Archive for January 16th, 2019

Yasmin  Sooka!, Instead of hunting for war criminals in Sri Lanka try helping  the poverty stricken  blacks in  South Africa.

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

By Charles S.Perera Yasmin Sooka, have you visited the poor Africans living in squalid conditions in Squatter Camps, seen with your eyes the misery of the poor blacks living in shanties of Johanesbourg or the living conditions in Barcelona with strewn filth ? I am sure not Sooka, because you only write reports sitting in […]

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Leading neuroscientists and Buddhists agree: “Consciousness is everywhere”

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

BY SAM LITTLEFAIR Courtesy  LION’S ROAR Neuroscientist Christof Koch discusses scientific theories of consciousness with the Dalai Lama. New theories in neuroscience suggest consciousness is an intrinsic property of everything, just like gravity. That development opens a world of opportunity for collaboration between Buddhists and neuroscientists. The heart of consciousness,” says neuroscientist Christof Koch, is that it feels likesomething. […]

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The Beginner’s Mind of Scientist Sir Roger Penrose

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

BY TONY STULTZ   Courtesy  LION’S ROAR Rev. Tony Stultz on the brilliant mind who models a rich exchange between Buddhism and scientific thought — for the benefit of all beings. The famous Penrose Triangle is an impossible object devised by Sir Roger Penrose and his father Lionel Penrose in the 1950s. Roger described it as impossibility in its […]

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There is no political will to protect animals in Sri Lanka

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Senaka Weeraratna

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Molecular dance meditation reveals: you’re just atoms and energy

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

BY SAM LITTLEFAIR  Courtesy LION’S ROAR Physics and Buddhism both posit that it’s hard, if not impossible, to pinpoint you.” Harrison Blum, the Buddhist spiritual advisor at Northeastern University, has created a new guided meditation that allows practitioners to experience that truth. In three sessions last fall, participants sat and danced in meditation, while watching molecules and energy […]

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Meditation and Consciousness

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Ruwan M Jayatunge M.D.  The word ‘conciousness’ is derived from Latin, having its roots in conscio formed by the coalescence of cum meaning ‘with’ and scio meaning ‘know’ (Sousa, 2013).  Consciousness has been one of the most important and tantalizing issues ever since the origin of philosophy and medicine (Facco et al., 2017). The understanding of consciousness has been one of […]

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ඉදිරියේ පැවැත්වෙන ඕනෑම මැතිවරණයකට ශී්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ, පොහොට්ටුව ලකුණින්

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදුජන පෙරමුණ මාධ්‍ය නිවේදනය අද (16) දින මාධ්‍ය සාකච්ඡාවට සහභාගි වූ නියෝජිතයින් • ශී්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන නීතීඥ සංගමයේ ප්‍රධාන ලේකම් නීතීඥ අතුල ද සිල්වා මහතා • ශී්‍ර ලංකා පොදුජන නීතීඥ සංගමයේ සහකාර ලේකම් කුරුණෑගල නීතීඥ සංවිධානයේ ලේකම් ඉන්දික ජයතිලක මහතා • ගම්පහ දිස්තී්‍රක් නීතීඥ සංගමයේ ජ්‍යෙෂ්ට නීතීඥ ලලිත් පියුම් මහතා • කොළඹ […]

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Sri Lanka asks IMF to revive US$1.5-billion bailout

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Courtesy Channel News Asia COLOMBO: Sri Lanka has appealed to the International Monetary Fund to revive a US$1.5-billion bailout suspended during the island nation’s political crisis late last year, the finance ministry said Wednesday (Jan 16). In October, President Maithripala Sirisena sparked weeks of high political drama, even featuring brawls in parliament, by sacking Ranil […]

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N/E development only in consultation with us: TNA

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

Romesh Madushanka Courtesy The Daily Mirror The Tamil National Alliance (TNA) said it was only in consultation with the party that the Cabinet could take a decision on the development of the post-war areas in the Northern and Eastern Provinces. TNA MP Mavai Senadhirajah told a public rally in Jaffna on Monday that they had discussed […]

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අපෙන් අහන්නේ නැතිව කැබිනට් තීරණ ගන්න බෑ

Wednesday, January 16th, 2019

උපුටාගැණීම  මව්බිම ආණ්ඩුව කැබිනට් තීරණයක් ගන්නා විට දෙමළ ජාතික සන්ධානය සමඟ සාකච්ඡා කිරීමෙන් අනතුරුව එම තීරණය ගත යුතු බවට වන ඒකාබද්ධ යාන්ත්‍රණයක් මේ වන විට ක්‍රියාත්මකව පවතින බව දෙමළ ජාතික සන්ධාන පාර්ලිමේන්තු මන්ත්‍රි මාවෙයි සේනාධිරාජා මහතා ප්‍රකාශ කෙළේය. එම යාන්ත්‍රණයට අනුව ආණ්ඩුව වැඩ කළ යුත්තේ දෙමළ ජාතික සන්ධානය සමඟ සාකච්ඡා කිරීමෙන් අනතුරුව වන බවද හෙතෙම […]

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