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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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
Nimal Ralph Tissera posted a status
"Please help Education Development Project in Sri Lanka!"
Apr 2
Nimal Ralph Tissera posted photos
Apr 2
AJITH GINNELIYA is now a member of The Mahindians
Mar 29
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
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
Jagath De Silva replied to Jagath De Silva's discussion MALWENNA“in the Mahinda College music band.
"Please accept my sincere apologies for the delay in acknowledging your valuable response. Take care of yourself, Sir."
Mar 19
Hemnath De Silva commented on Dimuth Jayatilake's blog post Dear All
"Dear Dimuth,I keep you appearing and re appearing periodically and lost your contact info. Please accept our heartfelt condolences at the hour of your bereavement in the loss of your beloved amma. Your parents have had such an impact in my life for…"
Mar 16
Hemnath De Silva replied to Sidath Chameera Abeysiriwardana's discussion Obituary -Mrs K.Alahakoon
"May she attain supreme bliss of Nibbhana and her family gain strength in coping with the loss. She was my Kindergarten class teacher."
Mar 15
Hemnath De Silva replied to Jagath De Silva's discussion MALWENNA“in the Mahinda College music band.
"There was a Malwenna who played with me in the band at its inception. He must be around 60 yrs. or close to knocking it now. Yes he was from Dangedara area but I cannot pin point exactly where he was from. He started off playing the snare …"
Mar 15
Dimuth Jayatilake posted a blog post

Dear All

Please accept our sincere gratitude and thanks for all your support extended to our family during this time of loss.The emptiness and sadness we feel is unexplainable.Amma was one of a kind and she loved Mahinda College and her students as much as…See More
Jan 27


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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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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.

J.C.K.De. Silva

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

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.

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

Mahinda internal roads carpetted

Posted by Konara Wanigasekara on March 13, 2013 at 5:05pm

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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Gurusinha to head SLC's High Performance Unit

SLC hopes to utilise the former batsman's expertise to bridge the gap between the national team and its talent production line

Sri Lanka Cricket elections set for May 19

Incumbent President Thilanga Sumathipala confirmed that he would run for another two-year term following recent changes to Sri Lanka's Sports Law

SLC begin search for new staff after Pothas' exit

Former Pakistan legspinner Mushtaq Ahmed is among those being considered for the position of spin bowling coach. The board is also on the hunt for a new fielding coach

Asia Cup 2018 moved from India to UAE

The six-team tournament is slated for September; PCB to co-host Emerging Team's Asia Cup with Sri Lanka in December

Chameera in doubt for West Indies tour, IPL

The Sri Lanka fast bowler has not joined the Rajasthan Royals squad because of a back complaint, and is set to undergo further tests

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