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The Colombo District Court today issued a stay order prohibiting the Narahenpita Abhayarama Temple being used for political activities.

The order was given after considering the case filed by a monk of the temple stating that political and trade union activities being carried out at the Temple was tarnishing the reputation of the temple. (Nimanthi Ranasinghe)

 

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  • Dee Friday, 14 July 2017 12:59 PM

    Hapoi Hamuduruwane!

    ceylon Friday, 14 July 2017 01:09 PM

    do it for all other temples.temples are for to learnpractice and teach buddhismnot for corrupt politics.all buddhists do it for their temples too. via DM Android App

    De Silva Friday, 14 July 2017 01:18 PM

    Very Good. nowadays temples are there to have political meetings not for buddhist activities

    ANTON Friday, 14 July 2017 01:34 PM

    YES ....... DRIVE OUT ALL THE MONKS , WHO ARE INVOLVED IN POLITICS , OUT OF THE TEMPLES .

    Bala Friday, 14 July 2017 02:48 PM

    It is all the way to the top of the sangha heirarchy - even the Asgiriya top priets involved in politics. Sad for pure Buddihism.

    vithura Friday, 14 July 2017 03:45 PM

    Very good progressive move and it should cover all places of worship, including mosques.

    Ram Friday, 14 July 2017 04:00 PM

    Keep the Buddhist priests out of politics and protests. It is an insult to Lord Buddha

    chandra Friday, 14 July 2017 04:01 PM

    Where is the freedom via DM Android App

    Pf Friday, 14 July 2017 07:59 PM

    We should respect buddhist monks who safeguarded this country and the nation for many decades up to now.If they do not have right to protest against any major issue in this country who will come from outside to protest for our country. via DM Android App


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