The Buddha - The True Peacemaker
AT THE PRESENT TIME, globally people talk about
peace as a burning issue in our human society. Though most people
very much prefer to live in a peaceful atmosphere and an untroubled
environment, some unwise and uncivilised citizens, leaders,
politicians and their henchmen create terrible fear and danger
within our global society.
Tissamaharamaya - the modernised monument of Magama
The Maha Aramaya and the Mahacetiya in Magama in
the deep South of Ruhunu Rata was built by King Kavantissa’s father
of the heroic king Dutugemunu and his younger brother Saddhatissa.
Meditation and medicine
In the Western world of today there is a famous
expression: “Living in the present moment” They also say: “Here and
now!” Most of the people who use these expressions do not know their
origin. They come from the ‘Satipatthana Sutta’. In Sanskrit there
is the word: Kshana, the shortest possible moment.