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Vesak Poya Day

Buddhists worldwide commemorate the Buddha's Birth, enlightenment, and Mahaparinirvana on the Vesak Poya Day in such a pleasing way. Not only Sri Lankan Buddhists celebrate the Vesak festival in such grandeur. Countries like India,…


“Don't think of this attempt as an effort to get the hard-earned authorship easily.” This sentence was in the prologue of a book I read at the age of 12. From that sentence, I realized that it is not an easy task to be a writer. That book…


Despite their acquaintance with the casts of Govigama, Durava, Salagama, Rada or Karava, every Buddhist attends to sermons on Poya Day in white attire. On such an occasion there is no colour difference in attire. On such a day they are all…

Matanga Jataka

The Bodhisatta was once an untouchable. One day the daughter of a merchant was on her way to the royal park when she saw the Bodhisatta at the city gate. He stood to the side to let her entourage pass, but she thought encountering an

Sivi Jataka

The Bodhisatta was once a king. He was a righteous, wise, and generous ruler. He built six alms halls around the city and gave out goods worth six hundred thousand coins every day. But he felt this charity was not enough and vowed to give a…
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