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Controversial International Conference of Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka – Media Accuse: University Rejects

Media Accuse: University Rejects Media reported Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka avoided hoisting Buddhist flag, while evading certain other important aspects that symbolize Buddhist identity during the inauguration ceremony of the recent international conference on ‘Religious Tolerance and Harmony’. The conference held during 22nd and 23rd of April. It was organized by the department of religious … Read more

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Monks sue Myanmar minister: Why cannot in Sri Lanka?

According to the Reuters, Buddhist monks have prepared a lawsuit against Myanmar’s interior minister, accusing police of using poisonous chemicals to break up a protest. We, the Buddhist International observed and highly concerned about increasing trend of using unsuitable measures, often called as ‘use of minimum power’ to disperse protests lead by Buddhist monks. Most … Read more

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Buddhist Monks Sue Myanmar Minister for Using Chemicals to End Protest

(Reuters) Buddhist monks have prepared a lawsuit against Myanmar’s interior minister, accusing police of using poisonous chemicals to break up a protest in 2012, the monks and a human rights organization said on Monday. According to Justice Trust, a rights group working in Myanmar, the case will be a test of the government’s commitment to … Read more

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Nalanda University will be completed by 2020

One of world’s most famous universities from antiquity, Nalanda University, was reopened in September last year after 800 years. Its first academic session commenced with 15 students including five women. However the modern campus is expected to be finished by 2020. Former president of India, Dr. Abdul Kalam proposed the idea of reviving Nalanda University in … Read more

Adams Peak (Sri Pada), Sri Lanka. Misty landscape and Buddhist flags, Central Highlands of Sri Lanka, Asia, travel photography by travel photographer Matthew Williams-Ellis

Lasting solution for constitutional crisis: Sri Lanka must have a Constitution based on Buddhist principles & values

By Shenali D Waduge Democracy and democratic systems cannot be based on a history conveniently interpreted to be read from Doctrine of Discovery onwards denying the civilizational histories and indigenous governing and legal systems that prevailed. Thus, the Buddhist foundation that powered governance and rule throughout Sri Lanka for over 2300 years cannot be brushed … Read more