it is the Katina season. those days the Katina perahara started from the temple and ended up in the temple, now a days it starts from a house of a rich Dayakaya. The dinner is served liquor is served and nescafe is served, He is fully exploited by the priest,The Katina is no more religious event but the annual get together of the daykayas

The You Tube has been invaded by Arahths,What they stress is that there is nothing wrong in buddhists eating flesh,They seeem to be going to the the extent that if you do not eat flesh you are a fool.The issue of eating flesh is not very important in the doctrine,The way thses "arhaths" discuss the issue I feel suspicious that ...

Undue Benefit Enjoyed by Doctors.In Sri Lanka most of the Health Administrators are doctors. Sri Lanka Medical Council,the Statutory body responsible for professional conduct of doctors consists of only doctors.The General Medical Council ,the counterpart in UK has 30 % lay people.The result is disciplinary matters professional or otherwise doctors are favoured. We did not hear any doctor being penalised ...

The term "Sangha" means "common" or "undifferentiated."The person who has attained super mundane status irrespective of being a lay person or a priest is therefore can be described as "sangha".In super mundane status one does not recoginise "me" or "world".The Pali stanza "supatipanno bhagawatho" refers to Buddhas followers lay or priests who have attained super mundane status. The other monks ...

We are close to Wesak .We are in a power crisis.The electricity bills have been increased by 60%.The State is concerned about high cost of production of electricity.The decorations carried out during Wesak in meaningless to true Buddhist.Your members who have renounced lay life to seek liberation will certainly agree with me on this. Decorations comes under amisa pooja. Buddha ...

Majority of Buddhists do not practice what Buddha taught.Buddhism is an English word like communism or nudism.Most of the Buddhists are unaware that they do not know what Buddha taught.Buddha was neither a social reformer or moralist.He was a seeker of liberation.One does not need temples,priests,rituals or precepts to practice Buddhas doctrine.The so called Buddhists need not be the sole ...

At birth an obstetrician does a Caesarian section for no medical indication.The parents are charged exorbitantly.The Caesarian rate in Sri Lankan private sector is about 99%.About 1 % is born when the obstetrician is in a traffic jam or cutting up another woman.Then the paediatrician takes over.All vaccines available on earth are given.Each visit costs around Rs 10000/=The baby is ...

What is the message GMOA trying to convey?Are they demanding to be beyond disciplinary action? Do GMOA members reduce the number of patients when chanelling?Some of them see as much as twenty patients in an hour!They even attend on duties which are not their responsbility in private sector. Eg Attending on normal deliveries.Very soon political goons will assault GMOA members ...

Achala ,the law student ended up with an amputation of left upper limb above elbow while treating a mid forearm fracture.We heard a lot about sophisticated prosthetic limbs,rescheduling examinations,getting her mother down from Lebanon etc.She was visited by many politicians and political mileage was gathered.About three years back a one and a half year old child was amputated under similar ...

Yesterday was National Police Day.There was no tribute to Sri Lanka Police by anyone.Event was of very low profile...The politicians are very close to police.Politicians are distant from people.Therefore people are very distant from the police

Most of the drugs are stable at room temperature.The drugs that are not stable can be stored in refrigerators.Making air conditioning compulsory for pharmacies will only make the operating costs increase.If air conditioning is to ensure the stability of drugs how are the authorities going to check whether the air conditioning is functioning in the night? Are warehouses storing ...

The Minister of Power and Energy pleads us to knock off at least one electric bulb and the refrigerator between 6 pm to 9 pm to save energy.We are putting up decorations for Wesak consuming electricity of the National grid .Decorations are not at all important for Wesak as Buddha totally condemned this kind of activity.

The Buddhist monks of Dambulla embarrassed the Buddhists world over by the way they conducted themselves on 20.4.2012. Buddhist doctrine teaches infinite tolerance.Buddha practised it himself (msha karuna)He resided in Jeatawanarama at Wranasi most of the time.Behind the monastery was Chuundaka who ran a slaughter house butchering pigs.The fact that groaning and shouts of pigs being slaughtered was well ...

What is this Phenomemon? The behaviour of people in Karandeniya when their much loved doctor was murdered and behviour of people when a mother and daughter were brutally murdered are unique.I am not insenstive to the extent to label these events as people taking law into their hands. There is a certain amount of personal sacrifice in their behaviour.Handling them ...

When Lying Becomes Corporate Policy Once a patient sought urgent admission to a Private Hospital in Colombo on advice of a consultant.He was told by the admission clerk that only luxury rooms were available.But when the consultant intervened non available rooms became available.Most consultants visit private hospitals on a rotation basis.chanelling counter personnel very well know whre the cosultant is ...

Prof.Carlo and Sri Lanka Medical Council The first task entrusted must be recognition of Malabe Medical School.In doing this collateral damage would be destroying the high standard of medical education and practice in this country and ruining what ever that is left out of his own image.

Prof.Carlo was Wise Prof.Carlo Fonseka was wise to refuse the post of Sri Lanka Medical Council president.Sometimes we are made to sit on a chair to prevent somebody else sitting there.We are offered the place for negative reasons.If he accepted the post he would have been the laughing stock like Sanath Jayasuriya or Mohanlal Grero .He would have left an ...

Carlo as President of SLMC Prof.Carlo Fonseka is likely to be the president of Sri Lanka Medical Council from 1.1.2012. He promoted the proposed Pilyandala medical college about 10 years back.Money was collected from students seeking enrollment and was not returned. Carlo was a partner in this scam.He is a white collar criminal and is not suitable for the prestigeous ...

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