Archive for August 18th, 2012

Will Rajapake Show His True Colours ? – Time for Sri Lanka to Act

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Anuradhini A golden opportunity has arisen for Sir Lanka to affirm the friendship and show solidarity to a country which voted with us in the bogus UN Human Rights resolution. Ecuador voted in support of Sri Lanka despite the fact that its North American super power was thrusting this useless intimidating resolution. Would Sri Lanka […]

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OBSERVING THE BUDDHIST FIRST PRECEPT

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

by Professor Mahinda Palihawadana Note: This is a slightly enlarged version of an article that appeared in the Daily News (Sri Lanka) of January 02, 1999 and in the Animal Rights Online Newsletter of March 24, 1999. The enlarged version was prepared for a Buddhist symposium at the YMBA, Borella and has since been published […]

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Is Appachchi a Tamil word?

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Chandre Dharmawardana The Island newspaper has published a very short article on the 16 and 18th Aug., and I think such articles lead to more misunderstanding than clarification. The main suggestion is that `apachchi‘ or `appochchi‘ is a Tamil word. No other words, cognates, or etymology are discussed in these articles.  Even a suggestion has […]

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Regarding Thamilians and Inscriptions

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

by Gam Vaesiya, Ontario, Canada. Mr Sivakumaran has published an article entitled “Thamilians and Inscriptions” in Mr. D. B. S. Jeyraj’s column, and also in the `midweek review’ of the Island, 15th August. The article is said to summarizes material appearing in the Sunday Thinakkural of July 01, 2012, by a writer using the  pen-name  […]

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Sri Lankan Student’s Alliance T20 and 6 a Side Cricket Tournament – Friday August 24 @ 9:00 am.

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

YOU ARE INVITED: Please come out and support Sri Lankan students and alumni’s of York University, Ryerson University, University of Toronto, Western University, Waterloo University,  Seneca College, Centennial College, & Toronto, Sri Lankan Students Alliance’s as they compete in their annual big match “T20 Battle of the Alliances” to be followed by a fundraiser bbq.  […]

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Obedience to The Prophet (PBUH)

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary, Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka.  (Given below is an excerpt the Friday Sermon of Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Supreme Head of the world-wide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam, delivered on 17th August 2012 at “ƒ”¹…”Baithul Futhuh’, London, U.K., gave a discourse on obedience to the Prophet (saw)  Ahmadiyya Khalifa […]

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Eid-Ul-Fitr Message.

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

By A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Sri Lanka.  “Eid means a thing or matter for which we may desire its coming again and again. Naturally happiness is such a matter for which we desire it may come again and again. So Eid means an occasion of great happiness and jubilation. In various […]

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The Honorable Lord Krishna: A Prophet Of Allah

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

By I. Ahmad Dalupotha, Negombo.  While many Hindus recognize the differences between Islam and Hinduism, few may appreciate that according to Islamic principles and Prophet Muhammad, Lord Krishna was a true Prophet of God. The obvious question that emerges is that if the same God sent Lord Krishna and Prophet Muhammad, why do Islam and […]

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