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An Eye Doctor’s Vision
Bringing sight and hope to the impoverished of Sri Lanka
Uploaded 6 May 2016
Mithuru Mithuro - A Compassionate Friend to Drug Addicts in Sri Lanka
Extending the Buddhist hand of compassion
Uploaded 8 Apr 2016
Straight Talk: Reforming Buddhist Education in Asia, with Dr. Ananda Kumaraseri
A one-man army who aims to reform Buddhist education in Asia
Uploaded 26 Feb 2016
Communal Equilibrium in Sri Lanka: The Legacy of Venerable M. Sobitha Thera
A revolutionary who became one of Sri Lanka's most inspiring social reformers
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
The Nostalgia of 2,500 Years: Celebrating South Asia’s Buddhist Heritage
Buddhist traditions and spiritual heritage of the region
Uploaded 18 Dec 2015
Sri Lanka: Where “Southern Buddhism” Rules
A saffron-clad Buddhist monk is one of the most common sights in Sri Lanka, where the doctrine of the Buddha has been venerated for over 2,000 years. During the early 1980s, however, a different type
Uploaded 30 Apr 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Crisis and Opportunity for Theravada Buddhism
Unpacking nationalism and gender in Theravada countries
Uploaded 20 Mar 2015
Being a Social Architect in Sri Lanka: An Interview with Dr. Charika Marasinghe
Dr. Ahangamage Tudor Ariyaratne embodies patient but unwavering activism in a frail body of 83 years. The instant I shook his wrinkled hand at his residence, I felt I was with someone who could truly
Uploaded 27 Feb 2015
<i>Buddhistdoor View</i>: Thich Nhat Hanh’s Peerless Influence
A tribute to Thich Nhat Hanh's life and work
Uploaded 5 Dec 2014
Buddhism in Sri Lanka: A Personal Standpoint
I sat on a hardened cushion inhaling the vapor of burning incense in the main prayer hall of The Paramita International Buddhist Centre in Kadugannawa, a town in my home country of Sri Lanka. It was t
Uploaded 3 Oct 2014
The Kandy Dalada Perahera of Sri Lanka
The history of the Kandy Dalada Perahera, or “Tooth Relic Procession,” in Sri Lanka is an illustrious one that is closely associated with a holy tooth relic of the Buddha. Fearing unfriendly repercuss
Uploaded 5 Sep 2014
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