Sri Lanka, from ancient times. These twin ponds built around the beginning of the Christian era, in the 'Anuradhapura period' of Ceylon history, are still functional. They are beautifully symmetrical and a pleasure to behold. The work of the ancient stone masons has lasted two millenia.