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Sinhala Nationalism and Tamil Vellalas

Feb 16, 2011 1:11:13 PM- transcurrents.com

A Few Comments on J.L. Devananda’s Response – Part Two

By Bandu de Silva

3. Political Overview & Conclusion

3.1 Anagarika Dharmapala – the Villain!

For the purpose of this article, it is not proposed to engage in a discussion over present day thinking among some of the Sinhalese, whether they be Buddhists or otherwise, but suffice it to point out that this ‘post-modern’ argument of associating Anagarika Dharmmapala as the villain of the alleged present day Sinhala-Buddhist prejudicial perception of the “other” has gone too far. [click to read in full ~ dbsjeyaraj.com]