The Marvellous Hydraulic Civilization of Ancient Lanka via You Tube and …. More

Sri Lanka’s hydraulic civilization spans over two Millenia and is integral part of our agricultural heritage. Watch the story of the origins, the rise, the golden age, the decline and the resurgence of this technology. Voice talent – Arun Dias-Bandaranaike And don’t forget to subscribe ūüôā for more content For more fascinating video’s on Sri Lanka check out channel Destination Sri Lanka‚Äč‚Äč#destinationsrilanka‚Äč‚Äč #srilanka‚Äč‚Äč #beautysrilanka‚Äč‚Äč #srilankaculture‚Äč‚Äč #srilankasights‚Äč‚Äč #srilankalocation‚Äč‚Äč #irrigationsystems‚Äč #irrigation‚Äč #hydraulic‚Äč #civilization

It was amazing and I thought it would become the number one education channel in Sri Lanka. Really nice scenes and screenplay.
Shehaan Thahir
This was amazing!! Great stuff guys! This is what education will look like not so far from today. Brilliant!
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