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Rilawala Reflections

by Anura Gunasekera

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God’s Secret Agent–A Battle Against Dark Forces A Story of Sorcery, Witchcraft and Exorcism

At the recent launching of the book, at the beautiful Mirissa Hills boutique hotel, Dr. A.G.N. de Silva, an eminent obstetrician and class-mate of the author at St. Thomas’, Mt. Lavinia, delivered the key-note address. He described his old friend,... Continue Reading →

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On Becoming a Thomian

Recently, Divesh Alek Gunasekera, not quite six years of age, dressed in the regulation blue shorts and white shirt, walked in through the gates of S. Thomas’ , Mt. Lavinia, and thus became a Thomian. His maternal grandfather Chamlal, paternal... Continue Reading →

ABA –An Alternative Perspective – A Response

It is necessary to respond to certain aspects of Bandula Silva’s (BS) commentary on my above article. At the outset itself let me say that for the greater part of his commentary, despite the lengthy and wide ranging dissertations, BS... Continue Reading →

Aba – an Alternative Perspective

No Sinhala film in recent memory has provoked as much mixed comment and emotion as Aba. It is being varyingly perceived as an attempt to subvert the true face of history, as the Mahawansa decrees it; as a not so... Continue Reading →

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