World focus on Tripitaka

Tripitakabhivandana Week will conclude with submission of official application to UNESCO The Tripikatabhivandana Week from March 16 to 23 will culminate with the grandiose event at Mahamaluwa of the sacred Daladamaligawa in Kandy on March 23, where the official announcement of submission of an application to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) […]

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Mixed marriages and their success formulae

I would describe our family as: ‘globetrotting,’ ‘entrepreneurial,’ and ‘sleep-deprived’.My children’s unending energy comes from both cultures. From having a Finnish breakfast to an American dinner, the children are balanced in the middle. One of the advantages of raising children in a multi-cultural family is the understanding that there are many ways to do and […]

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The final farewell in king of Bhumibal

The funeral for Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej is an elaborate, intricately planned event lasting five days. Here are some facts about the eventsThe spectacular send-off for Thailand’s late King Bhumibol Adulyadej began Thursday with an elaborate collage of Buddhist rituals and palace protocol, ahead of his cremation at the gilded pyre erected in Bangkok’s historic […]

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Afghan women change.

By Ezzatullah Mehrdad-An Afghan woman is taught not to live behind walls of her family’s compound. She is supposed to be a good girl and stay with her mom. Later in her life, she should get married and please her husband. After giving birth to children, she has no other choice, rather than spending her […]

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The sacred tooth relic of the Buddha and the procession of the Buddha’s perahera.

History Of The Esala Perahara Buddhist Literature unveils various pageants and festivities held in great honour of Lord Buddha.The perahara pagent concept became popular during the reign of Emperor Asoka of India.Kandy Perahara pageant really pageant which displays traditional customs. Majority of them been intermingled with the Buddhist and Hindu religious customs. The procession of […]

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