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

anyone for (carbon neutral) tea?

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Sri-Lankan tea producers Eswaran Brothers are taking their environmental responsibility seriously and are claiming to be the world’s first carbon neutral certified tea company. According to the December 20 press release all aspects of the company’s carbon emitting activities were considered and measured following which Eswaran Brothers then implemented measures to reduce their carbon footprint … Continue reading