Tag Archives: Dr. Palitha Kohona

U.N. to Celebrate Buddhist International Day of Vesak Tonight

United Nations, N.Y. Vesak – “Buddha’s Birthday” – is the most sacred day in the Buddhist calendar, which celebrates the birth, enlightenment and the Parinirvãna (passing away) of Gautama the Buddha.  A rough approximation to Christmas for Christians.  In an era where the world is darkened by multiple conflicts and natural and man-made calamities, the Buddha’s message of non-violence, understanding, compassion […]

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U.N. Blue Helmets from Sri Lanka Come to Our Assistance in Haiti

Leogane, Haiti.  Another early day here in Leogane, Haiti — epicenter of the earthquake — for our international NGO post-disaster relief team.  I brief the team over breakfast at 7am and by 8am we are at the U.N. Coordinating Committee compound to continue our introduction to them. Known as “OCHA,” this U.N. branch is connecting the […]

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