This article needs additional citations for verification . (May 2018) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)
|Thambiluvil Central College|
தம்பிலுவில் மத்திய கல்லூரி
|School type||Public National 1AB|
|Motto||Be learned, be good|
|Religious affiliation(s)||Saivism, Christianity|
|Authority||Ministry of Education|
|Principal||Mr. Vanniyasingam Jayanthan|
|Number of students||1500+|
|Houses||Valluvar (Yellow), Ilango(Blue), Kambar(Green)|
Thambiluvil Central College (Tamil : தம்பிலுவில் மத்திய கல்லூரி), abbreviated as TCC and formerly known as Thambiluvil Madhya Maha Vidyalayam) is a recently upgraded National school. It is located in Thambiluvil, Sri Lanka. TCC is the main school in Thirukkovil Educational Zone employing nearly 60 academic staff and enrolling approximately 1500 students.
Methodist missionaries introduced modern educational methods to Thambiluvil in the later 19th century. A Methodist Boys school (Thambiluvil Saraswathi Vidyalayam) started in 1877, while a girls school (Thambiluvil Kalaimagal Vidyalayam) started in 1979 in former Batticaloa District.
Saivite Revivalism took root early in 19th century British Ceylon. This led the people to seek education based on native religion and reject Christian missionary schools. A. Nadarasa, a Thambiluvil noble, started a Saivite school in front of Thambiluvil Sri Kannaki amman temple in 1944.
In 1945, one Saivite and two Methodist schools operated there. They were taken over by the British Government of Ceylon and the Saivite school was relocated to the Methodist Girls' School premises with the name of "Junior School".
Grades One to Five were taught at Girls and Boys schools and whoever wished to continue their studies till Eighth grade was allowed to continue in Junior School.After the Independence of Ceylon, the Junior school was renamed "Maha Vidyalayam" in 1958 and relocated once more to its current premises where it grew quickly.
Thambiluvil is a coastal village situated in the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. It is 78 kilometres (48 mi) south of Batticaloa, on the east coast of the island. Thambiluvil is known for its preservation of the Tamil culture, especially the traditions of the ancient Mattakkalappu Desam. It is also known for Periya Kalappu, an area that has a lagoon and rice paddys.
Point Pedro is a town, located in Jaffna District, Sri Lanka, at the northernmost point of the island.
Badulla is a district in Uva Province, Sri Lanka. The entire land area of the Badulla district is 2,861 km2 and total population is 837,000. The district is bounded by the districts of Monaragala and Rathnapura on the East & South, by Ampara and Kandy districts on the North and by Nuwara Eliya and Matale on the West. Mainly the economy of the district is based on agricultural farming and livestock.
Jaffna Central College is a national school in Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Founded in 1816 by British Methodist missionaries, it is one of Sri Lanka's oldest schools.
Vallipuram Vasanthan was a Sri Lankan Tamil rebel and member of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), a separatist Tamil militant organisation in Sri Lanka. He was the LTTE's first Black Tiger.
Swami Vipulananda, also known as Vipulananda Adigal, was a Sri Lankan Tamil Hindu social reformer, literary critic, author, poet, teacher and ascetic from the Eastern Province of Sri Lanka. Vipulanada was an early pioneer associated with the Indian-based Ramakrishna Mission in Sri Lanka. Along with other reformers, Vipulanada was instrumental in the revival of the Hindu religion and native traditions in Sri Lanka after a long period of dormancy and decline during the previous 500 years of colonial rule by various European powers.
Arumugam Canagaratnam was a Ceylon Tamil lawyer and member of the Legislative Council of Ceylon.
Thirukkovil or Tirukovil is a town in the Ampara District of Sri Lanka, situated along the eastern coast of the island. It is 30 km (19 mi) north of Pottuvil and 35 km (22 mi) south of Kalmunai. In Tamil the name translates to God's-temple. It was affected by 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Dematagoda is a suburb in Colombo, Sri Lanka represented by divisional code 9. It is surrounded by the Borella, the Maradana and the Kolonnawa. The Baseline Road passes through the Dematagoda. The famous Sri Lankan Tamil broadcaster of Radio Ceylon fame, B. H. Abdul Hameed was born in Dematagoda.
Thambiluvil Kannaki Amman Kovil is one of the most significant Hindu temples in the Ampara District of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. It is situated about 70 km south of Batticaloa town and 11 km south to Akkaraipattu. This is considered as the one of the ancient temples of Mattakkalappu Desam made for Kannaki Amman, the heroine of the great Tamil epic Silappatikaram.
Talawakelle is a town in Nuwara Eliya District in the Central Province, Sri Lanka, governed by an Urban Council. It is the center of Dimbula tea planting district, the largest tea growing area in Sri Lanka. It is situated on A7 colombo-Nuwara Eliya highway. The altitude of Talawakelle is 1,198 metres (3,930 ft). Talawakelle railway station is one of the major stops of Udarata or Main railway line. The town is administrated by Talawakelle-Lindula urban council.
Varany Maha Vidyalayam is a provincial school in Varany, Sri Lanka.
The Methodist Church of Sri Lanka and in is a Protestant Christian denomination in Sri Lanka. Its headquarters is in Colombo and was established on 29 June 1814. It is a member of the World Council of Churches, the Christian Conference of Asia, the National Christian Council of Sri Lanka and the World Methodist Council.
Thirukkovil Temple is the most significant Hindu temple in Thirukkovil, Ampara District of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. It is dedicated to Chitravelayudhar who was once the guardian deity of Mattakkalappu Desam and this temple enjoyed the honor of Desathukkovil of the Batticaloa region. Archaeological and historical evidences suggest that Cholan, Kotte and Kandyan kings maintained strong relations with this temple in the past.
M. Velu Kumar is a Sri Lankan politician, former provincial minister and Member of Parliament.