Author Archive for Dr. Daya Hewapathirane

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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