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Pre Buddhist Hinduism in Sri Lanka Archaeological Perspective

Pre Buddhist Hinduism in Sri Lanka Archaeological Perspective BY PROF. S.K. SITRAMPALAM, PROFESSOR OF HISTORY, DEAN OF GRADUATE STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF JAFFNA, TIRUNELVELY. The introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka is traditionally attributed to Emperor Asoka’s son Mahinda during the reign of Devanampiya Tissa of Sri Lanka in the middle of the 3rd century...

HE TRUE HERMIT -His Holiness Pope Benedict X VI

HE TRUE HERMIT -His Holiness Pope Benedict X VI Every hermit creates a government. This pope is leaving behind the Vatican Government to become a true hermit. All the governments in the world, from the ancient time till now were created by hermits and priests. Just like Gautama Buddha, who came away in solitude...

Royal Family continue to retain considerable public sympathy

Royal Family continue to retain considerable public sympathy “Should the professional politicians ever need a large-scale distraction to mobilise support, there is no doubt they would happily throw the Windsor’s under a bus” Royal Family continue to retain considerable public sympathy, and it would be a hard battle for any government to publicly...

The Monarchy: feudal relic, democratic deficit

The Monarchy: feudal relic, democratic deficit WE LIVE in a free and democratic society, with a fearless free media who hold the possessors of power to account, bringing the spotlight of truth to bear upon their activities. Yet, what’s this? The BBC apologising and cowering like a whipped dog because one...