2013年7月9日星期二

Bodh Gaya attack condemned

Bring those responsible to book - Nayaka Thera

Asela Kuruluwansa

The most sacred place for Buddhists all over the world, Bodh Gaya, that the Buddha gained Enlightenment has been desecrated by terrorists and insurgents.

This is a very sad situation to treat a religion that spreads Friendliness (Metta), Compassion (Karuna), Appreciative Joy (Muditha) and Equanimity (Upeksha), Sri Lanka Ramagnana Maha Nikaya Mahanayaka Most Ven. Napana Premasiri Nayaka Thera said.

The Nayaka Thera was referring to the latest terrorist attack that took place in the holy sacred place of Buddhists around the world, Bodh Gaya on Sunday.

The Nayaka Thera further noted that the safety of these places should be the responsibility of the Indian Government and those responsible for this heinous should be brought to book.

“No religious centre should be the target of any terrorist or individual, as these religious places spread holy messages to the world. The whole world should denounce these types of attacks that vandalize and desecrate sacred lands around the world,” he further added.

“A comprehensive investigation should be carried out by the Indian Government to find the real reason behind the attack, “the Nayaka Thera requested.

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