Archive for January 23rd, 2012

For the Restoration of the Dharma

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

By Gunadasa Amarasekera-Courtesy The Island  What prompted me to write this short piece is a thought that crossed my mind on reading SL Gunasekara’s Lore of the Law and Other Memories, which I thought was worthy of being shared with its readers. Before elaborating on it I wish to express my appreciation of the noble […]

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What Sri Lanka has given Tamils but will not give the Eelaamists

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

shenali waduge These are the 24 prohibitions advocated by the Vellalars of Sri Lanka upon their own people. Caste amongst Tamils is extremely rigid. Many Tamils today are oblivious to the real facts that the Kallathoniy’s are the one’s ruling from overseas!   1. Males forbidden from wearing upper garments. 2. “Verti” should not hand […]

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Sri Lanka Confounds The Critics Who Never Gave Them A Chance And Proves Them Wrong.

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Top Spin By Suni January 23 2012 Before the Sri Lanka Tour of South Africa the barrage of criticism and ridicule  that a team of South African commentators, coaches and broadcasters alike heaped on the Sri Lankan squad citing team disunity and faulty management etc and scoffed at the chances of Sri Lanka standing upto their champions the […]

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The Saronged king in his castle

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Dr.Tilak Fernando To find subject matter to entice a readership is not an easy task. To a greater extent readers “ƒ”¹…”feed- backs’ go a long way in helping a columnist to make the writing easier. Having studied, worked and lived in London I have come across many individuals, faced several situations and experienced and learnt […]

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Indian Buddhist leader Dr. B.R. Ambedkar deserves to be honoured with a commemorative Postage Stamp in Sri Lanka

Monday, January 23rd, 2012

Senaka Weeraratna As a leading Buddhist country in the world, the Buddhists of this country should seriously consider requesting the Government of Sri Lanka to issue a commemorative postage stamp in honour of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for the great work he has done for his people and the cause of Buddhism in India.  There are […]

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