He was born as the 12th son, in a family of 13 children. Munidasa was a famous Sri Lankan poet , linguist, commentator, grammarian, journalist, and writer. He is considered as one of the most prominent Sri Lankan scholars the country has seen in several centuries. At the beginning he entered the Buddhist School in Dikwalle. Later he attended the St.
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Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Join 78 other followers Tags 6 Scientific Reasons Reading Is Amazing For Your Health Since you were a little kid, parents, teachers, and other adults have been telling you how important reading is — heck, half of my job as a books writer is to convince you how important it is.
But why exactly does it matter so much? But what are the benefits of reading, really? Does turning the pages burn calories and build muscle? Does reading improve your eyesight? Books have the power not only to inspire, educate, and move people, but also to make your life better and healthier.
Here are six scientific reasons reading is amazing for you. Reading works different parts of the brain than watching a movie or listening to music does, including those dealing with vision, language, and associative learning. People who read more have more complex brains. What does that mean, exactly? The study shows a link between exercising your brain in mentally challenging ways, like reading, and a slower rate of decline in memory.
In other words, the more you read and stimulate your brain, the more you can help protect your memory. It Reduces Your Stress Level You know when you curl up with a good book at the end of the day and you just feel your stress start to melt away?
The study found that participants who read after having their stress elevated became more relaxed than participants who tried other stress relievers, like walking or listening to music. According to Dr. In other words, revisiting something familiar as a new person offers a new perspective, and when done right, plenty of therapeutic benefits and an opportunity for self-reflection as well.
The study also found that when a person is reading fiction, their ability to empathize was improved. For people of retirement age, a book club helps you keep your social connections and makes you engage when you would otherwise be at risk of withdrawing, providing you with a good support system when needed and an overall better quality of life.
Kumaratunga Munidasa Books for kids
If the importing of rice stopped, we would have nothing to eat. If importing of materials stopped, we would have nothing to wear. If it was not for the vehicles imported from other countries, we would have no means of travelling. He wrote many interesting stories which became popular among the Sri Lankan audience: Magul Keema, Hathpana and Heenseraya are creations that most of us have read. As times passed by, these historical creations which are a great part of the Sinhala literature today became a part of our childhood, and fondly do we remember the memory of the ha ha hari hawa rabbit that came from the jungle. Recently, on 25 July, a group of people who treasure the literature created by Munidasa commemorated his th birthday at the auditorium of the National Museum in Colombo. Professor Walter Marasinghe who was present at this occasion said when he was a kid, Kumarathunga Munidasa was his hero and idol.
He was the 12th of 13 children. Education[ edit ] Munidasa first studied at the Dikwella Buddhist School. Later his father died and he attended St. He graduated after two years of training in Later he was promoted to principal of the Kadugannawa Bilingual School. After eleven 11 years he was promoted to inspector of schools, which he held for four years.