25 September, 2018

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BBS’ Gnanasara Sentenced To One Year Of Rigorous Imprisonment

Buddhist monk Galagoda Atte Ganasara was sentenced to one year of rigorous imprisonment, commutable to six months, by the Homagama Magistrate’s Court a short while ago.

The key figure in the controversial Bodu Bala Sena (BBS), Gnanasara has also been fined Rs 1,500 and instructed to pay Sandhya Ekneligoda Rs 50,000 by way of compensation.

The sentence can be appealed.

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    One year is not enough for this Yellow robe thug. His robe should be taken away and give him the same treatment as the other prisoners. He has done a lot of damage to Buddhism. He is not priest, just a hooligan and a thug in yellow robe,

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      Seneka – well said. I wonder why the Maha sangha and the politicians are Kowtow to him

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      I regret my tardiness in making a comment here for the last two days.
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      When Lalith Weeratunga was found guilty and sentenced for 3-year RI, a large number of government politicians both SLFP/UNP and some Opposition politicians expressed their surprise and lamented about the verdict giving character certificates to the man who blatantly violated government financial regulations and election laws.
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      But when Ven. Gnanasara Thero was sentenced to a 6-months’ rigorous imprisonment for a minor offence with only exception it to occur inside the court premises, NOT A SINGLE Government Minister/MP or Opposition MP opened his mouth on behalf of the Thero.
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      When a large number of hardcore terrorists were relieved from their charges, government didn’t even object. They kept quiet. They didn’t even try to convince the case.
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      Ven. Gnanasara Thero was accused for, I repeat, accused for Aluthgama case of which the root cause was a production of Muslims themselves, but Thero was never convicted. The blame should go to the former Defence Secretary for his failure to control riots and nip it in the bud, when he had ample time and resources to do so.
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      BBS say they don’t seek Presidential Pardon. Of course, they don’t have to. When a Buddhist priest was given a very serious imprisonment, a Rigorous Imprisonment, not for six months, even for a one day, IRRESPECTIVE OF THE INDIVIDUAL’S NAME, the President should have IMMEDIATELY ISSUED A PARDON. But he didn’t do it. As we all recall, he CEREMONIOUSLY PARDONED a TERRORIST, without he even asked for clemency.
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      I don’t bow my head to politicians for any reason. Therefore, I don’t ask clemency for Ven. Gnanasara Thero from the President though my heart breaks into pieces to see the Thero going to prison.

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        All politicians in the Government and the Opposition both should remember that “our time” to “return the favour” is fast reaching.
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        If they think that they are the only people who will be in the next Presidential Race they are very much mistaken. I am trying my bloody best to field a candidate to represent Sinhalese Buddhists at the next Presidential Election and make bloody sure that my candidate will win.
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        Lalith W went to prison hospital right away from the Courts on Sept 7 to “serve his 3-year RI” and then he was granted bail while in the prison hospital on Sept 20, as if it was pre-arranged. But no such luxury to a Buddhist priest.
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        Both UNP, SLFP governments/politicians incite racial discord for political reasons. Then again both UNP, SLFP governments/politicians resort to appease minorities at the expense of Sinhalese and especially Buddhists. Now that another Presidential Election is on the horizon, pleasing minorities is Government’s and Opposition’s number one priority and they think that Muslims are pleased with the verdict against the Thero, eventhough on a different matter. That is why they are mum on this case. Not only that this President and the PM from the inception of their government were hell bent on imprisoning Buddhist priests to show the world that they are not in favour of Buddhism. Therefore, pardoning a Terrorist is more important and a way to score points for the President.
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        Sinhalese were never lack of leaders. It is time they get a new leader from the public as the next President, a die-hard traditionalist Sinhalese Buddhist who will safeguard Buddhism and stand by Buddhist priests no matter what.

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          champa
          “Sinhalese were never lack of leaders. It is time they get a new leader from the public as the next President, a die-hard traditionalist Sinhalese Buddhist who will safeguard Buddhism and stand by Buddhist priests no matter what.”

          i know of a reincarnation of dutugemunu.Who better than a dutu.He even rode an elephant like dutu rode his,but unfortunately he fell off.Reincarnation won’t be as good as the original,but under the circumstances a 50% dutu will beat all our leaders don’t you think.This dutu even put his hand under the robe od a bhuddhist priest parliamentarian and squeezed his balls so hard,the poor fellow had to be taken to hospital.This reincarnation is as tough as the original one.

          only thing is you mention sinhala bhuddhist only.Dutu was neither a sinhalese nor a bhuddhist.He was a naga.Those things started 500 years after him.

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            shankar
            Some essays don’t worth a reply.

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          Champa: what to sleep with Gnanaya when he is released.

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            gorakaya
            There are special hospitals for gorakayas like you.

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        Disrobing:

        The stupid idiots writing here just hate him for his bravery and courage. They want to disrobe him. These idiots do not know that no court of law in the country can do that. They are like dogs barking at he moon hoping to bring it down.
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        Or it is possible that these perverts are probably sexually impotent and want to get some pleasure by disrobing our hero and finding out what is under the robe.

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          Tell us one argument him to be a hero. Else stop your bubbling.
          You are absolutly no go. A man whose cesspit does not know what comes out.
          Please the sake of god, stop your rantings.. I hate to see you in this valuable forum.

          Hero is someone who has done brave things in life. Sarath fonseka, Kadirgamar are most known heros to our country. All others are just cardboard heros that came up through abusive media.

          PLease come with facts mathugama [edited out]. I picked the term lately from some comments posted ot CT : That fits to you no doubt abou tthat. If you are clean only, we can argue further. Then only you can win the hearts and minds of CT readers. Else, be away and leave us CT

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            Bunjappu, you are saying, “tell us one argument him to be a hero”. Before, going in to that I would like to know who my audience is. (i)Are you dog, a (ii) a donkey, (iii) a dog with a donkey brain (iv) or a dog with donkey brain (v) None of the above (Specify).
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            Depending on your answer, I will ask the next question.

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            Dumb Appubaba: there were so many bhikus like that in the Sinhale History. that Judge should be sued. I hope BBS does that. It is not anumore anti-buddhism or politics.

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          Edwin Rodda: You are stupid. What is the difference between a safron clad man and a policeman. they are both wearing uniforms.This safron clad idiot had not reached sovan, sakrudhagamu or arahath level.He will never reach that stage either.Somebody should run a steel wire through his foul mouth and take it out of his backside.

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            No need to fall that level, but Edwin is as bad as that Maxi moron. Acually from what Edwin writes, I have the feeling he has no whatsoever focus on the articles just being discussed. However, Maxi would continue to be the role of a toilet paper from the day 01. These men are good examples for the emoitions of gallery int he country.
            Both as senior lanken citizens seem to have much in coommon -cant see it beyond.So what talks about their circles ?
            They are like those escort ladies from Russia- the Rajapakspakshe barabaric sons to have brought to please high criminals of their sort in their so called ” bunga bunga ” parties in the high days of Rajapakshe Misadministration.
            So, these men are brainwashed by the local media such as Derana, Hiru and Sirasa. Lanken media men would do anything and everything being slaved to their produccers.
            I will bet you guys, if you come with qualifications of Derana and Hiru MEDIA men. None of them are qualified to be columinists or th elike
            Edwin, ,please grow up … you can still be a good hearted person and serve the gulliable in the country not allowing them to be the prey of Rajpakashe.
            Good luck to you and have a nice sunday !

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            Gorakayo,

            Edwin is a born imbecile.
            He does not read the CT articles, but just enjoy adding his BS style of comments.

            Some have reported he is doing the role of a toilet paper. Poor guy though in late 60ties seem to know nothing but his kind of comments.

            Just leave the garandia – and let s continue our discussions ignoring him.
            That is the best we can do.

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              LEELAGEMALLI You got it right. I don’t read the articles. Even In the 2 attempts at the Final exam, that I failed, I tried dutifully to read the questions before I answered, and I found the allocated 3 hours gone without me answering even a single question. So, in the 3rd and last allowed shy, I did not waste time reading the questions and like an IPL batsman entering the field and hitting sixers without even eying the ball, answered, answered and answered. And Wallah! that time I passed. It seems that my lecturers including Prof AKD could not work out which question I was answering. Finally, they gave up and passed me.
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              Now I make comments just for one reason. I get paid by my boss who is psychotically anti Tamil. He hates dogs (and bitches) too. So Leela, you are an enemy squared because you are Tamil and secondly you are a, U No Wat.
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              Do you know that while everybody is enjoying the 9-day Eid holiday here, I am cooped up in front of a key board typing comments? But then he promised to give me a good bonus. So, you appreciate my position, don’t you? Where can I have time to read the stupid articles when I hardly any have time to go to the toilet even? My housekeeper is fooling with her smart phone while I kill myself typing, because unlike you she has no shit to clean. Some people are lucky.
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              Hey, how is Balligemallige Akka?

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                I am always right. And i have the sense to see it right as well. I am bit frustrated not knowing NOT even that Raththaran is not jailed yet.

                I dont think anything would bring me knowing the bits about your house keeping or reading about your condom supports ? So please keep them for you next time. That way you may maintain this forum decent at least to some extent.

                Just come with some constructive responses Mr. I have no time to waste my valuable time for an stupid person.
                I knew it from the day one you just dont read the article, but enjoy leaving your counter to comments.
                Never have you added anything coherent to the topic being discussed by each article.
                Btw how come toilet cleaners get involve with house keepers that closely ? Hope those women would not make complaints on rapes ?

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            Here we go again, answer following questions.
            (i) Are you a Kallathoni?
            (ii) A Sakkilya?
            (iii) Or Both?

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              Koheda yanne malle pol… absolutely incoherent.. When would you grow up ?
              Kallathonis are the Rodrigos that just migrated to our island even long after sinhala race migriated from india.

              Sakkiliyas are more common with the personalities of Edwin Rodrigo nature, who moved to ME for toilet cleaning work. That can be the reason him to attack anyone with following terms – toiletarians, toilet cleaning etc.

              Not even Maradana Toilet cleaners would behave so Edwin? Please mind your business. we are all so fed up of reading you derogatory remarks one behind the other.

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          Why are you in pain for a person who ruined the livelyhood of the innocient Durga city people ? Not just disrobe him, but him to be hung by his balls would the be best for all what he deliberately made sofar to innocient people. Every time, ending it up with a KAWIBANA would not help always… should ben taught to him let alone today.

          Why are you that supportive to a person who is proved to have run amok on lanken highway being drunken…. why why why ? Please see the CT archives we discussed it few months ago. Ghanasara was caught by the acts to have abused th elaws.
          Each time, he louded at the police men, in the same language you EDWIN RODRIGO have been used to …

          What would your beloved wife ( if she at all remain to be yours further) and your biological offsprings in and out of Arab region would tell you about your nature ? You are absolutely not normal to join CT discussions.

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            Baby (No, No, Robert, I am talking to a commentator in a forum. Jesus! This new boyfriend of mine is so jealous! No wonder his previous spouse ran away.) Anyway Appubaby, you seem to be genuinely puzzled by my attitude regarding Rev. Gnanasara. I am prepared to give a serious answer. But as a preparation for this, can you answer the following:

            Every day, new evidence is building up that RW master minded the CB scam with AM. Still you German Toiletarians continue supporting him. Why? Are you getting paid by UNP for organizing things in Germany?

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            WOW .. these are good news about Edwin Rodrigo.

            He has also offsprings in Arab countries ? Then it shoudl be right.. about the preachings of some monks.. when some organs are weakeneds with getting them older, they automatically turn to be very buddhist.

            This is the reason Edwin to come with Buddist quotations.

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        champa
        “I regret my tardiness in making a comment here for the last two days.”

        we too regret.No problem.If you have to take a break so be it.After all you are human and need some rest.Don’t push yourself too much though we don’t want you having a breakdown and not commenting for weeks.

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        Champa the whore is back after copulating with this goon gnanasara to entertain the public with her eternal stupidity. I only hope one day someone will get a baseball and whack this filth in a robe to you know what.

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          Tamil from the north
          What makes you so unhappy? Out of pim.. business?

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            Chimpa, what makes me happy? Many things in life……………..certainly not YOU!!!!
            The day when people see each other as humans is the day which will make me happy. Garbage like you see everyone as Tamils, Sinhalese, Muslims……..etc! Disgusting filth like you, I wonder how you were created? What Buddhism are you talking of? Buddhism is a peaceful philosophy……………and idiot it is not a faith or religion. In your little mind you worship philosophy? How do you do that? Everything this great man Buddha stood for has been shattered by whores like you. Me pimping? I am not in that profession as there are many of them running around doing that quite well for the Parayapaksas, such as YOU, Edwin Rodrigo, Jimba Shitty, Max the monkey, KA Sumanaya……etc! But if I ever get into that profession, certainly you will not be a whore I will use to pimp!!!! you are too ugly.

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              Tamil from the North
              Your language shows your origin which I believe has nothing to do with pim… business. It is very easy to recognize Sinhalese from minorities in this forum, though some cowards use Sinhalese names.

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                Chimp(a), it is better to swear than be a fu*&ing racist filth. You are one to talk about Buddhism. What the heck did you learn from this great philosophy? NOTHING!!!!

                Everything bad is Tamil and everything great is Sinhalese? You are a disgusting vile swine who should be exterminated from CT.

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        Champa; Buddhist priests are known homos. Any connection with you? This basted should have been skinned alive and roasted in hot sand.

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          gorakaya
          I pity you man. You are born filth, disgusting and trash. I am glad you are not a Sinhalese Buddhist as they will never write comments like yours.
          CT is the best place to see the inferiority complex of minority Tamils and Muslims.

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        Please don’t mention Mr Weeratunga and this jackass thugs name in the same sentence

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        Go to the history of our Judgements, for 50 Rupees people received capital punishment bribe given to Policeman to change the witness. This type of judgement we had past and history of our Sri Lanka’s judgements.

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      He is real Patriotic Priest not like TAMILS who still preaching for the separate country and LTTE killed our Top Brass Army, Navy and Air Force including our President, our ministers, our future Sinhalese Leaders and moreover prelates massacre by Separatist Tamil. Go back and see who are the Sinhalese Nation’s wealth robbers right from the Independent of Sri Lanka. Stil Karuna and KP without any charges living in luxury life, these 2 are murderers.

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        Patriotic because? Totally misunderstood what patriotism is. If you must know this man was wishing Prabakaran was here so that he can attack innocent Muslims. So much for patriotism…. Its time Sinhalese realize that colonialism is over in Sri Lanka, and there is no need for these to monks to continue to protest. Monks should be monks or they should be de-ordained. Monks should not ever utter words of hatred or violence, if they do so, they must be de-ordained immediately and never let to enter monk-hood again. There are ways to fight for freedom and justice without being like this disgusting Gnanasara. Hope he realizes his how hateful he is in prison, learn some real Buddhism and gets rehabilitated.

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    hope not those prisoners willget misled by the most abusive and aggressive monk being part of them now.
    This man in robes has no whatsoever SEELA, only hatreds and complex filled brain guided him and the gallery of the country into a mess.
    I HAVE NO RESPECT TO THE KIND OF HUMAN BEINGs that have no respect for the alms they get.
    It has nowadays become a style to abuse the other. Meaning .. getting everything including impunity when only you would remain as as monk in this country. Countries like Thailand, they would not allow the bugger monks to continue monkhood anymore if those monks have deliberately committed crimes but crimes.
    Rajapkashes allowed the kind of monks to do whatever they thought was right. Alone that Darga city issues, created an another riots in the country, even if local biased media men underestimated it as nothing…. and former balligeputha Rajapakshe never respected ,mnority issues. alson kiribath eating on the roads side after own people ( notherners ) have been attacked in the last phase of the war … painted the picture.. even more extremistic in the hearts and minds of the uneducated gawky people.
    Today, as commenters, that their thoughts are just uncivilized ones, they only focus on Rajapakshes and their high gains… how come that ? No human rights values were there at the time, ballige putha Rajapakshe ruined the country by his mugabe style politics. For that alone he should also be hung byhis balls. No courts would allow this yet is beyond my bearing.

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    The only way we can progress ,is not by voting for third force among political parties ,but changing the constitution in a unique way like no other as to accommodate a Third force of non political ,exclusively a set of sincere people nominees who will have an executive power to protect the Country and people by monitoring the House .

    I assure you once the people force such a constitution ,there won’t be any takers ,we may have a very few sincere ones and may have to appoint a new set altogether

    Most of our politicians become Gods with devil within when they are elected and will never agree to anything that questions them ,they become masters and we become slaves .

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    wonder whether i will get 6 months if i go to a courthouse and while the magistrate is conducting the trial shout a witness who is accusing the military of killing her husband,and threaten her in the court with dire consequences for her if she continues,all this right in front of the magistrate.

    Hmmmm.Now i must look for a similar type of case here to goto the courts and do it.My wife is saying you are mad.they will give you 6 years,not 6 months.

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    Native Vedda: Thank you. I have no friends and enemies to differentiate. Also I know, you do not like that SMELL OF INTELLIGENCE coming out of the sweat of those “common & garden” folks. Therefore, from now on, I will not communicate to you any INTELLIGENCE coming out of them.

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      Douglas Man

      “Also I know, you do not like that SMELL OF INTELLIGENCE coming out of the sweat of those “common & garden” folks. “

      On the contrary I love them for being common & garden” folks as you would have noticed I am one of them however I am bit thick.
      I have problem only with those who think they are clever. In my experience most of them are clever dicks, that is 99.99999999999999999999999999999% of the Sri Lankans, little islanders.

      However you haven’t answered my question which is
      what happened to “The Sri Lanka Vinaya Vardena Society” which “attempted to propagate a ‘pure’ form of Buddhism, a Buddhism without the order of monks,
      and the associated institutional genealogy that connected contemporary Buddhists to the figure of the Buddha himself in what is now North India (Steven E G Kemper)” and the tapasayo, self-ordained monks?

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    Bunjappu

    I agree with you.
    But don’t blame Rajapaksa, because Rajapaksa is not a polished man, he is not a man with a broad mind, he is not well exposed and educated. He is like a frog in a well.
    Did everything what he thought was going to make him popular amongst an equally blind and crude set of people. They are not exposed to refined and humane ways of the new world.
    But having said that I must point out that the refined ways of the new world had been our in our buddhist way for 2,500 years, yet so called buddhist act like savages today.
    So someone like Rajapaksa is neither a good buddhist nor is he refined in the western way. Too bad for that crude balligaputha. And too bad for people who worship him.
    We have to be thankful that you and I can see through the Rajapaksa facade clean and clear. The most important thing to becoming a good human being is his ability to tell himself the truth.

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    Politicians are using the delaying tactics of court hearing in order to win it when the next govt comes. BBS organization also must use the same tactics to delay the Incarcerating of the bhikku. Meqan while Sue the Judge for giving a such a long imprisonment. What I heard he has given one year imprisonment to be sopent in six months. How he says that monk is violent towards a woman. Monk is not an income earner, how he says 50,000 to the woman and other money for other purpsoes. I think they should pursue the Judge in order to teacha lesson to the NGOS/INOGs and protestants.

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    NO sentence is tough enough to punish the reported (and unreported) crimes committed by this unholy, potty-mouthed specimen who masquerades as a holy man. He is anything but a holy man. His recent trail of evil words and deeds has set communal harmony back decades. If there was justice, this man would have been declared criminally insane and sentenced to permanent solitary confinement to allow him to meditate on the error of his evil thoughts.

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      Spring Koha ,

      In a real world , Sangha should have distanced itself from a Monk
      like Galagoda and his organization at the first instanced they
      started to create tension among communities . That didn’t happen.
      And then , the Govt should have done that . That didn’t happen
      either . And then , there are about half a dozen cases in courts against
      his antics , older than this Homagama episode . And now Sandhya
      intimidation has drawn attention for a quick fix with a minimum that
      could be possibly ending in a couple of months somehow ! People are
      quite familiar about how we bend our systems to accommodate our
      wants .
      This monk is digging historical wounds among communities to achieve
      his mad desires with the help of outside backing . He uses Buddhism,
      and officially in robes for a whole different cause and the government and
      Sangha watching in full delight ! Funny situation and funny politics and
      religion , aren’t they ? Why can’t he do it leaving the robe on its own and
      getting on to the right stage without abusing the religion and politics both ?

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        Gnanasara is the tip of the iceberg of a stinking group of men clad in robes whose determined objective is to sow hate and divide our communities.

        Our devious politicians are disgracefully exploiting their antics with tacit support, worse is the head-in-the-sand attitude of the Mahanayake’s and the Sangha who are not coming out unequivocally to condemn/expel this unholy men.

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    My most cherished wish is to see Gnanasara, Iththe Kande Saddhatissa, Wimal Weerawansa (representing Jathyanthara Conspiracy), Udaya Gammanpila (representing bad comedy), Malcolm Ranjith (representing Uncle Tom), Wigneswaran (representing Hindu fanaticism), Sivajilingam (representing dead tiger), Mervyn de Silva (representing Evil), and the Kattankudy Chief Wahhabi Mullah (representing Shaitan himself)—–all locked up together in a crammed cell and blasted 24X7 with ear bursting Pirith, Quran, Nadaswaram and Heavy Metal in non-stop rotation.
    *
    Two weeks of this punishment …… and the country should rid itself of all its woes forever.

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      Ajay
      Before that you will be locked up alone in a cell allocated for severely debilitating mentally ill people who suffer from intrusive thoughts.

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    Native Vedda: The answer to your question was given by my friend Karupiah in one word i.e. “Paithiyan”. You know what it means and explains. Gihilla Enam.

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      Douglas Man

      ““Paithiyan”. You know what it means and explains.”

      Yes I do.
      However it was not the answer.
      I find you becoming more and more lazier to answer direct questions.
      Please try bit harder.

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    I heard either police Officer was talking about beating the bhikku while inside the prisone cell. some how Lawyers got to know this and had informed the courts and removed the police officer. the photo of the police officer was visible among the police who were standing besides the bhikku. the question is why protestants are againt him.

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    Edwin Rodrigo,
    You still have an combined English and a Portuguese name and claim that you are a patriot. I challenge you to change your name like the great G.P Malalasekera. You are persistently telling that Gnanasara cannot be disrobed. Do you know that Buddarakkitha and Somarama the dirty fellows who wore the saffron robe was disrobed as soon as they were taken to Welikada prison. In fact Somarama became a Christian after he was imprisoned. Both had a pathetic death. That’s what should be done to Gnanasara also.

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    LOL!
    You are so witty. Hope you cross to the righteous side and use your wittines to promote the right thoughts. Thank you.

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