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‘Gnanasara’ And Sinhaley Alt-Right Antics – ‘Alu Yata Gini’

By Mohamed Harees

Lukman Harees

Lukman Harees

Listening to the video recording of Galagoda Atte Gnanasara (Thero)’s anti Muslim hate speech in South Korea, I began to realize how well he fits into the title of a ‘Modern Devadatta’. Devadatta tried to assassinate his cousin Buddha . However this modern Devadatta version in saffron robes has already killed the spirit of the message of peace enunciated by the Buddha. This racist bigot and lunatic suffers from a delusion of putting an end to the rise of Islam and the Muslims, even by being a Prabakaran and with political support. A wishful thinking indeed! Islam and Muslims have been part and parcel of the history of Sri Lanka for well over 1000 years and they will remain so despite the dubious attempts of these hate groups to make them aliens. However, the hate he spits out is indicative more of the looming danger of another religious based War rather than his evil character.

courtesy Foreign Correspondents' Association of Sri Lanka Facebook page

Gnanasara – Photo courtesy Foreign Correspondents’ Association of Sri Lanka Facebook page

Islam has been spreading fast particularly in the West, at a crucial time, despite a well-orchestrated Islamophobic campaign to demonise Islam spreading globally , not because of the efforts of the Muslims as such, but because of the vibrancy, pragmatism and dynamism embedded in the message of Islam itself, as the Quran says : ‘They want to extinguish the light of Allah with their mouths, but Allah will perfect His light, although the disbelievers dislike it’. It is therefore important for Muslims in Sri Lanka to show by example to other communities that Islam indeed is a religion which stresses on peaceful co-existence , respect for life, spiritual integrity, social justice and economic probity, which has promoted great flowerings of human civilization in many parts of the world.

One of the biggest challenges for Sri Lanka in the Post-Independence era in general and Post-War period in particular has been the imperative need to defeat the majoritarian and racist hate groups led by rogue Pseudo Buddhist monks and to promote national reconciliation , as bedrock for national progress. It was unfortunate that the MR tried to assume a Macho Dutugemunu Maharajanoo image for short term benefits rather than using the Post War gains to build up an all-inclusive multi-ethnic Sri Lanka. These hate groups thus acted without fear or sanction with State patronage. After the Yahapalana government was voted to office in 2015 by the people of Sri Lanka, BBS and the sister groups however avoided being so vocal and visible on the streets as they were during the previous regime, as prominent Media coverage and State patronage which were oxygen to their hate campaigns was mostly denied to them. One of the main themes of the Yahapalana election campaign was incidentally national reconciliation. Precisely why Gnanassara has been seeking political support to put an end to the rise of Muslims!

Although, much need to be done to promote national reconciliation and to ban hate speech, this ‘Yahapalana Sirisena-Ranil’ Alliance still offers the best hope and the best bet to build an all-inclusive Sri Lanka for two major reasons: There is visible commitment and belief on the part of this two- party alliance to keep away from these hate groups and to promote national reconciliation as THE bedrock for national progress. Secondly, the alternative being the Joint Opposition with MR as their ‘Spiritual and Temporal’ Head will be the much worse option , as they still seek to regain their lost political clout by appealing to the tribalism and racial instincts of the majority community.

No doubt the BJP (the political arm of the BBS) suffered a dismal defeat at the August 2015 elections. However, this majoritarian/racist trend has not ceased to exist and continues unabated. Hate groups in many other forms of metamorphosis and new memes are creating fresh ‘inner’ fears among the majority Sinhala Buddhist community that the minorities are hell-bent on destroying their heritage and culture. Their special focus has been on the Muslims whose global image has been systematically tarnished by the Islamophobic Western Media . One of the most prominent post -2015 political developments has been the emergence of the ‘Sinhaley’ and Sinhala Balamuluwa – Alt-right groups which emerged out of the ashes of electoral defeat of the BBS having lost their credibility , which has sought to carry on the baton in demonizing Muslims as the prime cause of all problems in Sri Lanka- political, social and cultural. Their modus operandi has been however more subtler, underhand and high tech using the much powerful social networking Media aimed at Sinhala Buddhist Youth and Teens , being led by more youthful monks than those in BBS leadership. Their hate language is more akin to the Trumpian lobby in the US.

This discourse about Alt-Right lobby is alive and kicking right now in US. In a recent speech , Hillary Clinton lambasted Trump for his ties to what she called the “emerging racist ideology known as the alt-right”. According to experts, the movement’s factions, including “intellectuals”, “natural conservatives” and “the meme team”, mostly young activists with a penchant for trolling. Oliver Lee Bateman is a freelance journalist developed a rough profile of alt-right activists. “They’re college students who might be bright but don’t feel like they fit in or they feel like they’ve been put upon,” he says. “If they’re in their 30s, they feel like the country is changing or they’re losing their country. They’re often people who work completely boring bureaucratic or programming jobs. They don’t want to put their names or faces out there. But there’s a level below them, they’re running these gross hate group pages,” “And when Trump came along and began saying things like I’m going to build a wall, or that Saddam Hussein was a good guy, he killed terrorists, they liked that.”. Sounds similar to the messages used by the ‘Sinhaley’ activists in the Facebook! Sinhaley has also been promoting in the social media to bring back MR as both are appealing to the base tribal instincts as such groups yearn for political patronage for uninterrupted action. Thus, supported by a racist prone re-emerging MR Lobby and their lackeys, these hate Alt-Right type groups have been seen to re-group and re-emerge under new Memes and name-boards , popular one being ‘The Sinhaley’ –‘improved’ version of BBS .

A cursory glance of the Face book hate pages of Sinhaley, Sinhala Malamuluwa and their proponents such as Ven. Medille Pagngnaloka Thero and Terence Peiris for example, will prove to any objective reader how the dangerous Post-War hate campaign then spearheaded by the Trio – BBS, Sihala Ravaya and Ravana Balaya is being remarketed in much more palatable doses as Sinhaley to suit the grass-root level Sinhala Buddhist masses specially the youth and school kids . This lobby is wooing them to elect a Sinhala Buddhist King who will keep the Sinhala race and the Buddhism at heart , by appealing to the support of the armed forces ,which indirectly means MR-‘Maharajanoo’( unlike the present rulers whom they are trying to brand as traitors). As much as the Alt-Right movement in US has found their streak of renaissance in the emergence of Trump, these Alt-Right type groups like Sinhaley and BBS and Co. are also yearning and lobbying to bring back MR who is their best bet as he, as said, seeks his glory in portraying himself as the champion of Sinhala Buddhism . In fact, one of the hidden strategies of the Joint Opposition to wrest political power again was also to further promote the image of MR as the Sinhala Buddhist Saviour- the modern Dutugemunu.

In this subtle campaign, Muslims have once again become the punching bag bringing back bitter memories of the hateful Halal , Niqab and so-called ‘anti-Islamization of ‘Sinhala’ lands’ campaigns which created a sense of fear and insecurity among Muslims during the MR regime. They have also re-started their campaign to ask the Sinhala people to boycott going to Muslim shops and businesses. The Sinhaley also is in the process of misleading the Sinhala Buddhist public too, through fear mongering for example by conveying incorrect news such as LTTE Courts still being in existence and also providing a racial interpretation to all incidents involving a Muslim or a Tamil. One of their most evil strategies to promote Anti-Muslim hate has been to spread lies and deception like how they maliciously attempted to involve Muslims in the breaking of Buddhist statues incident in Thirappane. (as per Police reports, there were no Muslim involvements). Thus, as per the undercurrents created by these alt-Right type racist groups, ‘the whole Muslim community is ISIS, and is conspiring together to ‘invade’ Sri Lanka’- an evil intention they have not harboured in their entire history of more than 1000 years! In fact, their main subtle focus has been to subdue the minorities to subservient position, in keeping with the traditions of the Post-Independence Sinhala Buddhist majoritarian movements from which they draw inspiration.

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    when muslims leave jihad, all rats start coming after.

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      Alu yata gini – fire under the ashes – can be everywhere where no law and order is introduced.
      I think that issue with the missing young man in Hambantota- the story seems to be teaching them the rest of family a lession – that just lying or work for any conspiracies can be punishable. Entire family had been well aware of the place the boy had hidden. They were lying ot get the attention or Rajakashe or the other sabotage makers were behind the incident. All will come to surface in the days to come.

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        DIVIDE, DISTRACT the people with hate speech, anti-minority riots, racism in order to RULE and LOOT the national wealth and economy has been the creed of Mahinda Jarapassa and indeed ALL politicians of Sri Lanka.

        IN other words, Sinhala politicians follow the British colonial project of DIVIDE and RULE Sinhala Modayas, even as they spew Sinhala Buddhist nationalism which is an insult to what the Buddha Taught.

        But today the scenario is clear: the battle to PROTECT Sri Lanka must be waged against corrupt politicians and their cronies like BBS Balu Sena’s Gananasara.

        The WAR to SAVE SRI LANKA is between the WORKING PEOPLE of the country and the CORRUPT POLITICIANS. It is not between the UNP and SLFP, or Sinhala Modyas and Tamil and Muslim Paerethayo. We need a powerful people’s movement against the corrupt political circus in the DIyawenna Parliament.

        People should march against corrupt politicians in all political parties UNP-SLFP-Muslim Congress who are collaborating to impoverish the masses. JVP and TNA are the exceptions.

        Delays in Financial crime investigation and tracking down the funds of the Jarapassa family and cronies held in off shore banks accounts tell us this, there is collaboration to cover up corruption between the UNP and SLFP.

        While the national economy collapses under the bad loans taken by Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family, Ranil-Sira Ayahapalanaya govt is forcing VAT Taxes at the behest of IMF on the people are asked to pay more TAXES for the crimes of the filthy politicians. All Sri Lankans should refuse to pay taxes until the parliament of corrupt clowns gives up tax free SUVs and cars and the cabinet of corrupt clowns is reduced to 20.

        IMF should be asked to track down and collect funds of Jarapassa family and cronies stashed in off shore bank accounts rather than forcing VAT on the people in collaboration with the corrupt and criminal politicians. After all IMF is supposed to be a global financial governance institution which should be FIGHTING FINANCIAL CORRUPTION. if IMF had done its job in the first place countries like Greece and Sri lanka that are highly indebted would not have become so in the first instance.

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        Those extreme locals have much in common than we just guess at

        1) MOst of them cant interpret their thoughts being unbiased to their own theories. They are perhaps local graduates, but coming from very poor backgrounds. Some have gone through all the hurdles becoming them as monks for the poverty they faced in the childhood.

        Or most importantly, these men should be subjected to workshops about world politics and UNO and the like bodies and their functionalites.

        2) Just to put the blame only on the west and america for our issues have been their 1 target. They have been making every efforts to twist the news in favour of their fanatic theories which are limited to their knoweldge. Latter can be changed wit the time, after them being fed with positive developments towards the reconciliaton.

        3) Significant fraction of the nation now believe, reconciliaton should be the first step if at all permanent peace to be achieved. Having listend to a TV discussion, one caller-policeman added why cant we teach about the essence of learning reconcilation and about peace making by adding the subjects to lanken school curiculum/Syllubuses. This is the best idea I heard while comparing with many other good steps being taken to synergize and achieve final goal peace for all

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      In spite of all negative Islamophobia in all the world medias, surprise to see many in the western world are converting to Islam more than any other faith, cos Islam is the truth and its Divinity. By the way what is Jehad means literally?

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        Pradeep; Jihad means almost the same as the First Six Steps on the Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path:-

        Right Understanding, Samma Ditthi
        Right Thought, Samma Sankappa
        Right Speech, Samma Vaca
        Right Action, Samma Kammanta
        Right Livelihood, Samma Ajiva
        Right Effort. Samma Vyayama

        The other two steps Right Mindfulness, Samma Sati; and Right Concentration Samma Samadhi; are what make the Buddha’s Dhamma Unique!

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        pradeep,Hamlet, the follower of I_slam humanity,

        “in the `western world` are converting to Islam more than any other faith,”

        religion/, is an emotion as opposed to a rational thought process!!

        MP Frank Dobson’s converted to I_slam humanity and Dobson remained MP for life with the block vote until he felt ashamed after 7/7 London which took place predominantly in his ward.

        The GP’s of the west are contractors to the NHS and are paid quarterly for the number of patients in their surgery. Most do not see but pick up the repeat prescriptions from Boots the pharma.- prescriptions dispensers=GP in `practice. Don’t doctors call their profession a `practice`??

        These men/women who convert to a faith do not see a psychiatrist within the NHS and learn to practice Mindfulness the 4th Gem of Buddhism.

        Many a westerner go to Dalai Lama and their schools of Mahayana then within the year of learning and practice they return mind full of balanced rationality and emotional control some of them open up yoga schools in the west as a profession.

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        Predeep the arm chair Imam,with satanic verses of Imam
        This was posted on CT once

        In the coming decades, India will have the distinction of having the largest populations of two of the three largest religions in the world – Islam and Hinduism – according to new religious projections data from Pew Research Center.

        India is already home to most of the world’s Hindus. In 2010, 94% of the world’s Hindus lived in India, and this is expected to remain true in 2050, when 1.3 billion Hindus are projected to live in the country.

        But India also is expected have 311 million Muslims in 2050 (11% of the global total), making it the country with the largest population of Muslims in the world. Currently, Indonesia has the world’s largest number of Muslims.

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      Great, U take on Gandasra. You have my support.

      Howcome, you never addresss the terrible injustice committed against Sri Lankan Muslim women by Muslim Marriage and Divorce Act (MMDA)?

      When will you take on that problem? What have you done so far to dismnatle it?

      Cheers!

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        Ben Hurling

        “When will you take on that problem? What have you done so far to dismnatle it?”

        You wouldn’t do it if you want to live with your community. You will be ostracized and become a infidel and a traitor to your religion.

        Only a few who are prepared to put their neck out and get hammered for being a humanist.

        We have seen this among the Tamils and Sinhalese. Keep low, survive, …. as social evolution dictate.

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        Jihad means to strive/to struggle
        WHAT JIHAD IS NOT

        Jihad is not a violent concept.
        Jihad is not a declaration of war against other religions. It is worth noting that the Koran specifically refers to Jews and Christians as “people of the book” who should be protected and respected. All three faiths worship the same God. Allah is just the Arabic word for God, and is used by Christian Arabs as well as Muslims.
        Military action in the name of Islam has not been common in the history of Islam. Scholars says most calls for violent jihad are not sanctioned by Islam.
        Warfare in the name of God is not unique to Islam. Other faiths throughout the world have waged wars with religious justifications

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          Naushan,

          Heard of Green Jihad at Sierra Leon, as shown on video by Fareed Zakaria (voted as one of the 10 intelligent men of the world)?/ Work at Sierra by Imam is what all the Muslims Kollanawa/Dematagoda shold do at the `dirt mountain Kolonnawa`- Jihad.
          Refer CNN video (5 mins) under Fareed Zakaria – Its beautiful Jihad not beheading humans.(i have posted it on CT before- go fetch than trolling)

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        What are the terrible offences. Islam gives more rights and respect to women than any other faith. But if someone abuses in the name of religion, religion is not be blamed.

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    Lukman Harees

    RE: ‘Gnanasara’ And Sinhaley Alt-Right Antics – ‘Alu Yata Gini’

    Expose Para- ‘Gnanasara’ And Para- Sinhaley Alt-Right Antics – ‘Alu Yata Paras’

    “Listening to the video recording of Galagoda Atte Gnanasara (Thero)’s anti Muslim hate speech in South Korea, I began to realize how well he fits into the title of a ‘Modern Devadatta’. Devadatta tried to assassinate his cousin Buddha “

    You need to expose Para-Ganasara and Para-Sinhaley, in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho.

    To begin with, Sinhala, Tamils, Muslims, Portuguese (Parangios), Malays, Dutch, English etc. are Para-deshis, Paras in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho.

    There is valid scientific and historical data in support of the above statement that we can definitely say Para-Ganasara and Para-Sinhala, Para-Tamils, Para-Muslims etc.

    Mitochondrial DNA history of Sri Lankan ethnic people: their relations within the island and with the Indian subcontinental populations.

    Journal of Human Genetics (2014) 59, 28–36; doi:10.1038/jhg.2013.112; published online 7 November 2013

    Through a comparison with the mtDNA HVS-1 and part of HVS-2 of Indian database, both Tamils and Sinhalese clusters were affiliated with Indian subcontinent populations than Vedda people who are believed to be the native population of the island of Sri Lanka.

    http://www.nature.com/jhg/journal/v59/n1/full/jhg2013112a.html

    Yes, The (Para-) Sinhalese Have Their Origins In Bengal, Odisha

    The genetic, cultural and linguistic relation that the Sinhalese population shares with the Bengalis and Odiyas, though of scholarly interest, has remained largely ignored by the popular masses, writes Indian Express’ journalist Adrija Roychowdhury.

    https://www.colombotelegraph.com/index.php/yes-the-sinhalese-have-their-origins-in-bengal-odisha/

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      Mohamed Harees

      RE: Para-Gnanasara’ And Para-Sinhaley Alt-Right Antics – ‘Alu Yata Gini’

      Sri Lankans, are Paras from India, theit Homeland, in the Land of Native Veddah Aethho

      So Para-sinhala, Para-Tamils ( Para-Demala), Para-Muslims, Para-Portuguese, Para-Malays are all Paras, Paradeshis.

      India and Sri Lanka in Antiquity

      Geographic proximity meant that the histories of India and Sri Lanka were intertwined.

      Sri Lanka has always been an indisputable part of South Asia, geographically and culturally. Yet, it is also a place apart in many ways. Unlike other modern countries in South Asia, like India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan, which have experienced political unity under many empires, Sri Lanka has always been a distinct region unto itself within South Asia. The great empires of the subcontinent, with one notable exception, made little effort to control Sri Lanka, and even the British ruled it separately from the Raj, as a crown colony. It is especially interesting that Buddhism survived in Sri Lanka, despite the island’s only neighbors being Hindu-majority regions and the fact that most of the islands in the Indian ocean (Zanzibar, Comoros, the Maldives, Indonesia) converted to Islam during the last millennium. Despite having been a hub of trade, many cultural currents seemed to have passed Sri Lanka by.

      Nonetheless, Sri Lanka did interact with the mainland of what is today’s India. Everyone in India today knows about a version of Sri Lanka because it is the setting of much of the Ramayana, one of India’s two great epics, set in a vague era before the rise of cities and states in the 6th century in northern India. While there is some dispute over whether or not the Lanka of the Ramayana is today’s Sri Lanka, it is generally identified as such in both India and Sri Lanka. In the epic, the titular hero and deity Rama leads an army to Lanka to rescue his wife, Sita, who has been kidnapped by the ruler of Lanka, Ravana.

      Moving into clearer historical times, it is known that Sri Lanka was settled and urbanized by people from northern India. This is corroborated both by legend and the historical record. The legend states that the Sinhalese people of Sri Lanka are descended from the followers of one Prince Vijaya, who was expelled from a kingdom in India and founded a new kingdom in Sri Lanka. Linguistically, the Sinhalese speak an Indo-Aryan language descended from Sanskrit, and not a Dravidian language like their neighbors the Tamils. It is a matter of debate if the Sinhalese first came from Bengal or Odisha in eastern India or Gujarat in western India.

      According to the Sri Lankan tradition, Buddhism was introduced to the island during the third century BCE by Mahinda, the son of the Mauryan Emperor Ashoka. The Mauryan Empire ruled most of India and under Ashoka, it began to promote Buddhism. From this time onward, Sri Lanka has been a bastion of Buddhism in South Asia; later on, missionaries from Sri Lanka spread Theravada Buddhism in Southeast Asia, although that region had originally been Hindu or Mahayana Buddhist.

      For nearly a thousand years, Sri Lanka prospered as the Buddhist kingdom of Anuradhapura while the rest of India went its own way, with kingdoms rising and falling. However, by 1000 CE, the Tamil kingdoms in the south developed an advanced naval apparatus and an interest in maritime conquest. Chief among these was the Chola Empire, based in today’s Tamil Nadu. Rajendra Chola conquered Anuradhapura in 1017 and Tamil forces occupied the island for several decades. This was the first sustained political and military contact between the Indian mainland and Sri Lanka in centuries. Though Chola rule only lasted until 1070, it was the harbinger of continued Hindu Tamil settlement and invasions of northern Sri Lanka. Another Tamil kingdom from India, the Pandyans, invaded Sri Lanka again in the 13th century, and eventually a Tamil kingdom, the Jaffna Kingdom, was founded in northern Sri Lanka. In southern Sri Lanka, there were a series of Buddhist statelets. It was this fragmented state that allowed the Portuguese and the Dutch to establish control over coastal Sri Lanka in the 1500s.

      Indian kingdoms for the most part during the early modern period focused on the land, as they always did. Their biggest threats and opportunities all arose from the land. Most Indian kingdoms, even those with navies like the Marathas, did not go overseas to conquer territories; in that the Cholas, who invaded places all over the Indian Ocean, were the exception. The Mughals were definitely more than aware of Sri Lanka. When a Hindu general of the Mughal Empire, Man Singh, conquered Odisha, he contemplated building a navy to conquer Sri Lanka. The logistics of this would have been difficult, and apparently he was dissuaded by a Hindu holy figure who argued:

      रघुपति दिनो दान,विप्र विभीषण जानिके

      मन महिपत मन दियो दान किमी लीजिये

      Translation: Lord Rama had given Lanka [in donation] to Vibhishana [brother of Ravana who sided with Rama].
      O Raja Man Singh, stop! How can something, once donated, be taken back?

      Like many land empires in South Asia, the Mughal Empire did not exercise control over the seas, not seeing them as a strategic space to be controlled. The Mughal Empire during the reign of Aurangzeb in the late 17th century was thus unable to act as the protector of the Maldives, which had requested help in fending off Europeans. In any case, by this time, the Mughal Empire was overstretching on its land conquests of the Deccan peninsula, and would soon begin its decline. None of its successor kingdoms had the time or resources to notice Sri Lanka, and soon the British would rule both Sri Lanka, which they seized from the Dutch, and most of India.

      http://thediplomat.com/2016/09/india-and-sri-lanka-in-antiquity/

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        lunatic rubbish.

        Muslims community here consist of tamils , Malay, Javanese and few Arabs. Malays and Javanese are Melanesian but report our expert amarasiri quoting Dr. kastriya says. there is no genetic contribution contribution to our population here from Melanesian. what a foolish report. Dr. kastriya done that for his doctorate without even coming here. he might have collected blood sample from people working in our embassy in Delhi who claim Sinhalese or Tamils or Muslims. that study was done even without approval of government of sri lanka.as such it has no validity at all. but old and recent studies presented very contradictory results.some says Sinhalese race has some hemoglobin complexities in their blood that is very rare and unnatural to communities living in south Asian region. Bengalis are mongoloid but Sinhalese are either negroid or Australoid. but some says south Indians including lanken are Caucasoid. as such amarasiri’s claim is a bullshit. just speculating for his masters advise. he is a member of NGO that funded by american christian church I suppose.that wanted to destroy Sinhalese people self dignities as separate unique nation and convert to their religion sect. Amarasiri might be paid heavily by this NGO for his work.some so called journalists in war period did same spreading rumors among Sinhalese society that they were fighting a losing war. result may be lost of life only. some how LTTE Emerged victorious and Elam will be declared soon.they were funded by same NGOs.As such do not accept this idiot Amerasiri’s bullshit.

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          ranjith

          “I suppose.that wanted to destroy Sinhalese people self dignities as separate unique nation and convert to their religion sect.”

          Who are these Sinhalese?

          Buddhism is an import.

          Sinhalese people are a concoction out of South Indians, North Indians, Portuguese, Dutch, Brits, ……

          What dignity are you talking abut?

          The Sinhala/Buddhists need to taught about dignity. They seem to lack self respect, respect for others, Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, Christians, Sinhalese, Tamils, Malays, …. Why do you expect others to honour you when you don’t practice yourself?

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            Native vedda

            you must be a part of that NGO. I am talking about our old heritages. on that Sinhalese as a race HAS self dignity. you are repeating same thing what your friend Amarasiri telling. salad of races.then how come we have unique complexities in our blood. hemoglobin component. you tamilian you walk and walk and entered to south India. as per your own description. we Sinhalese look after our matters. you do not have to worry about it.get lost idiot get lost.look at genetic composition of Maldivians and lakadive Island people.they kept their own uniqueness.likewise we Sinhalese kept our uniqueness despite all the odds.

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          ranjith,

          Marakkele Amera tribe, Can not even write the Devanagari script or read it.Confidence trickster living on charity troll.
          ask him what his last job was?
          ratte uru.

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        Amarasiri,
        You just like so many clowns will go on some long winded talk trying to prove the Sinhalese are a ‘separate race’ to Tamils and that Sinhala Buddhism was the first civilisation in Sri Lanka. This defies common sense. Buddhism was created centuries AFTER the Buddha died. The Buddha himself was a Hindu king. So common sense says Hinduism existed for many centuries (even perhaps thousands of years) before Buddhism.
        So how the hell is it possible that a religion like Buddhism, which was created in northern India/Nepal, arrived on an Island which is a stones throw away from South India BEFORE Tamil Hinduism?
        Does it make sense?
        I know Sinhala nationalists dont want to deal with common sense as they have a deep fear that if they admit that they descended from Tamil people and that Sri Lanka was occupied by Hinduism before Buddhism, that they will lose Sri Lanka. This fear is what drives all the excessive spin doctoring. As we say in Tamil ‘Oru poi sonna, aayirum poi sollonum’ (When you create one lie, you have to tell a thousand lies to cover the first one).
        Explain to me how Sinhalese like Sanath Jayasuriya are ‘aryans’ ?
        Would he be able to join a Neo Nazi organisation claiming to be a member of the aryan race?

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      Amarasiri, yet, all creations are from One Source. Immaterial from where you come, since all of us are created and thus we have to return back to where we came from. That is the reality. God Almighty says

      O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes, that ye may know each other (not that ye may despise (each other). Verily the most honoured of you in the sight of Allah is (he who is) the most righteous of you. And Allah has full knowledge and is well acquainted (with all things).(Quraan: The Dwelling verse 13)

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        pradeep

        “Amarasiri, yet, all creations are from One Source.”

        The Big Bang?

        “O mankind! We created you from a single (pair) of a male and a female, and made you into nations and tribes…”

        Can you check your Chromosome # 2, for any Primate Chromosomes? Why are you missing two Chromosomes?

        Ken Miller on Human Evolution

        Uploaded on Feb 14, 2007
        Dr. Ken Miller talks about the relationship between Homo sapiens and the other primates. He discusses a recent finding of the Human Genome Project which identifies the exact point of fusion of two primate chromosomes that resulted in human chromosome #2.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zi8FfMBYCkk

        Stupidest Muslim Vs Neil Tyson – How ideology can ruin intellectual power

        Published on Nov 10, 2014
        This is not a debate between some Muslim and Neil Tyson. But this video shows the thinking of some very well educated 21’st century Muslim (I don’t know he is ignorant, stupid or dishonest. But he is one for sure) and Neil Tyson speaking in a lecture about how Muslims intellectual power ruined by an ideology.

        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyCxrL9-C84

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    Yes… And Countries of the World give this Racist a..hole visas to enter and preach too… Sad!!! Time for us Lankans to show this punk monk with a gun what Buddhism really means I guess…

    Come on Mr. President and PM… you can’t let this go… And what is the Buddhist Authority saying about this hate speech??? What is anybody in Authority DOING about this punk monk??????

    I wish I can meet him one on one…

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      Gota is the only one who can do the Needful! Come on Gota, Get your Men on the Job!

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    Bloody hell…. And everyone in Authority will keep quiet?????

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    But today for sure, these Balusara would have no space as had been prior to 8th Jan.

    These men that behave chandia have no confidence to do so, if people s power stood against them. They should finally get it that gonage wade buruwa nokara inna- give politicians to do the job, sangaya should live their sanga life.

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      Desperate Lanken

      It seems Sinhala/Buddhist diaspora has invited him to deliver a hate sermon, probably feels they would learn how best to liberate themselves from this mundane life and Buddhism.

      The saffron clad thug is a sought after speaker among Sinhala/Buddhists. When there is a demand he supplies the service. If there is no demand he has nowhere to deliver his demented racist sermon. You better start blaming the consumers.

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    “Islam has been spreading fast particularly in the West”

    That is because the native (White) population is growing at a very small pace, whereas the fertility rate is much higher among Muslims. If a native European is having 1 child for every 3 Muslims born, then for every 3000 native newborns, there are 9000 Muslim newborns.

    “‘the whole Muslim community is ISIS, and is conspiring together to ‘invade’ Sri Lanka”

    If ISIS comes to Sri Lanka, the Muslim community will not oppose. Did Sunnis oppose when ISIS captured Aleppo, Mosul, Fallujah, and Raqqa?

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      No, no not because of population growth, but the number of reverts to original religion. We <Muslims believe all new-born come into this world as Muslim, since Allah is their Creator. When they are born to parents of other religions, they follow those beliefs and grow up having those values. Wen they come to understand Islam and realize they got duped, they revert back to their original religion, i.e. Islam. That is why we refer to them as 'reverts' and not 'converts'. Some don't openly declare their change of heart, since they have too much to lose, in terms of wealth, popularity, and sometimes at risk to their very existence. At times, their silence may turn out to be too little too late, like for instance the case of Michael Jackson. We can ow glean from what his brother now claims, that MJ died Muslim. Only Allah knows best.

      We are always learning of new statistics all the time. The growth of Islam in all of the major non-Muslim developed countries, like China, Japan, England and USA. Let alone, Brazil, Mexico and in many of Russian and Baltic States. You may be right about higher fertility rates amongst Muslim women, but why blame Muslims if all of others resort to birth control methods and abortions, when they are doing the wrong things not encouraged by other religions. That's a silly argument. See PEW report on 'Why Muslims are the world’s fastest-growing religious group' to get some perspective on who is to blame. The Muslims of the world come from varying backgrounds, different cultures, having differing ethical values, covering a broad range of education standards. Now with the recent splurge of Muslim refugees all over the western hemisphere, which is a direct fallout of the blunder of the west to invade, occupy and decimate Muslim countries, the demographics is bound to change further, in favor of more Muslims in Europe. But they all have one thing in common. They belong to one big family – The Muslim Umma (followers of the Prophet Muhammed, Peace and blessings be upon him). Allah is the greatest planner, and there is nothing you or Gnanasara can do to stop this phenomenal growth of Muslims. At our own lowest level of sight, there is nothing new or different, or some extraordinary effort that we put to make this change happen. Islam is going to rollover and engulf everyone like the mighty ocean waves, whether you like it or not. You better get prepared for it, or get blown away like dust. All praise is due to HIM.

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        Mr Marwan

        Your account on the inevitability of the Muslim population rise coupled with the predictions on global temperature rise sounds like ‘apacalipto’. Scary, isn’t it?

        Soma

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        One might argue the Middle East, with the exception of Israel, is a case study on Malthusian economics.

        “Thomas Malthus warned that without any checks, population would theoretically grow at an exponential rate, rapidly exceeding its ability to produce resources to support itself. Malthus argued that an exponentially growing population will self-correct through war, famine, and disease.Malthus cautioned that in order to avoid catastrophe such as famine and war, people should enact deliberate population control, such as birth control and celibacy.”

        With the exception of Dubai (financial hub), the Middle East has produced nothing useful. Virtually all of its wealth comes from oil and gas. Yet the population has grown exponentially, thanks to the high fertility rate. All of these wars that we see – Iran/Iraq war, Syrian war, war in Afghanistan, war in Libya – are attempts to control the population. So here lies the value of birth control/contraception. If a population grows exponentially and resources growth arithmetically, there will be some kind of conflict between the two. Even in Europe, we can consider the Black Death & World War II as Malthus in action. Now that the fertility rate is declining, we do not see any wars in Europe.

        So now, if Muslims move to Europe and their numbers rise exponentially, at some point there will definitely be a conflict in the future. On the surface, it may appear to be a religious conflict, but the underlying cause will be economic scarcity. Right now, the West has enough wealth to absorb large numbers of migrants, yet that trend won’t last indefinitely.

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    Lukman,

    Another dark chapter in the history of Sri Lanka is in the making. The Kali genie is already out of the bottle. It is coming, slowly but surely. The decimation of Muslims is only a matter of time. More and more mad dogs are joining the MARA group, gnashing their canines at the heels of the Muslims. Unlike the Tamils the Muslims in Sri Lanka have no homeland to turn to. Tamil Nadu where hundreds of thousands of Tamils sought refuge will not be welcoming to the Muslims. In fact the ilk of Gnanasara are even successful in winning many a Tamil over to the mad dog Sinhala Buddhist camp.

    The hell that was unleashed on innocent Tamils gave birth to the even more hellish LTTE. Now that the Tamils have been subdued and the Sinhala blood lust sated all attention are on the Muslims. Even the Tamils seem to be joining in with their traditional enemy the Sinhalese to strike a blow on the new common enemy. The way things are shaping in Sri Lanka the barbaric Sinhala Buddhists are clearly winning the battle for the hearts and minds of the disaffected, jobless, the marginalised and poor rural youth. And a great many city Sinhala poor are also getting ready for the traditional Sinhala kill, rape and pillage tamasha. The battle lines are emerging, slowly but surely. The Muslims must prepare themselves for the inevitable. Aluthgama was just a foretaste of things to come. A lot of Sinhala Buddhists benefited from the looting and found release for their pent up blood lust in Aluthgama. Not a single prosecution occurred. They got away with so many pogroms against the Tamils, they got away with war crimes and they got away with doing their barbaric best in Aluthgama. Now they are getting ready to emulate Aluthgama all over Sri Lanka. What is there to stop them. Nothing.

    The reality is Muslims in Sri Lanka cannot fight back. The numbers are small and the community is not united. As far as I can see when Prabakaran with his deadly LTTE might, all his support within the Tamil community in Sri Lanka and Tamil Nadu, a well heeled and well organised world diaspora, genius military acumen and bravery could not win against the Sinhalese, the Muslims have no chance in hell in standing up against the same mobs. Since the rise of BBS, Ravaya and Ravana Balaya and now ‘Sinhale’ all targeting their ire at Muslims, the Muslims have gone into hiding. They are running around like chooks without heads. No unified action, no unity of any sort, no counter propaganda, no representations to authorities either in Sri Lanka or overseas.

    Needless to say Sri Lanka will once again descend to the hell of the 30 year war. But this time the decimation of the Muslims will be accomplished in a very short time. The mobs will start the fire, a few Muslims will strike back and the military will move in with all its might and end the Muslim resistance. The Muslims will lose their houses, will lose their businesses, will have all their wives and daughters raped, all the gold plundered, mosques razed and a great many vanquished and demoralised quickly converted to Buddhism.

    I assure all Sri Lankan Muslims, the Sinhala Buddhist barbarian will win and you will either disappear as a community or reduce yourselves into knaves and rest assured the whole world will turn their backs on you. Muslims are the most hated community in the world today thanks to the US led Jewish created world Islamophobia, no one will shed a tear for you. Your destiny in Sri Lanka is sealed.

    It is best that you distribute cyanide capsules to all Muslim families. When the mobs start to roll just end it all. Once capsule to each of the family including the babies. I assure you they will not spare the babies either. The Sinhala Buddhist barbarian mobs when they are on the roll are not a nice sight to see. I have seen it and I assure you it is but the most terrifying experience you will ever encounter. Not worth living to experience that.

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      Fear mongering to instill fear and a sense of insecurity. You make it sound like a Muslim Holocaust is on the cards.

      Muslims have faith in Allah, and that is enough for them. Life is but a temporary journey and we Muslims can die as martyrs fighting to save the dignity of Islam (Allah’s religion), or runaway as cowards. But no one can wipe away this religion of peace called Islam, from the face of the earth. It is the beautiful message that Islam brings that hordes of people who once opposed it, have now embraced Islam and now, sincerely regret their past. We see them in tears besides the Prophet’s grave in Medina, performing the ritual pilgrimage of Hadj and Umra in Macca, now married and raising a family having Islamic values. It is there for all to see on Youtube and many of the other social media networks.

      Gnanasara went to Korea to peddle what he thrives on and knows best, his racism and bigotry against a growing and perceived ‘threat’. The spread of a peaceful religion – Islam. This was a closed door private forum and probably he would never have guessed his message would get leaked to the internet. He is doing it to collect funds and build up a support base towards his megalomaniac plans to cause mischief and mayhem amongst a peaceful and co-existing population. He wont try that stunt going to any of the mainly Muslim Mid-Eastern countries, where a major portion of the Sri Lankans work and earn decent wages to support their families back home. He may never come out alive. Gnanasara and his cohorts can plan and draw up more sinister plans, but Almighty Allah always has a greater plan, and it always be Allah’s plan that will inevitably prevail. So Muslims and all decent people of all faiths, take heart in that.

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        @ Marwan

        He He He

        Where were your Muslims warriors when Aluthagama was burned and your sisters were raped?

        Why Allah couldn’t help you?

        Why Allah couldn’t save Saaddam and kadaafi also Osama?

        Cheers

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        Marwan,

        The people of Syria are undergoing unbelievable suffering for years now. That’s a Muslim country. They are breaking illegally into civilised countries in the West and behaving outrageously – earning the total displeasure of the peaceful locals. President Assad, meanwhile, lives in regal splendour in his palace with his wife and children. He does not seem to give a damn to what happens to the millions in his fastly disintegrating country – many of whom (children, women, the old) are killed by banned chemicals and gases by his own armed forces from the air and ground. How long can be bribe Putin and the Russians to keep him afloat. The situation is no different in Afghanistan, Libya and many other countries where Allah is the only God.

        Why is not the Almighty Allah not showing up?

        Frank N. Stein

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    “Muslims are the most hated community in the world today thanks to the US led Jewish created world Islamophobia”

    Friend, why are you blaming Jews? Did Jews tell you to bomb nightclubs in France and Bali, blow up buildings in New York, or bomb the British subway? As long as you refuse to take responsibility for the obvious, the World will shun you.

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      Lester,

      I do not stand up for the crimes that Muslim mobs commit. Muslims as an organised religious group should also be grossly condemned for the crimes they commit. Often the crimes are against another faction of the same faith. There are marauders aplenty amongst the Muslims also.

      However do look up where it all started and who is pulling the strings where, with regards to geo political events in the Muslim world. Then you will get a picture of who is behind world Islamophobia. Islamophobia is good for the war industry. Who are the major shareholders of the war industry?

      But let us focus on ourselves. What are we, the citizens of Sri Lanka? Just because of bad people in the Middle who claim to be Muslims doing terrible things there is no justification for the Buddhist monks to lead the marauding mobs in Sri Lanka to decimate those who claim to be Muslims in Sri Lanka.

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    Hello Lukman Muslim Bigot

    Stating the following, You have reminded us, that you (rats) depend on Sinhala-Buddhists for your livelihood.

    “They have also re-started their campaign to ask the Sinhala people to boycott going to Muslim shops and businesses”

    Not a bad idea, Sinhala-Buddhist must choose this as the preferred option to protect our nation against Muslims. It is better than all the weapons used to defeat LTTE Terrorist gang.

    [Edited out]
    Furthermore you have said;

    “Islam has been spreading fast particularly in the West, at a crucial time, despite a well-orchestrated Islamophobic campaign to demonise Islam spreading globally , not because of the efforts of the Muslims as such, but because of the vibrancy, pragmatism and dynamism embedded … bla bla bla…

    Harees tell us about a single western country where ISLAM is welcome, where is it spreading fast? Please do not B.S. It must be an illusion of Sri Lankan Muslims. Stop spreading false information.

    According to you, Ranil-Sirisena duo is expected to provide you the protection to carry-out anti Sinhala-Buddhist activities including alleged marriages of Sinhala women to Muslim thugs. What will become of you and other Muslim extremists like Azath Saley if the above relationship between Ranil and Sirisena is broken.

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      Sinhala Pandara Nayakam

      “Not a bad idea, Sinhala-Buddhist must choose this as the preferred option to protect our nation against Muslims. It is better than all the weapons used to defeat LTTE Terrorist gang.”

      People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones.

      If Middle East Medieval countries decide to deport all those maids back to this island, you wouldn’t have a good life that you are enjoying now.

      As an unemployed and unemployable person, you will be forced to beg on the streets. My children may decide to throw loose change at you and some bread crumbs too.

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        Hey NV,

        If the Sinhala-Buddhist boycott the businesses and shops, your children may not even have bread crumbs to throw at beggars. So you better learn to stop bigotry campaign against Sinhala Buddhists.

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          Aadivasi Aththo

          “If the Sinhala-Buddhist boycott the businesses and shops, your children may not even have bread crumbs to throw at beggars.”

          Please leave the worrying to us.

          We have home grown popcorn, yam chips/crisps, ….

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    Islam has been spreading fast particularly in the West.

    Islam is spreading but those muslims are not wahabis and they are not trying to convert the whole country to Saudi Arabia. In Sri lanka, it is completey becoming a Saudi arabia.

    In the west, most muslims are assimilating into the western culture.

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      This is no true.

      Just because of 1 million refugees entered Germany means not that they spread their religion in the chritan dominated Germany.
      They have to adjust with all the rigorous laws in law bound germany.

      These low level information could only come from you or your colleague Sumanaya.
      Both of you seem to have no basis, but to lick on the asses of lanken Rajakashes for some reasons. Either you both have been debted as Wimal Buruwanse to MR et al, or you should have no healthy grey matter.

      We shold also strenghthen our laws so that extremists and other criminals will have no space to go for what they think is right.
      Even in Germany there are still some fractions that would stand against but proxy former nationalist allies. However, the incumbent govt and their steps being taken or any other govts that would be set next will never betray their country.. they work to the rule.
      We need to improve the society to a manner many of the developed world do so having enforced law and order rigorously. No matter the status, religion, race or background of the one who would stand against laws should be taken to custody and treated them within the law. T

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    koran 8;55

    Verily, The worst of moving (living) creatures before Allah are those who disbelieve, – so they shall not believe.they all should die

    Muslims who believe this as holy statement and prepared implement it in full pretended innocent. If Muslims accept this as holy They are not entitle for human rights. I think this verse is enough to ban Islam.is venerable gnanasara’s statement verse than that ???. for Muslims above verse is holiest one but when somebody challenge their these kind of mind set. it is interpreted as hate speech. our nit wit too support them. Venerable gnanasara is doing his duty. Anticipating a danger and warning people possible consequences.What is wrong with it.

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    He He He

    Islam is spreading in the west ..sure at prisons most of the drug dealers are Muslims.

    Civilized western countries follow rule of law not Bible in the day to day rule of their countries ,this is why they allow Islamic terrorists on humanitarian grounds ,this why they give citizenship .

    If to morrow political scene change in the west and canceled all citizenship of muslims and deport back to their native lands what can they do?

    Islam is a religion of peace …we see this every day on about attacks and bombs on innocent people on streets in the west.These Muslims coward have no guts to attack and police post but know to attack only soft targets.

    Finally about your great Islam:

    1.Do you know Sheikh Shakbut ex-ruler of Abu Dhabi killed his own brother while he was sleeping simply to take the power?

    2.Do you know Aurang Zeb imprissioned his father Shah Jahan who built Taj Mahal not only this he killed his favorite son and send his head to his father Shah Jahan?

    This is the affection and kindness your Islam teach .

    He he He you write about Devadatta what a joke.

    Islam is not a religion for this modern world

    why Muslims change their caps according to the direction of the wind ?

    Cheers

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      yes Guantanamo bay where hard core terrorist kept behind bars hundred percent Muslims. what a growth.

      cheers cheers and cheers

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      You Moron
      Facts are facts. Why don’t you come out of your Bintenne cave and see reality .

      Islam is indeed the fastest growing religion. The neutral sources confirm it. The promise of Allah (SWT) is being fulfilled. The Quran says : “It is He Who hath sent His Apostle with guidance and the Religion of Truth, to proclaim it over all religion, even though the Pagans may detest (it).” (Quran 9:33)

      Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world and is expected to outstrip Christianity by the end of the century. The number of Muslims will grow more than twice as fast as the world’s population from now until 2050, the Pew Research Center has said. Based in Washington, Pew is a nonpartisan “fact tank” that regularly produces sweeping surveys of this kind without taking public policy positions. Six years in the making, its study collected data from 234 countries and territories to predict the fate of five major faiths — Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism and Islam — as well as folk religions and the religiously unaffiliated, including atheists.

      Islam, the world’s fastest-growing faith, will leap from 1.6 billion (in 2010) to 2.76 billion by 2050, according to the Pew study. At that time, Muslims will make up nearly one-third of the world’s total projected population of about 9 billion people.Christianity is expected to grow, too, but not at Islam’s explosive rate. The Pew study predicts Christians will increase from 2.17 billion to 2.92 billion, composing more than 31% of the world’s population.

      This means that by 2050, more than 6 out of 10 people on Earth will be Christian or Muslim. And, for perhaps the first time in history, Islam and Christianity would boast roughly equal numbers.

      Some other sources say thus:
      “Islam is the world’s fastest-growing religion. In 1990, 935 million people were Muslims and this figure had escalated to around 1.2 billion by 2000, meaning that around one in five people follow Islam. Although the religion began in Arabia, by 2002 80% of all believers in Islam lived outside the Arab world. In the period 1990-2000, approximately 12.5 million more people converted to Islam than to Christianity” (Guinness World Records 2003, pg 102) (Emphasis added)

      According to Reader’s digest Almanic year book Islam grew by 235% in 50 years between 1934-1984

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      Cholan;
      “1.Do you know Sheikh Shakbut ex-ruler of Abu Dhabi killed his own brother while he was sleeping simply to take the power?”

      According to Sri Lankan History, Kasyapa Walled in His own Father Dhatusena, in order to Become King!

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      “Islam is a religion of peace …we see this every day on about attacks and bombs on innocent people on streets in the west.”

      If these Wahhabism blow up something like Eiffel Tower, that will be the end. The (European) Westerners will choke them with their own hands and throw the migrants to the sea. Wahhabis know it, that is why they go after “soft targets” like nightclubs and running people over with a bulldozer. After Osama, ISIS is scared to attack the US. ISIS knows the US will send 100K troops to Syria the next day if New York or DC is attacked.

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    The beat solution is:

    When a Sinhala girl want to marry a Muslim ..nearest Vihara must interfere and advise her and parents.

    Still if they continue for Saudi money the entire family should be exonerated from temple and Sanga should not take part in activities at their homes .exactly this is what Muslims do .

    There can’t be two laws .

    Cheers

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      Cholan you have in your above comment confirmed the whiff of doubt that readers have had in regard to your command of English.It is not “exonerated” as you say but excommunicated my dear man.

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        Every action has equal and opposite reaction.
        Don’t try nailing coffins you might decide to jump into.
        third world go tell that to the humps in the zoo.
        perhaps they and CT may have food for thought.

        t

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        cholan,
        message – both wrong- no problem he is like naren the fox.

        The stupid are cocksure while the intelligent are full of doubt.”—Bertrand Russell- Aristocrat, mathematician, philosopher.
        higher than diplomat

        I bandito, waited to see.

        Now you see the I_slam humanity giving him plus- they have no class though Bada-udin stole the language for I_slam humanity.

        excommunicated from Christianity and Judaism – both of them are temple.

        Mosque- has no word.- they chop the head and show on tele

        Maratha Hindu did it the best on them like butterfly in flight- chop the head in two and slice it off the neck simultaneously all done in the air This was the fear the Brits had too.

        so as usual they play hide and squeak.

        cheers – if BBS knows this from us he needs no (Rocket-propelled grenade)

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    Islamic logic:

    According to your religion we have the freedom to practise our religion. According to our religion we have the freedom to kill you.
    Therefore according to your own religion we have the freedom to kill you.

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    What these groups such as BBS and Sinhale are incapable of realizing is that they are a curse to Buddha’s teachings, spreading like a cancer within and destroying the greatest philosophy on Earth.

    What a peaceful country it will be if only they knew, understood and practiced Buddhism!

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    From what I know about Buddhist monks, they are supposed to exist on frugal living but the pictures of Gnanasara Thera show him to be overfed and morbidly obese. He must be doing something wrong.

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    Even though Sinhala buddhists do not understand, Ghanasara thera is a Sinhala Hero.

    Politicians are thieves. If the monk makes some progress, all the politician thieves will be behind him.

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      “”Even though Sinhala buddhists do not understand, Ghanasara thera is a Sinhala Hero.””

      This I have to agree. He is opening up the dialogue that is suppressed by leaches. A Norwegian would not have funded him and that makes the imbeciles even more jealous. They always find ways to find fault but it really does not matter.
      India does recognise him.

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    It would be wonderful if this writer could do a write up or something about the immams/mullahs who come to SL and pretty much do the same thing as Gnanasara…
    Dont deny come clean and write up just like how gnanasara was analysed..you are the best person to do that, it would give people here a better perspective of racism in all forms and in all corners not just sinhala budhist

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    Lukman Naana

    You have said:

    “Although, much need to be done to promote national reconciliation and to ban hate speech, this ‘Yahapalana Sirisena-Ranil’ Alliance still offers the best hope and the best bet to build an all-inclusive Sri Lanka for two major reasons: There is visible commitment and belief on the part of this two- party alliance to keep away from these hate groups and to promote national reconciliation blah, Blah and Blah..”

    I doubt you can play this game for very long. Your community has repeatedly provoked Ven. Gnanasara’s organization and others that protect the birthrights of Sinhala-Buddhists. Your political leaders have followed end-results ethics in politics. They will side with anybody to achieve their objectives and cover-up anti-Sinhala nation activities.

    Just because (you believe) you have enough votes to change governments, you are making impossible requests. This phenomenon is known as “Tail wagging the dog” and the “tail” thinks what you are thinking right now. If you are living in a Sinhala Buddhist country as a minority, learn to live without provocating the majority. Look at the examples of other Christian countries and Islamic countries. Minorities in those countries do not demand like you. For example right to desecrate Buddhist Holy places. Mahiyanganaya and other Buddhist holy places must be made officially out of Bound for Muslims just like Mecca is out of bound for Non-Muslims. That is the only solution to avoid clashes and send Ven. Gnanasara thero to his temple to conduct religious ceremonies and for us to live peacefully with our families.
    By the way it is not wise to call a Buddhist monk a fascist or racist. You are taking the advantage divided Sinhala Buddhist voters. But your attacks, vulgar characterization and insults thrown at Buddhist monks will have the effect that you will regret; Unite all Sinhala Buddhists. So restrain yourself and bigotry comments in the land of SINHALA-BUDDHISTS..

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    What the hell do you know about devadatta you idiot

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    get rid of all religions and we will have a peaceful worl. it is religions and the bigots created by these religions is what makes this world a dangerous place to live. why does one has to adore and be subservient to a being that is unseen. it s people who created these religions so mohammed jesus buddha and many such humans have a lot to answer for.

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    “Even though Sinhala buddhists do not understand, Ghanasara thera is a Sinhala Hero.”
    if this terrorist scumbag is a hero i hate to meet a”sinhal buddhist” villain.

    @jim softly please dont forget to take those medication the psychiatrist prescribed. you seem to have missed a few my boy. you appear to be relapsing to what you were before the medication.

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    @ Marwan

    “We <Muslims believe all new-born come into this world as Muslim, since Allah is their Creator."

    You can believe whatever you want (thanks to free will) but that is the furthest thing from the truth. There is a creator alright (and that is not his name), but all religions are man-made and this includes Islam.

    Nevertheless, there is no point in getting things across as people are unable to think for themselves and will follow any cockamamie story fed to them so I'll leave it at that.

    Now that the Tamil issue is done, who did you think they were going to turn on? Should have thought about it before helping them.

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    All those idiots who talks about this thero’s speech was hateful then go and see what is happening in the East. What Muslims are doing to Sinhalese and Buddhist temples. If any of these idiots are afraid to that far please I challenge for them to go to Gampola Babile Road and see what Muslims have done to the Sinhala people. Go to Akurana and what has happened to the Sinhalese. I know became I am from next town to Akurana and My wife is from Gampola. Ask any Sinhalese student at the Eastern University in Trinco what they facing with the Muslims. I know this because one of friends daughter study there. So get your facts right before supporting these Muslim extreme writers anf their goons to destroy the Sinhala race and the nation. If they don’t like then go to Arab country. If they stop what wrongs quietly they are doing to Sinhalese then we all can live happily. They are again trying force the Sinhalese eat boldly Halal. If not for that thero we all will be eating Halal. Who spoke against that. None of you idiots. This writer is a hate speecher who follows criminal ideology spread by a criminal and a rapist of a six year old innocent girl Mr. MuhaMAD.

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      We know Gnanasara is a Sinhala fanatic. But are his accusations totally false?
      Ayaan Hirsi Ali from Somalia has accused Saudi Arabia of sending large sums of money and agents to muslim communities across the world. In an effort to radicalize them. You can clearly see this transformation in Sri Lanka. The more peaceful sufi influence in Sri Lanka is eroding and the uglier Saudi Arabian style is becoming visible. Growing number of women walking around in burqas. The destruction of the Sufi mosque in Beruwala (where people were killed) by Sunni hardliners not to mention reports of mass violence in the east of SL directed at Sufis by Sunnis, is a clear alarm bell.

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    Salaam Alaikkum

    Lukman Naana you seem to be jittery over the presidential election campaign in the USA;

    “Their modus operandi has been however more subtler, underhand and high tech using the much powerful social networking Media aimed at Sinhala Buddhist Youth and Teens , being led by more youthful monks than those in BBS leadership. Their hate language is more akin to the Trumpian lobby in the US.”

    Don’t worry, Most likely, you have reacted similarly during Mr. Narendra Modhi’s campaign in India. Now the outcome of the USA must be obvious to you.

    You have tendency to put “your foot in your mouth”. It is ok we understand your caliber. However it is not ok for you to attack Sinhala-Buddhist in their own land with the tacit approval of conniving non-Buddhists and pretentious Buddhist political leadership in Sri Lanka.

    The Sinhala-Buddhist have tolerated your anti Sinhala -Buddhist activities too long, your underhand projects such as resettling Muslims in the middle of rural Sinhala Buddhist villages with financial support from dirty rich Muslim bigots, Making poor Sinhala-Buddhist women the wives of Muslim thugs. Deforestation of national parks to settle Muslims, Bankrolling and funding of election campaigns of Anti-Sinhala-Buddhist and Pretentious Buddhist leaders, Alleged Importation and distribution of narcotic drugs from India, Pakistan and Iran,. These are carefully planned anti-social activities of your Muslim leadership.

    I believe, the time is right to expose these nefarious activities of your community. We must thank the organizations confronting the threat paused by the Muslims in Sri Lanka.

    Reconciliation does not mean inflicting irreversible damages to Sinhala-Buddhist nation, Sinhala-Buddhist traditions, Sinhala-Buddhist culture, existence of Only Sinhala Country on earth and above all threat to the presence of Buddhism in Sri Lanka.

    LTTE used GUNS to achieve their goals in Sri Lanka, You the Muslims are using MONEY to achieve your objectives. You will not succeed and at least learn from our illustrious history. Three colonial powers used GUNS and MONEY to eliminate and erase Sinhala-Buddhists and Buddhism from our motherland SWARNALANKA from 1505-1948. They failed miserably.

    I, as a Sinhala-Buddhist do not have to elaborate it further to you about, what will be the outcome of your well funded campaign against our people. Stop shooting the messenger and listen to the message.

    Maasalama;

    Ranbandu

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    Mohamed Harees points out the plight of Lankan Muslims in the majoritarian Lankan regime.

    He has no time to think of the other Lankan minorities. In fact his community has done very very well at the expense of other minorities.

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      Mr. Pillai,

      You have a valid point, We, the Sinhala and the non-Muslim TAMIL people were at each other’s throats and sacrificed beautiful lives of our beautiful children for nearly thirty years. What a waste. In the meantime Harees Naana’s group was making profits, expanding businesses and became bold enough to insult the Sinhala people, especially the Buddhists.

      Education reform (Standardization) act that denied the University Admissions for many intelligent Tamil and Sinhala students was the brain-child of Mohammud Baduddin, then Minister of Education graduated from the SWRDB School of Corruption. Lukman Hareees appears to be a product of that bigotry act. It was one of the major issues and a driver that compelled the innocent Tamil youth to support LTTE.

      Muslim Businessmen seem to have profited by supplying essential items to both warring (LTTE and GOSL Military forces) parties in the same region. Prolonging the war was a profitable business proposition.

      People like Harees would love to see another conflict and stay in the sidelines and improve their lot.

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      In this article he focusses on the plight of Muslims after the War as they have been the singular target of the hate groups. However, I have also been following this writer’s previous articles.In many of them, he referred to the plight of all minorities under the majoritarian policies of the Post independence governments .

      Besides, Tamil politicians both in and out of parliament have been raising their voices for their community. unfortunately for Muslims, the Muslim politicians ( most of them) have become a liability to their own people.

      Your statement about Muslims benefiting at the expense of other minorities is a bit cheeky. How Tamil leaders treated the Muslims is history. Specially after the 1915 anti Muslim riots ,how Ramanathan stood with the perpetrators against the Muslims and how Muslims were treated under the Tigers is known to all.

      Muslims has been the overlooked community in the ethnic question deliberations as well. Muslim politicians have also sold the interests of the community for their own political interests.

      Rather than playing the blaming game, it is important that all minorities unite and ensure that the government no longer plays the majoritarian game

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    Hey MuhaMad, if you think what a Buddhist monk said was “hate speech” what about your boss Mr. MuhaMAD said what his boss wants to do to other non-believers. I have got all the details and the Koran but it is too much to put all that here. Can you be a good man explain all these Verses from Koran and Hadith to the whole world like a “good Muslim”. If you have not read or understood any of the two please let me know I will send the details.

    Violence
    The context of violent passages is more ambiguous than might be expected of a perfect book from a loving God. Still, it is important to note that the problem is not bad people, but bad ideology.

    The Quran contains at least 109 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. Some are quite graphic, with commands to chop off heads and fingers and kill infidels wherever they may be hiding. Muslims who do not join the fight are called ‘hypocrites’ and warned that Allah will send them to Hell if they do not join the slaughter.

    Unfortunately, there are very few verses of tolerance and peace to balance out the many that call for nonbelievers to be fought and subdued until they either accept humiliation, convert to Islam, or are killed. Muhammad’s own martial legacy, along with the remarkable stress on violence found in the Quran, have produced a trail of blood and tears across world history.

    Quran
    Quran (2:191-193) – Quran (2:244) – Quran (2:216) – Quran (3:56) – Quran (3:151) – Quran (4:74) – Quran (4:76) – Quran (4:89) – Quran (4:95) – Quran (4:104) – Quran (5:33) Quran (8:12) – Quran (8:15) – Quran (8:39) – Quran (8:57) – Quran (8:67) – Quran (8:59-60) – Quran (8:65) – Quran (9:5) – Quran (9:14) – Quran (9:20) – Quran (9:29) – Quran (9:30) – Quran (9:38-39) – Quran (9:41) – Quran (9:73) – Quran (9:88) – Quran (9:111) – Quran (9:123) – Quran (17:16) – Quran (18:65-81) – Quran (21:44) – Quran (25:52) – Quran (33:60-62) – Quran (47:3-4) – Quran (47:35) – Quran (48:17) – Quran (48:29) – Quran (61:4) – Quran (61:10-12) – Quran (66:9)

    Hadith and Sira
    Sahih Bukhari (52:177) – Sahih Bukhari (52:256) – Sahih Bukhari (52:65) – Sahih Bukhari (52:220) – Abu Dawud (14:2526) – Abu Dawud (14:2527) – Sahih Muslim (1:33) Sahih Bukhari (8:387) – Muslim (1:30) – Sahih Bukhari (52:73) – Sahih Bukhari (11:626) – Sahih Muslim (1:149) – Sahih Muslim (20:4645) – Sahih Muslim (20:4696) – Muslim (19:4321-4323) – Sahih Muslim (19:4294) – Sahih Muslim (31:5917) – Sahih Muslim (31:5918) – Tabari 7:97 Tabari 9:69 Tabari 17:187 Ibn Ishaq/Hisham 484: – Ibn Ishaq/Hisham 990: Ibn Ishaq/Hisham 992: Saifur Rahman, The Sealed Nectar p.227-228

    Consider the example of the Qurayza Jews, who were completely obliterated only five years after Muhammad arrived in Medina. Their leader opted to stay neutral when their town was besieged by a Meccan army that was sent to take revenge for Muhammad’s deadly caravan raids. The tribe killed no one from either side and even surrendered peacefully to Muhammad after the Meccans had been turned back. Yet the prophet of Islam had every male member of the Qurayza beheaded, and every woman and child enslaved, even raping one of the captives himself (what Muslim apologists might refer to as “same day marriage”).

    2:65, 2:89, 2:191-193, 3:28, 3:110-112, 3:151, 3:181, 4:34, 4:160, 5:33, 5:41, 5:51, 5:59-60, 5:64, 5:72, 5:82, 6:91, 6:146, 7:166, 8:12, 8:39, 8:60, 9:5, 9:28, 9:29, 9:30, 9:31, 9:73, 9:111, 9:123, 47:4, 48:29, 62:6, 98:6.

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      There is context for any analysis. So in this case too.It is a complex question and not one to be readily answered within the limits of a blog post such as this. Thus this short explanation for your query .

      The verse of the Holy Quran is often mentioned to malign Islam. The verse does not say infidels it says idolaters. (9:5) And when the forbidden months have passed, kill the idolaters wherever you find them and take them prisoners, and beleaguer them, and lie in wait for them at every place of ambush. But if they repent and observe Prayer and pay the Zakat, then leave their way free. Surely, Allah is Most Forgiving, Merciful.

      This verse, chapter 9 verse 5, is often used as evidence that Islam allows killing of non-Muslims, but what is not recognized is the context and history behind these verses. The history of this verse is that when Prophet Muhammadsa began preaching the unity of God he was persecuted for 13 years, much as Prophets Abraham and Jesus were. Since Muslims who are being persecuted are encouraged to leave for safer areas, rather than create disorder, Muhammadsa and his followers migrated to Medina. After they left, the Meccans attacked them in Medina on and off for a period of nine years until Chapter 9 was revealed.

      Looking at the context of the verses, it becomes obvious that the commandment of this verse only relates to those tribes who continued hostilities against the Muslims even after they had migrated. In particular, reference is made to 5 tribes (‘Banu Khuza’ah, Banu Mudlij, Banu Bakr, Banu Damrah, and Banu Sulaiim) that did not honor the treaties they made with Muslims. It is also important to remember that the preceding verses give these people respite for 4 months to reconsider their behavior and cease hostilities. Sadly after 4 months passed, the enemies of Islam continued their hostilities against the Muslims. Only then was Prophet Muhammadsa commanded by God to meet them in battle to defend Muslims and the religion of Islam.

      Even in this situation the Quran states that if the enemies repent of their behavior and promise to fulfill their treaties, it becomes incumbent on Muslims to cease military action and forgive them. Unfortunately those who take this specific verse out of context fail to see that as the title Al-Taubah suggests, the main subject matter of the chapter is forgiveness and repentance.

      At the time Verse 9:5 was revealed, Muhammad and his followers had begun to establish themselves securely. They had returned triumphantly to Mecca without violence, most Meccans themselves had become Muslims, and many of the surrounding pagan Arab tribes had also accepted Islam and sent delegations to the Prophet pledging their allegiance to him. Those that did not establish peace with the Muslims were the bitterest of enemies, and it was against these remaining hostile forces that the verse commands the Prophet to fight.

      The verses that come immediately before 9:5 state, “Those with whom you have treaties are immune from attack.” It further states, “Fulfill your treaties with them to the end of their term, for God loves the conscientious.” Now, in its proper context, verse 9:5 can be properly understood.

      This was a guidance to the Prophet at that specific time to fight those idolaters who, as 9:4 mentions, violated their treaty obligations and helped others fight against the Muslims. It is not a general command to attack all non-Muslims, and it has never signified this to the overwhelming majority of Muslims throughout history. Had it been so, then every year, after the “sacred months are past,” (The “sacred months” are four months out of the year during which fighting is not allowed) history would have witnessed Muslims attacking every non-Muslim in sight. This yearly slaughter never occurred. Though the present verse is only one example, none of the Quranic verses that mention fighting justify aggression nor propose attacking anyone because of their religious beliefs. Nor were forced conversions recognized as valid under Islamic law.

      The fundamental Quranic principle is that fighting is allowed only in self-defense, and it is only against those who actively fight against you. Indeed, Islam is a religion that seeks to maximize peace and reconciliation. Yet, Islam is not a pacifist religion; it does accept the premise that, from time to time and as a last resort, arms must be taken up in a just war.

      If the enemy inclines toward peace, however, Muslims must follow suit: “But if they stop, God is most forgiving, most merciful” (2:192). Also read: “Now if they incline toward peace, then incline to it, and place your trust in God, for God is the all-hearing, the all-knowing” (8:61).

      How then do we explain the early spread of Islam through military conquest? In the two decades following the death of Muhammad, Muslim armies challenged and largely overcame the world’s two greatest powers, the Persian and Byzantine empires. Were these conquests truly justifiable according to the Quranic principles outlined above?

      It deserves to be understood, however, that the Muslims fought imperial armies, not civilians, and were forbidden to harm non-combatants or destroy property. Islam guaranteed religious freedom for Christians, Jews, and other minority sects, even while they obliged these “protected” minorities to pay a small tax in exchange for being absolved from military service.

      Now 14 centuries have passed, and it needs to be recognized that the Quran does not have an inherent, built-in agenda for aggression or domination. The vast majority of Muslims are content to live and let live. In fact, that is part of their religion. Relations with other religious communities are based on acceptance and encouragement to follow the best of your own religion:

      To each community among you has been prescribed a Law and a way of life. If God had so willed He would have made you a single people, but His plan is to test you in what He has given you: so strive as in a race in all virtues. The goal of you all is to God; it is He that will show you the truth of the matters in which you differ. (5:48)

      And Muslims believe that the God of Islam is not other than the God of Abraham, Moses, and Jesus and that the diversity of religions is according to Divine plan: “Truly those who keep the faith, and the Jews, and the Christians, and the Sabaeans — whoever believes in God and the Last Day and performs virtuous deeds — surely their reward is with their Lord, and no fear shall come upon them, neither shall they grieve.” (2:62)

      Perhaps these verses help to explain why in the city of Jerusalem, which has been ruled by Muslims for most of the last 13 centuries, the sacred sites of Jews and Christians have been protected, and those communities themselves have for the most part been able to live in peace together with Muslims. The assertion that Islam or the Quran inherently call for a “war on unbelievers” is sheer fallacy and fantasy. Peace be with you.

      PLEASE READ THESE LINKS .
      http://www.islamicity.org/3769/does-the-quran-or-muhammad-promote-violence/
      http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kabir-helminski/does-the-quran-really-adv_b_722114.html

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        Typical Muslim answer going around the bush. I have simply asked the text of the verses of Allah through his agent MuhaMAD the murderer and pedophile of baby girls.

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    I urge the GOSL to cut off all ties with Muslim world stop all import n export get back the middle eastern SL working force..see if we can depend on our own. 6 mill forex can be earned elsewhere. Hehehe oh the land of the Bayyo.

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    I tend to laugh when I read such chicanery by the likes of Gnanasara.If one study our history carefully, one will realize that all of US ie the Sinhalese, Tamils and Muslims are the descendants of Thugs and Prostitutes from India.

    So why this song and dance about Sinhala Buddhists?

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