Awasan Hendewa the latest poetry
anthology edited by Navayugaya journalist Nandi Aluthge
Ratnaweera being presented to Lake House Chairman Bandula
Padmakumara at Lake House recently. The official launching
ceremony of the book was held at the National Library
Services and Documentation Board Auditorium Colombo under
the Patronage of Culture and Arts Ministry Secretary Wimal
Rubasinghe. Picture by: Nissnaka Wijeratne
Lyceum International School-Wattala
recently organized the “10th year anniversary Walk. The
event was a wonderful display of the unity among past and
present students and the parents of Lyceum International
School, Wattala. Prior to the walk, the 2988 participants
formed a gigantic human mosaic, spelling out the word UNITY,
symbolizing the togetherness of the Lyceum Family. The
school also attempted to create history by entering the
Guinness Book of Records for the biggest human mosaic it
indeed resembles the unity among all of them.
Many doctors admit that alternative and complementary medicines are
the choice of a large number of patients these days. This is a big
change because some Western trained doctors refused to accept the
possibilities of alternative complementary medicines as a successful,
Dr. Elientha Lindsay-White being awarded the International
Physician Award at the World Congress of Complementary Medicines
held at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Dr. Elientha Lindsay-White learned the art of alternative medicine
from a Buddhist monk and from the Rishis of India. Dr. White practises
some forms of medicine where herbs are used to cure many illnesses. Dr.
White is referred to as a miracle doctor.
He attends to many patients with difficult diseases who were not
treated by conventional, Western medicine. Though alternative medicine
experiences can vary widely, the treatment by Dr. White will unleash the
bodies’ ability to heal itself. His philosophy is that the patients
reduce stress, have controlled eating habits, and to this effect, the
diet and reduction can do a better job of preventing disease. Relieving
stress is very important. Studies have shown that stress impairs the
immune system and some recent studies indicated that relieving stress
repairs the immune system.
Most of modern day medicines which incorporate heavy doses of
chemical substances of a synthetic form can be very poisonous to the
body. These medicines are designed to kill unwanted cells.
Dr. Elientha White’s medicine is also composed of chemical substances
but these substances are still in their natural form. These substances
have been used for many years and have cured many patients to prove
their reliability without any side effects.
His diagnosis is through feeling the pulse of the patient and
understanding the imbalance in the body which is the root cause of the
Based on the imbalances, Dr White can sense the medication which is
needed to correct this imbalance.
SJC OBU - Council of Management
The Annual General Meeting of the St. Joseph’s College, Colombo OBU
was held recently at the College Bonjean Hall and the following members
were elected to the Council of Management. Rev. Fr. Sylvester Ranasinghe
- President (Rector, St. Joseph’s College), Priyanga Perera - Vice
President (Elected), Upul Theverapperuma - Vice President (Elected),
Shammil Perera - Vice President (nominated), Asoka Peiris - Vice
President (nominated), Balendra Anthony - Vice President (nominated),
Rohan Kumaraperuma - Vice President (nominated), Stefan Moraes - Vice
President (nominated), Lakshman Silva - Vice President (nominated),
Sunil Dharmaratne - Vice President (nominated), Shirantha Perera -
General Secretary, Suranga Nanayakkara - Treasurer, Mario Jayamaha -
Asst. Secretary, Dinesh de Silva - Asst. Treasurer, Keith Muller -
Leslie de Abrew, K Surendran, M Van Dort, Neil Perera, Ranjan
Thilakawardena, Ranjan Cassie Chetty, Rohan Kettagoda, Gihan Dalpathado,
Sampath Fernando, Fritzroy Fernandez, Ravi Tangiah, Priyantha
Amerasekera, Shailendra Jayasooriya, Priyantha Kannangara, Maruthai
pavindhiran, Maurice Ferreira, Indika Edirisinghe, Kenneth Daniel,
Sivasubramanium, Ishan Perera, Inigo Wickramasinghe, Sanjay Kannangara,
Dr. Chaminda Goonathilake, Shehan Jayawardena, Sadun Fernando, Charith
de Silva, Imesh Alexander, Rajinda Silva, Shashin Alwares - Negombo,
Ranisha Silva - Wattala/Ja-Ela and Rishanka Fernandopulle - Negombo.