Ananda Sastralaya, Kotte

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Ananda Sastralaya
Sri Lanka
Coordinates 6°52′58″N 79°54′08″E / 6.88278°N 79.90222°E / 6.88278; 79.90222Coordinates: 6°52′58″N 79°54′08″E / 6.88278°N 79.90222°E / 6.88278; 79.90222
Type National

"අපපමතතා නමීයන්තී"
Appamaththa Namiyanthi
(Buddhist quote from the Apramadha

Vagga in the Dhammapada.
Meaning: "Early man never die.")
Established 1886
Principal Unknown
Grades Class 1 - 13
Gender Boys
Age range 6 to 19
Color(s) Maroon and Gold        
Affiliation Buddhist

Ananda Sastralaya is a public school located in the city of Kotte, Sri Lanka. It provides primary and secondary education.



The students of the Ananda Sastralaya are divided into four houses. These are:

  • Paravi
  • Kokila
  • Thisara
  • Mayura

An athletic tournament among these houses is held once a year at the beginning of the first term.

Sport clubs[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Name Notability Reference
Lokuge, GaminiGamini Lokuge member parliament - Colombo (1989–present)
Mallawarachchi, MiltonMilton Mallawarachchi musician
Rohana, JayalalJayalal Rohana actor, director, scriptwriter
Devapriya, IsuraIsura Devapriya Chief Minister of Western Province (2015–present)

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