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INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

The cultural contact of the East with the West, made inevitable by Europe’s expansion into Asia, may be regarded as the most significant single item in the history of our… Read more »

BUDDHA JAYANTHI

BUDDHA JAYANTHI

The Buddhist Council is being inaugurated to commemorate in a fitting manner the Buddha Jayanthi. This great historic event is not only of intensely religious importance to the preponderant majority… Read more »

ANAGARIKA DHARMAPALA

ANAGARIKA DHARMAPALA

Don David Hewavitarana – the future Anagarika Dharmapala – was born on the 17th of September 1864, a year, memorable in the annuals of the Ceylon Legislatures, on account of… Read more »

DR. W. ARTHUR DE SILVA

DR. W. ARTHUR DE SILVA

My first meeting with Dr. W. A. de Silva took place on the 21st day of March 1931, when I had the privilege of an uninterrupted conversation with him for… Read more »

ARUMUGA NAVALAR

ARUMUGA NAVALAR

Arumuga Navalar made such extraordinary progress and showed such good promise, while in the primary classes that the elders of the family decided to send him to an English school…. Read more »

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

SWAMI VIVEKANANDA

Many benefits Ceylon has received from Swami Vivekananda – through his words and works, through his influence and inspiration. One of them is the Vivekananda Society founded ten days after… Read more »