Skills to empower battered women
While women worldwide and in Sri Lanka, were busy
observing International Women’s Day early this month, a celebration
of a different kind was taking place in the heart of Colombo.
March 18 - Sri Lanka's Civil Aviation Day :
Making Lanka a miraculous global hub in aviation
Unique in human history, Sri Lanka is a place
blessed by the living Buddha and in many a sacred place Buddha
relics are enshrined, occupying great serenity. It is a home to
historically and architecturally significant sites.
After attaining Enlightenment:
Buddha's first visit to his birthplace
The Buddha went from house to house begging for
alms. Seeing this King Suddhodana was very upset and told the
Buddha: “Dear son, you belong to the royalty. Don't disgrace me and
our Sakya clan in this manner, going begging for food on the
street.”The Buddha replied, “Oh great king It's true that you belong
to the Sakya Clan. I belong to the Buddha Clan. It is customary for
all Buddhas, to go begging for their alms.