Arisen Ahubudu


Arisen Ahubudu

Arisen Ahubudu is an eminent writer, orator, scholar, playwright, teacher (Guru), Sinhala lyricist, author and poet in Sri Lanka. He is also a prominent member of the Hela Havula. He has received three government awards for literary works, Title of Kalasuri from the Government of Sri Lanka and Sarasavi award (film awards) for best composer.

Ahubudu was born on March 18, 1920. Arisen Ahubudu has worked with the likes of Kumaratunga Munidasa at Hela Havula for the betterment of the Sinhala language, culture and Sri Lanka as a whole. He attempts to understand and create awareness about history by the study of language. For over 40 years he was teaching (27 at St Thomas' College, Mount Lavinia) and for 40 years he is providing auspicious names to new born children and Institutions.

Some of his works

* Hela Derana Vaga
* Koggala Pavata
* Mangala Kinkini
* Dam Rasa Dehara
* A-Sammataya Raja Vima
* Arisen Ahubudu Harasaraniya
* Sakviti Ravana
* Lanka Gam Nam Vahara
* Atu Aga Dili Vana Mal

Picture

Links

* [http://www.ahubudu.com Official Website of Arisen Ahubudu]
* [http://www.sesatha.co.uk/Community_News/Ariesen_Ahubudu_New_Web/index.htm Information on Arisen Ahubudu]

Press Articles

* [http://www.dailynews.lk/2005/04/20/news30.htm Arisen Ahubudu recommends Cumaratunga's works to posterity]
* [http://www.dailynews.lk/2007/11/15/news21.asp Ahubudu presented books to President]

References

* [http://www.babynames.lk/profile.htm Profile of Arisen Ahubudu]


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