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“I did not say Mahanama Thero was a racist or the Mahavamasa was a racist doctrine”

Jan 31, 2011 9:51:19 PM- transcurrents.com

from DBSJeyaraj.com
The article by JL Devananda “Mahavamsa Mindset:Re-visiting Political Buddhism in Sri Lanka” that was posted on my blog some weeks ago evoked a passionate discussion although I did feel that some readers had missed the essence of what the writer was actually trying to say

Among the responses was an interesting and informative one by former Diplomat Bandu de Silva which was also published separately on my blog under the heading “Mahavamsa Mentality: Can the charge of Racism leveled against the Chronicle be sustained”? [click to read in full ~ dbsjeyaraj.com]

Bandu de Silva’s article also had many responses and contributed further to the debate in these columns.