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පන්සිය පනස් ජාතකය

හැදින්වීම ජාතක කතා තරම් ජනප්‍රියත්වයට පත් තවත් සාහිත්‍යංගයක් පෙරදිග සාහිත්‍යයෙහි නැති තරමිය. බුදු සමය ලංකාවට පැමිණීමත් සමගම ත්‍රිපිටක...

Britain’s Folly : The lesson of Ceylon

Author's Note The book was completed in September, 1933, and details the results of the Ceylon experiment up to that date. In the...

Dimensions of Buddhist Thought

EDITOR’S PREFACEThe Buddha once said that his Teaching has only one taste, that of liberation. Yet, being a Teaching of Actuality, Buddhism...

Buddhist Commission Report – 2009 (Sinhala Version)

ශ්‍රී ලංකාවේ බෞද්ධයින් සදාචාර විරෝධී හා කූට උපක්‍රම මඟින් අන්‍යාගම්වලට හරවා ගැනීම පිළිබඳව පරීක්ෂා කර බලා වාර්තා කිරීම සඳහා පත් කරනු ලැබූ...

20 A: A braver, self-confident Supreme Court could have done more...

According to reports the Supreme Court has cleared the 20th Amendment with minor conditions some of which are analysed below. Now the battle must...

Why I Am Not a Christian (1927)

By Bertrand Russell The Lecture that is here reproduced was delivered at the Battersea Town Hall on Sunday March 6,...

Buddhist Commission Report

Appointed To Inquire And Report On The Conversion Of Buddhists In Sri Lanka to Other Religions by Immoral and Fraudulent Means.

LTTE in the Eyes of the World

Collection of press clippings that focus on the actions of the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE).

Ten Places In Colombo And The Origins Of Their Names

By Vinod Moonesinghe As Sri Lankan towns go, Colombo is relatively young—a mere five centuries from when the Portuguese established...

Colombo’s trams

The Colombo Electric Lighting and Tramways Co Ltd was a British company represented in Ceylon by Boustead Brothers. The Tramways were ready for operations by 1899/1900. This company owned and operated the Pettah Power Station at Saunders Place which supplied the 110 volts DC power to propel the trams.