The Royal Standard
The Royal Flag
The Royal Flag of the Arya Cakravarti, Kings of Jaffna, dates back to the 13th century. The victorious Bull (Nandi) couchant with a magenta outline in the centre, above the bull is a white parasol bordered with golden tassels and pearls, single conch and the crescent moon with a golden sun. On a saffron (golden yellow) background with a white inner border.
The Personal Flag
In 2005, The Raja of Jaffna adopted a Personal Flag, which is quit separate from the Royal Flag. In the centre of the Personal Flag is the Royal Coat of Arms and the Personal Flag is saffron in colour (golden yellow), with a maroon inner border. The Personal Flag is personal to him alone and can be flown by no one other than The Raja of Jaffna.
The Royal Standard Copyrights
The Royal Standard continues to be the Flag of the Royal House of Jaffna. The Personal Standard is used by the Head of the Royal House of Jaffna.
The Royal Flags and the Royal Symbols may not be reproduced. Any misuse of these items is deemed tantamount to abuse and considered infringing the Copyrights Act. The Royal Standard could not be flown without the permission of the Royal House of Jaffna. If you have any questions or request for permission to use the Royal Standard, please contact us.
The Royal Flags
Eng. C.Q.C.M. Walschots