Professor Raja de Alwis will deliver a Public Buddhist talk in
English on "Managing the Straying Mind during Meditation" at a meeting
of the Servants of the Buddha Society on Saturday November 15, at 4.30
p.m. at Maitri Hall, Lauries Road, Bambalapitiya.
Sarath on Sharddhanjalee
The Sinhala National Service of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting
Corporation will present lyric composer poet and freelance journalist
W.K. Sarath Wimalasiri through Shraddhanjalee Programme on November 12
from 12.00 noon to 12.45 pm.
Islamic Lecture in Tamil
An Islamic lecture organised by Dharunnadhvah Likhairiyath, an
Association of Sri Lankan Muslim Men and Boys, on the topic "Hadj-a
command of Allah" by As Sheik Moulana Islameel bin Muhiyaddeen, will be
held on November 12 after Asar prayers at Al-Ma'hadul Bukhariyul Kadirie
Thakiya (Jamiul Falah Jumma Mosque) 178, Layard's Broadway, Colombo 14.
A new series of Poya Day Dhamma discussion programme will be telecast
at 9.30 p.m. every Poya Day from November 12 on Rupavahini.
The moderator of this programme is Rosmund Senaratne who conducted
Dhamma discussion programme on television during the past 11 years.
Ven. Madawala Upali Thera and Ven. Pathegama Sumanarathana Thera will
Buddhist panel discussion
The next Buddhist public panel discussion of the Colombo YMBA will be
on Sunday, November 16 at 10 am at its Borella building on 'Analysis of
Sankara'. The panellists are Asoka Mahinda Jayasinghe and Dr. Basil de
Silva with Rajah Kuruppu as moderator.
The annual sale of All Saint's Church, Hulftsdorp will be held on
Saturday, November 15 at 4.30 pm at St. Luke's Church Parish Hall,
Free pubic awareness programme
The Healthy Life Clinic is organising a large scale free public
awareness programme at Committee Room C of the BMICH on November 15 from
9 am to 11 am. Free blood sugar, blood pressure and diabetes screening
tests will be held.
Prof. Upali Vidanapathirana (Open University) will give a public
lecture on 'Re-visiting Employment Trends in Sri Lanka: What? Where?
How?' at 5 pm on Thursday, November 13 at the SLAAS Auditorium, 120/10,
Vidya Mawatha (Off Wijerama Mawatha), Colombo 7.
Dengue prevention campaign
The Public Health Department of the Colombo Municipal Council launch
a house to house mosquito-breeding site inspection on Wednesday,
November 12 from the Town Hall premises to inspect all premises in the
Dematagoda, Wanathamulla, Borella, Narahenpita, Cinnamon Gardens,
Thimbirigasyaya, Kirula Road, Kirulapone wards. The above wards have
shown to be having an increased number of dengue patients during the
past few weeks. The inspections will be carried out by 500 staff members
Talk on Islam
The eminent scholar Ash Shaikh Mufti M.H.M. Yoosuff will deliver a
talk on 'Creating an Islamic Home Environment' at 10.30 a.m. on November
12, Poya Day at the Nimal Road Jummah Masjid, situated along the Marine
Drive in Bambalapitiya.
These lectures thereafter will continue every Poya Day in English
mainly catering to English speaking Muslims in Sri Lanka, under the
guidance of Darul Uloomil Islamiyya, which is an Institute that conducts
Alim Course in English.
The L.G. Singers will begin their Christmas season with an evening of
carols at Bethel Chapel of the Seventh-day Adventists, Alfred House
Gardens, Kollupitiya on Friday, December 5 at 7 pm. They will be
presenting 20 carols during the programme.
Siddhalepa diabetes clinic
The Siddhalepa Ayurvedic Hospital at 106A Templers Road, Mt. Lavinia
will hold a special clinic for diabetes patients on November 14 from 8
am to 4 pm to mark the World Diabetes Day.
Ayurvedic Consultant specialists will be present at the clinic to
answer your all medical queries. Blood testing and diagnosis will be
free of charge.