Medin Poya, when Buddha visited His relatives
The Medin Full Moon Poya is very important in the
Buddhist calendar due to a number of significant events that
occurred during the Buddha's time. After attaining Enlightenment at
the age of 35, the Buddha's intention was to spread His doctrine.
His ultimate goal was to change the lifestyle of people.
Looking for direction in a confused world
Man has taken vast strides in science and
technology. An immense Boeing 747 can take us across continents in a
matter of hours. Modern technology has provided us with numerous
time-saving devices. The booming automobile industry and highways
have made our land travels fast and comfortable.
Thorns on the Side
A commendable move
Nearly 1.7 million Sri Lankans are working
abroad (excluding Sri Lankans permanently domiciled overseas). They
remit nearly US$ 5.2 billion to Sri Lanka every year. They have
become a pivotal component of the country’s economy. The foreign
employment sector is, in fact, the country’s number one foreign