The Mahindians

The ultimate web presence of all Mahindians

A website for all you fellow Mahindians, old & present pupils of Mahinda College Galle to share your news, views, ideas, Etc.


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Ranjith Gurugamage left a comment for Maud Gunawathi De zoysa Rajakaru
"Hi, Maud ,I hope you can remember me,I am Ranjith Gurugamage, living at Beeke Road ,3rd House before the temple.Your Mother was a good friend of my mother.Can remember your brother George also, can call me at any time on 2810256.Best regards Ranjith…"
Jan 17
Sisira K. Gamage posted a status
"Please let me know if you would like to fund college cricketers gym training. College cricket foundation doesn't fund this activity."
Jun 10, 2018
bhathiya samarakoon is now a member of The Mahindians
May 22, 2018
Nimal Ralph Tissera left a comment for Sisira K. Gamage
"Sisira, We implemented the SL Education Development Project in Mahinda College Galle also. This is our web:"
May 22, 2018
Nimal Ralph Tissera left a comment for Sisira K. Gamage
"Sisira You and Damith Jayasekara are doing an excellent job in maintaining this web. Please keep up the great work. What is your phone number?My TP # is 519-966-2514"
May 22, 2018
Ranjith Gurugamage commented on Ranjith Gurugamage's photo


"I Think this is the last photo of Mr.Winlin taken by me and I have some photos of him from school days."
Apr 26, 2018
Upul Tashanta Welandawe replied to Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana's discussion Obituary -Mrs K.Alahakoon
"May she attain Nibbana, My class teacher of grade 3. Very strickt and loving teacher who also taught primary school maths was living right in front of the college that time."
Apr 9, 2018
Nimal Ralph Tissera posted a status
"Please help Education Development Project in Sri Lanka!"
Apr 2, 2018
Nimal Ralph Tissera posted photos
Apr 2, 2018
AJITH GINNELIYA is now a member of The Mahindians
Mar 29, 2018
Jagath De Silva posted a discussion

J.C.K.De. Silva

Looking for this person just for curiosity. Last encountered him approximately 36 years ago. He was at Mahinda. His name is J.C.K.De. Silva. Mr. Silva was doing athletics and all sort of sports but never accomplished something. His mom was a teacher…See More
Mar 22, 2018
Hemnath De Silva replied to Jagath De Silva's discussion MALWENNA“in the Mahinda College music band.
"Dear Jagath,No need of an apology as we all try to locate our contemporaries and relatives who were with us once upon a time but do not have a track of them now. I myself saw your quest for search only a few days ago. Good luck."
Mar 19, 2018


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About us

Who we are
We are the past and present students, alumni, and faculty of Mahinda college Galle Sri Lanka, which was founded by col. Henry Steel Olcott in the year of 1892 at Pedler street fort Galle.

What this site is
This site serves as a social hub where every alumni member can interact with one another. It is also a source of various information including news, views, Ideas, memories and stories of by gone era.
The creation, management and support of this website and its links are completely voluntary, and members' participation in this group is based on respect and friendship beyond comradely.

Comment Policy
We encourage comments and look forward to hearing from you. Please note that The Mahindians may, in our sole discretion, remove comments if they are off topic, inappropriate, or otherwise violate our standards of ethics.

Terms of Use
Use of this social network requires civility and the user agrees to use extreme caution against inappropriate language. All defamatory, discriminatory and profane remarks are discouraged and will not be tolerated.

Privacy Statement
Your privacy is protected on this site. You control your personal information and you can end your membership at any time. We will never disclose your information to any third party unless you expressly authorize us to do so.

The Mahindians is copyright © 2007 by the individual contributors.

We claim no ownership to any copyrighted material. All photos, videos and music are the property of the rightful owners. All graphic and music file including trademarks and brands illustratively used in this site are for personal purposes only.

Notice Board

 මේ මහීන්ද ශාස්ත්‍ර ශාලා කීර්තියේනි වැඦඹෙවා
Dear Fellow Mahindians, This website was created for the benefit of the past and present students of the Mahinda College Galle, our Alma Mater. As such we kindly request all of you Mahindians out there all over the world to contribute in any way you can (non financial). You may use the forums to initiate dialogs and invite your friends to put forward discussion points and upload and preserve those photos you may have that has immense value for us as Mahindians. Also you are welcome to open discussions that may be of benefit to the members in general. Use them to express your ideas and views. Just browse through this site and see what you can do as a Mahindian to help or make life of a fellow Mahindian a better one. Share your knowledge and experiences, more over interact and collaborate with one another.

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How to work in Singhala

This site works in singhala unicode. If you have not converted your windows computer to singhala unicode yet, then please visit this URL and select the OS windows XP or Vista as appropriate and download the windows upgrade and install it. This will enable your computer to work both in English and Singhala.

For more details click here

We are collecting data for a "Roll of Honour" Page. please give any Old Mahindian War heroes who paid the supreme sacrifice here.

Dear Teachers Past & Present,

Please join the "Teachers" group and contribute with your memories of the incidents that took place during your tenure at school. Your colleagues as well as us students would love to hear such stories of the past.

Dear Members,
If you have any vacancy that you think you can offer to a mahindian please send me a mail with the details of how to apply, I will post it on the "Job Opportunities" section.

Also there is a Vacancies section right at the bottom for the benefit of those who seek employment.

Any of you members having any problem with the functionality of the site or how to use it please feel free to contact me (Channa Dewamitta) by clicking on my name here.

Now we have the Official Gov Holidays under "Features" and All local news papers under "Eng Papers" and "Sing Papers" Tabs for your convenience

Those of you who wish to access "The Mahindians" on your mobile phone can use the native browser of the mobile device. The content of this social network is mobile enabled now.


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Obituary -Mrs K.Alahakoon 3 Replies

Started by Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana in About the site. Last reply by Upul Tashanta Welandawe Apr 9, 2018.

J.C.K.De. Silva

Started by Jagath De Silva in Down Memory Lane Mar 22, 2018.

MALWENNA“in the Mahinda College music band. 5 Replies

Started by Jagath De Silva in Down Memory Lane. Last reply by Hemnath De Silva Mar 19, 2018.

Mahaweli, Mahaweli Mahaawelie....

Started by Konara Wanigasekara in About the site Dec 4, 2016.

Proff Jayadeva Thilakasiri

Started by Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana in About the site Aug 5, 2016.

Why not get into this site!

Started by Chandra Godakanda Arachchi in About the site Dec 19, 2015.

The late Mr F G Pearce 2 Replies

Started by Gamage Darshana Kamal Weerasena in About the site. Last reply by Sisira K. Gamage Dec 1, 2014.

A Master Plan for Mahinda College 12 Replies

Started by Lalith Thilinapriya Kiringoda in About the college. Last reply by Indika T. Semage Jul 28, 2014.

Taken from Silumina May 10 2014. 1 Reply

Started by Athula Attygalle in About the site. Last reply by Channa Dewamitta May 13, 2014.

Master plan for Mahinda College

Started by Lalith Samankumara Kariyawasam in About the site Jul 12, 2013.

Blog Posts

Election results in North

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on September 23, 2013 at 1:00pm

Three hearty cheers for Richmond.

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on March 22, 2014 at 10:00pm

War & Peace.

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on December 9, 2011 at 1:00pm

The Call of Lanka - Rev. Senior

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on March 14, 2012 at 8:36am — 3 Comments

"Guru Upahara Ulela - 2008 - Oct - 05"

Posted by Prasanna Pathirana on September 26, 2008 at 1:00pm — 21 Comments


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