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“Who Am I To Command The Army Or Give Orders” – BBS Gnanasara

The Bodu Bala Sena organisation today responded strongly to a newspaper report claiming that the group had ordered troops into Weliweriya where violent clashes between residents and armed forces have left three persons dead and dozens injured, saying it did not possess the power to deploy the armed forces.

Gnanasara

At a special press conference convened to refute a claim made by the Ceylon Today newspaper which published a lead story yesterday quoting the BBS General Secretary Galagodaththe Gnanasara as saying he had ordered troops into the Weliweriya area, the BBS said that the news story had been misleading.

“Who am I to command the army or give orders,” the BBS General Secretary told journalists.

He said that while the BBS had visited Rathupaswela where the public was agitating for clean drinking water and protesting against a factory they claimed was contaminating the ground water, they had only attempted to get the authorities to intervene to resolve the issue.

The General Secretary said that he had misquoted after giving a three minute interview to a newspaper on the way back to Colombo from Mahiyanganaya. and that comments he made had been erroneously reported by the journalist.

He said such inaccurate reporting could endanger the country, Buddhism, and Buddhist monks.

“Those people could get excited and even come kill us,” he expressed.

He acknowledged that the head of the newspaper group had contacted him to apologise for the error and had vowed to terminate those responsible.

In a press statement issued today the Bodu Bala Sena said that it was an open secret that the English language media was engaged in a conspiracy to discredit the group.

“It is absurd that this media organisation and its owners are saying that this headline is a translation error. It is a huge problem if this is how translations take place in a national newspaper in this country. Furthermore at a national newspaper, is it the translator who writes headlines? Doesn’t this newspaper have an editor? It is the misfortune of this country that newspaper readers are trapped by this media mafia that has come about as a result of professional journalists working to the agendas of businessmen and politicians. Most importantly, we should also seek and determine whether the editress of this newspaper is an anti-Sinhala Buddhist and an agent of an extremist group of another religion,” the BBS statement said.

The Ceylon Today in its front page today regretted the error it said had been caused by a misconstrued translation.

“The lead story in yesterday’s edition of the newspaper was regrettably based on a misconstrued translation of a brief interview given by the General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena Ven. Gnanasara Thera to the web edition of the paper. The Ven. Thera had in fact said that he had requested the Ministry of Defence to intervene to solve the problem faced by the people in Weliweriya and that the Ministry intervention was carried out without his knowledge. We sincerely regret any inconvenience the article may have caused to the Ministry of Defence  and the Bodu Bala Sena.”

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    World Water Day: 10 facts you ought to know
    Blogpost by Ma Tianjie –

    We live on a wet planet, and without that water we would not be able to survive. But in places like China where I live, industries such as textile facilities are pumping a nasty cocktail of toxic chemicals into our water – you only need to see the photos above to get an idea of just how critical the situation is.
    At Greenpeace, we’re campaigning to Detox our water: exposing brands that are sourcing from polluting facilities and highlighting the disastrous effects of hazardous chemicals in our waterways. So for this World Water Day we thought we would share with you ten facts about water that you probably didn’t know… but really should.
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    The vast majority of our water is in our oceans, with just 2.5% of the planet’s total supply being fresh water.
    In China alone, 320 million people are without access to clean drinking water.
    40% of China’s surface water is considered polluted.
    A staggering 20% of the groundwater used as drinking water in China’s urban areas is contaminated, sometimes with carcinogenic hazardous chemicals.
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    IF wE DO NOT ACT NOW- WE COULD BE THE NEXT VICTIMS..

    Textile Towns in the Shadows of Pollution

    http://youtu.be/KdrHIAISsvA

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    ‘Apocalyptic’ island of waste in the Maldives-

    This can happen tous too…
    Must watch.. take charge of Sri Lanka’s future!

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    @—Who Am I To Command The Army Or Give Orders” – BBS Gnanasara–

    hee,hee, what a joke,thotha -baba- Pxxxxx… arxxxxxxxx stuck by thunder & lightening..

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    Muslims must warn Malaysia to put & Indonesia on a strong grip on these terror group & control them now itself, and ban the BBS from entering Malaysia & Indonesia., & ban other rituals in protest of Halal ban.
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    Singapore should be warned of the possibility of BBS agents in Singapore may try to destroy Singapore highly respected ethnic & religious harmony and try to bring disrepute to the government and country & create political instability ,Singapore intelligence must be warned to look out for Sri Lanka & burmese Theravadin terrorists infiltration , they need to police the sri Lankan Temple in Singapore, students & workers of this group and make sure to Ban BBS from entering Singapore and also make sure none of the other Theravadin terrorist groups associated with BBS,like JHU,Ravaya etc enter singapore ,Malaysia & Indonesia-The IOC has a duty in Malaysia & Indonesia to continuously monitor ever single move of these Terrorists as named in the Times, and keep a shapr watch on the ones entering and existing and living and working there,

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    Theravāda Buddhism is followed by various countries and people around globe, and are :

    In South Asia:
    Sri Lanka (by 70% of the population)
    Bangladesh (by 0.7% of the population)
    In Southeast Asia:
    Cambodia (by 95% of the population)
    Laos (by 67% of the population)
    Myanmar (by 89% of the population)
    Thailand (by 95% of the population)
    In other parts of Asia:
    China (mainly by the Shan and Tai ethnic groups)
    Vietnam (by the Khmer Krom)
    Malaysia (by 19.2% of the population)
    Indonesia (by 0.72% of the population)
    Singapore is where recently Theravāda is gaining popularity, currently followed by 33.3% of the population.
    Western world also gains popularity of Theravāda recently.
    Today, Theravāda Buddhists, otherwise known as Theravadins

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    Pre-Historic Lanka to End of Terrorism – Page 245 – Google Books Result
    books.google.lk/books?isbn=1466912456

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    Disrobe Ven Gandasara !

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      JUST IMAGINE THIS THUG WITHOUT THE ROBE

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    Let us look at the performance of BBS so far from a different viewpoint.

    At this point of time the west is waiting for SL’s response to the charge sheet on violation of human rights. At the same time the west is studying microscopic views of Islamic countries and also of migrant populations of Islamic faith living in the west. Gradually the western countries are down playing multiculturalism and are passing laws to make their own populations the dominant ethnic group. By creating anti-Muslim forces like BBS and giving them tacit support and also by conducting provincial election in the North, the GOSL appears to be making an effort to get the focus the west shifted from Sinhala-Tamil confrontation to Sinhala-Muslim confrontation.

    Expectations may be too much but Tamilnadu is now talking only about Indian Fishermen jailed in SL and BBS was invited for discussions in Norway and USA.

    Over to you.

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    Reflection on True Gautama pure Buddhism …
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    The Truth of beautiful pure teaching of Nobel Buddha!
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    The Steps of the Buddha
    Rev. Jeffrey Symynkywicz, April 7, 2002
    A story is told that, early in his ministry, a delegation of seekers came to Prince Gautama, to sit at his feet and to receive his words of wisdom. They were very impressed by all that the somewhat mysterious young man had to say, until one of them finally asked the prince, “Who are you, anyway? Are you a god?”

    “No,” the prince is said to have replied.

    “Are you a saint?” asked another.

    “No,” the prince replied.

    “Are you a prophet?”

    “No, not a prophet.”

    “Well, then,” all the pilgrims cried at once, “who are you, then?”

    And very calmly, the story goes, the Buddha replied: “I am awake.” That’s what the word “Buddha” means, literally: to be awake !

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    And very calmly, the story goes, the Buddha replied: “I am awake.” That’s what the word “Buddha” means, literally: to be awake.

    Such was the Buddha’s definition of enlightenment: to be awake—fully, vibrantly awake—to everything that is happening all around you. To be awake to the infinite spiritual potential of each and every moment.

    Buddhism, at least as it was taught by its founder Siddharta Gautama and his earliest disciples, is the least supernatural of all of the major religions of the world. It emerged as a direct response to human experience; it was founded to help people find contentment and meaning in the experience of this world. The religion preached by the Buddha was without ritual or theological speculation. It puts forward no gods or goddesses, but deals directly with the way life is supposed to be lived, here and now.

    To follow our bliss we need a path down which we can walk. The Buddha pointed the way toward one such path. There may not be room for all of us under the boddhi tree, and perhaps not all of us will want to follow the Buddha’s path. Some of us may have other ways we seek to walk toward enlightenment; we may have other teachers, other traditions, that we yearn to follow. We here are still bold enough to proclaim that it doesn’t really matter which path you choose on your way up the Holy Mountain.

    But it is important, I believe, that we each find our path—a spiritual path—if we are to do more than drift through the living of our days.

    And along whichever pathway we choose for our spiritual journeys, the insights of the Buddha can remind us that both heart and mind can dance within us—within each of us—and kindle together the radiance we need to be lights unto ourselves, lights to the world, as we walk this way of the Spirit, this path we choose to call our own.

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      ” awake ” …..its a MYTH of Sidhaada…..A MAN , WHO COUDL NOT LOOK AFTER HIS WIFE AND CHILDREN, WHO COULD NOT SATISFY HIS WIFE , WHO COULD NOT EARN AND GIVE TO HIS FAMILY , WHO COULD NOT HAVE COURAGE TO RULE HIS PEOPLE AND AT LAST WHO WENT TO JUNGLE AND THEN AFTER 08 YEARS , PROCLAIMED HE IS ” AWAKE “……..

      HE HAS NO KNOWLEDGE AS WHO CREATED HIM AND MADE HIS BIRTH TO HIS MOM. HE HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF THE CREATION OF THIS UNIVERSE .. HE HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT THE PURPOSE OF HUMAN BEING EXISTANCE IN THIS WORLD…….HE HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF WHO MADE HIM ALIVE IN THIS WORLD AND WHO MADE HIM DEAD .. HE HAS NO KNOWLEDGE OF WHAT HAPPENED TO HIS OWN SOUL AFTER DEATH..

      he had NO KNOWLEDGE OF who makes water went up and comes dwon as RAIN.. He has no knowledge of who decide the human beings lifespan in this world……and MANY MORE THINGS MANY MORE SCIENTIFIC TRUTHS , HE HAD NO ANY KNOWLEDGE…….

      FINALLY, HE WAS AN ATHEIST WHO DENIED THE CREATOR , BEING A CREATION……. BUT…

      BUT, HE SAID ‘ HE IS AWAKE “……..

      .Oh….really did Sidhdaratha proclaim this sort of things ?.. …..

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    Must watch – Peace Loving humble Monks!!!!!!!!

    Cops Watch Buddhists’ & Muslims’ Violent Fight (Disturbing Video)

    http://youtu.be/My94afPuWgg

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    ‘Who am I to command the army and give orders’?
    That’s the question we are all asking, Ven Thero!

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    Good one essie,, hee,hee,

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