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Calender 2008

Designed By Amila Welendagoda

of all the paths the Eightfold Path is the best;


of all the truths the Four Noble Truths are the best;
of all things passionlessness is the best:
of men The Buddha is the best.
(Dhammapada -273)

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inmdmiai wlrKx - l=i,iai Wmim


i;a;mrsfhdaomkx - ta;x nqoaOdkidikx

January

^Ou moh 183&

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Not to do any evil, To cultivate good


To purify ones mind,T his is the Advice of All Buddhas
(Dhammapada - 183)

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plaLqkd ixjfrda idOQ - idOq fidaf;ak ixjfrda


>dfKak ixjfrda idOQ - idOq csydh ixjfrda
^Ou moh 360&

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Good is restraint over the eye; good is restraint over the ear;
good is restraint over the nose; good is restraint over the tongue.

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( Dhammapada - 306)

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ldfhak ixjfrda idOQ - idOq jdpdh ixjfrda


ukid ixjfrda idOQ - idOq in;a: ixjfrda
in;a: ixjqf;da NslaLq - in laLd muqp;s

March

^Ou moh - 361&

Good is restraint in the body; good is restraint in speech; good is restraint in thought. Restraint
everywhere is good. T he monk restrained in every way is freed from all suffering.
(Dhammapada -361)

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ruKShdks wr[a[dks - h;a: k ru;S cfkda


;rd.d rfuiaika;s - k f;a ldu.fisfkda

^Ou moh 99&

Inspiring are the forests in which worldlings find no pleasure.


T here the passionless will rejoice, for they seek no sensual pleasures.

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(Dhammapada -99)

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iqiqLx j; cSjdu - frsfkiq wfrsfkda


frsfkiq ukqiafiaiq - yrdu wfrsfkda

^Ou moh -197&

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Happy indeed we live, friendly amidst the hostile.


Amidst hostile men we dwell free from hatred.

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(Dhammapada - 197)

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ika;ldfhda ika;jdfpda - ika;jd iqiudysf;da


jka;f,daldfida NslLQ - Wmikaf;da;s jqp;s
^Ou moh -378&

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T he monk who is calm in body, calm in speech, calm in thought,


well-composed and who has spewn out worldliness he, truly, is called serene.

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(Dhammapada-378)

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WhHqxcka;s i;Sukaf;da - k ksflaf;a ruka;s f;a


yxidj m,a,,x ys;ajd - lfudalx ckka;s f;a
^Ou moh -91&

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T he mindful ones exert themselves. T hey are not attached to any home;
like swans that abandon the lake, they leave home after home behind.

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(Dhammapada-91)

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.Pdmrud frda.d - ixLdrmrud Ld


ta;x [d h:dN+;x - ksndKx mrux iqLx
^Ou moh -203&

August

Hunger is the worst disease, conditioned things the worst suffering.


Knowing this as it really is, the wise realize Nibbana, the highest bliss.

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(Dhammapada-203)

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wdldfia mox k;a:s - iufKda k;:S ndysf


ixLdrd iiai;d k;a:s - k;a:s nqoaOdkx;x

^Ou moh -255&

September

T here is not track in the sky, and no recluse outside


(the Buddha's dispensation). T here are no conditioned things
that are eternal, and no instability in the Buddhas.

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(Dhammapada-255)

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W isfkayuka;fkda - l=uqox idroslxj mdKskd


ika;su.a.fj n%Eyh - ksndKx iq.f;ak foais;x
^Ou moh -285&

October

Cut off your affection in the manner of a man plucks with his hand an autumn lotus. Cultivate
only the path to peace, Nibbana, as made known by the Exalted One.
(Dhammapada-285)

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fhdaO ;Kayx my;ajdk - wkd.dfrda mrsnf


;KaydNjmrslaKx - ;uyx n%E n%dyauKx
^Ou moh -416&

November

He who, having abandoned craving, has renounced the household life


and become a homeless one, has destroyed both craving
and continued existence him do I call a holy man.

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(Dhammapada-416)

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wmamudorf;da NslaLq - mudfoa Nhoiaisjd


wNfnda mrsydKdh - ksndKiafiaj ika;sfla
^Ou moh -416&

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T he monk who delights in heedfulness and looks with fear


at heedlessness will not fall. He is close to Nibbana .

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(Dhammapada-416)

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Public Holidays

- Tamil Thai Pongal Day

- Duruthu Ful Moon Poya Day

- National Day

-.Navam Ful Moon Poya Day

- Maha Sivarathri Day


- Milad-Un-Nabi (Holy Prophets Birthday)
- Medin full Moon Poya Day

- Good Friday
- Day Prior to Sinhala and Tamil New Year

- Sinhala and Tamil New Year

- Additional Bank Holiday


- Bak Full Moon Poya Day
- May day
- Wesak Full Moon Poya Day
- Day Following Wesak Ful Moon Poya Day
- Poson Full Moon Poya Day
- Esala Full Moon Poya Day
- Nikini Full Moon Poya Day
- Binara Ful Moon Poya Day
- Id-Ul Fitr (Ramazan festival Day)
- Vap Full Moon Poyaday
- Deepavali Festival Day
- Il Full Moon Poya Day
- Id-Ul-Alha (Hadji Festival Day)
- Unduvap Full Moon Poya Day

- Christmas Day
Bank Holidays

Mercantile Holidays

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Pictures: Ven. Gangodavila Ariyagawesi Thero
Photography by:
Concept, Design & Digital Art work by
Amila Tharindu Welendagoda
No 601,Balagolla, Kengalla, Kandy, Sri Lanka
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