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Sunday, 10 February 2013





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The reclining Buddha statue

Tantirimale - the sacred site of fascinating vistas and peaceful serenity

In the past, people went on pilgrimages in large groups. They would wake up in the wee hours of the morning and prepare and pack meals for everyone. They would also pack flowers for offering to the Buddha, in hand-woven baskets. Clad in white, the pilgrims would set off in buses to far away destinations, chanting pirith or singing Buddhist songs of the good old days.

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Sakula, the Bhikkhuni with the divine eye

Gautama Buddha's step–mother Maha Prajapati Gotami was one of the foremost Bhikkhunis of the bhikkuni order. The first and second chief disciples were Bhikkhunis Khema and Uppalavanna. In all there were 13 leading nuns. Today, we feature Sakula, the Bhikkhuni with the divine eye.

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Half of the world's food ‘is just thrown away’

The waste is caused by poor infrastructure and storage facilities, over-strict sell-by dates, “get-one-free” offers, and consumer fussiness, according to the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. Each year the world produces some four billion tonnes of food.

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