Archive for May 14th, 2012

Mobs, Monks and the Problem of Political-Buddhism: explaining matters to Kalana Senaratne.

Monday, May 14th, 2012

by Charles .S.Perera Mr.Kalana Senaratne’s article of the 5 May,2012 on the above subject is confusing.  He mixes religious doctrine with matters outside it.  One should not bring in Buddhist teachings in order to condemn human behaviour and people’s attachment to traditions and accepted religious norms ,  sanctity of  all that  belongs to the performance […]

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KAPRUKA Delivers Rotten Food on Mother’s Day

Monday, May 14th, 2012

Jay Pathbey “”…” Missouri, USA Below is a letter from a customer (named Asoka)of Kapruka  (A leading food, groceries and gifts  purchasing and delivering company in Sri Lanka that has owners/partners in USA, UK and in Sri Lanka) who has been very badly let down by Kapruka. Quote ” I am writing to you as […]

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DALAI LAMA GIVES 1.1MILLION POUNDS TEMPLETON PRIZE MONEY TO CHARITY

Monday, May 14th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana The Dalai Lama who received 1.1 million Pounds , Templeton Prize money gave the greater portion of it to Save the Children Fund in India and the balance for science, including teaching science for young Tibetan Buddhist monks. The Templton Prize is the world’s biggest annual award a person could receive and […]

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RAMANNA MYLVAGANAM IN TIGER TERROR PLOT FREED BY US JUDGE

Monday, May 14th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana A Canadian man from Malton who pleaded guilty to his role in a 2006 terror plot to supply computers and night vision glasses etc and had future plans to give them aviation equipment for Sri Lanka’s Tamil Tigers was set free today. Ramanan Mylvaganm, 35, was sentenced to time served when he […]

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GREAT BUDDHIST LEADER OF INDIA AMBEDKAR, REMEMBERED

Monday, May 14th, 2012

By Walter Jayawardhana Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.the greatest Buddhist modern India produced was a genius who overcame difficult situations and upheld the right of the neglected sections of society, like the so called untouchables, Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, District in-charge Minister of Uttara Kannada, said here in Karwar in the Uttara Kannada ,India. Addressing a function to […]

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