National Flag of Sri Lanka


National Flag of Sri Lanka

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ ජාතික කොඩිය

 


The Golden Lion / රන්වන් සිංහ රූපය

 


Bo Leaves / බෝ පත්‍ර

The four Bo leaves represent the four virtues of Buddhism.

Mettha ( Loving Kindness)

Karuna ( compasion )

Muditha ( happiness ).

Upeksha ( equanimity )


The Kasthana Sword / කස්තාන කඩුව

 The Kasthana Sword represent the authority and bravery of Sri Lanka.


The Gold Colour surrounding / වටේ පිහිටි කහපාට තීරුව

 

 The Gold representsthe largest religion in Sri LAnka, buddhism. The Gold colour surrounding the other colours, is meant to show that the Buddhism are protecting the other religions.


Green Colour Up-Right Column /  කොළ පාට සිරස් තීරුව

The green represent the Muslims.


Orange Colour Up-Right Column / තැඹිළි පාට සිරස් තීරුව

The Orange represent the Hindus.


The Maroon colour / මෙරූන් වර්ණයThe Maroon colour represent the sinhalese people, the Largest ethnicity group in Sri Lanka.


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