Archive for January 20th, 2012

The Wisdom and the Mind—Believe in Yourself

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Buddhism is a universal religion, and its teachings are for all human beings. Buddhist psychology offers us more than methods of investigation. Its core techniques of meditation and self-awareness have much to offer to laypeople, particularly Westerners, whose ever-increasing material comforts have not wiped out rampant, ever-increasing emotional distresses.

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Australian Ambassador’s Crime

Friday, January 20th, 2012

By Sybil The Editor WA Today. I refer to your ‘senior’ correspondent Daniel Flitton’s great ‘newsworthy’ article on Ms. Kathy Klugman’s ‘controversial’ appointment (http://www.watoday.com.au/national/controversial-diplomat-snares-gillard-role-20120118-1q6kl.html). Perhaps, Daniel did not know that there were two Australian women who played a significant role in Sri Lanka recently. The first, an Aussie nurse, Adele, married to a Tamil Tiger […]

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Problems in devolving powers to the provinces

Friday, January 20th, 2012

Haris de Silva-Courtesy The Island  TNA Parlimentarians on the proposed devolution of powers to Provincial Councils I wish to refer to the imbroglio between the GoSL (Government of Sri Lanka) and the TNA (Tamil National Alliance) on the proposed devolution of powers to Provincial Councils. It has apparently got stuck on a sticky wicket on […]

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