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  2. Carnatic music - Wikipedia

    Carnatic music, known as Karnāṭaka saṃgīta or Karnāṭaka saṅgītam in the South Indian languages, is a system of music commonly associated with South India, including the modern Indian states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Telangana. It is one of two main subgenres of Indian classical music that evolved from ...

  3. Wikipedia - Wikipedia

    Wikipedia. Wikipedia [note 3] is a free-content online encyclopedia written and maintained by a community of volunteers, known as Wikipedians, through open collaboration and the use of the wiki -based editing system MediaWiki. Wikipedia is the largest and most-read reference work in history.

  4. Sri Lankan passport - Wikipedia

    Sri Lankan passport. The front cover of a non-biometric Sri Lankan passport. 10 years for adults and 3 years / 10 years for minors (below 16 years of age). Sri Lankan passports are issued to citizens of Sri Lanka for the purpose of international travel. The Department of Immigration and Emigration] is responsible for issuing Sri Lankan passports.

  5. Law of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

    Law of Sri Lanka. The legal system in Sri Lanka comprises collections of codified and uncodified forms of law, of many origins subordinate to the Constitution of Sri Lanka which is the highest law of the island. Its legal framework is a mixture of legal systems of Roman-Dutch law, English law, Kandian law, Thesavalamai and Muslim law.

  6. Music of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

    Sri Lankan country music. The art, music and dances of Sri Lanka were derived from ritualistic responses to natural phenomenon. Sri Lanka's earliest folk music was later influenced by the influx of Buddhist traditions. These songs were performed by commoners, and not merely recited by the priestly castes. [3]

  7. Sanskrit - Wikipedia

    The Vedic literature that survives is entirely of a religious form, whereas works in Classical Sanskrit exist in a wide variety of fields including epics, lyric, drama, romance, fairytale, fables, grammar, civil and religious law, the science of politics and practical life, the science of love and sex, philosophy, medicine, astronomy, astrology ...

  8. National symbols of Sri Lanka - Wikipedia

    Sri Lanka. The national symbols of Sri Lanka are the national anthem, flag, emblem, flower, tree, bird, butterfly, gemstone and sport. They represent the country and its people within Sri Lanka and abroad as well as traditions, culture, history and geography. Several other symbols do not have official acknowledgment as national symbols but are ...

  9. Mathematics - Wikipedia

    t. e. Mathematics is an area of knowledge that includes the topics of numbers, formulas and related structures, shapes and the spaces in which they are contained, and quantities and their changes. These topics are represented in modern mathematics with the major subdisciplines of number theory, [1] algebra, [2] geometry, [1] and analysis, [3 ...