2 October, 2022

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Buddhist Monk BBS Gnanasara Eats Pan Fried Monkfish

As an organization the leadership of the Bodu Bala Sena and its Secretary General, Buddhist monk Galagoda Atte Gnanasara are famous for setting controversial trends, such as introducing a new tradition for Buddhist Monks to consume their alms in restaurants.

Monk Gnanasara is pictured here enjoying a “Pan Fried Monkfish” meal at the famous Barefoot Garden Café in the presence of an acquaintance.

GnanasaraThe trendy upmarket garden restaurant Barefoot, states in its website “The Garden café is an oasis in the heart of Colombo and an ideal venue to relax with friends. The blackboard menu displays the daily lunch specials. Try the legendary Black Pork Curry or the notable Spinach Quiche and we also have a fine selection of wines and beers. We have live Jazz every Friday evening and on Sunday afternoons. The famous Colombo Pub Quiz takes place on Wednesdays from 8 pm. The space is also used to host cultural events, private dinners and parties at night”.

It was barely a couple of years ago that Colombo Telegraph uploaded a similar story when a delegation of BBS Monks were pictured enjoying a lavish meal in New York.

Authorities in Sri Lanka then announced plans to draw up new guidelines for donating food to the country’s Buddhist monks amid concerns about their weight and health.

The Health ministry said the faithful, who offer alms as a religious tradition, tended to give food that was too high in fat and sugar and monks were developing preventable health conditions such as heart disease and diabetes.

“The Medical Research Institute had been asked to prepare menus that could be used for alms givings,” the ministry said in a statement, adding that the new guidelines were to be issued then.

Related posts;

BBS US Pictures: Sumptuous Feasts For BBS Monks

Sri Lanka Announced Plans To Draw Up New Guidelines For Donating Food To The Monks

Drunken Chief Buddhist Monk: Bitter Truth Revealed With Wild Boar

Full Court Report: BBS Leader Gnanasara Pleaded Guilty To Hit-And-Run And Drunk Driving

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  • 16
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    So ? what is the story here ?

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      The story is that he is desecrating Buddhism by his lifestyle.

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        goraka

        “The story is that he is desecrating Buddhism by his lifestyle. “

        He is not the first one and not going to be the last, his children will continue though the project started some 110 years ago.

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          kala vedda will not fail to disappoint you with some 3rd class jokes and rubbish. i wonder when he’ll grow up

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            Canine offspring will never be able to distinguish between grown ups and children.

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              [Edited out]

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              P.hD Abhaya ,

              “So ? what is the story here ? “

              figuring out the story may be a huge task for your 18 month P.hD Gray matter ; hence , leave it to those who can do the thinking , will you ? i’m yet to hear from you about that infamous phone call which you supposedly made to the other nitwit Nalin silva . Nalin ,Thug Gnasara , Madumadawa et al are eagerly waiting for your return , P.hD Abhaya ! don’t let them down , they need your services to save Sri lanka from guys like us , so don’t lose any more precious time .

        • 3
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          Buddist monks NOT supposed to have children !!!!!!!!!!!

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            Supposed!

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              I believe in the BBS version of Buddhism, the monks can have sex as long as they kept their eyes closed during the act. The monks can also drink alcohol as long as they swallow it without tasting it. They are also free to hit anyone who disagrees with them.

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            Native Miniha

            “Buddist monks NOT supposed to have children !!!!!!!!!!!”

            Officially of course they are not supposed to have children.

            The rule applies only to the Buddhist monks however Gnana is Sinhala/Buddhist saffron clad thug hence he is not governed by Vinaya.

          • 1
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            Native Miniha, Pardon my ignorance of Buddhist history….but was not the
            Great Buddha a married man and had children as well…Union of man with a woman is natural and monks are humans too and are normal men. It would be interesting to learn how they manage to overcome their biological needs.
            As we can see in the picture this monk Gnanassara is enjoying a non veg
            dish which would increase his metabolism. Gnanassara is not alone as I understand most monks eat not veg specially roast chicken. It is not a matter of eating tasty food but it matters if one goes astray from the
            wisdom and wise Buddhas’ teachings.

      • 21
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        Someone once said that the ‘Buddhist monks eat until they vomit in Sri Lanka’ because the Colombo Buddhist ladies like to feed them well at their Dhanas!

      • 21
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        I have an extreme dislike for this thug in saffron robes…but technically, there’s nothing wrong in eating meat in Buddhism, according to the Dhammapada, in absolute terms.

        • 5
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          I don’t think this is right. Karuna takes in all living things. You have to kill before you eat. Some say that they do not kill what is eaten. This is not right. It is killed for them because they eat it. It is not permitted to eat meat both in Buddhism and Hinduism as both treat all life alike. That we do eat meat is just the practice that has grown up. We cannot reconcile it with the tenets of our religion. Christians and Muslims eat meat as they believe that other creatures are created for man. Buddhists and Hindus who believe in Karma and Rebirth do not think that other creatures are any less. So they cannot be killed so that their meat may be consumed.

          The BBS guy should get out of his robes, become like the rest of us and eat as much meat and fish as he wants.

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            sorry to say here, I dont agree with your conceptual myth. I am not a fan of Gnasara thera. Also I dont agree with his lavish life style. But in Buddhist teachings we are not tight with any dicipline which has no logical base. Anyone is allowed to eat anything as far as it doesnt hurt any thing or any one. As far as it is going to help him or her to achieve their supreme goal of Nibbana. But everuone should know taking others life is bad as same thing you like your life as its cause bad karma,which is going against you. In this case he went to restaurant to have his daana or meal before his time , They have serve him this food , he ate! What s wrong with that? Dont try to create iunnecessary impression among other communities as they are directly hitting Buddhist teachings. Buddhist teachings are libaral views of Buddha. They are not bound by any strict principals or rules like BBS saying. Thats the issue.

            • 3
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              “Anyone is allowed to eat anything as far as it doesnt hurt any thing “- Sapumal.

              Sapumal, how do you eat fish, without killing it and does not killing hurt?

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            Ponkoh

            “The BBS guy should get out of his robes, become like the rest of us and eat as much meat and fish as he wants.”

            Gandasara should be sent to the zoo as meat for the starving animals. The questions remains, will the animals eat “Ganda” meat??

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            I’m actually a muslim but I have a lot of respect for Buddhas teachings. Lord Buddha mainly had rules for Bhikkus, not so much for the layman.

            According to his teachings in the Dhammapada, the only stipulation against meat is for Bhikkus and that also is only that a Bhikku may not consume the meat of an animal that was specifically killed for the purpose of his consumption. So, technically Gnanasara is wrong here because he has ordered a dish with meat and according to the rule of supply and demand, his order will cause more animals to be killed.

            However, if a Bhikku were to accept a dhaana with meat in it, he has the right to consume it (provided it’s within the permissible hours for eating for a Bhikku). A bhikku can not beg, he must eat whatever is offered to him. If meat is offered, Lord Buddha has said that he can consume it if he wishes.

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              Hm.. Excuse me for my ignorance, but can you enlighten me why they are traditionally supposed to carry a begging bowl and go from house to house if a Buddhist monk is not supposed to beg, as what you say is to be taken as the sacred truth? Or has begging for food gone out of fashion, and what is now in vogue is a feast that is spread out for all the monks collectively, which is now called the ‘Dhanay’.

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                In modern times it may have been labelled a “begging bowl” but that’s not the historically correct word for it.

                The bowl is meant for collection of what is offered. To beg is to go and literally “beg” or plead for something. A bhikku is not supposed to do that. In fact, Lord Buddha discouraged begging for the bhikku as well as the lay person.

                A bhikku uses a bowl to simply collect whatever is offered to him.

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                  Thanks for that info H, I doubt a true buddhist could have explained it any better.

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            “H” said “absolute terms”. The Buddha ate meat on occasion, but Ponkoh Sivakumaran, you have rightly pointed out that our economic system is different to what prevailed when Gauthama accepted what a hunter offered him.

            All that is academic. The question is what do we do to the porcine Gnanasara?

            • 0
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              True, it just an academic/technical matter.

              The best we can do for Gnanasara is to not vote for the political party that this shameful being stands for at the upcoming election.

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          [Edited out] We are sorry, the comment language is English – CT

      • 6
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        What is so unusual about this?

        I have seen many Muslims eating pork, consuming alcohol and hm.. hm… frequenting the casinos.

        So give gnanissara a break!

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          But the Muslims you would have seen are NOT MONKS and do not pretend to PROTECT THEIR RELIGION. This is the difference.

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          You will make a good politician. Where are you going? Coconuts in my sack. Muslims have nothing to do with this, but are good scapegoats to bring into ridicule, when you can’t take the heat for your buddy types. You are not comparing apples with apples but apples with oranges, literally. But here we are talking Sharona bottles – the Mega types. Get the message?

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          When you speak of Muslims, whom do you mean? People with Muslim names, probably, and, may be, brought up in families that were considered “Muslim”. It is unlikely that they have proclaimed themselves to be Muslims.

          In the case of Gnanasara, he has got into Buddhist robes, and masquerades as a monk. Forbidding what he is doing by the law is not going to be easy. Is it not significant, that he has called himself a candidate for the Sinhalese. The Buddha was not a Sinhalese. There may even be a few Tamil Buddhists. Please do not take this as a call for Buddhist proselytization of the Tamil community.

          Religion is a personal matter, and one of conviction.

          As for what to do with Gnanasara, we should not vote for him. But that is not enough: we must also denounce him.

        • 1
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          The subject here is about Gnanassara eating out in the open and enjoying a dish of sea food not about Muslims whatever they may eat. Also, living in modern times I cannot find him doing anything to offend his faith. As a human being he has got to eat and what he eats does not matter as long as he did not kill it himself which would then be offending his faith and the
          teachings of Buddhism.

      • 0
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        Come on guys ,give him a chance [Edited out]…

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        “The story is that he is desecrating Buddhism by his lifestyle”

        https://fbstatic-a.akamaihd.net/rsrc.php/v2/y4/r/-PAXP-deijE.gif

        Not only that he Gnasara Mara, is following MaRa, MaRa that Opposed Buddha.

    • 15
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      bla, bla blAbhaya

      “So ? what is the story here ?”

      We are still looking under the table, where are you?

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        NV nitwit , what did you find under the table ? I am waiting to find out ? . I hope you dont provide the type of services Mangala provides ?

      • 5
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        Have you noticed cigarette ashtray on the table???

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          It’s not an ash tray idiot, it’s a phoneyou people are so lame as usual!

    • 16
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      Exactly, what is the story? We all know he is not right in the head. We didn’t need proof or anything…or was someone not sure?

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      RE: Buddhist Monk BBS Gnanasara Eats Pan Fried Monkfish

      “So ? what is the story here ?”

      Sinhala Buddhism Transformed. The Last Transformation was by Monk Mahanama and his lies and imaginations in the Mahawansa.

      The Sinhala Buddhist Monks Now receive Dhana, Offerings in 5 Star Restaurants, and the like to eat Monkfish. No wonder they are Fat.

      Remember, Buddhas used to have a bowl ti receive offerings.

      One good outcome is that , the boys who bring Dhana, Offerings will not be raped.

      Child Abuse by a Monk in Habaraduwa

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yNSC93mPs4I

      Uploaded on May 29, 2010
      She sent her grandson to school with the idea of providing him with proper education to make him a good person. The Buddhist monk in charge of the temple asked her to send the child to the temple and she sent him there because they were poor. There was no possibility for them to pay the money for tuition fees. That was the reason why they sent the boy to the temple school.When the child began to refuse going to the temple school so adamantly, grandmother had to look for the reason. It was then only that she discovered that the child who was sent to learn good behavior, ethics and Buddha’s Dharma from the monk had in fact been abused by the monk.

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        If I were to state the number of sexual abuse cases by the catholic church, it will probably take me a few years to finish writing this comment.

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          f=ma

          “If I were to state the number of sexual abuse cases by the catholic church, it will probably take me a few years to finish writing this comment.”

          Be efficient. Just give the headings and the Links. It spans close to 2,000 years!

          Christopher Hitchens on the Catholic Church

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU2SJn70FAc

          Christopher Hitchens & Richard Dawkins – We’d be better off without religion

          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tWOZi_OUQL8

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      Abhaya

      Story here is how can a saint monk eat monk fish in an expensive restaurant.

      This Gnasara is a big fat monk and he should go on hunger strike or fast to reduce his weight to get his brain functioning properly.

      Buddha will be ashamed to see this goon propagating Buddhism to the world.

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        Idiot , the monk is not a saint . just like your poosariyas are not saints

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          Thanks for clarification Abhaya that Gnansara is just another hedonistic hypocrite.FYI definition of Monk “A member of a religious community of men typically living under vows of poverty,chastity, and obedience.”You are absolutely correct Gnansara posses none of these qualities so he is not a saint he is not even a Buddhist Monk.Now don’t point the finger at other religions to justify this charlatan. Well done CT.

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            Gnanasara resembles a pickpocket, street rowdy, Kassippu King etc. The Buddhist hierarchy is unable get rid of him over his appalling behaviours.

            If he is stripped off his robes,where else can he go,except for joining the gangster world.

            Who knows he must have been involved in Gota’s white van saga.

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              ……….not just the white van saga.. He was the MAIN culprit in the “Grease Yaka ” saga… If we recall..ALL the grease yaka’s were bald headed FAT and UGLY monsters like Gandayasara…so 2 +2 makes 4.

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              NirmalaN

              “Gnanasara resembles a pickpocket, street rowdy, Kassippu King etc”

              He is a Para-Sinhala “Buddhist” Monk, Hamuduruwo. Thre are lots of them in the land of Native Veddah Aethho.

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          Abhaya

          Why don’t you tell this to your rough headed Gnanasara without releasing your anger over my use of saint word.

          A Buddhist monk unlike the poosari must be dispossessive and the very wearing of the robe makes him look attainment of a special status.

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            Abaya
            No I disagree, robes do not a monk make, Buddhist renunciation is not in the robe worn.Renunciation is an attitude of a balanced mind a saint would have.Obviously Gandasara’s mind is brutal, and unbalanced and that is known by the way he talks to reveal his ignorance,volatile anger, intolerance and a host of many other of his negative depravities.
            That is a sign which only the imbeciles like you who cannot understand or recognise.

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              Uthungan ,

              you are wasting your time by giving explanation to a person who has no Gray matter up in his head to think wisely , he claims that he is a sinhalese Buddihist which makes us wonder , who do we call ourselves then ? Abhaya types lunatics are a real threat to civilized world , these types of freaks must be locked up in a cell 24×7 where there is no sunlight visible for the rest of their sorry lives.

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          Ph Abhaya,

          do not insult to the saint.
          This Ghandassara monk in saffron robe is a Sinhala Buddhist Thug, who makes us Buddhist a ashamed flocks of the society.

          this Scoundrel and alike many more should be disrobed from Buddhist monkhood to save Buddhism in sri lanka.

          There are no rules for laymen in Buddhism,
          .but Buddhist monks are supposed to follow the Vinaya pitaka rules as followers and preachers of Buddhism.
          Visiting for Dhana to a restaurant is not a prohibition and eat what is offered.
          but ordering of any food animal flesh is not approved.

          As Ganddhassaara is not considered as a Buddhist monk, he can eat any shit.
          even with his friends, shit eating pigs clan also.
          But, This Man, Gandassara must remove the Buddhist Saffron Robe from his body and Wear a Bikiny.

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      Abhaya

      “So ? what is the story here ?”

      You have been active in the last two days. Are you taking any performance enhancing designer steroid to outdo the other sensible commentators?

      I suspect you are.

      A word of caution steroid come with all sorts of physical side effects and among other you may develop:

      Prominent breasts
      Baldness
      Shrunken testicles
      Infertility
      Impotence

      If you are using cognitive enhancing drugs to improve your intellectual capability forget it.

      You don’t need drugs to make mad.

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      This mas vedda would eat even human flesh.. if one would listen to his talks, anyone would feel that this man has no seelaya… he is just an eunachs who hide behind the safron robes to protect himself. That is it. A real buddhist is feeling different.. I would never respect this kind of men in double life.

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      The story is where is he hiding the wine glass?

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    BBS and Gnanasara are pseudo Buddhists monks and are detrimental to Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

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    Whether he is Buddhist or not. I ll support him for his work against Islamist extremists in Sri Lanka. We need someone to protest against Islamists monk Gnanasara is best person for that. Long live Gnanasara thero.

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      @natha, (stinking?) they are not against muslims only they want entire north east dug for archaelogical excavation euphemism for treasure hunting! Don’t cry for home land.

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      Natha

      “We need someone to protest against Islamists monk Gnanasara is best person for that.”

      What is Gnanasara the saffron clad thug trying to hide under his robe, in his rhetoric, foul language, intimidation techniques, ………… his stupidity, rage, …..?

      He is craving for attention and hiding all his sins/crimes in his religious zeal.

      Are you that stupid not to see through his facade?

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      Natha, I am appalled by your comment. All religious extremism is horrible. Religions have to “update” themselves, but even when they do, we don’t appreciate them.

      Here’s an eighty-year old, who has been repeatedly denied entry in to our country, even by our present government! What a contrast he is to the horrible Gnanasara. I won’t name this man, click on the link!

      http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/music/festivals/glastonbury-2015-dalai-lama-uses-first-festival-appearance-to-brand-isis-violence-unthinkable-10350848.html

      If you are looking for causes, there are plenty! Why don’t you agitate for this old man to visit places of Buddhist interest, and while you are about it, read up a little more about him!

      “Barefoot” is a most interesting place, but it is “upmarket”, and I’m amazed at the xenophobe, Gnanasara, visiting there, quite apart from purchasing meals of animal flesh there! Quite an Epicure, isn’t he?

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        [Edited out]

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    Is he a monk or a guy enjoying life . There was a story that he drove a vehicle after a party late night in Pannipitiya area. probably in not proper senses, and found guilty, Can the High priest take some kind of action against these brutes ho insults the Buddhist Philosophy

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    Abhay, you don’t have to display your ignorance so plainly. We have a good idea of how stupid you are.

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      Banzai:
      You are being very unkind to one of the lower forms of life. Shame on you! You should find out when he is next likely to be driving a vehicle, while impaired by alcohol and likely to kill someone. You could then use your cellphone to record the event for posterity, even though it has happened before!

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        Actually if I manage to hit you our one of the fools like you and take out another fool from the Gene pool I will consider it a good days work .

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    Monks invited for “dane” in homes, provide the menu beforehand and this commonly includes non-vegetarian dishes.
    All monks are well nourished despite only one meal daily at noon, as required by custom.

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    There is no story here , just basic crap . as much as I dont like Ganasara he is eating a meal . it is not prohibited by the religion . Unless he is eating it after Dhana time .

    [Edited out] . shows I retarded they are .

    Go get a brain folks . read a book or two . use google , and it wont kill you .

    Morons

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      So, time of day matters more, according to you, than the life of an animal?

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      Abhay

      [read a book or two ]

      I must apologies now I understand your limitation of grasping opinions reading limit as “book or two” you suggest certainly will enhance & exhilarate you down that path.And secondly using the word crap & moron this I guess come from your own experience writing crap per say but I would use deferring opinion and you are been a moron I would be again more incline to put you as mentally challenge. Don’t you think its much nicer way to write without words getting edited out.

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      [Pam] Abahaya;

      Moron,
      Sitting on the Retarted Brain.

      Then why you are commenting in this CT’s Blog?.
      Go and get a Buffalo’s brain Or Fly a Kite.

  • 2
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    Oh come on

    Give the bloke a chance. He is also human.

    He likes good living.

  • 5
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    It would have been more appropriate if this photo showed Galagoda Atte Gnasara with Sarath Nanda Silva-The T.V Buddhist!

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    With Fellows like this in SL Buddhism who needs outside forces to destroy it ;-)

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    I condemn the BBS. But there is no premise for a story here. This has been happening forever in SL. Go to any dhana in cities or villages, they are more like wedding banquets these days.

    Come to think of it, this is certainly keeping in line with most “news” items which appear in CT.

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      This shows the true colors of CT . The site it filled with people with no other agenda than hatred for Buddhists and fakes who act like they are Sinhalese Buddhists with fake names as cloaks .

      From the time I was a child this is nothing new . and if a person bought the dana a priest has been told by the Religion to not refuse . and While there is the sila to never kill , there is no edict to not eat a meal of any particular type .

      If anything the mahanayakes who travel around in luxury are against the religion than this man . and just because there are criminals in the robe as there were in Buddhas time it in no way takes away from the sangha , just like have pedophile priests in the catholic faith does not take away from every priest of that faith .

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        Abhaya: Now I understand why Native Vedda calls you Ab-blah-blah-ya.

        Buddhism in Sri Lanka is a travesty of what the Buddha preached. And guys like you who have abandoned the country for the US and preach to CT readers about patriotism, not to mention have heroes like this fake monk who instigates violence and murder, should crawl under the rock from where you emerged until you put your money where your mouth is and get back here.

        What’s so wrong with Sri Lanka that you chose to abandon it?

        Fake patriot!

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        @ Abhaya you can shout yourself to glory that this is ok but its not

        A monk is supposed to lead an austere life (of course if they dont want to then they must leave the robes )

        BBS was always acting like saints but look at this chap

        You say that from the time you were small this has been happening in SL if so then SOMETHING IS REALLY WRONG WITH BUDDHISM IN SL

        Next if there is a picture of a monk in a massage parlour or a brothel you will say ah thats normal

        the more you defend such actions the more you look like a silly fellow!

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        [Edited out]

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    Buddhism especially the sihala buddhists are targeted to denigrate the religion and psychologically suppress the community. Whilst this propaganda is going on the sinhala buddhists are economically ethnically cleansed from colombo, state land is blatantly given to minorities buddhist archeological sites re destroyed etc. With regards to the monk eating fish I can’t see any problem. Do we have photographs of christian priests eating in restaurants. Come off it , It is this kind of propaganda that is the cause of Bodu Bala.

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      @ Vas,you say “the sinhala buddhists are economically ethnically cleansed from colombo, state land is blatantly given to minorities buddhist archeological sites re destroyed etc”

      Please can you give proof and examples of the above that you mentioned

      If you cant please shut up,you are a racist to the boot and trying to stir up trouble when there are no such issues

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    As long as he paid for the meal it is no issue for anyone else. It is the politicos who never pay their bills ! Have you ever seen them paying for their meals ?

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      Monks are not supposed to physically touch money nor have any indirect control over it. So how many genuine monks do you think there are in the country?

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    Buddha ate meat … Buddhism doesnt stop u from eating meat .. its the Jain influence in Buddhism that created the notion of not eating meat … it was actually the Devaddtha who wanted Buddha to say that buddhist shouldt eat meat … that was the biggest disagreement between buddha and devadatha …. Budha said that if a poor man gives me meat if he is a meat seller and that all he has to give, then i shell not refuse his offering

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    Abhaya.

    I agree.Buddhism should not be the scapegoat for the antics of this particular monk.
    When Somarama stood in the dock for the murder of SWRD, Late Justice T.S.Fernando sentencing to the gallows had remarked that there was an element of goodness in Somarama who had by then removed his monks robes and wore civilian clothes.He did not want to denigrate Buddhism.

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    It looks more like fried in batter rather than pan fried.

    It is probably either a piece of Cod or Shark.

    Never seen Monk Fish in Srilnaka, unless they catch them along Mullative Coast which had been out of bounds to us for a long time.

    Monks eating in restaurants is a good thing.They can have their meals when they really feel hungry.

    In fact I saw a couple in the KFC on Marine Drive the other day, having Chips. And it was around 4 in the afternoon.

    I am not sure they are Srilankan or any other Therawada from our neighbourhood.

    UNP monks in Colombo have even Buffet Daanes now, where Poodle Club Ladies bring low Cholestorol, Low Fat , lean Chicken Breast Fillets pan fried in Olive Oil with a bit of Herbs , Garlic and freshly ground Schichuan Pepper.

    While the Monks indulge in their herby chicken in Colombo Seven, the Poodle Ladies are in the Marquee enjoying their own Buffet.

    Talking about how their kiddies are doing in London, Melbourne and Toronto.

    And how the husbands go for new models so often. I mean the Mercedez and the Beamers..

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      Im glad that CT joker K A Sumanasekera has some good taste in food ,well done fella ;-)

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        P Lover.

        This Garden Place looks cool too..

        You should fork out a few bob and enjoy good tucker, instead of Sambar and Iddly all the time..

        Now that you mates are raking in big time, you must be doing all right too..

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      K.A.Sumanasekara – Check Menu Item number 7 on the board which is partly covered by his acquaintance. Pan Fried Mon……….

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    He is not even aware what is ”Buddhism” is. He is a shame for Buddhism. I feel shame that he is living among us!!!!!
    He’s only MaRa/GoRa’s THUG!!

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    Is it called Monkfish because Buddhist priests are supposed to eat them. Thunnoth Kanuva is the motto when it comes to eating beef.

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    A monk is supposed to live a life of self-restraint and meditation. If he cannot, he is free to disrobe. Does this thug behave like a proper monk? He wants to have both the respect given to a monk as well as the life of a layman (and part-time criminal).
    Only the state registration and control of all who wear the robe will prevent scum like Mr Gnanasara abusing it.

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    What these Muslim [Edited out]

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    Maybe, Sinhala Buddhism is not true Buddhism. It is mixed with the animism of kattadiyas. In fact, Gnanasara looks more like a kattadiya than a Buddhist monk. Like Mahavamsa Buddhism which justified the killing of Tamils, it is okay to kill and eat fish or cattle in Sinhala Buddhism. It is okay to kill people too. After all, they killed 70, 000 of their own kids during the JVP riots. They they killed over 100,000 at Mullivaikal. The place from which the Amarapura Nikaya hails from-Burma_ is the killing fields of the Rohingyas. So, it is okay to eat a couple of fish meals and some beef whenever it pleases the hammuduruwo. Why worry?

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      There are things that we know. There are things that we dont know and still trying to learn. Using mere words doesnt make any sense. You know nothing about buddhism and you also know nothing about Hinduism.

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        Sapumal

        “There are things that we know. There are things that we dont know and still trying to learn.”

        There are known knowns. These are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say, there are things that we know we don’t know. But there are also unknown unknowns. There are things we don’t know we don’t know.

        Donald Rumsfeld

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    The little bit i know is the Monks are all pure vegetarians . As per Buddhism taking a life or helping is also against Lord Buddha”s preachings. How come this Thug is eating Fish.

    Wake up Guys

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      jenn

      Gandasara has a penchant for ‘sea food’ amongst other vices !

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    his plate is messy,should have used his hands?
    he sure is a media junkee.BBS is all about stunts like this to get all excited and generate media.

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    Lets call a spade a spade. In Sri Lanka these days, Buddhist monks don’t live by the basic precepts of Buddhism.

    They indulge in politics and in most cases are responsible for precipitating hatred between communities. This to me is the opposite to the teaching of the Buddha.

    What gnanasara is seen to be doing is, enjoying himself in the pleasures of the world which is a contradiction, because on one hand he says he is fighting for Buddhism at the expense of minorities while on the other hand he is seen to be enjoying himself in a high brow restaurant which in deed is very un-Buddhist like for a monk.

    In other words CT is exposing this hypocrite for what he is. The next thing you know he has a pistol hidden under his robe. To me this man is simply a thug with a saffron robe. He is doing a great dis-service to Buddhism.

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    @slayer, poor converts are there, name sake also called hypocrites if a muslim named man eats scavenging animal’s meat for taste/bite and consumes liquor, on that moment onwards he siezed to be a muslim, however new converts can be pardoned for their absent minded weak faith! When you keep open bars how drunken driving and the resultant deaths escape complicity?… but in anti terror law complicity is punished severely, a human bomb’s accomplices are not released on parole even! Please don’t judge by name. I don’t care anyone eating anything for survival if they don’t infect others with brain fever, sars, swine flu and mers etc! Islam bashing often turns to Islamophobia in a jiffy, why?

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    Religious leaders are expected to lead an exemplary, yet, simple & pious life. Particularly in Buddhism where Buddha preached a ‘middle path’ to his followers, this exhibition of opulent living as implied by having lunch in a trendy restaurant, is pure hypocrisy. A Buddhist monk takes up robes because of his faith in Buddha & intends to follow his footsteps as the first step towards achieving Nirvana by giving up material wealth. We remain as laymen because we are unable to make that sacrifice, therefore, a true Buddhist monks needs to be respected. To such a person, hatred is replaced with compassion & greed in any form is non existent as it is the very thing he wants to distance himself with. That is my perception but I may be wrong as this monk (along with so many other monks in SL), seem to have rewritten the rule book with their own ideology. However, when I see the monks at a monastery near where I live in UK, who are predominately from Western countries, my faith in the religion is restored. Perhaps it is the rich ‘dayakayas’ in SL, who, in their misguided belief that the most meritorious deed is to lavish the sanga in every way, are to be blamed. I am sure this monk could have requested a vegetarian option if he so wished.

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    in case people are unaware,monk fish is the only fish that bhuddhist monks are permitted to eat.They call it hamuduruge malu.

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    BLADY STUPID MONK! Born to destroy buddism.

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    It was in the news that Gnnnissara is buddy buddy with CB Boss Mahendran now and they even had a meeting to stop our Banks going Halal..

    May be Gnnana is explaining to the the restauranteur that he should not serve Hallal to the Poodle Club Members in Colombo there too, even if it is Monk Fish Pan fried. or Battered or even Sushi……

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    Quote:daily Mirror
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    UPFA agrees to nominate MR
    2015-06-30 16:38:42
    http://mirrorcitizen.dailymirror.lk/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/elect1.png

    The United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA) has finally agreed to nominate former President Mahinda Rajapaksa as a candidate at the August 17 general election under the betel symbol, a party leader said.

    UPFA General Secretary Susil Premajayantha, SLFP General Secretary Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and Opposition Leader Nimal Siripala de Silva communicated the President’s message to Mr. Rajapaksa today in Kandy. Mr. Rajapaksa agreed to reach a settlement on this matter with the President.(Kelum Bandara) – See more at: http://www.dailymirror.lk/78087/upfa-agrees-to-nominate-mr#sthash.Gz2lghjm.dpuf

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