Pahana Magazine is a free distributed Sri Lankan Community Magazine that aims to reach a Sri Lankan population of over 70,000 all over Australia and New Zealand. Pahana is published twice a month. Pahana and Pahana Extra 1st Saturday and 3rd Saturday. The demand for entertainment in literacy media itself gave birth to Pahana.Â We reach out to readers of all ages and life styles with a wide range of articles in both English and Sinhala providing entertainment and education. Circulation of the magazine: We distribute 15,000 copies twice a month.