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‘If They Call You A Hitler, Then Be A Hitler And Build This Country,’ Asgiriya Anunayaka Thero Tells Gotabaya

Ven Vendaruwe Upali Thero, the Anunayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter delivering an anusasana on the occasion of an almsgiving marking the 69th birthday of Gotabaya Rajapaksa said that he should opt for military rule if this is what is necessary to build the country.

Ven Upali, noting that Gotabaya is referred to as a Hitler, suggested that if that is the case he should be one and build the nation.

‘What we need is a leadership that has the blessings of Mahinda Rajapaksa and is linked with Buddhism, the Buddhist Order and the Sinhalese. We can see that the law has completely broken down. We need a leader who shows fidelity to the doctrine (dahami naayakayek),’ Ven Upali also said.

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    Good journalism, CT…The TV news did report the remarks but I was wondering whether any of the media would pick up on the horror and outrageous nature of this discourse!

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      Dayan
      You were licking Gota’s -ss, and now you’re saying “good journalism.” Is it because you’re now after a different -ss?

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        Ajay, he has realized the Rajapaksas are going to end up in the Hage soon. He’s Strategically distancing himself from them.

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        He can smell the treatment Hitler got heading this way. Remember The world United against Hitler.

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      Gota was proud of the fact that he was being referred to as a military dictator such as Hitler in the same way that former president JR was.

      Anyway, what’s with the sudden change of heart with Gota? The grapevine tells me that you are no longer in favour of Gota as the next presidential candidate.

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        Keynest,
        You didn’t get the point Keynest. According to great historian Jackson Anthony Mahinda Rajapaksha, brother of Gotabaya Rajapaksha, has blood relationship with Lord Buddha. But that great historian, Jackson Anthony, never mentioned about Mahinda Rajapaksha’s brothers and sisters. We also had the same doubt why that great historian didn’t mention about Mahinda Rajapaksha’s family members. Now thanks to that Monk it is very clear now Gotabaya Rajapaksha has blood relationship with “Devadaththa” Gnasara Buduwewa………Gota Hitler Wewa……..

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      Dr Dayan Jayatilleka

      Did Dr Gota plant this story to renew interest in his fading prospect of becoming the next ein Führer? I remember your story of you being appointed the Ambassador to Russia.

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        Resorting to bad publicity because the Rajapaksas didn’t have anything good to publicize lol.

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          Sunil

          “the Rajapaksas didn’t have anything good to publicize lol.”

          Not true, the clan and clan alone beat up the Demelas which the Demelas will never forget for another 1000 years. Muslim will learn the hard way as did the Demelas.

          The more the clan steal the more free publicity they get like Utuwankande Sura Saradiel a highway robber turned nationalist hero, “Robin Hood of Sri Lanka”. People tend to believe Mahinda as the modern day Robin Hood who stole from the state and given it back to the people. Tsunami fund, sil redda, …………………………..

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      Dr Dayan Jayatilleka…”I was wondering whether any of the media would pick up on the horror and outrageous nature of this discourse!”

      Dayan -why don’t you write an article condemning this statement and condemning the Buddhist Monks meddling in politics. Perhaps you don’t have the back bone or you rather sit on the fence and ready to jump either way!

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    Does Sri Lanka need a “Hitler”? What does it mean? Will the minorities be discriminated, since this Buddhist Leader, seems to indicating that we need military rule, and a country led by Buddhist leadership? Does this mean he wants Sinhala Buddhist extremism to once again raise it’s ugly head, and make trouble for the minorities, which will lead to poison being spread in the country, hate speeches, false rumors, which will result in shops burned, homes attacked, places of worship set fire to, and minorities killed or injured?
    Why is this Buddhist Monk forgetting his teachings, and asking for trouble once again?
    SRI LANKANS NEVER LEARN LESSONS FROM THE PAST. UNFORTUNATE.

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    That photo where gotabhaya Rajapakse is standing behind a temple is not that appealing. Sri lanka needs some one RAJANDU Krama. Asia had very benevolent kings who thought first about his her subjects first. There are such stories from India, Sri lanka, and china. those days, Kings with a cover up, were used go around the country during the nights looking for who is unhappy etc., Now, they would bankrupt the whole country in order to get their nobel prize, or their super luxury four wheel drive sports utility vehicle to go to democracy in upcountry roads or the helicopter preferably.

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    Holy shit

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      Rajash

      “Holy shit”

      Saffron s**t

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    This guy is reading the history from Mahanama’s Mahavamsa or from Jaffnahistory.com. Hitler did not build Germany. He reduced it to rubbles and divided into two countries as West and East. Now if you want to pronounce Hitler’s name, you have to get out of Germany and have to do it. Old Brother Prince is worthy for that treatment.

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    I wonder how this erudite monk expect a ‘dehemi nayakaya’ to be a Hitler or vice versa? Is he ignorant that Hitler caused the deaths of nearly 10-12 million Jews, political opponents including religious leaders?

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    Anunayake must have born after December 2014 to find a “dahami naayakayek” from Gotabaya R (or any other R)

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    This Venerable Nayaka Thero does not obviously know what he is asking for in asking Gota the Devil to be a Hitler!.

    Has the monk so quickly forgotten how the Rajapaksa Gang staged Night Races around the Dalada Maligawa despite their vehement protests?Have these morons forgotten how they were told by the Rajapaksa goons that if they continued protesting another Buddhist Chapter would be established and Malwatte and Asgiriya disbanded ??During Mahinda Rajapaksa’s rule both Nikakayas were running shit scared not long ago.

    This is a ridiculous situation indeed.All of us Sinhala Buddhists should ridicule the so called Mahanayake Thero for his deadly blessings of the most tyrannical Gota the Goon.Soon Or Sri Lanka is going to pay a terrible price.

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      Ruwan Withanage

      “This Venerable Nayaka Thero does not obviously know what he is asking for in asking Gota the Devil to be a Hitler!.”

      Perhaps the Ven Vendaruwe Upali Thero, the Anunayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter has decided to up the ante hoping to destroy Sinhala/Buddhist fascism once and for all just like the one destroyed in Aryan Germany so that Buddhists can be liberated from Sinhala/Buddhists and Buddhism can be saved from Sinhala/Buddhism.

      If that was the intention it is brilliant.

      Dr Gota the vegetarian needs to remember Sun Tzu’s quote “keep your friends close and your enemies closer ” and keep Ven Vendaruwe Upali Thero closer.

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    Asgiriya Anunayaka Thero is well known to people who are capable of thinking as the captain of rogue Sinhala Buddhism determined to destroy the noble teaching of Lord Buddha who wanted all living beings to be left in peace to pursue their path to salvation. This rascal is the worst enemy of Buddhism and the people of Sri Lanka. He is a parasite exploiting the religious feelings and national sentiments of innocent Sinhala people in order to be a power broker and suck the balls of the despotic, criminal Rajapakses to lead a life of debauchery. Things are now looking really bad for the law-abiding and hard working Sri Lankans ……. Sadhu, Sadhu.

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    I thought things should not get any worse than what we have been through as a country. But well connected monks seem to have other plans.

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    ‘If They Call You A Hitler, Then Be A Hitler And Build This Country,’ Asgiriya Anunayaka Thero Tells Gotabaya”

    The reverend may not know the racist dictator destroyed his country Germany and irs people. If you are interested in building the nation follow the visionary politician turned statesman Lee Quan Yew. Singapore had no natural resources but today enjoys the highest standard of living. Sri Lankan professionals and maids go there to wok.

    You only have to look at what happened to neighbouring Malaysia with its Malay-Only language policy and with natural resources is drifting backwards. But Sri lanka is much worse that Malaysia.

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    Whence came all this militarism in to Buddhism? One can hardly believe that one is really reading such statements.
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    I won’t be surprised if the Mahanayake also takes the same line; but let’s hope he’s more rational. Does this monk know all that Hitler stood for and did? Does he also not know that Hitler took a great nation to disaster, from which Germany has now recovered owing to sane leadership?
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    I’ve not been a great admirer of Sir John Kotelawela, but one sees the point of what he said when he found fault with these monks being brought in to politics by SWRD B. We’re already regarded as almost a “pariah state”. How will it be if this is the sort of philosophy that is going to guide us.
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    But more than all else, we thought that in Buddhism there was a dharma which could provide wise guidance to the World, and is this the sort of thing that these lunatics are going to say in the name of the good and wise Gautama?
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    What a state of affairs – Yahapalanaya has failed us totally, and now we have this sub-human specimen tying to wrest control! Let us see how all this develops.

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      Sinhala_Man

      “Whence came all this militarism in to Buddhism?”

      If you read Mahawamsa you will see how militarism was justified by leading monks in the early years of the chronicle. It never went away. The Buddhism of Sri Lanka has been a synthetic one not the authentic one Buddha preached.

      The coining of the new identity Sinhala/Buddhism or Sinhala/Buddhists was the beginning of fascistic ideology in this island. We should blame Anagarika Homeless Dharmapala for it.

      Please note we are living in a modern yet more complex world with medieval/feudal mindset. We have access to modern technology, tools, machines, ……….. without the sophistication of thought process.

      What do you expect from a people who still don’t believe in the rule of law, justice, truth, compassion, generosity, equality in front of law, dignity, ….. respect human rights, ………….?

      End up in fascist state and meet eventual destruction.
      When Dr Gota’s gestapo knocks on Ven Vendaruwe Upali Thero’s door he might need to remember what Friedrich Gustav Emil Martin Niemöller wrote:

      First they came for the Jews
      and I did not speak out
      because I was not a Jew.
      Then they came for the Communists
      and I did not speak out
      because I was not a Communist.
      Then they came for the trade unionists
      and I did not speak out
      because I was not a trade unionist.
      Then they came for me
      and there was no one left
      to speak out for me.

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    Ven Gannasara helped Dr Ranil and his Elite , Anglican and Vellala Faction to roll Rjapaksa .
    And grab Power to please the UN, Diaspora. TNA and the West.
    Gnnasara still couldn’t get rid of his penchant for street brawls.And picked the wrong target.
    Dr Ranil who came to power with the promise of changing Sinhala Buddhism and even bragged that he enlisted the Malwatta Prelate to formulate a New Thripitaka.
    And ,started harassing and punishing anyone and everyone in the Sinhala Buddhist community who helped the previous regime.
    Dr Ranil formed his special Police FCID, and jailed the Monk who looked after a baby Pachyderm.
    Dr Ranil ‘s AG jailed Weeratunga for providing free Sil Redi to Upasakammas in the Village.
    Now Dr Rani lhas turned against one of his his own Cheer Leaders, and put him behind bars for 12 Months RI..
    Even the Devil would be better that Dr Ranil, far as the Sinhala Buddhist majority are concerned, bar the Sinhala Buddhist who take Alms to Malwatta.

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      KASmaalam K A Sumanasekera

      “Dr Ranil ‘s AG jailed Weeratunga for providing free Sil Redi to Upasakammas in the Village.”

      Now you know how the country has been bankrupted by the rulers issuing free rice from the moon, free sil redda from (Venus), ……………………… commissions for the clan, ………….

      What was your share of backhanders?

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    Hitler was a dictator, Hitler was a coward, Hitler was a mass murderer, Hitler was a robber, Hitler was a racist who believed the country’s economy is something of secondary importance, improved the economy of Germany on temporary basis and made sure its complete collapse and destruction in few years. People had to pay the price by starting their lives again from nothing.

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    That is a nice picture. Usually CT will use an unflattering photo of GR sitting slouched on a plane, or one of him pointing his finger as he berates a journalist. Why the change of heart?

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    Ven Vendaruwe Upali Thero, the Anunayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter,

    Re; If They Call You A Hitler, Then Be A Hitler And Build This Country,’ Asgiriya Anunayaka Thero Tells Gotabaya

    “Ven Upali, noting that Gotabaya is referred to as a Hitler, suggested that if that is the case he should be one and build the nation.” AND DESTROY THE NATION.

    What is the IQ of the Mahanayakas and will Mahanayakas allow for road races around the fake Dalada Maligawa, Temple of the Tooth?

    This week in history: Hitler orders the destruction of Germany

    https://www.deseretnews.com/article/865650213/This-week-in-history-Hitler-orders-the-destruction-of-Germany.html

    On March 19, 1945, Adolf Hitler issued his infamous “Nero Decree,” which called for the systematic destruction of Germany. The order was largely thwarted by Hitler’s armaments minister, Albert Speer, and highlighted Hitler’s waning authority as the Third Reich collapsed.

    At the height of World War II, Hitler’s empire stretched from the Pyrenees Mountains of southern France in the west to the gates of Moscow in the east; from the deserts of North Africa in the south to the Arctic Circle in the north. Virtually all of Europe had fallen to or been allied with Nazi Germany, and the totalitarian state seemed unstoppable.

    Historians have offered many “turning points” in the war, which ultimately led to Hitler’s defeat, but one fact is undeniable: By invading the Soviet Union in the summer of 1941, Hitler overreached. The Wehrmacht’s first major blow came in December of that year when it was stopped before the Soviet capital. Until that point, Hitler’s army had conquered every continental foe it had come across. Only Britain, safe behind its navy and the English Channel, had remained outside of Hitler’s sphere.

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    So the Thero needs a Murderer and a Minority basher to lead the Sinhalese Nation and suppress all the minorities. Why not put it plainly in black and white.

    How low can a prelate get, to make such lowly suggestion . How about first clearing Hitlers name from all the cases pending and ongoing including brutal mutders too or is it alright in buddhism to kill all disdent and still be a devout buddhist. Can someone clarify for me please.

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    They were both born on the 20th , vegetarians ,served the army and became politicians and were involved in mass murder..
    Hitler had one testicle and a small penis.
    check this out https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bqzUkvHlQ88

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    Dear Rev. Asgiriya Anunayaka Thero,

    What Banda tried was a milder form of the Hitler-type racial discrimination.

    The result, the island nation, once the proud pearl of the orient saw most professionals abandon the country in hordes, depleting the country of its most productive resource, namely the most educated and technical human assets. The country was soon reduced to taking up begging bowls for survival.

    Even that begging wasn’t enough to keep the economy going and so the nation made its name rapidly known best for sending its women folk in hordes to work as domestics in an alien newly-rich part of the world. The women had to desert their familial and maternal responsibilities, just to earn a pittance, hardly a compensation for the mothering-time denied to the children. But the country needed the foreign exchange more than the family needed the income, and so the Govt pushed programs that would ultimately result in children making the most sacrifice in their childhood!

    It will be a much bigger disaster than Banda’s one to once again let long-held racial enmity, misguided patriotism and distorted history blind the country to the merits of diversity, fundamental humanity and to economic reality!
    .

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      Kumar R…now the situation is worse they have to carve up the country sell it to India and China.

      On one hand they push the war psyche that the armed forces defeated terrorism and saved the sovereignty of the country …..
      ….on the other hand they sell the country lock stock and barrel ….

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    How foolish can they be!

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    CT has gone Bonkers??
    Are you serious???
    First time I have heard that Hitler built his country!!!

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    Does it mean he is going to marginalize minorities more and more..
    Then Sri Lanka never see peace ..
    Sri Lanka needs to place it in geopolitics of India…
    It is dangerous to go beyond this …
    To anger Tamils is not good for Sri Lanka at all.
    Any police change in centre in India could damage Sri Lanka.
    As Indra Ghandi did .
    She trained Tamil tigers ..
    Who knows as and when India changes it minds ..
    What we need is peace with all communities set an example…
    As we do see in Singapore..
    Take all on board..

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    Hitler destroyed Germany and sent Germany in a wrong direction.
    It took Germany so many years to rebuild Germany and for Germany to be accepted back into the human race.
    Even Germans are so ashamed of what Hitler had done.
    Obviously our monks don’t have an idea what damage Hitler did to the human race, or they don’t give a damn.
    If they are in support of hitlers methods such as extermination of fellow humans with extreme prejudice, then we really have to take a critical look at the form of buddhism that these a-holes are praticing in Sri Lanka.
    I think either these people are completely oblivious to history or they are maniacs like hitler was.
    Either way these saffron clad a-holes are leading the innocent unsuspecting buddhist astray.
    What a blow to buddhism.
    What a shame!
    Are these monks for real?
    Are they monks or monkies?
    What is the difference between Wahabis and buddhist of today?
    Being a priest is not just about scrapung the pingcatay!!!
    They have to lead the public intellectually. They have to stand for morality and humanity.
    These monks are a disgrace to the dharma. How sad.
    What a blow to Buddhism when leading monks choose to lick arse.
    I think we have to take a hard critical look at the attitudes of every monk and decide if they are actually helping the progress of buddhist philosophy or or they are destroying buddhism.
    I think any monk who is violating the teaching of the Buddha should be dealt with accordingly.

    Lasith

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    Aryan, White, anti-Semite = Hittler
    Buddhist, Sinhalese, anti-Tamil = local hittler.

    However, we have only the gamarala and his useless P.M to thank.

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      Kumaran

      Probably Ven Vendaruwe Upali Thero must be trying to get the Israeli’s worked up and prevent Dr Gota’s ascension to absolute power.

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    The truth of the matter Hamuduruwo , Hitler did not build the country but he Built the War machine to invade , occupy, slaughter, and create a super race. Did He??? NO ! NO !NO.!
    Oh god I can’t believe a Noble Buddhist priest can be so Ignoramus in giving Stupid advise to a stupid racist warmonger cum war criminal to destroy our nation.
    Are we living in denial. Total denial???

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    This statement – “Anusasana” was made on the “Occasion” of an “Almsgiving”. I wonder what that FOOD contained and to what extend the Anunayake got “Overfed”. The mere reference to Hitler and asking GR to be also a Hitler proves beyond doubt that “Almsgiving” contained some STUFF that would have put this “Anunayake” out of control on his mental faculties. Now I realize how these “Anunayakas” even sign proclamations, each and every time “Self Convicted” politicians appear before them and get their “Blessings” to hoodwink the innocent people. Equally, I realize the value of what my elders told me relevant to this type of “Anusasana”: “Devale Kapuwa, Devale Runnata Ganda Nehe” ( If the Chief of Temple “Shit” inside, there is no foul smell) . I am certain this comment will be thumbed down by all ” BUDDHISTS” ; but certainly not by the BUDDHAS. Never mind that.

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      Douglas Man

      Now you know the importance of liberating Buddhists from Sinhala/Buddhists and Buddhism from Sinhala/Buddhism.

      By the way the public racist Anagarika Homeless Dharmapala was an admirer of Aryan Adolf Hitler.

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        Dear NV,
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        And that would have been as Hitler took over the country, because I just checked on Anagarika Dharmapala; his Wikipedia entry suggests that he died twice in 1933 in April and December aged 68!
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        I think that looking back, Douglas, you and me, all recognise the ill-effects of what Dharmapala did. He is definitely to blame for this Aryan business. When in school ourselves, we were vaguely told that he was a great man. I’m just trying to draw attention to how unsatisfactory it would have been had we carried all those notions for the rest of our lives.
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        Most people do. The fact that we are now saying what we are, shows that we are some of the few who don’t – not because of any virtues that we possess, but because of the circumstances of our lives.
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        I wonder how our grandparents (who I think were decent people) would have regarded both Hitler and Dharmapala in 1933?
        .
        Also, the schools he attended: Christian College, Kotte, (Anglican)
        St Benedict’s College, Kotahena, (Catholic) S. Thomas’ College, Mutwal, (Anglican – later moved to Mt Lavinia, Colombo Academy (later named Royal College, also Anglican).
        .
        We’ve got to know what we are up against!

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    Temperamental man with a dangerous side to him. Ran away to USA after he claimed Premedasa victimized him because he was MR’s brother. Never came back until MR was about to win. Ran away again before Local Govt. elections to disassociate himself from SLPP. SLPP won and he came back. Not known to be greedy like his other 10th grade failed brother Basil R. But still not what Sri Lanka needs. It needs someone like Ranil who is not a racist to lead us or perhaps a younger leader like Harsha De Silva who is also not a racist; but Harsha is probably the wrong cast and not a Govigama; so it maybe hard to get Govi Sinhala votes for him. Eran is a christian and can never be a national leader. Support Ranil. ONLY choice for a free society and a non-racist society.

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    Ven Vendaruwe Upali Thero, the Anunayaka of the Asgiriya Chapter

    Are you the one who has taken it upon on yourself the task of updating Mahawamsa?
    Thank you.

    “We need a leader who shows fidelity to the doctrine (dahami naayakayek),”

    It is not at all possible to find one who is a practicing Buddhist.
    However if you are looking for a Sinhala/Buddhist fascist you got the right person.

    The combination of theocracy and fascism will make a wonderful democratic experience.

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    Oldcodger, Spring Koha, Burt, ………………………………………..

    When are you leaving the country for good?

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      Native,
      Do not disturb. Busy stocking supplies in my new bomb shelter.

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        oldcodger

        “Do not disturb. Busy stocking supplies in my new bomb shelter.”

        Are you planning to become an internally displaced refugee in your own home or planning your own survivalist/preppers cause?

        Make sure you collect all your Alpha strategy goods.

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    Hail Hitler! Hail GOATa (Greedy Old Arrogant Thief)! Hail Gamarala! Hail Ranilpaksha!

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      mike

      Ein volk, ein Reich, ein Führer
      (One Aryan People, One State, One leader)
      Hail Dr Gota

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