12 July, 2020

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Raw Pork Was Thrown Into The Mahiyangana Mosque

As crimes continue with impunity, attacks against mosques around the country have become more obscene and portentously fatal. The latest attack occurred in Mahiyangana on 18 July, when a mob of masked individuals attacked the Mahiyangana Masjidul Araba mosque while a group of Muslims prayed in the house of worship.

Events of the attack

The incident took place at 11.30 p.m. as the Muslims of Mahiyangana offered special Ramadan Tharaweeh prayers. The main power source was switched off, disrupting mosque activities as those within the building were plunged into darkness. Furious cries of threats were heard by those within the building, which minutes later were followed by a shower of stones hurled at the mosque.

Mahara mosque - vandalised couple of moths ago | File photo

Many of the windows were broken, but the people within the mosque were able to avoid the stones and remain out of harm’s way.

The onslaught lasted up to 20 minutes before the power was restored and the aggressors made scarce. The police were called in; however the perpetrators are yet to be arrested.

Prior to the full-on attack, the mosque Trustee was assaulted. Chili powder was flung at him and his assailants had threatened him against continuing Friday payers in the mosque, warning that worse was yet to come. Disregarding the threats, the mosque conducted the Friday prayers undeterred. The following day raw pork was thrown into the mosque premises.

Pork is avoided by Muslims as it is considered ‘haram’ or not ‘halal’, which means unlawful to be consumed. The incident hurt the Muslim community in Mahiyangana, but faith in the communal harmony that persisted in the area for 40 years since the mosque was built, was restored when the Provincial Council minister, Anura Vidanagamage had assisted the Muslims in cleaning the mosque and told them to continue conducting their prayers, sources say.

However, a few days later, Minister Vidanagamage had called upon the mosque officials and advised them to close the mosque for their own safety.

N. M. Ameen, President of the Sri Lanka Muslim Council said, “The Council was contacted when the first attack occurred, we then contacted the Defense Secretary and he told them to go ahead and conduct prayers, and that they will be given protection. The mosque received protection but the next attack happened a few days later”.

Bodu Bala Sena denies involvement

Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) monks were said to have visited Mahiyangana and roused the Buddhists people in the area against the Muslims. It is speculated that the attacks are a result of their persuasion. Spokesman of the BBS Dilanthe Withanage informed The Sunday Leader that they visit Mahiyangana from time to time but they have not held a meeting in the town. He added however, that they plan to have their first official meeting next month on August 2.

When asked about the attacks on the Mahiyangana mosque, Withanage denied BBS involvement and added that there is no mosque in the area. “Did you know there was a mosque in Mahiyangana?” he questioned. “How can there be a mosque there? Mahiyangana has been declared a scared Buddhist area, how can Muslims build a mosque there?”

He went on to say that the incident has been fabricated to discredit the BBS, while insisting there was no mosque in the area, and he further questioned the credibility of the media in Sri Lanka that published articles on the incident.

With regard to the accusations levelled at the BBS – that BBS monks had stirred the Buddhists in Mahiyangana to perpetrate the attacks – Withanage stated that the BBS was not involved in the attacks and that they are against communal disharmony, and that the BBS has not harmed the Muslims, a minority Muslim community in Sri Lanka.

However, this is contradictory to what top BBS monks have declared at their meetings. Many have condemned the Muslim community in strong language, riling the masses against the Muslims.

Muslims not provoked

In response to Withanage’s claims, Sri Lanka Muslim Council General Secretary, Hassan Ali, questioned why meat, and for that matter – pork, had been lobbed into a building. He reconfirmed that there is in fact a mosque in Mahiyangana and Muslims in the area have been conducting prayers in the building for the past 40 years; up until last Thursday. The Council believes that the attack was meant to provoke the Muslim community as it was done during the Holy month of Ramadan, when Muslims spend a great deal of time in prayer in mosques.

Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress (SLMC), Minister Rauff Hakeem has written to President Mahinda Rajapaksa following the incident, requesting a special meeting with him to discuss the repeated attacks on mosques and Muslim owned institutions around the island by extremist groups. They are yet to receive a response.

In the meantime, Shafeek Rajabdeen, National Organiser of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress, said that the mosque has been and will continue to be closed down as turbulence is expected. “This is the holy month of Ramadan, and the Muslims are hurt by the attacks, but we are advising people to remain calm” he said. He further stated that the law enforcement authorities will have to investigate the attacks and arrest the perpetrators.

However, he added that the SLMC will not tolerate incidents that lead to the closure of mosques. “This has been going on for months now. First the halal label, then the hijab and now mosques being forced to close down. We will not give into the closing of mosques,” he asserted.
Attacks on mosques led by Buddhist monks have occurred in several places across the island; last year a mosque in Dambulla was set ablaze by a mob that was lead by a Buddhist monk, before that a shrine of a Muslim saint was destroyed and the property was burnt.

Recently Muslim owned establishments have been attacked, such as ‘No Limit’—a clothing store, and a butcher’s shop. These incidents have, however, not directly endangered lives. The attack on the Mahiyangana mosque, unlike the previous incidents, may well have caused severe injuries to those who were inside the mosque at the time. Of all the incidents recorded over the years, the Police have not made any arrest to date.

Courtesy The Sunday Leader – By Megara Tegal

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    We are sorry, the comment language in English – CT

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      This same BBS who are anti Muslim and anti Christian are harboured, encouraged and financed secretively by the Americans. Just the same way the US sent Olcott over hundred years ago, to so called revive Buddhism. The Americans have thrived on conflict in other countries to infiltrate to meddle in affairs of governance to elect their brief carriers. The Imperialists Colonized countries then. Today the Americans run the whole world by electing mediocre corrupt to govern as their brief carriers. Let more Mannings, Assanges and Snowdons come out and reveal the treachery the Americans are up to and expose the stooge govts who support them in return, for Peace to return.

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        Don’t put all blames to America. Inefficient politicians to gain use the mud sling to other religions. But today Buddhism come to stage & in and out will debate near future.But Alcohol stain robes are in front to take next generation Buddhism. Islam is the religion growing in which is the country try to eradicate the Islam.

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        Well, well the spineless Muslims whose leaders is “Minister of Jusstice” (Ha, HA, HA!) should go to court and fight a case against the BBS, Ravaya Bala and Gota the Rottweiler (who is their patron saint) or shut up and stop whining!

        The sycophant Rauf Hakeem needs to resign first!

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          Gota the Rotweiller has created a FRANKENSTEIN in the form of the BALU SENA and it will be the DOWNFALL of the Rajapassa regime.

          Blow back is inevitable as the Rajapassa brothers will not be able to control their own monster.

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        Were the people who threw stones Americans?
        Were the shaven headed preeachers of hatred Americans?
        Were the police who stood by Americans?
        Are our political leaders who stand by and watch Americans?

        What would have happened if some Tamils in Jaffna or Moslems in Batticaloa threw stones at a buddhist temple? Would the police and politicians be as inert?

        This is typical of those who dont want to accept blame for crimes they are guilty of. They try to pin the blame on someone else. Pathetic.

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        Gamini Roll out one of three Americans,West,Tamil Diaspora excuse.I like Mahinda as a American stooge good one.

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          Al Gamini is a stupid ass.

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            ““To belittle, you have to be little.”
            — Khalil Gibran

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    Police need to question the Minister who seems to have knowledge of the persons involved. The indifference of the Police and Authorities is astounding. No doubt a monk is involved.

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    Mosque us a place where for by practice Muslim males gather to pray. Mosques need not necessarily have a specific architecture. Prophet’s mosque was part of his house.
    Mahiyangana mosque was situated on the 1st floor of a shop. Muslims do their five times prayer and jumma prayers. They never recited the Azzan to disturb the place.

    The fact that Dilanthe denies that there was a mosque, shows than BBS is the culprit. He also further states that there cannot be a mosque in the sacred area. There was in fact a mosque ie why BBS threw pork and prevented persons from praying there. Otherwise why should they throw at pork and prevent people praying. What Dilanthe is in fact saying is that there is no mosques is to deny having a mosque.
    The speeches made in Kandy on the 17th of March and other speeches and acts show that BBS is anti Muslim and anti peace in this country.

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      Mosque us a place where for by practice Muslim males gather to pray. Mosques need not necessarily have a specific architecture.

      See what a muslim – Salmaj – has written.

      Understand the persecution of muslim women in their own religion.

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      It seems every pigsty can be a mosque for Muslims. Very simple, BBS is against Muslims taking over Sri Lanka.

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    Ya Allah pls save your Ummah and your Masjid.

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      To Budhist Redicals and supporters. You are too much, your end is near. There were people similar to you wiped out by Almighty God, By next Ramadhan you will be punished. We pray harder in this holy month.

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        Ahmed

        ” There were people similar to you wiped out by Almighty God, “

        You can keep your vindictive Almighty God to yourself. Rest of the Muslims would be happy to have their Allah the most merciful.

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        well said, this is how we Muslims scould react to This Buddist Radicas.

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        Buddhists do not believe in an omnipotent creator God (Allah). For we Buddhists creation story of theists is a myth. So, we couldn’t care two hoots about your prayers to punish us. But dare you ever try your jihadi tactics on us.

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          But you believe in karma, don’t you?

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    This is inexcusable…the Govt. really has to look into such matters and ensure they aren’t repeated…as a Buddhist and moreover as a Sinhalese it’s quite shameful to read doings of this nature!

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    Its time to get ready for Jihad to protect our Deen and die a martyr (Shaheed). There is no other language they BBS understands. They are against peace and arousing hatred against the Muslim masses. Lets get the foreign mercenaries to come over and die for Islam in Sri Lanka.

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      This is exactly what the BBS wants Muslims to do. You look like a fool. Islam is peace.

      During the first 13 year of Prophet Muhammad in Makkah, the Muslims were persecuted. A dead camel with blood was thrown on Prophet Muhammad when he was praying. The Prophet never fought back. Many Muslims like Bilal were tortured and others killed. The Prophet did not fight back until finally the Prophet and Muslims migrated to Madinah.

      In Madinah, the non Muslim brought their army to finish the Muslims off. Only then the Muslims fought back.

      Take the example of Prophet Musa (Moses) in the Quran, the Egyptians were killing Muslim male babies. Did Musa fight back? No.

      The BBS want Muslims to react so they can cause a massive riot. Don’t fall for that. Be patient. God is with those who love peace.

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        Steel,
        Be credible.
        A camel weighs 1 to 2,000 pounds. Are you saying that ten people together did the job?
        How did the Prophet survive?
        Am not against islam,but accounts should be accurate.

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          Sorry, the remains of a dead camel was thrown on the prophet by Abu Jahl, a leader of the Pagan.

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        I think your prophet – Mohomad – should have been in the old age.

        Because in his younger days he killed so many from tribes whom they did not agree to his teachings and he promoted killing of those who did not obey to what he said.

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          There were battles, sure, but no one was ever killed for not agreeing to the teachings of Islam. If you disagree, please provide the proof. You will actually find proof to the contrary.

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          Jim Softy, Leela, Lester or whom ever, Lord Buddha had 40,000 Women, and he becase a Gay after he had so much of sex and now he wanted someone to be sexed. better you go to Temple to get something laid. Lester, you are Jim Softy and Leela.

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        A correction:

        Moses is Jewish Prophet/Leader lived in the time of 1391–1271 BCE as per ‘Rabbinical Judaism’ datings who led the God’s people (Hebrew people) to sacred land ‘Israel’ from Egypt.

        At that time Egyptian Pharaoh ordered all newborn Hebrew boys to be killed (not muslim boys).

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        I truly agree with Steel,

        Not only Muslims, but all other minority Religions should have patience to face BBS thugs.

        These BBS are well Paid contract Criminals. No different to DIG contract killer. They are getting paid to do these vandalisms and are also paid well in Foreign currency with foreign bank accounts along with Trips around the world.

        Very soon the Cattle slaughter business will be monopolised among the ruling mafia and BBS and will be sold under ground at a higher profit margin.

        Therefore Muslims have to see the Broad picture and face them with patience.

        All I see is a Failed Sinhala Therawada Buddhism which will disappear like a morning dew.

        ONLY THING MUSLIMS SHOULD DO IS TO GET AS MUCH AS PHOTOS AND LIVE VIDEO RECORDINGS OF THESE BBS ATTACKS, VANDALISMS, INTIMIDATIONS AND RIOTS FOOTAGES ETC,ETC,AND SEND THEM TO YOUTUBE,BOTH LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL MEDIA, FOREIGN MISSIONS, UN, EU, CW AND OTHER HUMAN RIGHT AND LAW ASSOCIATIONS ETC.

        BBS thugs who worship Concrete statutes and dead tooth and hair might be planning for another 1983 Progrom in Sri Lanka to steal other peoples properties when the Economy is collapsing. They along with Rajapakses want to instigate another riots to steal others property.Therefore both Muslims and other minorities have to be patient and not to fall into their trap. But seek Legal justice.

        Therefore Remember the Pen and Media are mightier than the sword. You don’t bite the dog’s leg when it bites your leg. Therefore follow the same example.

        Everything will be change for good and the perpetrators will be brought to justice by Alla God……soon.

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      i think Marwan, this is what they are waiting for. Only few Budhist country left, and those will be Islam soon as 36 Monks converted in Sri Lanka and they are converting more by them, so the BBS is gone mad. be silent, Budhist will kill the own budhist soon. This is all by GOD will. dont panic.

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        Rodi, Are you saying only 36 Monks were converted to Islam? I thought it is 360.

        Where do you live man? As for me, I am yet to hear a Buddhist killing another Buddhist anywhere for being belong to different sect. But we hear Sunnis blasting Shia or visa versa daily. Is that the will of Allah?

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    Not only BBS, Sinhala Ravaya but aided and abetted by ruling elite of UPFA, that’s why police silent. It is very similar to 1983 period where politicians and thugs ruled the country after silencing the police.

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    I wonder what the Vedhdhas have to say about the temples in mahiyangana! After all Mahiyanganaya is a sacred vedhdha Area! BBS Bigots have a dose of your own medicine!

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      Remember !

      Our traditional Kataragama temple is open to all.

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      Remember!
      Don’t be stupid, how could Vedda know its history. They have no rock edits, monuments or historical writings. They have to rely on Mahawamsa or commentaries by Buddhists monks to learn a bit of their past. As for Mahiyanganaya Buddha visited there in the ninth month after he attained enlightenment. Mahawamsa says Mahiyangana was inhabited by ‘Yakshe’ tribe at the time and a Yakka chieftain named Saman (who is now regarded as a deity of Sripada) attained sowan after lstenning to Buddha’s discause. Saman built the first stupa and other kings like Dutugamunu and others enlarged it later.

      Where is the sacred Vedda area, stupid?

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    Just want to highlight Pork is prohibited to muslims however in a life or death situation it is allowed to eat the meat if there is no other alternate what so ever. Just clean the place and continue the prayers.

    These are all provocations to entice communal violence. Minority in the majority community is ignorant and utterly stupid. They are a minority in Sri Lanka, if you give Rs 500 and packet of rice you can get 1,000 of low life’s to do any kind of dirty work. The educated lot are using the uneducated, the uneducated lot forever remains as mutts falling pray at every opportunity.

    This is why we keep voting for the best speaker, most handsome candidate, best person to organize the biggest musical show and most of all the person who makes the biggest promises in our elections. We are yet to vote in to power a proper parliament since independence.

    There must be some truth to that old sinhala proverb.

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    This is outragous, It will cause muslims to retaliate and put the Country into rurmoil once again … Haven’t these people learnt a lesson after the past conflict.
    Monks should not be involved in politics, these guys are not religious people, they are nothing but thugs in safron robes.

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      This BBS thing must be stopped. They want the Muslims to retaliate. Muslims have been living peacefully for centuries. This country needs peace. We want our country to become developed like Singapore or Thailand or Malaysia. Did you know that 50 yrs ago, the Malaysian govt wanted Malaysia to be developed like Sri Lanka. Today, it is the other way. Because of the war. Now the war is over. Its time to rebuild, not bully minorities.

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    Why are the Muslim politicians not leaving UPFA? Why have the Muslims not brought this type of illegal activities to the notice of the international communities, especially to the Arab Nations where thousands of Sri Lankans are working? Only reason why even the provincial council elections are planned to be held in the North is due to external pressure, its the only thing that the government understands. So its time to bring these acts to the international bodies. AT the next UN assembly this should be one of the charges against the government for not protecting various religious places of worship. Is the so called victorious army of Sri Lanka so lame not to stop such attacks? Or are they the ones who are attacking?

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      “Why are the Muslim politicians not leaving UPFA? Why have the Muslims not brought this type of illegal activities to the notice of the international communities, especially to the Arab Nations where thousands of Sri Lankans are working?”

      It’s the money smarties. Money is honey, and the Muslim politicians know it too well for too long. How many turn-coats are in the government – Sinhalese and Muslims? Poor Muslim voters, they may be better off if they elect Tamils instead to represent them faithfully!

      Democracy is a mockery in Sri Lanka!

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        Thiru, there are no more leaders amongst Muslims. Sumanthiran is the leader of Tamils and Muslims. If not for my age I would gladly work for him against the present crop of Zombies of our community

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    Muslims are NATO. (No Action Talk Only)

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    Yet another bunch of traitors to Buddhism and haters of Muslims, using their power over minorities, and the support of the government, to inflict pain and disrespect another religion. They are mentally thugs and goons, who do not have the compassion that their own religion teaches, nor the intelligence, to realize what they are doing right now, reflects badly on their teachings and that it only makes the country look more and more like a undemocratic, lawless, country. Idle minds the devil’s workshop. Ignorant pawns of evil.

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      They are very close to the rulers, if not the rulers’ creations!

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    What the 99% buddhist army did, and are still doing, in the north & east – looting,desecrating,burning & demolishing of hindu temples & assaulting the priests,even killing a few – – has now begun in the south by ‘militant’ buddhists,on the second minority,the muslims.

    Law enforcement agencies are “powerless” in that they are afraid to arrest the perpetraters who surely could be identified.

    Muslim politicians in the government are silent – even the Minister of Justice.

    Next,a buddha statue may be istalled inside the mosque!
    Wait for it.

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    These monks claim that this is the only Sinhala Buddhist country in the world. So, should they not try and give a good image about it to the world? If Gautama Buddha was alive today, what would he do?

    I am sure the BBS would have asked Gautama Buddha to leave as he is not a Sinhalese. The minute these monks mention the word Sinhala in front of Buddhist, it shows rascism. Why can’t a Tamil or a Moor be a Buddhist?

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      Steel

      “These monks claim that this is the only Sinhala Buddhist country in the world.”

      They can claim whatever they fancy. However the fact remains that this is a Veddah country and will remain so for another 2,500 years.

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    “But if the enemy incline towards peace, do you (also) incline towards peace…”
    Quran 8:61

    The Quran calls for peace. There are verses in the Quran, when read without context, you will think its violent but you should know the context.

    For 13 years the Muslims were persecuted in Makkah. Finally they immigrated to Madinah with the Prophet. So the Pagans, wanted to get to Madinah and fight the Muslims. In this situation anyone would fight back. Then the verses in the Quran were revealed to defend.

    Quran, which is the only 100% authentic book in Islam, always gives examples of patience. The story of the Muslim prophet Musa (Moses) is that he grows up while his fellow Muslim new born baby borns were murdered by the Egyptians. Prophet Musa does not fight. The moral of the story is be patient.

    In the Quran, we are told to follow the 25 Prophets mentioned by name. If you read it, all Prophets from Noah to Abraham to Moses, Jesus, Salih, Hud, Lut, Shuayb, Yusuf etc, all of them fled when persecuted. Only David fought as his situation was where the enemies were about to attack, same as the Prophets.

    Please don’t misunderstand our religion. A few thousand are killing using the name of our religion. These people are not Muslims as Islam says if you kill one person, its like u killed the whole of mankind and Islam promises hell to them who kill innocent civilians. Why are people judging Islam by a few thousand criminals and thugs who kill using religion. Why don’t you look at the 1.6 billion.

    Life is too short for hatred, let us live peaceful lives and love each other. Religion is everyone’s choice and its between them and God. No one has the right to interfere in that decision.

    Peace

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      Steel, Praba said once, this bas tards Bud ist will never understand peace, so this is teh language… bomb. So they will get it from somewhere soon. Wait and see…

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    @ Steel -The SL Buddhist way is Not Akin To The Wonderful Human Being who sacrificed all his worldly pomp & glory , nearly starved himself to death , what a great being was this prince , no matter what people do in the name of his great philosophy ,it will never make me hate him or his philosophy, and am very grateful to God almighty for giving the strength to bear this great test to the muslims of Sri Lanka, esp for people living in such an isolated area, am also deeply grateful to CT and its writers ,if not for CT we will be in the dark , almost 70% of the incidents people in sri Lanka are completely unaware , in this month which is the most significant & sacred for each and every Muslim (Including Sunnis ,Shias ,Ahmadis & all other schools of thoughts among the whole Muslim community around the world) CT this is a form of piety no matter what religion the whole CT team’s beliefs are, may all blessing be to each one of you.
    Please do keep up the good work.

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    @ Mohamed _ Ameen Ya Rab..! soon you will see his justice, Muslims need to continue thier patience , they need to continue the inner struggle, no need to respond in the similar way ,in words or action,leave it to Allah swt, but make sure the word gets around among our Ummath – it is important & now is the time for unity ,putting our differences away ,may be this is a way God almighty is trying to bring us together , please do not betray the community no matter what difference we have , settle it among each other in the way the Quran has directed us, but do not seek revenge by betraying each other -unity is strength.

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    The Vedda territory
    Posted on December 25, 2012 by Sanjeewa Padmal Sri Lanka Holidays Author
    http://www.urlaub-sr-lanka.info/sri-lanka-

    Today Veddas community is fast shrinking and they are changing their life style in accordance with the other ethnic groups in Sri Lanka. The origin of Vedda community is going back to the Stone Age and they were the first known inhabitants of the country. With arrival Vijaya, they lost their domination as an ethnic group. Since then Vedda community had chosen Deep South of Sri Lanka as their place of residence. They were forced over and over again by the other ethnic groups to embrace their religions, customs and traditions. Today number of Veddas is reduced in great numbers and most of the remaining Veddas have adopted the life style of other communities.

    The future of Vedda community, their customs, traditions, language and life style is uncertain. These thousands of years of old culture is slowly diminishing from Sri Lanka. After considering the importance of this community, recently Maduru Oya Nationa Park is declared as a Vedda reservation site. This move allows them to keep on their tradition life style, which backed by hunting. Today children of Vedda community enjoy the free education in Vedda schools. Some of the Veddas have been able to graduated and hold important positions in the state sector.

    Despite all these changes, there are number of Veddas, who stick to their traditional life style. They speak their own language and have names such as ‘Kekulu’ and ‘Kekuli Pojji’. The history is still preserved in the areas such as Dolagahawela and Muthugalwela near Mahiyangana.

    Vedda community has changed their traditional attire during the past several decades and wears traditional dress of Sinhalese. What is most well preserved from their traditional life style among the community is the language, songs and acrobatic dancing.

    It is worth to visit the Vedda museum that showcases many ancient artifacts and traditional paintings of this community. The paintings are colored with vegetable dye and pale in color. There is a collection of bones and skulls of animals for demonstration at the museum. Vedda community is happy to see the visitors and arranges demonstrations for the visitors. One can see the traditional dancing of Vedda community, which performed with bows and arrows. The museum is surrounded by tree houses and thatched roof tied together with coconut leaves. Visitors of this place feel like being in a village that surrounded by thick jungle.

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    Vedda (people) — Encyclopedia Britannica
    http://www.britannica.com

    Their religion was essentially a cult of the dead; ancestral spirits were believed to enter the bodies of shamans, through whom they communicated with their descendants.

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      Maligahena Cassim walawwa la ge Cassim

      Thanks for your comment.

      Why do you show sudden interest in my people?

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        Native,
        Maybe Cassim wants to give you a mosque!

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    Poem by Sheikh Moslehedin Saadi Shirazi
    from “The Bustan”
    English Translation
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    From tyranny derive ruination and ill-repute;
    The foresighted one will plumb these words.
    Unjustly, the people may not be slain,
    For they are authority’s asylum and support;
    For your own sake, care for the yeoman,
    For the happy labourer does more work!
    It is not manly to do evil to one
    From whom you have received much good.
    I’ve heard that Khusrau said to Shiruya,
    As sleep befell his eyes that used to see:
    So be that all you purpose
    Envisages the people’s welfare.
    Turn your head never from Justice and Good judgment,
    That men turn not their footsteps from your hand!
    The people from the unjust one flee,
    Making his ugly name a byword in the world;
    Not long it is before his own foundation
    He uproots, who laid a bad foundation.

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    One Caution for Muslims.

    There is a Christian – Muslim cold war in the world. Muslims are attacking christians every where in the world. Muslims are also fighting muslims. That may be because how you preach your religion.

    Muslims have killed buddhists and hindus in thousands. buddhists have never killed muslims in the name Religion or because they were muslims.

    But, when you muslims persecutes other religions all over the world, Don’t you think things may not infest those communities to whom that these things – i mean interfering the other communities – is foreign to them ?

    Besides, in Sri Lanka, with middle eastern money, you muslims are in a heavy campaign to islamize Sri Lanka. Sri Lankan Wahabist are the most dominant in that. THEY ARE, even though they say they are fundamentlist muslims, EXTREMISTS. A peaceful society does not have space for EXTREMISTs.

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      1983

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        1983, the year Tamils killed THIRTEEN ARMY OFFICERS thinking no one would retaliate.

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          What about 1956,1958 and 1977 riots against Tamils?

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            That probably doesnt count because the rules apply only to sinhalese armt apparently.

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      Jim,
      Fine,if you don’t want Islam.True,Muslims are taking
      their message to other religions.Are they doing it
      throwing beef at temples?Spreading hatred among
      Muslims?Forcing to shut down temples or businesses?
      Democracy is the name of world politics and majority
      rule the country.Whatever Muslims do is,their right
      guaranteed by international law.Even if Srilankan
      Buddhists and Christians want to change their religion,
      that’s their right.Why does anyone want to stop that?
      People have a right to choose what they want out of
      their lives and they also have a right to reject what
      they don’t want.So,Leave it to the people.No shop is
      forcing customers to buy goods and no consumer buys
      anything they don’t want.Simple as that.Nevertheless,
      what’s happening today to Muslims in Srilanka is,not
      what you are trying to say.It’s gross abuse of power.
      jealousy, Racism and hatred.Exposure of the true face of
      false and deceptive priesthood.Exposure of wolves in
      sheep clothed politics. Srilankan Muslims can not harm
      the majority in anyway imaginable.Muslims fully understand
      what’s after them.

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      Are you a fiction writer? How do you conjure up all this? At one time you are one who cannot put together a coherent sentence. At other time you are at your brilliant best concocting stories!

      An idle mind is the devils workshop they say.

      Nice way to enjoy your retirement, no? Being Delusional is good for you; makes people take notice!

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    Wahabists brought in the hijab and burqa and started building many mosques in the east. These new developments will lead to retaliation by BBS and other violent people.

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      Crane

      “These new developments will lead to retaliation by BBS and other violent people.”

      Has the state banned building new mosques?

      Have Muslims done anything wrong to Sinhalese for BBS and other violent people to retaliate?

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    Muslim’s must use this month & pray for peace.

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    The attack on this mosque and the pork throwing highlight the extent to which the lumpen elements have been empowered by the ruling clique. No wonder the vast majority with their value systems in much higher realms stand aghast. This is the sword that will sooner than later bring down this government.

    Dr. Rajasingham Narendran

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      You should be a Christian. that is why you don’t feel about muslims killing Cattle.

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        dont talk like a typical kavun kanda modaya

        why are you so bothered about cattle when your so called buddhists go on rampages killing people in sri lanka?

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        I believe in freedom of choice. If there is to be a ban it has to be against the killing of all animals, including fish. Even plants have life ! Should we ban the eating of vegetable too? What we will be left with will be the pulp of fruits!

        We should not impose our likes and dislikes on others as long as they act within the law and the norms of their beliefs and culture.

        Dr. Rajasingham Narendran

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          The good Doctor’s advice/message is too hard to chew for the likes of Jimsofty aka Lester aka Leela

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          Dr. R.N.

          That’s why I said previously to get ready to eat Punnakku and Polkudu pretty soon.

          Very soon the Health Minister will publish the Punnakku and Polkudu Receipees in Media.

          Beef,Pork, chicken and fish will be sold underground at a higher price, and will be under the control of the same Mafia cartel who currently have monopolised the Drug, Kasippu, ganga and Casino Business.

          This is the new version of Sri Lanka Governing Ruling Mafia, BBS combination game plan.

          Await for Asias Miracle.

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    BBS tried to get the Muslim community to react and react bad in the Halal issue. The Learned Ulemas worked so hard with patience to come to the best possible solution. Coz the BBS wanted Muslims to counter-attack and then tell the WEST… Look we have Taliban in SL… Didn’t happen, now they are hell bent in trying something similar.. They will keep doing it… Sadly no Muslim politician has a conscience and tell the International Muslim Council about the atrocities faced by Muslims in SL.. once they get to know and start re-patriating ALL the sinhalese workers from the middle east.. the pinch would be felt by the government which is turning a blind eye… The Muslim politicians are keeping numb so they may fill their pockets and are Answerable to Allah…sadly Rauff Hakeem has written to the President BUT he has NO time to talk to him… what kind of a Minister of Justice he got to be to be put in the back burner…. All these Muslim Poloticians are shameless selfish morons… who NEED TO BE VOTED OUT IN THE NEXT ELECTIONS…..

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    Isnt this interesting…? now we are in for another war..

    http://www.ceylontoday.lk/16-38725-news-detail-law-banning-cattle-slaughter-in-two-months.html

    Oh God help my country from going down the drain… we are still smarting from the 3 decade old war.. and now we are looking for another, which we nor our generation to come can afford…

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      They intend to ban cattle slaughter, and instead import frozen beef to sell in the local supermarkets, but at a higher price (include taxation as revenue at point of entry). All the local butchers will go out of business, and will need to start doing some other jobs. There will be an exodus of cattle on our roads and our own back yards.

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        Gota’s brother-in-law, House of Fashion guy has got the franchise to import beef. This is nothing to do with Buddhism is against slaughtering animals.

        Let them eat the imported low quality meet and die of mad cow disease. Sri Lanka cannot afford to import high quality meat. Every action has a reaction. When the intentions are wrong, nothing will work.

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          Buddhists are against slaughter of animals? What rubbish! Tell them to first clean up their sanghika dhane rituals by not offering chicken and fish to their beloved Sangha. Then ban the slaughter of fish that are being killed in their millions.

          And last of all, did at least one Buddhist priest raise his voice against the slaughter at Nandi Kadal? No! They aplauded it! So much for their “nonviolence” which have become mere catch phrases to be thrown about at ritual gatherings of the faithful. I am certain I am going to trow up the next time a dear old Bhanthe mentions the word “ahimsa”.

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          Point of view,

          Here’s the Rajapakse game plan.

          Starting from Beef ban, later Rajapakses along with BBS will also ban pig,Goat and chicken slaughter in Sri Lanka.

          Thereafter they will Monopolise the whole Sri Lanka’s Meat market.

          They will monopolise the slaughter, distribution and selling of these local beef, chicken, pork and mutton in Sri Lanka while selling them at a higher price.

          This is the same game plan they are planning now similar to the Mafia who have monopolised Drug, Kasippu, ganga and casino business.

          The same local cows will be slaughtered underground and will be sold at a higher price by the Rajapakse, BBS Mafia cartel who currently have monopolised Sri Lanka’s Drug, Kasippu, ganga and Casino Business.

          This is the new version of Sri Lanka Governing Ruling Rajapakse BBS Mafia combination game plan.

          Await for Asias Miracle.

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        I think, that is OK.

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    The DAMN SHAME is that Muslim leaders like Rauf Hakeem still clinging onto, and licking the boots of ‘them’ for falling bread-crumbs to serve self and their shameful family!!???? Funny the muslims still accept them as their leaders???

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    There are thousands of mosques not just in Mahiyangana.

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    With our forbearance comes their own undoing.
    It is the holy month of Ramadan and we should practice more patience than is usual for us.

    Those who pray despite dangers get more merits.
    Those who try to disrupt our prayers are only harming themselves. Rather than retaliating, we should hope the aggressors stop these acts so that they don’t harm themselves by bringing on sins/bad karma to themselves.

    There is never any reason to worry about anything.

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    hey leela (lee potter cheat)is this what you call the way of life for majority inhabitants? is that what Buddhism taught?

    let us know your views man dont hide like a coward

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