Interview: Subra Eassuwaren and why spirituality has helped the family business

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Spirituality is not something that readily comes to mind when thinking about the core principles of a family business. But, for the Sri Lankan family business Eswaran Brothers, ideas beyond materialism, say family members, are an important driving force for its global businesses. “The business goes beyond just making money,” says Subra Eassuwaren, the third … Continue reading

Lasting Symbol of Communal Harmony

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The Buddha’s preaching ‘Nahi Verena Verani’ (hate cannot be conquered by hate) persuaded a Buddhist monk in the outskirts of Kurunegala to launch on a mammoth task of constructing the world’s largest sedent Buddha sculpted out of living rock. Starting with absolutely no funds, the Egodamulle Amaramoli Thera’s commitment and dedication along with the generous … Continue reading