written on the mirror wall of sigiri from about the 6th cent A.D. till about the 12th cent, by visitors to Sigiri. Number refers to the number of Prof. Senerath Paranavithana's Sigiri Graffiti.
where did you descend, in such a hurry having seen Sihigiri not seeing the mirror-wall have you seen anything? (No. 593, 9th cent.) hearing so much, we came here to climb Sihigiri and saw the wall of moon-stone as it was (No. 511, 8th cent.) the wall of moonstone has borrowed its shinning splendour from you let's enjoy the company of the beautiful ladies who have come into our arms (No. 148, 9th cent.) a hundred thousand visitors looking a hundred thousand times to etch the memory of Sihigiri in their minds (No. 162. 9th. cent.) 'it is soothing to the heart to see the golden hued ones' is the boast of those who have not even climbed here to see its spleandour (No. 528. 9th cent) what should be said to those people who do not think of coming down once they reach the summit so others could go up (No. 57, 8th cent) how could anyone write songs about the unmoving eyes while seeing the tender breasts of the golden hued ones (No. 138, 9th cent) wet with cool dew drops fragrant with perfume from the flowers came the gentle breeze jasmine and water lily dance in the spring sunshine side-long glances of the golden hued ladies stab into my thoughts heaven itself cannot take my mind as it has been captivated by one lass among the five hundred i have seen here (No.249, 9th cent) our mind is sated as we climbed Sihigiri and saw the majestic lion we have no desire now to see the golden hued ones on the wall (No. 45, 9th cent) as evening comes the golden hued beauties among those of the shade of the lily appear like vatkol flowers entangled with katrol flowers (No. 334, 8th cent) plucking a flower from my mate's dress i place it before the golden hued beauty (No. 365, 8th cent) like the hare drawn on the moon may you live for a thousand years but for me it would be like one day (No. 135, 9th cent) seeing the golden hued ladies being washed away by wain it is as if King Kasub himself had them painted inside the cave walls (No. 153, 8th cent) enslaved in mind by the paintings those who come down rub their hands on the ladies 'please walk down the gallery without touching the paintings (No. 677, 8th/9th cent) the long eyed lass ignored him annoyed that he had touched the ladies on the wall (No. 676 9th cent) among the golden hued ladies look at this beauty to your heart's content standing here unmoving, and does the day be just one instant in time? (No. 301, 8th cent)