Author Archive for Geethanjana Kudaligamage

නුගේගොඩ මිනිසාගේ “පැතුම.”

Saturday, March 14th, 2015

ගීතාංජන රාජපක්ෂ මහතාගේ රුපය සහිත මෙම පෝස්ටරය මා විසින් පිළියෙළ කලේ ඔබාමා මහතා ගේ ජනාධිපති වරණයට භාවිතාකල “HOPE” පෝස්ටරය අනුකරණය කරමිනි. මගේ මතයේ හැටියට, දැනුවත්ව හෝ නොදැනුවත්ව ඔබාමා මහතා තම පැතුම “HOPE”  අනෙකාගේ එනම් ශ්‍රී ලාංකික අපගේ පැතුම  “HOPE” විනාශ කිරීමක් බවට පරිවර්තනය කර තිබෙන නිසා මෙම පෝස්ටරයේ සංකේතාත්මක වටිනාකමක් මෙන්ම කිසියම්  දේශපාලන පණිවුඩයක්ද ගැබ් […]

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අපේ රාජපක්ෂ හා උංගේ රාජපක්ෂ (Part 1) 

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

ගීතාංජන සියවස් ගණනක් වහලුන් ලෙස ජීවත් වී, ආණ්ඩුක්‍රම ව්‍යවස්ථාවට අනුව නීතියානුකුලව  වහල් බවෙන් නිදහස් වුවද, මිනිසුන් ලෙස සමාජයෙන් ලැබිය යුතුවූ සමාජ ගරුත්වය නොලබා, කුණු කෑලි සේ සමාජ වාටියේ නැතහොත් සමාජ එලිපත්තේ ජීවත්වූ ඇමරිකාවේ කලු ජනයාට, කළු මිනිසෙකු වන ඔබාමා මහතා ජනාධිපති ලෙස තේරී පත්වීම තුලින් ඇතිවූ අධ්‍යාත්මික උත්තේජනය සංකේතාත්මකව බලපෑවේ යම්සේද, එවන් බලපෑමක් ශ්‍රී ලාංකික […]

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Nugegoda Man has laid the egg, but would the bird hatch of a different breed?????

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Geethanjana No way! Preventing this is the exact duty of Nugegoda Man; to be precise, preventing the repetition of hoodwinking and bypassing historical aspirations of the Sri Lankan people is the responsibility of Nugegoda Man. That is the reason why I want Lanka Web contributors to stop quarrelling and use their strongest abilities to educate […]

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“NUGEGODA MAN” IS THE LEGENDARY “DIYASENA” WHO WILL EMERGE TO SAVE THE NATION ‘NUGEGODA MAN’ MUST BE REGISTERED AS A NEW POLITICAL ORGANIZATION

Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Geethanjana In March of 2010 I said, “Sri Lanka is at historical crossroads; and has reached to a critical juncture in her entire history of two and a half millennia. Opening up a new politico-economic and a military chapter, radically severing the dependency on the west, Sri Lanka has taken a far-reaching twist in the […]

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“Quo vadis Maldives?” The prediction has become a reality.

Friday, May 10th, 2013

Geethanjana  If there are few functioning brain cells remaining under the skull, anyone would know simple politics. It is not rocket science to know the geostrategic agenda of the west in the Indian Ocean region. Three years ago in 2010, this writer predicted about a probability that would take place in Maldives based on the […]

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IMF විලේ ඉන්න යකා සහ උන්ගේ මරාගෙන මැරෙන ආර්ථික බෝම්බ ජැකට්ටුව

Friday, December 23rd, 2011

ගීතාංජන  ඔන්න එක කාලයක් කොටිය එනෝ! කොටිය එනෝ! කියල ගෙයි තිවුණු බඩු මූට්ටු ටික හොරකන් කරන් ගියා; නැත්තං මංකොල්ල කෑවා, නැත්නම් ගිනි තියල විනාස කරා,එක්කෝ බෝම්බ තිව්ව.. දැන් වෙලා තියෙන්නෙ කොටිය හිටියටත් වඩා හපන් වැඩක්. දැන් තහනං සත්තු මාරුව කියල බොරු චෝදනාවක් දාල හිරබාරෙට ගන්නව, එල්ලුන් ගහේ යවනවා කිය කියා ගෙදර උන්නැහෙව බය කර කර, […]

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ළඟ එන නත්තල වෙනුවෙන් ටර්කි කෑමට අලුත් සෝස් එකක් සමග ‘සුන්දර-කබර’ ආර්ථික ප්රතිපත්තියක්

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Geethanjana මං මේ ලිපිය ලියන්ඩ පටන් ගන්න කොට මට මතක් උනා බොබ් මාලි ගේ සින්දුවක්. ඒ  සින්දුවේ කොටසක අදහස මෙන්න මේ වගේ. පුපුරුවා හරින සෙයකදැ මා දෙව් මැදුරක් … එහෙත්… ඔබ දැන් දනී බොරු දෙසන බැව් දෙව් ගැති…   ‘Cause I feel like bombing’ a church – Now that you know… that the preacher is […]

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පනස්හයේ දරුවෙකු විසින් ආණ්ඩුව ගැන කියන දුකහිතෙන කතාවක්

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Geethanjana බණ්ඩාරනායක ඝාතනයට පස්සෙ උපන් පරම්පරාවට තමයි මාව අයිති වෙන්නෙ. බුදුන්ගෙ පින්තූරයයි සැරියුත් මුගලන් සහ සීවලී හාමුදුරුවරුන්ග පින්තූරයි  අතරට අර බණ්ඩාරනායක මහත්තය ආයුබෝවන් කියාගෙන ලස්සන හිනාවකින් මුව සරසාගෙන ඉදිරියට එන පින්තූරයයි, පිලිප් ගුණවර්ධන මහත්තයාගේ පින්තූරයයි එකම මට්ටමේ එල්ලලා ගරු බුහුමන් කරනව පුංච් කාලේ ඉඳන් නිතර දෙවේලේ දකින සංස්කෘතියක තමයි මගේ ළමා කාලය ගෙවුනේ. ඒ නිසා, […]

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For Colombian, living is to exist absolutely for the other; where does Colombian false superiority rely on? (EPITAPH OF A COLONIZED Part 3)

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage The basic principle of the life of colonized Colombian is that it implies that living is to exist absolutely for the other. For the colonized Colombian, living is an act of performance, a ‘role play’ based on a given script. Playing a role also implies the existence of an audience. He imitates a […]

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Why dog remains a dog even in its own universe? An open letter to all dogs-(EPITAPH OF A COLONIZED-PART 2)

Tuesday, November 1st, 2011

 Geethanjana Kudaligamage  Is dog a dog to begin with? Dog becomes a dog only in the universe known to man. Man stands as the sole observer and there he interprets his universe and represents the world as he wish. He makes the dog to be what it is. Although man’s representations can be valid only […]

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Epitaph of a colonized (Part-1)

Friday, September 30th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage  Notes from Kirinda What I am writing now is a fusion of some of my thoughts with crude translation of some pages from my notebook originally written in Sinhala language. These notes were about my Kataragama tour with a group of friends and some relatives two years after the Tsunami hit southern coast […]

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Taking control over the body by tongue

Monday, September 26th, 2011

GEETHANJANA KUDALIGAMAGE “Who is to say that robbing a people of their language is less violent than war?”   (Ray Gwyn Smith) Robbing a people of their language is not lessviolent than war; yes I agree.But at the same time I would say that it’s also not lessbrutal than genocide. Why do I say so? The […]

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Irritation in Irrigation—the “Gama-Kana” Engineering in the downstream (Part 19-VII)

Sunday, February 27th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 19-VII) Although the origin of the vernacular idiom “Gama-kanawa” is not known, when asked an engineer of Irrigation Department of his work, he had answered in one word, “Gama-Kanawa.” By this single termed expression, he had explained a thousand words about his innate […]

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Salient Features of Ancient Irrigation Systems in Sri Lanka (Part 19-VI)

Thursday, February 24th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 19 VI) This is the second part of the emailed article of Udula continued from the part 19-V. In this part after presenting three more technological components, Udula goes to explain few cases that has brought destruction to the multi-functional ancient system.   […]

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Is “science” a Sudda’s intellectual property?— Salient features of “ethical science” in traditional irrigation systems of Sri Lanka (Part 19-V)

Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 19 V)  When we think of science, it invokes us something belongs to the west, a “white gift” wrapped in white mythology. But however we try hard to white wash it, science emerges as pure, proving that it is not a white “thing”, […]

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Development is not only meant for stomach but also for the wits. (Part-19 IV)

Monday, February 21st, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 19 IV)  Please be advised that the article titled “What does man want from development”…Awsadahamy asks” is the part 19-III of this article.   Native philosophy of development reaffirms the right to life of all beings; not only of the fittest, but also of […]

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What does man want from development?… Awsadahamy asks!

Thursday, February 17th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony  I asked a question in a previous article as to “what does man really desire out of development?” Now let me ask it again, what does man in Sri Lanka want from development? When people come to confront with this question face to face, […]

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Triangle of the dilemma, Ben Silva, Dr. Gunaratne and Awsadahamy (Part 19-II)

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony Ben Silva, Dr. Shelton Gunaratne and Awsadahamy symbolize the triangle of the dilemma; the trauma of the question of Awsadahamy. Any way, I’m glade for having a very healthy discussion here on Lanka Web in the search of suitable model of development for the […]

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Epitaph of a colonized, and the rediscovery of Awsadahamy, the “Other” of the “Coastal Political culture” of Sri Lanka (Part 19-I)

Thursday, February 10th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage  Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony  The nationally dominant Colombo based “Coastal Political culture” is a relatively new political phenomenon emerged only after the native culture encountered Europeans in the beginning of the 16th century. This encounter soon became a clash of civilizations as the “necropolitics” of Europe, (As Achille […]

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Maximus, Daffodility complex and the Double cheese mouse trap made in Angoda. (Part- 18)

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

GEETHANJANA KUDALIGAMAGE In the famous movie “Gladiator”, at the end of the victorious military campaign defeating northern Germanic tribes, Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius asks the commander of his Northern army Maximus the Spaniard, (the “Gladiator,”)…  …“What is Rome, Maximus?” “Sire, I’ve seen much of the rest of the world. It’s brutal, cruel and dark. But […]

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Third world development is a war; Contemporary battle of liberation is not over land, but in economics (Part 17)

Monday, January 31st, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony  The model of power that is globally hegemonic today presupposes an element of coloniality, which in turn is deeply grounded in ‘racing’ our political culture. We are not living in the 15th century after all, but the fundamental power relations of 15th century still […]

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Asian Inferiority-Complex, the Killer Disease: Part (16-III of III)

Sunday, January 30th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage  Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony  Inferiority vs. superiority complexes, the underside of us vs. them Like many other diseases, the origin of this modern “killer disease,” of inferiority-complex is also first originated in Caucasian mind. I think the readers who already have visited the link “The semantic slippage of […]

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Asian inferiority-complex, “The Killer disease” (Part 16-II of III)

Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage  Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony(The article became a little longer than I thought. Please be advised that this article now carries three parts instead of two.)  Rhsuperfly asks the Asians to “get over” the Asian inferiority complex in order to see the “world” or “life” in more objective and […]

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Asian inferiority complex—the ‘killer disease’, In way of responding to Rhsuperfly (Part 16-I of II)

Monday, January 24th, 2011

Geethanjana Kudaligamage  Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony  Despite the fact that the article, THE MYTH OF A NEW ASIAN CENTURY-WHY IT IS WESTERN NOT ASIAN by Dr. Janaka Goonetilleke has already been pushed into back pages, I thought the comment of Rhsuperfly that advised Asians to get over their ‘inferiority complex’ […]

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We are waiting for that historic enouncement of president Rajapaksa

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 15-C)(Continued from part 15-B) People do not trust institutions anymore for another reason. In the face of massive purchasing power of global capital, virtually there is nothing left behind without being trapped into the complex web of its influence and its culture of […]

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18th amendment, the Big fat snake and the bird in the cage

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 15-B) (Continued from part 15-A) Take a scenario in which a bird has been denied its freedom by confining it into a cage. And say, there is a big fat snake patiently waiting outside the cage to take the first opportunity to hunt […]

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The ‘Reason’ vs. ‘Faith’ and Idealism vs. Pragmatism

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 15-A) Man has responsibility, not power (Native American proverb, Tuscarora tribe)  ‘Faith’ is very often associated with religion, but politics on the other hand associated with ‘strategy’. Since the religion is not dealing with strategy based on reason, it relied on ‘faith’ based […]

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Executive presidency — a necessary deviland a useful tool.

Wednesday, September 8th, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 14-) As I was writing this article, the 18th amendment was pending to be submitted before the parliament for approval. Other than some NGOs and some opposition political parties, there is no significant public participation in opposing this move. The silence of the […]

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Quo vadis Maldives?

Wednesday, August 4th, 2010

Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 13) From western point of view, loosing Sri Lanka is a colossal strategic setback. But no one can blame Sri Lanka for this tragic reality. From Sri Lankan point of view, Sri Lanka hasn’t done anything in detrimental to relations with USA. Therefore, […]

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Justifications given for the Indian patronage of Tamil separatism in SL was the biggest political comic in the 20th century

Thursday, July 22nd, 2010

 Geethanjana Kudaligamage Rajapakse, regional politics, “Eurocentric Developmentalism” and the western hegemony (Part 12-C)  “If you dig a pit for me, you dig one for yourself” (Native American proverb, Creole tribe) (Continued from previous part) Now let us take the whole argument behind the justification of Indian misadventure in Sri Lanka that climaxed with Indian military […]

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