In the Buddhist belief system, “Mangala” means a ‘blessing’. In the abstract ‘Mangala’ denotes an “auspicious sign".
The senseless attacks on Easter Sunday shook the nation and sparked a wave of anti-Muslim hysteria that is in danger of going out of control.
Of what purpose are courts, judges and the law.
Maithripala Sirisena, the sixth executive president is the ‘title’ and the subject of this essay.
On the importance of constructive engagement in the face of growing hostility.
Terror takes tolerance hostage. The purpose of terror is to undermine our tolerant way of life. What motivates the perpetrators of terror?
Officials had the information but did nothing to prevent attacks because minorities don't matter
On Friday, March 29, the Walpola Rahula Institute (WRI) launched the English Translation of the Ven. Walpola Rahula (Ven Rahula)’s famous treatise “Truth Awakening.” Originally published in Sinhalese in 1993 under the title “Sathyodaya”, the Chairman of the WRI, the Venerable Galkande Dhammananda Thero (VDT), student of Ven Rahula commissioned an English translation. This has […]
President Sirisena is campaigning hard for a second term, but he needs a party to back him
Awareness of ASD is slowly rising in the country, but there is much work to be done, and critical blind spots remain.