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THE HOLY RELICS FLEW TO MONGOLIA

Out of the twenty-two Kapilavastu Holy Relics of the Buddha, kept in the main museum in New Delhi, India, four Holy Relics were reverently taken to the capital of Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar for an exposition on June 14th Poson Poya…

THE THIRD NOBLE TRUTH

The third Noble Truth is that there is emancipation, liberation, freedom from suffering, from the continuity of dukkha. This is called the Noble Truth of the Cessation of dukkha (Dukkhanirodha-ariyasacca), which is Nibbāna, more…

EDITORIAL

“­­­­­­­­­­­Kes gaha pawa wena ratawala   minisunne Us nidahasa pinisa satanata         sarasenne His mola thibeddi me waga          nothakanne Es gedi dekata hena gahilada       sinhalune” (Oh! Sinhala folk, are your eyes too…

THE SPIRIT OF TIBET WILL BE FOREVER

On the 2584 Birth Anniversary of Gautama Buddha on 16th May, 2022, ( Buddha Purnima day), I was all the time introspecting about Buddhist philosophy and inevitably started thinking about the great Buddhist country Tibet, which is now…

THE SECOND NOBLE TRUTH

The Second Noble Truth is that of the arising or origin of dukkha (Dukkhasamudaya-ariyasacca). The most popular and well-known definition of the Second Truth as found in innumerable places in the original texts runs as follows: ‘It is…

THE FIRST NOBLE TRUTH

What is the Noble Truth of Suffering? Birth is suffering, aging is suffering, sickness is suffering, dissociation from the loved is suffering, not to get what one wants is suffering: in short the five categories affected by…

THE IMMORAL RULER : A BUDDHIST APPROACH

The focus of this short article is to subtly bring up the Buddhist teachings on politics and economy and analyze the characteristic features of an immoral leader. Political theoretical concepts are discussed in a very sensible manner in…
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