“Remembering Laki on his Birthday”

Remembering Laki Senanayake on his birthday. I cannot remember when I first met Laki, but I remember every conversation we have had on art, the forest, biodiversity and life. Laki was a free spirit, non-judgmental, kind, brilliant and witty. He refused to take himself seriously. On Sunday, the Barberyn Family and Lakis associates from the village celebrated Laki with deep …

“Stories from Diyabubula”

Stories from ‘Diyabubula’, an enchanting natural water spring enhanced by Laki over several decades featuring many of his art, making it a rare living Art Gallery. Enter into Diyabubula Digital Journal coming soon…

“Remembering Laki Senanayake (1937-2021)”

The renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake was a part of the prolific group of artists which included Geoffrey & Bevis Bawa, Donald Friend, Ulrik Plesner, Barbara Sansoni and Ena de Silva. Laki’s legacy spans over many forms and disciplines including sketches, pen & ink drawing, murals and frescos, sculpture, silk, batik & screen printing, designing/engraving for banknotes, gardening/landscaping and architecture. …

“PARADISE REGAINED: Diyabubula is Open”

Leave the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to the mystical jungle paradise created by renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake. Diyabubula, an enchanting natural water spring enhanced by Laki over several decades, featuring many of his artwork making it a rare living Art Gallery. Enjoy the tranquillity of nature, wildlife, artwork, history and treat your tastebuds to our …

“PARADISE REGAINED: We are now Open for the Season”

We are Now Open for the Season. Escape to the mystical jungle paradise created by renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake. Hidden in the northernmost foothills of the Sri Lankan Central Highlands, near the UNESCO Heritage sites of Sigiriya (Lion Rock) & Dambulla Cave Temple lies the enchanted Diyabubula, a natural water spring enhanced by Laki over several decades, featuring many …

”PARADISE REGAINED: Escape to Laki’s Jungle Paradise This Season”

Escape to the mystical jungle paradise created by renowned multidisciplinary artist Laki Senanayake. Hidden in the northernmost foothills of the Sri Lankan Central Highlands, near the UNESCO Heritage sites of Sigiriya (Lion Rock) & Dambulla Cave Temple lies the enchanted Diyabubula, a natural water spring enhanced by Laki over several decades, featuring many of his artwork dotted around in situ, …