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The Buddhist monk who set himself on fire in front of the Dalada Maligawa, Kandy in protest of cattle slaughter succumbed to his injuries at the National Hospital a short while ago, hospital sources confirmed.

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  • Hash Sunday, 26 May 2013 12:00 AM

    This is very sad indeed.. but still some people and politicians are stupid enough to argue that ecen though suicide is prohibted what this monk did was right?? May his soul reat in peace. via DM Android App

    Peace Lover Sunday, 26 May 2013 09:47 AM

    It is indeed a very sad story. The well know author Robin Sharma wrote a book call " The Monk who sold is Ferrari", now here in sri lanka we can write a book call " The monk who sacrificed his life because of a cattle". here their are rapist, drug dealers, underworld gangs, but no one to protest them or voice against them,

    Apsara Sunday, 26 May 2013 09:39 AM

    Why no one self immolate in front of American embassy against killing of millions of innocent humans around the globe?

    Senaka Sunday, 26 May 2013 09:15 AM

    A great and honourable monk.Lost his life for the lives for the lives that can not defend for them self.Hope this will open our eyes.

    Ruwan Sunday, 26 May 2013 08:01 AM

    How can a susider can attain Nirvana?

    Ruwan Sunday, 26 May 2013 07:59 AM

    Yes he should be a mentally unstable, because of his extremism

    lenin Sunday, 26 May 2013 07:55 AM

    This is against true Buddhism.No wonder even most reverened monks are doing bad things than this.These are the repurcussions of monks doing politics.
    Where is the buddhasasana minister?
    Every life is precious not only cattles

    Grace Sunday, 26 May 2013 06:54 AM

    Although the monk has not achieved what he wanted he has opened the eyes of the society on killing cattle.

    Naleer Sunday, 26 May 2013 06:32 AM

    As well as cattle, pig n chicken too living creatures who cares of it? close all meat shops.

    Justinian Sunday, 26 May 2013 04:56 AM

    will politicians follow this example against 13A,Amendment?

    fffg Sunday, 26 May 2013 12:00 AM

    y police is searchin for helper ???? so is this another political plan ??? how good is our country jus becoming another india ..givin money and asking to suicide for political benifit via DM Android App

    Yuna Saturday, 25 May 2013 04:46 PM

    Its is sad to hear that religious person dieing like this, There are people Suffering without having a proper meal for a day!!!!!!

    Critic Roshan Sunday, 26 May 2013 01:52 AM

    Sad day.... may he RIP.

    Truth Hurts Sunday, 26 May 2013 01:13 AM


    Kalusena Saturday, 25 May 2013 11:43 PM

    Taking your own life is the biggest sin in this world. Only a mentaly very unstable person will carry out an act like this in a public place.

    mourner Sunday, 26 May 2013 12:00 AM

    good!!! no need to save who want to commit suicide for whatever the reason!!! via DM Android App

    Shanika gamlath Sunday, 26 May 2013 12:00 AM

    We must not always see the bad site. It's a tough decision to self immolate - it not at all easy - we can all say it's wrong but he tried to make a point - and his commitment should be appreciated rather than critiquing everything.

    thanush Sunday, 26 May 2013 12:00 AM

    still there s so many BPS monks burn them too..... via DM Android App

    Saliya Wickremasuriya Sunday, 26 May 2013 12:00 AM

    May you attain Nirvana, Reverend Sir. via DM Android App

    Marikkar Saturday, 25 May 2013 06:45 PM

    Lesson to others to not to try such foolish act. May his soul rest in peace,

    patum Saturday, 25 May 2013 06:32 PM

    can this preast achive the objective taking on his own life ?

    shanker Saturday, 25 May 2013 06:14 PM

    Sad day for the country.hope no one follow this example.

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