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All constructions within 500 m of Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi precinct...

President Mahinda Rajapaksa has instructed the Anuradhapura Mayor to halt all constructions within 500 metres of the sacred Jaya Sri Maha Bodhi precinct. The President also advised him to not to permit any construction that would be a threat to ... Sri Lanka Daily News, 5 hours ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Royal dedication for Mahavihara golden spire

Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn of Thailand on Sunday formally dedicated the gold plating on the spire of the World Heritage Mahabodhi Mahavihara to the temple. A special prayer by a senior priest from Thailand marked the offering ceremony on the ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

Significance of Bak Full Moon Poya Day Buddha's Second visit to Lanka

Five years after the Enlightenment Gautama Buddha visited Sri Lanka for the second occasion. The objective of this visit was to convince the rulers of Lanka- Naga Kings and their followers that hatred is not appeased by hatred but by non-hatred.
 Daily Mirror Sri Lanka1 week ago
Sri Lanka Daily News

[Buddhist Spectrum] 10.04.2014

Theravada - Mahayana Buddhism Ven. Dr Walpola Rahula Thera Let us discuss a question often asked by many people: What is the difference between Mahayana and Theravada Buddhism? To see things in their proper perspective, let us turn to the ...
 Sri Lanka Daily News1 week ago
Gulf Times

Open Heavens Apr 02 Sri Lanka seeks divine help to avoid power cuts

(AFP) - Sri Lanka's energy minister offered flowers and lit thousands of oil lamps as she prayed for rains to replenish drought-hit reservoirs which are used for hydro-power plants, an official said Tuesday. Minister Pavithra Waniarachchi ...
 Lanka Business Online2 weeks ago Sri Lanka seeks divine help to avoid power cuts weeks ago Lankan minister seeks divine help to avoid power cuts  Gulf Times2 weeks ago
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Thailand gears up for traditional Thai New Year (Songkran) fun

For centuries, the Songkran Festival has been observed as a symbol of hospitality, love and the importance of maintaining strong relationships within families, communities, and society as a whole. Timed to coincide with the Aries period on the ...
 Web Newswire2 weeks ago

Azwer throws a challenge to Wigneswaran

A.H.M. Azwer moving an adjournment motion in parliament recently asked the Northern Province Chief Minister C.V.Wigneswaran to seek the assistance of a special commission of inquiry from the UN Human Rights Council to probe into atrocities committed ...
 Sunday Observer4 weeks ago

Impressions of a heritage site

by Asoka Siriwardane Wijeyratne Walauwa in the village of Emetiyagoda in Sabaragamuwa was built around 1870s and remains well maintained as the most elegant house of the then aristocracy of Sabaragamuwa. Wijeyratne siblings of the seventh ...
 Sunday Observer2 months ago
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