Archive for August 5th, 2014

WHO’S AFRAID OF THE COMMON CANDIDATE?

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

 BY GOMIN DAYASRI  An election result divulges the northern mind more than a thousand words spoken. The North voted overwhelmingly for the Commander of the Sri Lanka Army as against the Commander-in –Chief at the last Presidential Election-both war heroes disliked in the North. That indicates the north will swing for ‘anybody but Mahinda Rajapakse’- […]

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Love and Sex of Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

C. Wijeyawickrema Much ado about nothing!   Villagers call it kenda kanda karagena natanavaa or making a fart a sound of a gun-shot. Could it be possible that Jayalalitha (JL) got so upset when a cartoon suggested that she was thinking of making a love to Narendra Modi? Yes, the title of the letter said […]

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India & Tamil Nadu’s reaction to an article speaks volumes

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

THUSHARA AMARAWEERA SRI LANKA Cartoons about world leaders and politicians are many. Articles against world leaders and politicians are many. Have world leaders and politicians ever reacted like India and Tamil Nadu politicians are currently doing? Most certainly not. It should be an embarrassment to the entirety of India to have behaved in such a […]

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MINDFULNESS: A SECULARIZED BUDDHIST PRACTICE IN THE WEST

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  Mindfulness is a technique that is integral to the Teachings of the Buddha. It is the seventh element of the Noble Eightfold Path which encapsulates the principal teachings of the Buddha.Mindfulness or ‘sati’ is a whole-body-and-mind awareness of the present moment. It is awareness of body, feelings, thoughts and phenomena that affect […]

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‘Against Belief’: Mindfulness Meditation (satipatthana bhavana) as Empirical Method

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

Sugunasiri, Suwanda H.J Establishing of Mindfulness (satipaññhàna ) is the methodology specifically developed by the Buddha towards Nibbàna. Taking the very small opening segment – Mindfulness of Breathing, of this Discourse, this paper explores its methodology, not however as a spiritual activity but as a scientific method to arrive at knowledge empirically. The opening descriptive, […]

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