Pilgrims' Progress: A popular song rings true, about pilgrim
The writer explores a few bizarre pilgrim
behaviours of our time, related to religions that span the gamut...
"Though there are rules, still, a considerable
number of people visit the Maligawa in unsuitable attire. Some
express displeasure at the officers at the check points for not
allowing them to enter the premises in the skimpiest of skimpies.
They should know that gauging the length of their sleeves, skirts or
shorts give these officers no pleasure. They are just performing
Highway to heaven?
The Great Wall of China is the only man-made structure which can be
seen with the naked eye from the moon, in testimony of its enormity. The
Great Wall which took hundreds of years to build is today a living
fossil of China's past.
Report on HIV in Jaffna: A journey to Jaffna
Jaffna, situated in the Northern part of Sri
Lanka has been completely destroyed during the two decades of civil
war between the government and the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam.
Although the community is supposedly in peace, the possibilities of
violent conflict remains an ongoing possibility. A journey to this
island reveals that the population is highly vulnerable to HIV, yet
civic infrastructure is almost non existent.