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‘Buddhist Bin Laden’ To Visit Sri Lanka: “We’ve Not Signed Any Agreement With 969 Movement”: BBS

“We have not signed any agreement with Burma’s Buddhist monk Ashin Wirathu or the 969 movement” the Chief Executive Officer of the Bodu Bala Sena Dilanthe Withanage told Colombo Telegraph.

He said the caption of the photograph, which is circulating via social media saying “the BBS has come to an agreement with Burma’s terrorist 969 movement” is a slander. “This picture was taken while our secretary Ven. Galagoda Atte Gnanasara signing the visitors’ book.” he said.

Ashin Wiruthu, widely known as the Burma’s ‘Bin Laden of Buddhism’ has been invited to Sri Lanka.

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    Sinhala Mahanam Buddist facicist Sign Agreement with Burmese “Buddist ” Facists

    I Thought Fascism was gone.
    Now we have Sinhala Buddhist Mahanam Fascism.

    A Group of Allies to destroy these Fascist Axis Powers,

    http://www.britishpathe.com/video/munich-agreement-signed-hitler-mussolini-chamberl

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    Germany.

    German leader Adolf Hitler and Italian leader Benito Mussolini (‘Il Duce’) stand with other German Nazi leaders around a table presumably signing the Munich Agreement – 29/09/1938.

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      Time for the Head monks of the various Buddhist Nikkayas – Siam, Amarapura etc. to take disciplinary action against BBS saffron thugs and its leader and SAVE BUDDHISM FROM DISGRACE IN SRI LANKA and the WORLD

      BBS is an insult to TRUE Buddhists in Sri Lanka who are peaceful and get along well with people of ALL FAITHS.

      BBS saffron thugs are NOT Buddhist or BIKKHU. They are THUGS who are bringing a bad reputation to Buddhism in Sri Lanka and destroying and polluting the vinnaya in the cournty.

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        Well, Mahanayaka”s are just dummy pieces! There was a Bhikku is SILK robe, and the guests are eating with folk and spoon. There was a big serving of….. chicken drumsticks!!!

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        Mahinda Rajapakse is doing SANGHA-Bhedaya.

        IF he does that kind of things where HE WILL END UP ?

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          Jim Softy,

          “SANGHA-Bhedaya.”

          Yes, there is a “SANGHA-Bhedaya. ” Monk Disagreement.

          That is Between the Monk Mahanama Monk Imaginations of Sinhala Buddhist” racism. So, the Rajapaksas are for Monk Mahanama Imaginations, because it allows to keep power over the Moda Sinhalayo.

          AND

          True, Buddhism, as given in the Tpitaka.

          Jim Softy, What are the other tags you use? We need to calibrate.

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            Amaraya is a jihadi

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              I am no muslim Mahanama “Buddhist”

              Address the Issue at hand . No Ad hominem. Use the Tipitaka and the Jataka Kathas of Rebirth stories, if you like.

              An ad hominem (Latin for “to the man” or “to the person”[1]), short for argumentum ad hominem, is a general category of fallacies in which a claim or argument is rejected on the basis of some irrelevant fact about the author of or the person presenting the claim or argument.[2]

              So, you do not want criticism of your Imaginations and Myths.

              Give Proof for your Myths.

              Follow the Scientists and provide date .

              I am no Muslm Sinhala “Buddhist”

              So, What are the other tags you use use besides the above? We need to calibrate.

              CT can you give the alternate tags of Jim Softy and the I am no muslim

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              I am no muslim,

              So I am no muslim is Jimsofty .

              So what are the other tags you use?

              Amarasiri wants to be efficient on responding.

              CT exposed one shill with many multiple tags.
              Give up your fricking Monk Mahanama Buddhism , and become a True Buddhist or an egalitarian.

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        Dinuk

        Logically the majority choose to elect their administration. Can we assume, again logically that the vast number of voters wish step aside from the teachings of Buddha?

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          Maghribi
          Do you know that Pew Research found out that 26% of younger Muslims in America believe suicide bombings are justified.
          35% of young Muslims in Britain believe suicide bombings are justified (24% overall).
          42% of young Muslims in France believe suicide bombings are justified (35% overall).
          22% of young Muslims in Germany believe suicide bombings are justified.(13% overall).
          29% of young Muslims in Spain believe suicide bombings are justified.(25% overall).
          http://pewresearch.org/assets/pdf/muslim-americans.pdf#page=60

          ALL BUDDHISTS ARE AGAINST SUICIDE BOMBING.

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            I am no muslim, aka Jim Softy

            “ALL BUDDHISTS ARE AGAINST SUICIDE BOMBING.”

            Yes, there is no data to support that despite the teachings by the LTTE.

            However, the BUDDHIST are for killing, especially Sinhala Monk Mahanama Buddists. Review the killing since independence, especially 1988 and 1983 and 2009.

            However, the Tibetan Buddhist, do follow the rile of Not Killing. but other things such as cutting the hands nose etc.

            Here is data and citation.

            The fat guy says that Buddhism is a Violent religion. He talks about Tibetean Buddhism. Ask him to make a Video on Monk Mahanama Sinhala Buddhism and the Racism Practice by these “Buddhists”.

            So you believe in Reincarnation Myths, just like the Hindus and Buddhists? What does the Jataka Stories say? Read Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason.

            Buddhism The Great Evil — Part 1

            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wNOfTGSADdY

            Buddhism The Great Evil — Part 2

            http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=clcs2PSze0I

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              Correction,

              “So you believe in Reincarnation Myths, just like the Hindus and Buddhists? What does the Jataka Stories say? Read Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason.”

              Corrected Versiin:

              So you believe in Reincarnation Myths, just like the Hindus and Buddhists believe in REBIRTH? What does the Jataka Stories say? Read Thomas Paine, The Age of Reason.

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      Ashin Wirathu is Binladen of Buddhism

      Galaboda Ghanasara (GAG) is Prabakaran of srilanken Buddhism.

      This is a very sad situation… please awake :(

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        Sorimalli, the fat ugly monk can be most compared to your dad. You all are a Bunch of ugly Sinha-lame bastards.

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      One should see the possibility if Air Carriers could deny boarding a known terrorist.
      Virathu is a Terrorist!

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        Pandu .. long time no see,

        hope thing go well for you though being in the lost land of MR.

        His levels have reached to name him as MR ABUSIVE.

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          Sun – Hope you too doing well Mate.
          ‘in the lost land of MR’.
          Everytime I go thru COLOMBO International Airport (Hate to call it BIA, Its not his father’s funds)and mind you I would never land in environment disaster namesake white elephant Mattala, I look around if there are some ugli looking thugs in uniforms and when I exit I look if there is a strange looking white van in the visinity.
          Still I am lucky as Tisaranee Gunasekara, RW & Sunil Of Wanathamulla.

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            Panduwa,
            It seems there are many things that you don’t like in Sri Lanka. Beware, there is a new gadget that look you in the eye and check you for kudu without you even suspect it.

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              Usually I dont waste time talking to 3rd grade sidekicks of this regime, yet since you said something personal, let me tell you this.
              Take that gadget and stick it up in your A*se. I reckon that yours is big enough.
              I dont like many things in SL including you!

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            Me too, I would not let anyone to use that.

            As environmentatlist, I am very strict with my principles.

            I wanted ot travel back to country for the short trip, but new items of unexpected crimes – that have become day today agenda of MR administration, shocked me.

            So my friends that planned their trip to lanka cancelled it last week.
            On one hand it is sad to see all these, but so long MR regime is there, I would not want anyone known to me to fall on dangers.

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      Amarasiri at Colombo Telegraph,

      RE: BBS, Racism , Buddhism, Nazism, and Wahabism

      Here is a post you did about a year ago at Lanka web. Because they were very selective, canned most posts, Amarasiri Stopped posting there.

      http://www.lankaweb.com/news/items/2013/03/02/budding-scriber/

      Amarasiri Says:
      March 2nd, 2013 at 9:28 pm
      ‘‘You don’t become a journalist to be rich, but because you know it’s the fullest expression you can contribute as a human being”.

      ******8

      Well Said.

      This is the Second Gutenberg Revolution, with the advent of the Internet Age. Still content is needed. That is where journalists and others come in.

      The distribution of information becomes rapid and very transparent. The reason why some countries were successful with the Arab Spring and over throwing dictators was because of this second Gutenberg Revolution. The first Gutenberg Revolution gave the translation of the Bible to German, the Protestant Reformation, the Enlightenment, the Scientific Revolution and the Index of Banned Books.

      However, you as a Journalist need to expose the current Ethno-religious discrimination happening in Sri Lanka, that lead to the separatist war in the first place, and still being promoted by Sinhala Buddhists like Budu Bala Sena and others. Need to cultivate the Sri Lankan, like others have done, and make religion a personal thing.

      This is in the intestate of Buddhists and Sinhala as well in today’s world.

      My be you can express in Sinhala Kavi and Sinhala Short Stories, like little Jataka Katha.

      Amarasiri Says:
      March 3rd, 2013 at 5:38 pm
      Helaputha and Senevi

      MOKKAKDA ATTA? ATTA THITTAI? MOKADDA BUDU HAMUDURUVO KIVWEE? EKADA BUDU BALA SENA KARANNE?

      See if what Budu Bala Sena and their so-called supporters are doing is Buddhism ?

      They are innovating and twisting the teachings of Lord Buddha, to their own advantage, just the same way politicians have been doing. Remember a Prime Minister was killed by a Sinhala Buddhist Monk in 1959 and subsequent fallout resulted in a 30 year separatist war.

      Where is the middle path of Buddha?

      The question to ask is is Bodu Bala Sena helping or hurting

      1. Buddhism
      2. Sinhala
      3. Sinhala Buddhism
      4. Sri Lanka

      My take, and the take of many Buddhists who know what Buddhism is ashamed of it, and want to distance from Budu Bala Sena. It will destroy Buddhism from within like Al Queda and Wahhabisam is doing to Muslims.

      Bodu Bala Sena was compared to Al Queda of Buddhism or Wahhabisam of Buddhism,, and even to Nazi Buddhism, but those labels are sextreme.

      What Bodu Bala Sena needs to do is teach the Dharma to the Buddhists and to anybody who would listen to like what Buddha did.. See how many people are not following the Dharma. Blaming others is NOT the Buddha’s way.

      In fact the Budu Bala Sena seem to be listening to Mara.. Too sad.

      See what Buddhism is all about.

      http://www.buddhanet.net/e-learning/5minbud.htm

      To many, Buddhism goes beyond religion and is more of a philosophy or ‘way of life’. It is a philosophy because philosophy ‘means love of wisdom’ and the Buddhist path can be summed up as:

      (1) to lead a moral life,
      (2) to be mindful and aware of thoughts and actions, and
      (3) to develop wisdom and understanding.

      Buddhism explains a purpose to life, it explains apparent injustice and inequality around the world, and it provides a code of practice or way of life that leads to true happiness.

      He was not, nor did he claim to be God. He was a man who taught a path to enlightenment from his own experience.

      The Buddha taught many things, but the basic concepts in Buddhism can be summed up by the Four Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path.

      The first truth is that life is suffering i.e., life includes pain, getting old, disease, and ultimately death.
      Buddhism explains how suffering can be avoided and how we can be truly happy.

      The second truth is that suffering is caused by craving and aversion. We will suffer if we expect other people to conform to our expectation, if we want others to like us, if we do not get something we want, etc.
      So craving leads to physical suffering because it causes us to be reborn.

      The third truth is that suffering can be overcome and happiness can be attained; that true happiness and contentment are possible. lf we give up useless craving and learn to live each day at a time (not dwelling in the past or the imagined future) then we can become happy and free. We then have more time and energy to help others. This is Nirvana.

      The fourth truth is that the Noble 8-fold Path is the path which leads to the end of suffering.

      In summary, the Noble 8-fold Path is being moral (through what we say, do and our livelihood), focusing the mind on being fully aware of our thoughts and actions, and developing wisdom by understanding the Four Noble Truths and by developing compassion for others.

      The moral code within Buddhism is the precepts, of which the main five are: not to take the life of anything living, not to take anything not freely given, to abstain from sexual misconduct and sensual overindulgence, to refrain from untrue speech, and to avoid intoxication, that is, losing mindfulness.

      Buddhism teaches that wisdom should be developed with compassion. At one extreme, you could be a goodhearted fool and at the other extreme, you could attain knowledge without any emotion. Buddhism uses the middle path to develop both. The highest wisdom is seeing that in reality, all phenomena are incomplete, impermanent and do no constitute a fixed entity. True wisdom is not simply believing what we are told but instead experiencing and understanding truth and reality. Wisdom requires an open, objective, unbigoted mind. The Buddhist path requires courage, patience, flexibility and intelligence.

      If you look at Al Queda, it has really hurt the Muslims. Muslims hate Al Qeida because they have distorted the Religion. Even the Wahabbis are called the Satans Religion, and is being promoted by Saudi Arabia by petrodollars.

      In Saudi Arabia, the young are rebelling and they are drinking, taking drugs, going abroad to get drunk and turning away from Strict Wahhabism and tuning to be atheists..

      The same thing will happens to Sinhala Buddhism. That is where Budu Bala Sena is taking Sri Lanka Buddhism, where Mara wants.

      Most decent Buddhists who are following the middle path are ashamed.

      Remember, the Romans persecuted Christians, but it grew. Are you trying to persecute the other religions? Just teach your religion just like Lord Buddha did 2,500 years ago.

      Remember, at that time, Sri Lanka was Hindu and Native Religions. Mahasiva and Tissa all were Hindus. Both Hinduism and Buddhism were imported to Sri Lanka, and as such are foreign religions, including the current inhabitants of Lanka.

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    Govt should ban the visit of such extreme elements. Muslim countries should take note of these developments.

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      Muslims take life example of Muhammad and do exactly as instructed in the Koran.

      Refer to Koran 9:29 if any of you want to understand ‘Religious Freedom’ under Islam. It says; “Fight those who believe not in Allah nor the Last Day, nor hold that forbidden which hath been forbidden by Allah and His Messenger, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, (even if they are) of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.”

      And read Ahadith (Muslim 19:4294) to learn the way Muhammad’s life, I mean the way he told his followers how to extort jizya (tax) from non-believers: “If they refuse to accept Islam, demand from them the Jizya. If they agree to pay, accept it from them and hold off your hands. If they refuse to pay the tax, seek Allah’s help and fight them.”

      If so it is those books and hundreds of such preaching, so-called God’s code that must be banned from Sri Lanka. BBS never propagate such bigotry. BBS only educate Sinhala Buddhists about aims of Muslims.

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        I am no muslim Monk Mahanama “Buddhist”

        “If so it is those books and hundreds of such preaching, so-called God’s code that must be banned from Sri Lanka. BBS never propagate such bigotry. BBS only educate Sinhala Buddhists about aims of Muslims.”

        Competition between Myths promising Afterlife goodies.

        1. Abrahamic religions, promise Ethereal Heaven or Hell based on behaviors in this life, according to their Theology.

        2. Hinduism talks about Atman and Rebirth,
        Buddhism talk about no soul, annta,. But Both Talk about rebirth.
        Ātman (IAST: ātman, Sanskrit: आत्मन्) is a Sanskrit word that means ‘inner-self’ or ‘soul’. In Hindu philosophy, especially in the Vedanta school of Hinduism

        anatta, ( Pali: “non-self” or “substanceless”) Sanskrit anatman , in Buddhism, the doctrine that there is in humans no permanent, underlying substance that can be called the soul. Instead, the individual is compounded of five factors (Pali khandha; Sanskrit skandha) that are constantly changing. The concept of anatta, or anatman, is a departure from the Hindu belief in atman (“the self”). The absence of a self, anicca (the impermanence of all being), and dukkha (“suffering”) are the three characteristics of all existence (ti-lakkhana). Recognition of these three doctrines—anatta, anicca, and dukkha—constitutes “right understanding.”

        It is all belief. No Prof, No data.

        Same with Monk Mahanama, Imaginations in Sri Lanka. Monkk Mahanam Buddhist are racists. That is why there are hardly any Tamil Buddhists in Sri Lanka.

        If Buddhist think that their myths are true, they should convince, others, same for Muslims and Chris trains.

        What do the Monk Mahahanam Buddhist believe, and what are the facts? All are Imaginations of Monk Mahanama.

        Monk Mahanama imaginations of Mahawansa need to be exposed and discarded. Why?

        Non- Confirmation bias of Mahawansa.

        Did Dr. Para-nawithana, the noted Sri Lankan Archaeologist believe the Imaginations of monk Mahanama of 5th Century such as:
        a) Grandfather of Para-Vijaya was a lion? Any DNA data in support of this imagination?

        b) Buddha visited Lanka three-times in 500 BC? any support for the Imagination.

        c) During one visit, Buddha left his giant footprint on top of Mount Samanala Kanda, “Adams Peak”. Did he fly by the Dandu Monera Yanthraya, Giant Bird, and parachute?

        d) The Veddah are the offspring of Para-Vijaya and Kuveni. Is there any DNA data to support this? No. Another Monk Mahanama Imagination.

        Sri Lanka’s indigenous inhabitants, the Veddas — or Wanniya-laeto (‘forest-dwellers’) as they call themselves — preserve a direct line of descent from the island’s original Neolithic community dating from at least 16,000 BC and probably far earlier according to current scientific opinio

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          Throughout their history, Jews, Christians and Muslims were on loggerhead at each other. In fact, they never had any harmony at any time. More often than not, Christians and Muslims killed each other for the sake of their religion. Suicide attacks against the world trade centre in New York and those in the tube stations in London on Muslim part, and invading Iraq and Afghanistan on Christian part can be named as their recent feats on behalf of their religion. These Christian and Muslim duel are not mere coincidences. It is really, a continuation of an enmity that had gone on between these three for almost 1500 years.

          Buddha, his disciples and his Dhamma do not fall into such violent category. Only Separatists, stupids and ignorants like this Amaraya, the Mahawamsa a macabre. But for scholars like Gaiger, Turner, Bode and other learneds, it’s a historical poem about the kings of Lanka written in the fifth century by a monk named Mahanama. Written at the end of each chapter is “serene joy of the pious”, and that says it all.

          So Sinhala Buddhists being pious, they revere it. And the Tamil separatists hate it for they have nothing like it to back their made up contrary history. In the 1930s, demogorge GG Ponnambalam went so far as to say Sinhala kings like Vijaya, Kasyapa, and Parakramabahu, were Tamils. Clearly, aim of Tamil separatists has been to establish a Tamil history in Sri Lanka. Aim of Amaraya is no different.

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            Banda,

            “Aim of Amaraya is no different.”

            Let Amarasiri clarify hsi ideology. To Understand Amarasiri, you need to read, The Age of Reason Thomas Paine, Cosmos by Carl Sagan and the God Delusion by Ricahard Dawkins.

            Sorting facts from Myths and Fiction and an egalitarian society is Amarasiri’s goal. Myth holders can keep their Myths to themselves, as long as they do not bother other Myth Holders. Examples are USA, France and Turkey.

            These say it all.

            Unfortunately, there is no proper egalitarian who will point out the myths that is tearing apart the native Veddah land. LSSP sold out to the racists. Ponnambalam, LTTE are all racists, just like the Monk Mahanma Sinhala “Buddhists”. Show me in the Tipitaka, where you are NOT corrupting the egalitarian Buddhism of Buddha.You are following Mara, what Buddha warned against.

            Check your DNA. You are from South India, just like the Tamils and like the Paras. The data proves it.

            Sinhala Paras and Tamil Paras have ground to stand compared to the Native Veddah who walked 25,000 years ago when the seal levels were low, a slow as 120 meters.

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            Banda,

            “But for scholars like Gaiger, Turner, Bode and other learneds, it’s a historical poem about the kings of Lanka written in the fifth century by a monk named Mahanama. “

            You need to call a spade, a Spade.

            This is part 1 of Mahawansa

            What is Part 2 of Mahawansa according to Geiger?

            http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mahavamsa

            considers this story a “pure invention”

            this story as “a tissue of absurdities”.

            So , the Sinhala Mahanam Buddhists believe the “pure inventions” and ” tissue of absurdities”

            The historical accuracy of Mahinda converting the Sri Lankan king to Buddhism is also debated. Professor Hermann Oldenberg, a German scholar of Indology who has published studies on the Buddha and translated many Pali texts, considers this story a “pure invention”. V. A. Smith (Author of Asoka and Early history of India) also refers to this story as “a tissue of absurdities”. V. A. Smith and Professor Hermann came to this conclusion due to Ashoka not mentioning the handing over of his son, Mahinda, to the temple to become a Buddhist missionary and Mahinda’s role in converting the Sri Lankan king to Buddhism, in his 13th year Rock Edicts. Particularly the Rock-Edict XIII.[14]

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      Safa, Oh really. Now you want to ban buddhist monks movements too. Who the hell you think are to propose to ban buddhist monks right to go to another buddhist country? It is not Macca in Saudi.

      World knows who are the extremists and not. What the F*** Muslim countries do if they notice these movements? Are they going to kill us? All they can do is vote with USA in UNHRC. Who the hell cares Go ahead and request them to vote against SL. You ,Hakeem and the rest don’t even think to threaten monks or this government and then think government give in to your demands.

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        Are these Buddhist Monks Movements? People who spew hatred and venom against innocent people? Thousands have lost their livess and homes due to the instigation of Veneral Wirathu. More like Bad Monkeys.

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        Noel-jones says …”What the F*** Muslim countries do if they notice these movements?”
        Jones, Your mothers and sisters may go unemployed… I guess this won’t bother you, because you don’t feel those peasants as your sisters or mothers.. Are Anarkali/Geetha type ones are your sisters?

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      “Muslim countries should take note of these developments” It is irresponsible and provocative statements like this that results in Sinhala activists getting together to protect themselves from “the enemies within working in cohorts with outside conspiratorial interests” At a time when other communities and the world are learning and becoming wise of the Muslim conspiracy to take over the world, writers should be careful when making statements on behalf of specific communities.

      But in all instances the difference between ordinary peaceful Muslims and their own extra-radical politically motivated activists should be
      borne in mind to separate the wheat from the chaff – so that the former
      are not subject to inconvenience or harassment.

      ADJP

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        As usual the lame conspiratoral theories and threats to subdue the minorities. Wise guy Wirathu? Why dont you control your man Gandasara before giving advise to the victims?

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        A.D.J. Perera

        If Muslims ever take over the world they would be doing so for the stupidity of people like you in destroying the very own ideology you seem to think of saving.

        The world is virtual and communication is a matter of a touch and swipe and people have the ability to think and act freely. No power of earth have the muscle to stop people to believe what they think is right.

        When truth is hurtled against falsehood, falsehood perishes, for falsehood, by its nature bound to perish (The Noble Quran 17:81)

        BTW practising Muslims care less to take over the world.

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      Buddharakhita Thero disgraced Lankan Buddhism in the late 1950s, while the world watched with much amusement. The whiskey-drinking, womanising priest did not die entirely. We see his reincarnations in the form of that
      trouble-maker the late Soma Thero who mislead himself and other ignoramuses, no country in the world sings the National anthem in more than one language. And then Adigaana Galagoda Gandassara Thero – who was caught driving a lorry fully drunk. Now this worthy Pitiduwe Siri Dhamma who has no compunction in wearing a Cowboy hat and engaging in other chronic aberrations where even the worst in the lay community will dread. In recent times, there were ignorant Buddhist priests who wanted to go to war and many who went into business. Who and when will our sick local Buddhism be cleansed.

      As to Wijedasa Rajapakse trying to distance himself, it does not take much to fool this “senior Attorney and P.C.”

      Horikadey

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        Horikadey

        Practising Buddhists needs to wake up from their denial of the ground realities.

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    It doesn’t matter if he is signing a book or otherwise, what one should take note here is about the existence of an ‘AXIS OF EVIL’ and the common pattern of their destabilizing behavior!

    ELEMENTS FROM A RECENT SPEECH MADE BY 969 BURMESE MONK ASHIN WIRATHU,

    Wirathu warns that the Buddhist public needs to adopt a “nationalist mindfulness” in everything it does, otherwise the “Kalars” (a derogatory term for ethnic Bengalis) will take over. Muslims are taking over important positions in politics. Now Rangoon is at risk of falling into the Muslims’ hands. And, of course, Muslims only think of their own interests.

    He cites examples of Buddhist religious sensitivities being assaulted by Muslims and Muslim businessmen and asserts that no-one “will protect the Buddhist faith”. So Buddhists must act. “We must do business or otherwise interact with only our kind: same race and same faith” shopping only at shops marked with the sign of a Buddhist owner. Buddhists must use Buddhist owned buses even when Muslim buses are cheaper, “otherwise the enemy’s power will rise”.

    “Consider that extra you have to pay,” he exhorts, “as your contribution to your race and faith”. Finally, “once we have won this battle we will move on to other targets”.

    Wirathu is a modern Nazi, is he not? Which means we know where this one is going and where, if nothing is done, it may end up!

    COURTESY – THE JEWISH CHRONICLE 22/04/2013

    One would say the violent racist elements are a ‘small minority’… Should THE MINORITIES WAIT until it becomes sizable, is it? Or should the same minorities shut their mouths since the violent racist elements enjoy state patronage from the highest echelons of power (Ref. Mr. Gatabhaya Rajapakse, the Defense Sec. of SL)?? Shouldn’t we also remember that it took only Hitler to wipe out entire nations?

    Extreme religious movements, political parties and even social organizations and schools based on ethnic lines should be banned ASAP! Children belonging to one race should be able to attend ANY school without any difficulties… What he have in SL right now is, schools dividing the future generation of SL on racial/religious lines, hence the history of disunity. One’s race or religion should be a personal matter. I strongly believe that a campaign should begin to separate state from religion! And also bring in legislation to exclude/ban race or religion from politics/governance!

    Sri Lanka is a multi racial/religious country with every race and religion being originated in a foreign country. Two thirds of the population having Sinhala names and claiming to be Buddhists when only one in 5,000 visit a temple once a month on a full moon holiday, DOES NOT make this a Buddhist nation. Nor is this country governed or guided by no teachings of Lord Buddha! On the contrary, the few primary sins one should avoid as per Buddhism is being openly flouted and even encouraged by the state & government. Gambling, consumption of liquor, murder, thievery and prostitution among others are rampant if not state sponsored! Countries such as Iran & Saudi Arabia claim to be Islamic countries since the method of governance is based on Islamic Sharia!

    History has reminded us time and time again that we are a nation deeply divided by race or religion! The numbers don’t matter no more since one in three does not subscribe to Buddhism or is from the majority race. Besides, one’s faith should be between him/her and his/her Deity/God and at no point should be used to enforce it on another!

    Every religion/philosophy teaches good stuff… We can certainly choose teachings from every faith and that which is good and certainly incorporate into our constitution/judiciary or into our social system… but it need not necessarily carry the name tag of the religion. And in no way one faith should get prominence just ‘cos of the numbers game! Giving preference to one’s race or religion, symbolically or otherwise WILL ONLY DIVIDE THE MASSES AND/OR MARGINALIZE THE MINORITIES!

    End of the day, we are all human, with similar wants and aspirations. We all are born equal and we all leave this world empty handed with only our good deeds helping us in our ‘onward journeys’…. SO WHY NOT LIVE AS EQUALS TOO?

    Prabhakaran of LTTE attacked the Muslims few times for NOT siding with them, whereas the racist Ravana Balaya and the BBS focusing their hatred on Muslims for being Muslims!

    Guess the Muslims have a BIGGER ENEMY NOW than when the war was on!!

    Further comments related to the subject can be found on my FB page.

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      Fazi Mohomed, “…capaighn should begin to seperate State from religion…”

      If it is not better to take this initiative from the Arabic countries first man? I’ll tell you, first you go to meet and request from King Khalid[or his son now] from Saudi Arabia to do this. I know definitely followng morning The King order to decapitate you after lashing 1000 times.

      In the past imperialists who invade and ruled this country tried hard to do that by killing thousands of people. But failed. Now the Christian church and muslims wants to do that. Thousands of people from King Gemunu era upto May 2009 gave their lives to this country to keep religion and the King or President together in this country. So for SL there is no any other way. If you and the rest muslims and catholic/christians cannot accept and tolerate that, just go to Hell.

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      yes he is natzi.

      he does the same Muslim tactics openly

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      Fazl Muhammed,
      I shall not discuss pro and cons of Wirathu’s fight with Bengali Muslims here because it’s a too long a subject that can be discussed with this short commentary. I prefer to take up your moan about SL being divide on religious lines. If you mean ‘dividing on religious lines’ is restriction on religious freedom by the State, then I am afraid I have to disagree with you.

      You also wrote ‘Sri Lanka is a multi racial/religious country. True, true that’s why our constitution guarantee so many rights to minorities. You and neocons may have contrary views on the government. But the fact is Sri Lanka is a democratic and egalitarian state. Buddhism is given the foremost place in its constitution and the government has to protect and foster it but the constitution also guarantees religious freedom. Then again that has been our history, culture and tradition for well over two millennium. That’s why even the British have also agreed to do so, though they have flouted it. I say, this religious division here now because you Wahhabi, Salafi and what not aim to change it by forcing halal on 90% non Muslims.

      Lets face the truth: When we look at the countries where the majority population is Muslim, religious division in those countries is worse than that is in Sri Lanka.

      Now, on the same breath of your assumption, I say Egypt is also a multi racial/religious country like Sri Lanka because it has a 10% Coptic and other Christian population. However unlike the minorities in Sri Lanka who has a short history, Egyptian Christian minority has a longer history than Muslims. Now lets see whether the Christians in Egypt are being treated better there than Muslims in Sri Lanka.

      After Arab spring, people of Egypt had elected Mohammed Morsi as their president. In spite of Christians have a longer history than Muslims, Morsi and his Muslim Brotherhood party and Islamist groups had drafted a new constitution to place Egypt under strict Sharia Law. I say that because just before Morsi was overthrown, he said; “The Koran is our constitution. The Prophet Muhammad is our leader. Jihad is our path. And death for the sake of Allah is our most lofty aspiration.” There is no article in Morsi’s constitution that allow religious freedom Fazal talks about.

      The Indonesian government had granted its province, Banda Aceh the right to implement Sharia law. A sharia police unit was created to oversee the implementation of sharia law. And they have punished hundreds of people for wrongs as per Koran regardless their own religion.

      If one surf through the web, he/she can read that it is Muslims who force modern day fascism. ‘Axis of evil’ are the countries where different Muslim sects kill hundreds of other Muslims and non Muslims every day and day after.

      Your chastising Buddhists for not going to temple is absurd. It simply shows you know nothing about Buddha Dhamma to say the least. Buddha is not a God or the God. Neither is he a prophet nor an idealist; he is a realist and a man. I say you follow the wrong religion to advise others on egalitarianism.

      By the way, there is gambling openly in Bahrain, a Muslim country. Needless to say all other vice you mentioned as is here in Sri Lanka is also there. In Saudi, gambling and liquor etc is not there in the open but it is all there openly in the US and British camps which is out of bound for Mutaween.

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        Dear Bandab,

        While I DID NOT try dividing the population, I was only trying to remind the reality. It is a fact that a major section of EVERY race in this country resenting people of other ethnic groups… Muslims are no different! But it leads to violence and destruction of property when their antagonism is made public.
        With all due respect to sincere Buddhists, unfortunately, these militant and racist attitudes have become more evident in recent times among the so-called ‘nationalist’ Sinhala Buddhist community! Once again, while I do not subscribe to restrictions on religion by no State/government authority, it is my personal belief that one’s religion or race or his/her beliefs SHOULD NOT be enforced on another ethnic/religious group! Hence the need to distance the religion/race factor from government documentation, the legislature, academic/employment opportunities, infrastructure development and most importantly the need of the hour being the OUTRIGHT BAN ON POLITICAL PARTIES BASED ON RELIGIOUS/RACIAL LINES and their misuse of religion/race for their petty personal/political gain!

        I was born here like everyone else and as a citizen believing in having equal rights in this country, DON’T NEED NO MOTHER’S SON TO GIVE ME NO GUARANTEES ON ‘MANY RIGHTS’! And NO, SL is NOT a democratic country since no ‘Democratic values’ are upheld no more by no quarters!! And who gave the right to give Buddhism the ‘foremost place’? And do I or the minorities accept that? The answer would be a big NO!! Let me ask you, who wrote this piece that we call the Constitution? It may have been endorsed by the idiotic/uneducated masses decades ago, but does it suit the current chimes?

        SL was in existence for thousands of years and long before the advent of Sinhala race or the Buddhist faith, and will continue to exist for thousands more years even if any race or religion becomes extinct… God alone is ALL-Knowing! So my friend, NO SINGLE RACE/RELIGION can claim sole ownership just ‘cos one’s forefathers belonged to a certain foreign origin race or religion! Whilst ONLY the ones born in this country being able to claim ownership of this land, it should be an individual’s right to choose a religion or a cultural practice or even choose to be identified by a certain race, and it should be his/her personal matter.

        Also, on what basis did the retarded authors of the Constitution determine the percentage of this ‘majority race’? Is it ‘cos they had ‘Sinhala’ sounding names? Was there a head-count at the Buddhist temples? or simply ‘cos one in 5000 went to a temple once a month to sleep when the monks were chanting Pirith? Or ‘cos they became one of the biggest boozers (prohibited in Buddhism) in the world and for beating up the family members afterwards? Or is it that, this ‘majority’ wrote in some godforsaken census paper the word ‘Buddhist’ in which successive governments in power found a reason to force the philosophy so hard on its adherent’s throats?

        Unlike in other communities, where the faithful raise their own funds to put up places of worship, I see a sorry plight when I see this ‘Buddhist majority’ dropping only unwanted coins to the tills of temples when only the government/State ‘cares’ about building/maintaining Buddhist places of worship! The wisdom behind the story is, when the Buddhist masses don’t care themselves so much about their philosophy or their places of worship, why should the tax payer money of people of other faiths be used to fund sustaining a ‘mere ritual practice’ of another faith??

        Not being certain of your ignorance on the ground realities.., let me reiterate that RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS INDEED AND SERIOUSLY THREATENED IN SL! I can give many instances of such acts, but it would be much easier if you would bother to browse through my FB page… As for happenings in other countries, I am really not influenced. For the records, Saudi Arabia is indeed governed by Islamic Sharia and just ‘cos the monarchy’s greed to hold onto power, Islam or Islamic system of governance need not be on trial, also since the Saudi Monarchy’s days are numbered… Coming back to SL, I certainly look forward to a home grown solution where EVERYONE WILL BE EQUAL AND WITH EQUAL RIGHTS!

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        Dear Bandab,

        While I DID NOT try dividing the population, I was only trying to remind the reality. It is a fact that a major section of EVERY race in this country resenting people of other ethnic groups… Muslims are no different! But it leads to violence and destruction of property when their antagonism is made public.
        With all due respect to sincere Buddhists, unfortunately, these militant and racist attitudes have become more evident in recent times among the so-called ‘nationalist’ Sinhala Buddhist community! Once again, while I do not subscribe to restrictions on religion by no State/government authority, it is my personal belief that one’s religion or race or his/her beliefs SHOULD NOT be enforced on another ethnic/religious group! Hence the need to distance the religion/race factor from government documentation, the legislature, academic/employment opportunities, infrastructure development and most importantly the need of the hour being the OUTRIGHT BAN ON POLITICAL PARTIES BASED ON RELIGIOUS/RACIAL LINES and their misuse of religion/race for their petty personal/political gain!

        I was born here like everyone else and as a citizen believing in having equal rights in this country, DON’T NEED NO MOTHER’S SON TO GIVE ME NO GUARANTEES ON ‘MANY RIGHTS’! And NO, SL is NOT a democratic country since no ‘Democratic values’ are upheld no more by no quarters!! And who gave the right to give Buddhism the ‘foremost place’? And do I or the minorities accept that? The answer would be a big NO!! Let me ask you, who wrote this piece that we call the Constitution? It may have been endorsed by the idiotic/uneducated masses decades ago, but does it suit the current chimes?

        SL was in existence for thousands of years and long before the advent of Sinhala race or the Buddhist faith, and will continue to exist for thousands more years even if any race or religion becomes extinct… God alone is ALL-Knowing! So my friend, NO SINGLE RACE/RELIGION can claim sole ownership just ‘cos one’s forefathers belonged to a certain foreign origin race or religion! Whilst ONLY the ones born in this country being able to claim ownership of this land, it should be an individual’s right to choose a religion or a cultural practice or even choose to be identified by a certain race, and it should be his/her personal matter.

        Also, on what basis did the retarded authors of the Constitution determine the percentage of this ‘majority race’? Is it ‘cos they had ‘Sinhala’ sounding names? Was there a head-count at the Buddhist temples? or simply ‘cos one in 5000 went to a temple once a month to sleep when the monks were chanting Pirith? Or ‘cos they became one of the biggest boozers (prohibited in Buddhism) in the world and for beating up the family members afterwards? Or is it that, this ‘majority’ wrote in some godforsaken census paper the word ‘Buddhist’ in which successive governments in power found a reason to force the philosophy so hard on its adherent’s throats?
        Unlike in other communities, where the faithful raise their own funds to put up places of worship, I see a sorry plight when I see this ‘Buddhist majority’ dropping only unwanted coins to the tills of temples when only the government/State ‘cares’ about building/maintaining Buddhist places of worship! The wisdom behind the story is, when the Buddhist masses don’t care themselves so much about their philosophy or their places of worship, why should the tax payer money of people of other faiths be used to fund sustaining a ‘mere ritual practice’ of another faith??

        Not being certain of your ignorance on the ground realities.., let me reiterate that RELIGIOUS FREEDOM IS INDEED AND SERIOUSLY THREATENED IN SL! I can give many instances of such acts, but it would be much easier if you would bother to browse through my FB page… As for happenings in other countries, I am really not influenced. For the records, Saudi Arabia is indeed governed by Islamic Sharia and just ‘cos the monarchy’s greed to hold onto power, Islam or Islamic system of governance need not be on trial, also since the Saudi Monarchy’s days are numbered… Coming back to SL, I certainly look forward to a home grown solution where EVERYONE WILL BE EQUAL AND WITH EQUAL RIGHTS!

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          Mr Fazi,
          Though I do not agree, I am glad you have openly expressed your opinion on our history, culture and traditions and also about our constitution. I must say; you are a typical ‘moderate’ Muslim in a country where Muslims are a minority.

          I have read somewhere that when Gandhi discussed co-existence with Jinna before India was divided, the latter is said to have told Gandhi; “you (Hindus) worship the cow, we (Muslims) eat the cow”, and asked; “so how can we co-exist in one country?” And Gandhi had no answer hence agreed India to be separated. Are those intimations and the question valid to Muslims here in this country is my question.

          Anyway, many Muslims left their birth place in India and went to live in Pakistan. Perhaps Muslims taught they can live peacefully in a 100% Muslim country. They were sadly mistaken. Just like in Egypt under Morsi, Pakistan had become Islamic and forced shariya on everyone including the minority. Both India and Pakistan supposed to have been secular after independence.

          Today, Wahhabi Muslim clarics in Pakistan interpreted sharia law to ban Ahmadiyya followers as non-Muslims. They also found ways to persecute Shia and non Muslim minorities. Human Rights were flouted to such an extent, some of them have sought asylum in Sri Lanka. This is typical of Muslim egalitarianism the world over.

          So, you demand we Sinhala Buddhists should shed our history, culture and traditions for you to coexist with us the way you want and for the sake of democracy and 100% fairplay with the minority. I am telling you that no Sinhala Buddhist is prepared to give up their history, culture and tradition.

          Your type of ‘moderate Muslims’ and their ACJU and their halal and etc have help create BBS, RS, RB and etc. Great majority of Sinhala Buddhists believe BBS and other organisations have a tremendous work to do in the future to prevent Sri Lanka becoming a Pakistan.

          Pakistan is our friend. Let them manage their affairs the way they want and we shall manage ours the way we want. For one thing though, Sinhala Buddhists can never be extremists for our Tripitaka doesn’t have violent verses like in the Koran. Sri Lanka constitution is the best example. Only Muslims Minorities have to learn to coexist with traditions of the majority just as their forefathers did.

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    This move by BBS to strengthen ties with a foreign extremist group adds an international dimension to the issue of co-existance and interfaith harmony in the island. It is certainly not in the long term interests of the country and should be estopped by the Govt.

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      as it is with investigations of crimes – they the govt stay mum without taking any steps, because Gota is behind any move of Galaboda A Ghanasara (GAG). Gota is the invisible force against his brother´s regime. Days ahead will show more signs of the this dangerous situation.

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    Karma is a bitch.
    It will haunt on BBS.

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    It certainly is a visitors book. however the rate at which the actions that has happened in the recent past does not draw a peaceful picture for the country. it further adds fume to the already escalated issues such as minority suppression. i believe the government digs its own grave by allowing fractions to take decisions on its behalf. the media must be more careful when publishing facts such as shown in this article in the heading, not to mislead the world.

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      More so, when the visitors book is signed by our Gandasara!

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    why the buruwa – the incumbent allowed this man (Ghanasara) -GAG to do so ?

    People wake up – and think about ..

    GAG ´s efforts will damage their image of lanken Buddism in a speed of a ray.

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    This should be considered as a positive step to protect “pure Sinhala Buddhism” in Sri Lanka.

    As pure Sinhala buddhists we should be proud of the wise decision taken by the leader(Senadinayaka) of the Armed section of the “pure Sinhala Buddhism” in Sri Lanka to have help from Ashin Wirathu and 969 Movement to protect Madamulana Rajapaksha kind Pure Sinhala Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

    Jaya wewa, Suba Anagathayak.

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      Days ahead will be not nice for GAG. His kind of monks will not only ruin our buddhism but bring suicide tactics from Myanmar fanatists to lanka. How come the lanken buddhist affairs not to react on these issues adequately. There should be a way them to have taken adequate steps.
      Have you guys watched the way – once the monks immolated himself while others sitting and watching him being burnt down – that sent the message to entire world how fanatic those monks had been to kill them being unable to maintain their minds. Being unable to see nothing would reach to achieve their demands. As it was the case with the monk commited suicide to the similar manner infront of dalada maligawa in Kandy, 2 years ago.

      Making efforts to commit suicide is a punishable crime in Europe. This should be made the case in SL too. Listning to police spokesman lately, I then only got toknow that it is not punishable act in SL. Authorities to amend laws accordingly will help to save the nation.

      These monks focus the innocent masses through the vehicle of buddha intoxiation. The feeling that make those people cause them to go beyond. Person to person states of minds are unique though many have much in common. This is the reason some fail to get hypnotised.

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      Two buddhists monks became self assertive.

      Now, christians are pi$$ed off.

      Govt voices who want to profit from that also have commented.

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    Gaanu 5 Bebadu Naanasara invited Ashin Wirathu to come to SriLanka to teach him how to Drive safely after drinking alcohol. both are “eka Walle Pol”

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    Srilanka is a more civilized country than the Myanmar.
    Srilankan people are more intelligent than the BBS assesses I strongly believe this. Also srilanka is located in a center of communication
    which is very much different to Myanmar.

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      Let me correct you here…

      Srilanka was more civilized than Myanmar..

      But in today ´s context under the lead of a cattle driver, we are being branded as … human right violators to entire world. If yo google putting srilanka, your outcome would prove you easily.. what a reputation MR regime has worked on….. some tourists asked me .. whether it is a hell in that ozean…
      asked me whether abductions, torture, killings have become daily agenda.
      Some of them had been to the country several decades ago, but reading today ´s news, they have no secure in MR´s country.

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        No need to talk about touristS, I myself as former lanken feel very insecure when reading news items today.

        I am dreaming to travel across the country with our friends and the family, but my dreams would end up with shocks getting to see the reality though the Katunayaka highway could take away my tirdness of the trip.

        I believe my concerns become the those of others who long to get back to the contry and do more for the country – when studying current day issues – like that theman in power has no brains to see the need of implementing 17 Amd to function independent police commision and other essential step to feel general public free from fears.

        Alone the late murder of Mel Gunasekara -senior journalist almost killed me and my friends. I thought this could well be the fate to us too. So those like me though dreaming the country recalling nostalgic past,but we dont have a real good feeling from the point we landed to return to europe:
        But anyway it is our home country.

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    Good move.

    If SL JIHAD attacks them wipe them out Nanthikadal style.

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      According to law of attraction you will suffer before your soul leaves your body. Hatred will attract Hatred , Clean your self with sea salt incense and dried sage and meditate to clean your soul.

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    First and for all, I don’t understand why Safa you always waste time with these jokers , anytime every time they can only make attacks at Saudi which is a 100% Muslim citizen country and in no way is obligated to these goons, whoever the Buddhist who are there are there for their own economic gains , and Saudi is not obligated to bow into their pressures.

    But yes Countries Like Bangladesh ,Indonesia ,Malaysia and Brunei being Muslim majority countries ,with Buddhist, Hindus and Christian Citizens and if they have a problem with those countries then they must understand Islam has nothing to do with it as those countries constitution is a secular system and not Islamic ,in fact in Countries like Malaysia ,Indonesia and Brunei Buddhist ,Hindus and Christians enjoy a high standard of living and a lot of freedom.

    All these guys know is just take a one verse out of the Quran and start parroting ,, if they really want a good debate then they should come out of their shell , we are prepared to face them anywhere for a debate ,we have around 750 members in The Q-A-S-S-I-M who will be happy to go into a debate face to face no just behind the PC screen our members are spread widely across the globe .

    Please do not play into these fools ploy of a very outdated approach of using contents contextually.

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    Besides who cares if a ruthless inhuman like Wiruthu is seen fit by low down scums ,it only shows that in Sri Lanka we too have scums who are as sick as Wiruthu ,to honor an animal like him one has to be insane …. let him come ,let him go , we do not care , everyone has to pay sometime or other they will pay for sure very bitterly if what they believe in karma ,in fact history has it detailed and well intact , so wait patently .

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      Q-A-S-S-I-M, Do Buddhists and Hindus in Muslim majority Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei enjoy more rights than what Muslims in Sri Lanka.

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    BBS…”Bebadu” Gnanasara is Gota’s Brain child and BBS/ Rawaya/ Rawana Balaya are Rajapakses Republican Guard units.

    Rajapakses roll models are Gadaffi, Saddam Hussein, Belarus, Mugabe, Uganda, Swaziland, Cuba, Mongolia and Afganistan.These show where Rajapakses are taking Sri Lanka.

    In order to undermine UNHRC HR violations and to suppress internal uprising MR could unleash communal violance, this time using BBS/Rawaya and Rawana Balaya and Ashin Wirathu or the 969 movement’s Sri Lanka visit could be a part of that plan.

    http://www.infolanka.com/news/IL/dm943.htm
    http://colombogazette.com/2014/03/12/government-says-attacks-isolated/

    All citizens, Religious organizations, NGO’s, opposition parties and trade unions uhould denounce and stop this 969 movement visiting Sri Lanka.

    All should help Madam Chandrika Bandaranaike Kumaratunge to implement inter religion harmony CALLED (SAPRI) in Sri Lanka.

    Otherwise We Sinhalayas will be taken for a big ride by the Rajapakse clan” making us and the whole country a bunch of Asses “real Modaya’s” in front of the world.

    Jayawewa Silly Billy Siri Lanka.

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    Yesterday a well known boys school was parading on the galled roads of dehiwala /mt.lavania , a group of the students who homosexuals (a notorious subject of this School since 1970’s) dressed in Lynsy girls School Uniform and tie and dancing in very vulgar movements while little children on the road looked on shocked they also has a powerful politician image placard seemly an old boy of the same school and another image of a racist politician campaigning hard to take over wP and Colombo .

    They were singing a very derogatory song called they pan sadai thambi kade ,and retorting vulgar words of the ethnic groups mothers ,wives and sisters and in between was included the words HALAL -HALAL – API APE ,HALAL -HALAL -KARI HALAL ,HAPI TA APE.(ANTI HALAL CAMPAIGNING LAUNCHED BY THE RACIST POLITICIAN RUNNING FOR WP ELECTIONS USING SCHOOL CHILDREN)

    UNFORTUNATE WE DID NOT HAVE A GOOD CAMERA TO PHOTOGRAPH OR VIDEO ,BUT AM SURE SOMEONE MUST HAVE ,CT PLS CHECK IT OUT.

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      Schools are sowing the seeds of another rotter generation. What can be expected from a rotten ruling family elected to destroy the Island nation.

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      See if this was the case in London, Berlin, Paris, Dublin, Amsterdam, Bern or any other european cities,
      authorities would have acted promptly – this kind of anti-muslim processions will send a message to entire world that MR thugs approve them.
      Very same ones that claims to have done the magic in terms of crushing LTTE, have proved to be losers not controlling these events.

      But telling palatable to the world, doing nothing to control them adequeatly show the competence of the administraion.

      Banana reuplic by all way- that is what he has achieved to this day

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    Every Muslim is a Bin Laden!

    Only one stupid Buddhist is a Bin Laden.

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      Aiyo Fat Fuk ! barking barking barking like a mad dog, no substance !

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    Bin Laden is a Muslim hero.

    He stood for Islam and for Muslims.

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    GNANASERA MRS CAMPBELL

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    Why The sudden display of desperation by The Buddhists ? why have they suddenly gone mad?

    Well truth hurts & when the very foundation is about to collapse what do you accept?

    Not many may be aware, but heavy research is underway by historians, sociologists , etc on Buddhism and shockingly the more they dig in they more evidence emerge to prove Buddhism is whole lot of fake mythology and most of all a cult that can cause more damage to society than good ,it also gives an open license for criminals to justify the crimes that commit on their victims as inevitable retribution that the victim deserves,if the research is concluded as accepted more countries will decide to ban Buddhism .
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    BUDDHISM A DISCREETLY DANGEROUS CULT DESTROYING SOCIETY RATHER THAN SAVING IT ….

    =======================================================================

    By Dale DeBakcsy , Wednesday, 23rd January 2013

    The dark side of Buddhism

    On paper, Buddhism looks pretty good. It has a philosophical subtlety married to a stated devotion to tolerance that makes it stand out among-st the world religions as uniquely not awful.

    I have no doubt that Buddhist religious belief, as it was practiced at the school, did a great deal of harm.

    Nowhere was this more in evidence than in the ramifications of the belief in karma. At first glance, karma is a lovely idea which encourages people to be good even when nobody is watching for the sake of happiness in a future life.

    It’s a bit carrot-and-stickish, but so are a lot of the ways in which we get people to not routinely beat us up and take our stuff. Where it gets insidious is in the pall that it casts over our failures in this life.

    I remember one student who was having problems memorising material for tests.

    Distraught, she went to the monks who explained to her that she was having such trouble now because, in a past life, she was a murderous dictator who burned books, and so now, in this life, she is doomed to forever be learning challenged.

    Not, “Oh, let’s look at changing your study habits”, but rather, “Oh, well, that’s because you have the soul of a book-burning murderer.”

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    mechanic -why don’t you stick to your profession that is dirtying your hands and greasing yourself & go and ask your Mother if your father is from bangladesh and then you can get the facts , happy hunting ..

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    buddhism is the most stupid religion without any logic ,fake 100% ,a myth fabricated by ashoka to cover his cruelties.It is also a very depressing cult ,it is buddhist monks who indulge in ganja to get over their depression and guilt of abusing little boys ,they are pedophiles with love to my beloved reverend
    Fathima Fukushima

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    THE WHOLE LOT OF COW DUNG OF BUDDHISM
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    THE WORLD WAR TWO, THE KILLING FIELDS OF CAMBODIA/ THE KILLING FIELDS OF SRI LANKA & KILLING IN BURMA HAS PROVED BEYOND ANY DOUBTS THAT BUDDHISTS ARE VERY MENTALLY SICK PEOPLE & SADISTS.
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    Pura Vida
    Life in full circle
    by Judith Lipton, M.D. and David Barash, Ph.D.
    Buddhist Bull
    Buddhism, too, has its own nonsensical mythology.
    Published on December 17, 2013 by David P. Barash, Ph.D. in Pura Vida

    Something there is in human nature – or at least, in the nature and/or inclinations of some humans—that predisposes toward nonsensical beliefs. Not surprisingly, Buddhism and Buddhists are not exceptions. Thus, even though the Buddha made it clear that he was not a god, and should not be worshiped as one, many of his subsequent followers have done so, and continue doing so, to their discredit … or at least, to the discomfiture of those, like myself, who cherish a scientific world-view.

    In my recent book, Buddhist Biology, I revel in the parallels and convergences between Buddhism and biology. But in order to do so with a clear conscience, I think it behooves us to confront and disassociate ourselves from the silliness that is sometimes associated with Buddhism, and which is no more “scientific” than Jewish insistence on the reality of Moses having been given the Ten Commandments inscribed in stone by God, Christian belief in Jesus’s virgin birth, or the Islamic contention that Mohammed took dictation from Allah via the angel Gabriel.
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    It may appear that I am making fun of what I irreverently call “Buddhist bullshit,” and in fact, that is what I am doing! My goal, however, is not to be sarcastic or critical for its own sake, but to distinguish genuinely useful and powerful conceptual approaches – of which Buddhism has much to offer—from fundamentalist fairy-tales, which abide in Buddhist religiosity just as they do in other forms of stultified religious dogma. Here, therefore, is a brief and admittedly incomplete catalog of nonsensical Buddhism, weedy mythological overgrowth that I reject (and which I encourage all Buddhist sympathizers and wannabes to treat similarly):

    Certain practitioners maintain that by virtue of their meditative skill, they can remember their existence in prior incarnations, or that they can envision their forthcoming experience after their (next) death. Others claim that by ritualistically chanting the name of a particular version of the Buddha, they can achieve literal immortality, freedom from pain, cures for life-threatening disease, and so forth.

    High on the list of absurd Buddhism are the phenomena of iddhi, supernatural events that are supposed to be generated by extremely skillful and committed meditation. They appear often in Buddhist texts, and I don’t believe a word of them. Among the more widespread iddhi is the phenomenon whereby enlightened meditators are ostensibly capable of creating illusory duplicates of themselves or of other things. There seems little doubt that such events—the creation of illusory manomaya—are themselves examples of manomaya.

    In addition, higher meditators are claimed to possess various supernatural abilities, such as becoming invisible on demand, walking through walls, on water, through the air, being able to hear people and other beings very far away, to mind-read, to recall their past lives, and/or possessing “divine eyes” that permit them to see the arising and passing away of karma. We are told, as well, that when the Buddha was born, celestial maidens proceeded to scatter flowers from the sky and nine dragons spouted water to bathe the body of the newborn prince. Monks who die while abiding in a specially blessed meditative state translated as “pure light” are said to remain “uncorrupted,” i.e., free from rot.

    By the same token, immediately after he was born—via his mother’s thigh, mind you!—the Buddha ostensibly stood up, took seven steps and announced that this was the last time he would be reborn. And when, eighty years later, he died, lying on his side between two Sal trees, they immediately and miraculously burst into bloom, although this was out of season. Yet, the Buddha made it clear that he had no evidence for the existence of a personal soul (atman) nor for its more generalized, cosmic counterpart, Brahman.

    Traditional Buddhist cosmology is far removed from anything approaching scientific validity, holding that the world is flat, with a giant mountain—known as Meru—at its center, and similarly, that insects are born from droplets of water. The Dalai lama (a self-proclaimed admirer of western science) has recently admitted that he no longer believes that Mount Meru is the center of the world; I don’t know about the beliefs of other leading Buddhists in this regard.

    The traditional Buddhist cosmology is, however, very specific, and more than a little weird, with the world composed of thirty-one levels. The lowest is a kind of hell, followed in turn by animals, ghosts, titans, humans, five different tiers of lesser gods, fifteen of higher gods, after which one encounters, in turn, “infinite space,” “infinite consciousness,” “nothingness,” and finally “neither perception nor non-perception.” Of these, the lowest eleven encapsulate the sphere of sense-desires, the next fifteen constitute the “sphere of pure form,” and the final four, the sphere of formlessness.”

    Historian of religion David McMahan describes what he calls “Buddhist modernism” as departing from traditional, originalist Buddhism in several respects, one of the most important for our purposes being “demythologization” in which traditional deities and practices are de-emphasized—most often, ignored altogether. For example, so-called “hungry ghosts” (pretas) are traditionally thought to have arisen because of the greedy karma accumulated via their past lives; they are pictured as having skinny, pencil-thin necks, bloated bellies and incessant, unsatisfied hunger. In traditional Buddhist practice, food is ceremonially offered to them so as to buy off their good will, thereby preventing them from doing harm.

    These days, especially in the West, hungry ghosts are mostly considered (when they are considered at all!) to be unconscious manifestations of one’s own dissatisfactions and neediness; that is, they have largely been reinterpreted as psychological entities rather than “genuine” ones. This is another aspect of Buddhist modernism: Reinterpreting what had been taken literally as reflecting, instead, psychological but not physical truths.

    Similarly, according to the Tibetan Book of the Dead (Bar Do Thos Grol), deceased people are said to pass through three distinct stages (bar dos) between their demise and their next reincarnation. Among Tibetan Buddhists, these intermediate stages are populated by various Buddha images, some peaceful and serene, others threatening and wrathful. For Buddhist modernists—notably Carl Jung and his followers, but including non-Jungians as well – these encounters reflect various deep-seated psychological “archetypes,” i.e., our own internal psychic forces, rather than “real” entities. Traditional Buddhists would disagree.

    As McMahan writes, “For traditional Himalayan Buddhists, the world is alive not only with awakened beings but also countless ghosts, spirits, demons and protector deities. These beings are prayed to and propitiated in daily rituals and cyclical festivals, and they figure into one’s everyday life in very concrete ways.”

    A final example of nonsensical Buddhist Bullshit is doubtless considered the most necessary and fundamental, utterly essential and incontrovertible … at least to Buddhist True Believers: the doctrine of reincarnation (more accurately translated as “rebirth”) and its close colleague, karma. This topic deserves a post of its own, not only because it is so important to most Buddhists, but also because – as we shall see – once divested of its abracadabra absurdity and modified by a hefty dose of biological reality, it actually offers some of most intriguing , scientifically valid correspondence between Buddhism and biology.

    David P. Barash is an evolutionary biologist, long-time aspiring Buddhist and professor of psychology at the University of Washington, whose most recent book is “Buddhist Biology: Ancient Eastern Wisdom Meets Modern Western Science, just published by Oxford University Press.

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    We have not attacked any religious place
    TUESDAY, 01 APRIL 2014 02:32 E-mail Print
    Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera (BBS)
    Daily Mirror
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    Q How did you begin your political activities?
    We took part in politics actively in the year 2000 through the Sihala Urumaya and the National Sangha Council .

    Q However, you have become active through the Jathika Hela Urumaya?
    That is through the Sihala Urumaya. Before that we worked for the National Sangha Council in 2004. The Jathika Hela Urumaya was born from National Sangha Council. At the beginning, we did sufficient work.

    Q Have you left the Jathika Hela Urumaya or were you removed?
    There were problems. Differences of opinions emerged. We pointed out that the involvement of Buddhist monks in politics would pose a danger in the future. Then there was a discussion and later we, as Buddhist monks were duty-bound to train a group of lay persons suitable for politics. But problems cropped up when the monks came forward through provincial councils.

    “It is true that we use harsh words. We do so because the people cannot understand what we say. However, nowhere have we exhibited such alleged intolerant behaviour. Except for the Siri Kotha incident, there is none”

    Q Then, why was the Bodu Bala Sena established? Was it as an alternative to the Hela Urumaya?
    The Bodu Bala Sena was established due to differences of opinion with Ven. Ratana Thera. I helped him to establish the Hela Urumaya. Arrangements were taken to send nine monks to Parliament but not to destroy the Sangha Council. There is a moral right to stand before power politics as a party. Mahinda Mahathmaya is strategically with them. We can’t do what we intend within power politics. That is why we say not to destroy the Sangha Council.

    Q But they did not listen to it?
    That is the reason we left it. We were able to discuss various things in the past. Mahinda Rajapaksa is a person with a mixture of all these forces. He can’t become the ruler without the Sinhala Buddhist forces. It was these national forces which helped to create an environment for Rajapaksa to grow by attacking the anti-Buddhist base of Chandrika. Therefore, we believed that a president mixed with such forces will rule the country and we won.

    Q Can we say that the Bodu Bala Sena has established an environment where the Buddhist monks have become intolerant and violent?
    That cannot be accepted. It is true that we use harsh words. We do so because the people cannot understand what we say. However, nowhere have we exhibited such alleged intolerant behaviour.

    Q How about the most recent Sirikotha incident?
    Yes, except for the Sirikotha incident, there is none. The Bodu Bala Sena has not created any conflict anywhere. No protests were staged. We have selected formal places such as the Department of Archaeology and the Ministry of Buddha Sasana for that purpose. There are many things that we have achieved. In the meantime, we have observed that various sub-cultures have been emerging, pasting posters as well.

    Q But the leaders have to be held responsible haven’t they?
    We have organised our activities decently. There are occasions on which some members of the Bodu Bala Sena have acted indecently, having dressed in T-shirts etc., We have expelled them from our membership as well.

    Q There is a legal system in the country. There are institutions which implement the law. There is an allegation that you have taken the law into your hands?
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    That is totally wrong. We love our country. We have never said that this is a Sinhala Buddhist country.
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    “This is a Buddhist nation, so why are they trying to call it a multicultural society?” said Galagoda Atte Gnanasara, the 37-year-old pulpit-pounding monk who co-founded the group in 2012. “Not everyone can live under the umbrella of a Buddhist culture.”

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    But, as citizens we should love the fauna and flora of this country. That is why we said that every citizen should act as an unofficial policeman. There is a big story within it.

    Q Then some people have begun to use the law of the jungle?
    No. It is not like that. There is a common system of law in the country. We act according to that common legal system.

    Q Today, there are no war crimes allegations in Geneva. But, the allegation is that the mosques are being destroyed. Are you a contributor to that allegation?
    It is important that a newspaper like yours discusses this issue. You can find out the truth. From 2007 to 2010, especially the Muslim society is entailed with the tragedy called Wahabism – Muslim extremism. It is the person called Alavi Moulana who has spoken to the Asian Tribune and India Today magazines about it. In addition, Mr. Azad Salley’s brother has also spoken like that. It was in 2012, that the question of Muslim extremism arose. There are about 400 Christian fundamentalist organisations. There are reports about it. Some Muslim brothers also spoke to me about conversions. They are in fear in some parts of the country.

    Q What did they tell you?
    Aney, Hamuduruwane, we can’t talk about this in public. We are in fear. Various extremist groups have intruded into this country. One Muslim brother said that his son has been taken to Pakistan on a scholarship. He was being given military training there. Our intention is not to marginalise the Muslim community and create conflicts with them. We are focusing on getting the attention of the authorities to look into these things in order to avoid any dangerous situation in the future. We have not attacked any religious place. We are not involved in the Dambulla incident. They are not religious places – they are places created in the name of religion. Mr. Hakeem has sent a ‘pet’ letter to Geneva. According to Hakeem, when a Sinhala person brushes against a Muslim, it is a conflict. I have experienced about 30 years of terror in this country. We have gone through various trials and tribulations in the past. However, we have got rid of that terror. We want to live peacefully by defeating extremism.

    Q But the crux of the matter is, why exhibit muscle power for this purpose instead of intelligent discourse?
    We have not done so. Can you show me one incident? We questioned the Halal matter. But it is the responsibility of the government to solve it. We have a long way to go. Since 2012, what we did was concentrating on the national forces and holding Buddhist summits. This is what is called intelligent discourse.

    Q Your organisation gets a lot of money from various sources. It is said that Bodu Bala Sena is a ‘Pilli” of Norway?
    It is a good question. I can’t remember the time frame. However, we went to Norway after several months of the formation of our organisation.

    Q Was it a casual trip?
    No. It was a planned trip. We go to a country only on their invitation. The victims of the war suffered immensely. Nobody helped them. We went there for a discussion. There are many people who are non-LTTE. There are Sinhala, Muslim, Tamil people there. We wanted to unite them.

    Q Who invited you to Norway?
    It was not an invitation by Norway. We created awareness about the Ministry of Defence. We wanted to meet intelligent people who were not of the LTTE. We had a successful conference there but there were some people who held LTTE views too.

    Q What were the benefits of the conference?
    We discussed the welfare of the Tamil people. We made requests to construct a road.

    Q Minister Hakeem was keen on finding out who were behind the Bodu Bala Sena?
    When Poya is in the offing, there are various ‘howlings’. We are not shocked by these things. We are well aware of his extremism. It is Hakeem who said that the army shot 117 people in Muttur in spite of the fact they were killed by the LTTE. They are crossing over to political parties like prostitutes from time to time. We can give proper answers to the questions taken to Geneva by him now. Their whole life is full of lies. Their ministerial portfolios are also false.

    Q You have said a force of 1 million is going to be formed. For whom is that?
    More than a million. Our programme is “Awake, through the vision of Dampal!” So far we have recruited them.

    Q My question is, for whom is that?
    It is we who decided the King in 2016. It is a silent journey. Merely praying to the “Triple Gem” will not do. We should safeguard the Buddhists geographically and regionally. If Mahinda Rajapaksa is sincerely committed to this cause we willhelp him. But still these are ‘plaster’ solutions only.

    Q During the next presidential election, it is said that you are going to deprive Mahinda Rajapaksa of the Sinhala Buddhist votes and Muslim and Christian votes?
    This is the sutra of Wimal Weerawansa. In the same way, traditional Muslim people can also be fooled. What we stress is not to bring in separatism again. Do not give way to extremism.

    Q How would you prove that the Bodu Bala Sena is not an extremist organisation?
    There is no extremism in the story of Buddhism. There is no such thing even in the past. Unlike other priests we discuss every problem in public.

    Q There is a saying that any nation that oppresses another nation makes their own chains. What is your opinion?
    Yes. It is an accepted fact. The majority has to act without opposing the others.

    “We have never said that this is a Sinhala Buddhist country. But, as citizens we should love the fauna and flora of this country. That is why we said that every citizen should act as an unofficial policeman”

    Q But acording to Buddhism, it is said that “Saththa….”
    Sabbe Saththa Bhawanthu Suki Saththa. I practice loving kindness daily. But, we say that we should not give way to extremism.

    Q There are ministers who import drugs, it is said. Who are they?
    We have reported the relevant authorities.

    Q Did you complain to the police?
    Of course. But every one cannot be taken into custody. That is why we say that laws should be enacted.

    Q Does the government seem to be listening to it?
    Can’t say so. We held a big conference in 2012. Four proposals have been approved so far.

    Q So there is no harm in supporting the President?
    There is no such foundation to support him. By 2016, we have made arrangements to increase the Buddhist force.

    Q Finally you will step into Parliament?
    No. We have decided not to go to Parliament. We will create suitable persons to be sent to it.

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    Daily Mirror
    We have not attacked any religious place
    TUESDAY, 01 APRIL 2014 02:32 E-mail Print
    Ven. Galagodaatte Gnanasara Thera (BBS)

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