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A group of Buddhist monks who were petitioners in a case filed against the rituals of animal sacrifice at the Sri Bhadra Kali Amman Kovil at Munneshwaram is talking with a lawyer near the Supreme Court complex.
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  • rehan Tuesday, 28 August 2012 02:01 PM

    why this KOLAVARIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII AFTER 30 YEARS?????????????????

    nalaka Tuesday, 28 August 2012 02:43 PM

    all these comments show how greedy people are for meet most sri lankans only want meet meet and meet how sad

    Sarneris Wednesday, 29 August 2012 03:27 AM

    How come no one talks about fish?

    Probably a thousand fish has to loose their lives to make one kg of haal messo or koonisoo.

    So let us start protesting about the activity that kills the largest number of lives, and not the largest of lives.

    richardson Tuesday, 28 August 2012 04:26 PM

    Get a life you little Achari, you have below average intelligence.

    Please do not comment on this kind of issues.This is a serious issue.and too much for you.

    Apsara Tuesday, 28 August 2012 05:22 PM

    Humans killing other animals whether it is sacrificial
    or for consumption is no acceptable. Whatever anyone has
    to say Homosapiens have the highest intelligence and
    no one can deny that animals are living creatures.
    They feel the same pain as humans. I hope the courts
    see the humane side. It's not about been vegetarian or
    about your personal feelings about Sri Lanka's human rights.
    It is barbaric !

    Keera Lover Tuesday, 28 August 2012 05:24 PM

    I am going to petition against the killing of plants for food. Why should one prefer one life form over another?

    AKON Tuesday, 28 August 2012 05:54 PM

    If a person eats on time and just dont do anything will result in such things.. fist you must teach them what to be protested and what not,because aliya eheta penena neti minissunta kohomada miyawa paene ??? isnt it a joke..??

    Ravi Tuesday, 28 August 2012 06:01 PM

    If people want to meet and meet and meet that is a good thing Nalaka. Where did you learn english?

    Mohammed Tuesday, 28 August 2012 06:08 PM

    Cause it is a minority community affair, they want to correct them. What about fisheries. It is silly.

    Aseni Friday, 13 October 2017 10:25 AM

    We all are afraid of pain and death. It is not common for only human. I suggest everyone should think and imagine on how me, myself would feel, if the same act of killing committed to me by someone else behalf of faith in god.For a human being who has faith in god may sometimes feel slight happiness that I have sacrificed myself for god whom I am believe in, but for an animal who doesn't know anything about a god, whose only happiness is to live, food and sex, feel this only as fear, cruelty and may be wandering what’s the wrong I have done for them.Buddhist attitudes towards animal sacrifice https://goo.gl/Zg8uXT

    Achari Tuesday, 28 August 2012 11:40 AM

    Way the Humans are killed there is no one go to Supreme Court in this Buddhist country. Then What for animals??????

    kam Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:03 PM

    What are you going to do about the carnivores in the jungle? Get rid of them? Because they kill other animals in a cruel way.

    sltk2004 Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:08 PM

    An animal killing an animal is one thing. Do you want the humans also to behave like animals. May be you're not aware of them, but there are several laws related to killing animal for food. Besides the legal aspects another point is whether these killings should be done in the presence of kids etc...

    dias Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:05 PM

    ban selling meat items in Sri-Lanka. Then has to stop killing automatically.

    Kangaroo Wednesday, 29 August 2012 07:55 AM

    Hey fool dont you eat meat?
    if killing is wrong eating it is also is wrong . God has created everything for us there is a balance in everything .

    Dalu Banda Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:26 PM

    kam you are very silly, carnivores animals kill to eat for survival. The animal sacrifices are for a non- existing cruel mythological devil and should be condemned by any civilized world. If you want to kill and eat, please do so. Please also keep it in the mind that the stuff you eat in the night, will go to toilet in next morning.

    NS Tuesday, 28 August 2012 12:46 PM

    also this petition for Mahiyangana Veddas..!

    Yehiya Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:08 PM

    What about dengue mosquitto. That also have right to live.

    Lucifer Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:06 PM

    Are you a veggie? & haven't you killed even a mosquito or an ant?

    A Ahamed Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:03 PM

    Why they are not interested to fight against Liqur Shops, Human killing, child rape cases and other corruptions prevailing in the country really seems to be just against minority business

    Fairose Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:16 PM

    One has to "Kill" for other to "Eat", You cannot make an 'Omelette' without breaking the egg.

    Minister Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:10 PM

    What about killing chicken and selling elsewhere? Isn't that killing too?

    Imran Hussein Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:40 PM

    Close down all Toursit hotels too, they dont fit out culture and by the way how many kilos of meat delivered to the Temple tress every day?

    Ghost Whisperer Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:26 PM

    Why no petitions against raping women and burning bodies in broad day light?

    Shehan Jayawardene Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:37 PM

    Aiyo dias...you say that if they ban the selling of meat in Sri Lanka, the killing of animals will stop automatically...so how come the killing of human beings goes on unabated in this country even though there is a death penalty against murder???

    sss Tuesday, 28 August 2012 01:48 PM

    Well said!!


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