Updated Program Schedule - Prof. Narendra Nayak's visit to Sri Lanka

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If you plan to attend regional branch locations of Sri Lanka Rationalist Association for Dr. Nayak's lectures, please contact following regional organizers to get further details.Anuradhapura - Terence Gamini - 071-8227391Galle - Gamini Wilson - 091-2243352Kandy - Dr. Sena Silva 081-223-6998Kurunegala - Gunapala Pathiraja - 037-571-0774 Please see www.secularsrilanka.com website for event details. Questions: Please contact Tharaka Warapitiya: 0727449599 ...

Professor Narendra Nayak to visit Sri Lanka

Secular Sri Lanka
IT'S SHOWTIME! posted 7 minutes ago by Secular Sri Lanka Library National President of Indian Federation of Rationalist Associations, Prof. Narendra Nayak will be in Colombo, Kandy, Anuradhapura and Galle to deliver a series of lectures and presentations to rationalist groups across Sri Lanka as a part of a joint public education program sponsored by the Secular Society of ...

Rationalist Day 2011 - Videos

Secular Sri Lanka
Videos from Rationalist Day 2011 organized by Sri Lanka Rationalist Association (SLRA) held on 7th June 2011 at "Namel - Malini Punchi Theatre". Members from Secular Sri Lanka (SSL) were also present and we were given the opportunity to convey a lecture on Secularism on this event. Following are the video segments from the event. Rationalist Day 2011 welcome speech ...

Event: Rationalist Day 2011

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Sri Lanka Rationalist Association has organized the "Rationalist Day 2011". You are cordially invited to this event. Date: 7th June 2011 Venue: Namel - Malini Punchi Theatre, Borella, Sri Lanka. Time: 3.00pm onwards Agenda includes discussions, guest lectures by Nalaka Gunawardene and many more... හේතුවාදී දිනය සැමරුම අප සංගමය විසින් පසුගිය වසරේදී මුලපුරන ලද හේතුවාදී දිනය සංවිධානය කිරීමේ කර්තව්යයය මෙවරද ඒ අයුරින් පැවැත්වීම සඳහා කටයුතු සංවිධානය ...

Event: Child Psychology and Child Developent

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S. L. R. A. Lecture series S. L. R. A. Special seminar on child psychology and child developent from a rationalist point of view. Venue - Public Library Auditorium, Colombo 07. Time - 3. 00 pm, Tuesday 26th April 2011 Resource persons,Dr. Nilupul Prera, Neurologist, Dr. Ajith Amarasinghe, Paediatrician, Dr. Prasanna Gunasena, Neuro-surgeon, Dr. Namal Wijesinghe, Cardiologist Dr. Mahesh Harishchandra, ...

SSL – Social Gathering

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Secular Society of Sri Lanka has organized a Social Gathering and we invite all our members to participate in this gathering. Venue: 36 A, Siripa Road, Thimbirigasyaya, Colombo-5 Date & Time: Sunday, 20th March 2011 at 10.30am Event Host: Mr. Srilal Perera (Contact No: 0757118836) Please confirm your participation on SSL event thread ( link - http://groups.google.com/group/secular-sri-lanka/browse_thread/thread/aa9f487000e9778b )

Religious war sparks on the Sri Lankan blogosphere

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In the recent days there have been some debates on the Sri Lankan blogosphere between the people who claims to be the followers of Islam and people who claim themselves as Buddhists or non-religious, etc... See the below blogs… http://peramunerala.wordpress.com/ http://mohomad.blogspot.com/ http://kolu.wordpress.com/ There is no rational argument building in many of those writings but lot of false interpretations, insults and ...

නලින් ද සිල්වා හඳුනාගැනීම

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original post නලින් ද සිල්වා හඳුනාගැනීම found hereනලින් ද සිල්වා මහතා සිංහල බෞද්ධ සංස්කෘතියට ගෝචර ලෙස වූ 'නිර්මාණාත්මක සාපේක්ෂතාවාදය' නමින් වු අලුත් සංකල්පයක් හරහා අලුත් දැනුමක් ගොඩ නැගීමට අඩිතාලම් දමා ඇතිබව එතුමන්ගෙ ගෝල බාලයන් නැවත නැවත පවසයි. සිල්වා මහතාගෙ පොත් පත් හා එතුමාගෙ සංකල්ප පරිශීලයන කර ඇති, සහ එතුමා සමග සංවාදයේ යෙදී ඇති මම එතුමාට තවමත් ගරු කරමි. ලංකාව තුල ...

PM: Govt to establish Buddhist temples in all countries

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In the recent past I have seen few comments by our Prime Minister D.M. Jayaratne regarding Buddhism and Buddha Sasana. Of course he is the Minister of Buddha Sasana and Religious affairs in the country as well. Sri Lankan Prime Minister does not make many headlines in the news like the other politicians, but out of the few comments he ...

The ultimate answer is 42!

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Do atheists believe in science?It may not be directly within the scope of secular Sri Lanka movement to defend the position of atheists with respect to science. However, among other things, I consider myself an atheist, since I do not agree with the concept of "God" proposed by monotheistic religions and especially the Abrahamic God. I believe that the organized ...

ලිංගික අධ්‍යාපන අපේ දරුවන්ටත් ලබා දෙමු

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ලිංගික අධ්‍යාපන අපේ දරුවන්ටත් ලබා දෙමුbeyondframe | October 3, 2010 at 4:36 am | Categories: Uncategorized | URL: http://wp.me/plxhT-1ssඅප රට තුළ දිනකට සිදුවන ගබ්සා සංඛ්‍යාව 1000 ඉක්මවන බව සැප්තැම්බර් 29 දා දිවයින පුවත්‍පත වාර්ථා කර තිබිණි. මේ ප්‍රවෘත්තියේ ප්‍රමානවත් මූලාශ්‍ර නැත. එහෙත් ගබ්සා කිරීම් කරන මධ්‍යස්ථාන හොර අරක්කු විකුණන ඒවා තරමටම සුලබ බව නොදන්නේ පොළොවේ පය ගසා නැති මිනිසුන් පමණකි. ඒ නිසාම ඒ ගණන් ...

When Reason Sleeps Demons Dance !

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Why would Sri Lanka's department of examination need a religious shrine of one particular religion in its property? Why would the commissioner general erect a shrine of a specific religion ignoring the other religions and non-believers of religion? Our government property shall represent the interests of all citizens and it must remain neutral in re

දෙවියන් කියන්නේ ඩබල් පගා ගන්නා පගා මරුවෙකි!

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Posted on September 15, 2010 by beyondframe ඒ පිලත් මේ පිලත් මැතිවරණය දිනා දෙන්නැයි දෙවියන් යදිති. දෙවියෝ දෙපිළෙන්ම සප්පායම් වී ‍මැතිවරණය දා මැරයන්ට චන්දය දාගන්නට දී වෙන අතක් බලති. ඡන්දය දිනූ එකා හිතන්නේ දෙවියන් තමන් දෙස බැලු බව ය. අනෙකා හිත‍න්නේ තමන්ගෙන් වුනු අත්වැරැද්දකට දෙවියන් අහක බලන්නට ඇතැයි කියා ය.ගැහැණු ළමයා තමන්ට ලබා දෙන ලෙස ඉල්ලා පෙම්වතාත් කැපුවත් ඕකාට නම් ...

මේ සිංහලයන්ගේ ආරම්භය ගැන නම් නොවේ...

Secular Sri Lanka
By පිටස්තරයා-2 පහුගිය කාලය තුළ සිංහලයන්ගේ ආරම්භය ගැන ලියැවුණු ලිපි කිහිපයක් ම බ්ලොග් අඩවිවල පළ වී තිබුණා. එයින් මයියා ලියූ ලිපි තුනකට (1, 2, 3) එක්තරා ප්‍රමාණයකින් කොමෙන්ට්ස් ලිවීම මගින් සම්බන්ධ වූ නමුත් අන් ලිපි කිසිවකට මාගේ අදහස් ඉදිරිපත් කිරීමට නොහැකි වූයේ කාර්ය ...

A Letter to the Editor of Secular Sri Lanka and response by another SSL member

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From: ssl-authors@googlegroups.com [mailto:ssl-authors@googlegroups.com] Cc: secular-sri-lanka-discussions@googlegroups.comSubject: Re: question Here are my answers to Nadeesha's questions. My replies follow Nadeesha's quoted text."But I have to request you to consider the current state of the country and to analyze whether this is the right time to introduce secularism in the constitution. "There is no wrong time to promote the use of reason, & ...

Slavery of the mind

Secular Sri Lanka
We need a transition; a transition from religiosity to morality... As a nation, we lack discipline and responsibility. Corruption is rampant, and respect for fellow citizens have hit an all time low. I am sure only a few will dispute these claims. In essence, Sri Lanka is no longer a moral state, and I am not sure if it has ...

Poya Day Tuition Ban Discussion - Videos

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Sri Lanka Rationalist Association (SLRA) had organized a public lecture and discussion on the topic “Poya Day and Sunday Tuition Ban” (See SSL blog post http://blog.secularsrilanka.com/2010/06/event-poya-day-tuition-ban-lecture-and.html )The videos from this discussion are available on YouTube( YouTube playlist : http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=F97A65AC68CC04F3 )[5 videos in the playlist]

Rationalist Day 2010 Videos

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Introducing the Secular Sri Lanka group to the members of Sri Lanka Rationalist Association (SLRA) by the President of SLRA during the welcome speech of Rationalist Day( Youtube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71Zoak6gB8M )Introducing Secular Sri Lanka group and the web site www.secularsrilanka.com by a member of Secular Sri Lanka to the members of SLRA at the Rationalist Day 2010( Youtube playlist : ...