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‘Wisdom at our Doorstep’ launched

Author Lukman Harees presents the first copy of the book, ‘Wisdom at our Doorstep’ to Ven. Galkande Dhammananda Thera
Author Lukman Harees presents the first copy of the book, ‘Wisdom at our Doorstep’ to Ven. Galkande Dhammananda Thera

‘Wisdom at our Doorstep’, a book of parables, tales and proverbs, compiled from various traditions by Lukman Harees, a UK based Sri Lankan author and Human rights activist, was launched at the Hindu College, Colombo 4 recently.

The event was organized by the Learning Centre of the school. The book has been recommended as ‘a life treat to nurture the young and the adult minds alike’, according to the Principal of the school Parameswaran, as well as by the senior Editor and journalist late Jayatilleke de Silva and D.S Senanayake College former Principal DMD Dissanayake.

Chairperson of the Walpola Rahula Institute, Kotte, Ven. Galkande Dhammananda Thera delivered the keynote address on ‘Harmony through Parables’.

Harees has authored ‘Mirage of Dignity in the Highways of Human Progress’ published in the US, ‘Clouding the Crescent in Sri Lanka’ in English and two Sinhala poetic sociological works – ‘Thewatha’ and ‘Dhurastha Daknaya’. 

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