Author Archive for Dr. Daya Hewapathirane

Fake News helping Rohingya Terrorists

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has stated that the crisis in Rakhine state is being distorted by a “huge iceberg of misinformation”. She said that tensions were being fanned by fake news promoting the interests of terrorists.  Many fake news photographs are circulating. This creates a lot of problems between different communities […]

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HISTORY OF DRAVIDIAN INVASIONS OF SRI LANKA

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane Contrary to what  Ananth Karthikeyan has stated in his article published in the Lankaweb on September 03, 2017, titled The Imperial Cholas’ Conquest of Sri Lanka”  mentioned, Sri Lanka was never captured and controlled completely by Dravidians at any time in its history. The following is an outline of Dravidian invasions and […]

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BRITISH OCCUPATION OF SRI LANKA WAS ONE OF SHEER EXPLOITATION AND DEVASTATION

Monday, September 4th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  All colonial powers associated with Sri Lanka in the past are guilty of serious crimes of acute proportions. The British were the worst of them all. The British occupation of Sri Lanka was not only gravely crime-prone, but one of sheer treachery, exploitation and devastation of our country and people. It is […]

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ROHINGHA MUSLIM TERRORISM : RECENT INCIDENCES

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  On 9 October 2016, hundreds of unidentified Rohingha Muslim insurgents attacked three Burmese border posts along Myanmar’s border with Bangladesh.  The attackers brandished knives, machetes and homemade slingshots that fired metal bolts. Several dozen firearms and boxes of ammunition were looted by the attackers from the border posts. The attack resulted in […]

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ARMED MUSLIM INSURGENTS STARTS VIOLENCE IN MYANMAR

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane On Thursday August 23, 2017, a few hours after Annan presented the commission’s report, violence broke out in the western Rakhine state when armed Muslim insurgents attacked security guards in the border region with Bangladesh. At least 71 people, including 12 security personnel, have been killed in these deadly clashes. Fighting continues in […]

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Mindfulness Meditation to Overcome Pessimistic Outlook and Attitudes

Monday, August 14th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane A pessimistic outlook is associated with the tendency to see, anticipate, or emphasize only bad and undesirable outcomes, results, and conditions. Pessimists in general, are cynics, skeptics, doubters, doomsters, nihilists, defeatists, and cowards who look ahead and often see a bleak future. They suffer from anxiety, fear, and often worry even over […]

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The Ancient Haththikuchchi Monastery-Shrine Complex

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane Located near Galgamuwa in the Kurunegala district, about 3.5 km away from the Mahagalkadawala junction on the Padeniya–Anuradhapura road, Haththikuchchi is an extensive area of about 300 acres of ruins of a large ancient vihara complex. These ruins lie within highly picturesque surroundings that consist of differently shaped rock boulders and imposing […]

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ARANKELE: An Incredible Ancient Forest Hermitage in an  Amazing Natural Setting

Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane July 10, 2017 Arankele, can be reached via the Kurunegala-Dambulla main road and turning off to the Ibbagamuwa-Moragolla road.  Arankele is one of the oldest and premier forest hermitages of Sri Lanka, highly reputed since historic times, as an austere abode of an exclusive group of reclusive Bhikkhus, who were deeply devoted […]

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DALADA MALIGAWA ATTACKED ON JANUARY 25, 1998

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane Nineteen years ago, on Sunday January 25th 1998 around 6:30 in the morning, the savage Tamil terrorists attacked the Sri Dalada Maligawa – one of the greatest national cultural treasures of our country. Built originally in the late 15th century, this fabulous architectural marvel is more than 550 years old, In the centuries […]

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PROTECTING THE SINHALA BUDDHIST CULTURAL LEGACY OF SRI LANKA

Saturday, December 10th, 2016

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane Motherland of the Sinhala People from Historic Times Compared to the other 196 countries of the world, Sri Lanka, the motherland of the Hela, Sihala or Sinhala people, is small, in terms of area (65,610 sq. km) and population (21 million). The Hela or Sinhala is the ethnic group native to Sri […]

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HISTORY OF TAMIL INVASIONS AND ATROCITIES  IN SRI LANKA

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  OVERVIEW Recorded history states that Sri Lanka was invaded as much as seventeen times by South Indian Dravidian Tamil speaking invaders since 230 BCE. Coming with armies of Tamils from South India they ruthlessly wiped out entire Sinhala villages along their way to Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa the royal capitals of the past. […]

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CONFORMING TO NATIONAL CULTURAL NORMS AND VALUES   OF SRI LANKA 

Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane MINORITY COMMUNITIES It is the moral obligation of the non-indigenous minority communities such as the Tamils and Muslims to conform to the norms and values of the Sinhala Nation of Sri Lanka to which they belong today. They may have brought to this nation, various ethnic, cultural and religious baggage in the […]

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THE SINHALE NATION

Sunday, February 7th, 2016

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane A nation is a historically constituted, stable community of people, formed basically on the basis of a common culture, a common language, economic life, and psychological make-up.  From ancient times, Sri Lanka or Sinhale as the island was known in known to its people from historic times is the Nation of the […]

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MUSLIMS RUTHLESSLY ELIMINATE THE BUDDHIST EMPIRE OF KASHMIR  

Saturday, February 6th, 2016

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane     Kashmir has been referred to as Paradise on Earth” owing to its stunning natural beauty’. In the past, from the 3rd century BCE to about the 12 century CE, or for more than one thousand three hundred years, Kashmir wasinhabited by Buddhists. Ruled by illustrious Buddhist kings, most notably King Kanishka, the […]

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MINORITY COMMUNITIES: A THREAT TO NATIONAL UNITY Part II

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Dr. Daya Hewapathirane  HISTORY OF THE TAMIL COMMUNITY OF SRI LANKA    The small communities of Tamils and Muslims living in Sri Lanka, amount to about 24% of the total population of Sri Lanka at present (Tamils including Estate Tamils – 15%; Muslims (09%). These communities are descendants of groups of individuals, exclusively males, who arrived […]

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Protect and Uphold ‘SINHALE’ :  The Nation of Sinhala Patriots Part I

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016

Dr.  Daya Hewapathirane   It was in the last quarter of the 20th century that the name Sri Lanka was inappropriately imposed upon our motherland, known historically for centuries as ‘Sinhale’, ‘Sihala-deepa’,   or ‘Heladiva’, all of which mean the land or island of the Sinhala or  ‘Hela’ people. According to ancient Pali chronicles including the […]

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