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Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama has offered prayers for the victims of floods in Sri Lanka and financial assistance for the relief and rescue work, the IANS today said quoting a statement.

In a letter to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe, the Dalai Lama had expressed sympathy for the loss of life and damage to the property.

“I offer my condolences and prayers for all the families who have lost loved ones or have been affected by this devastating natural disaster. As a token of my sympathy and concern, I have asked the Dalai Lama Trust to make a donation to the relief and rescue work,” he said.

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  • Gratiaen Hewa. Thursday, 01 June 2017 09:34 PM

    I think we shouldn't compare the doctrine of Dalai Lama with so called saffron robed monk in our blessed country who threatns to plunge our county into anarchy.

    ceylon Wednesday, 31 May 2017 02:36 PM

    nice buddhist thinking. via DM Android App

    BuffaloaCitizen Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:29 PM

    Bcos he is a practicing Buddhist unlike the majority over here.

    Ahmed Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:35 PM

    This is a good example for Gansasara in sri Lanka

    Citizen Ash Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:36 PM

    Dalai Lama should also ask for the expense report made public via DM Android App

    ANTON Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:37 PM

    BECAUSE HE KNOWS AN OUNCE OF FINANCIAL AID IS MEANINGFUL THAN KILOS OF OPINIONS.

    ceylon Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:37 PM

    lankan monks are only takers.not givers.billionaire monks in lankanever give any donations for any tragedy or any helpless poor people. via DM Android App

    Good exaple Wednesday, 31 May 2017 03:46 PM

    Let Ganasara thero of BBS open his eyes and follow Dalai Lama foot steps for the example of Buddhism


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