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When we hurt others, and our conscience is awake, we suffer. While having a conscience is good, the Buddha is all about the ending of suffering, right? So, what do we do?
How do we free ourselves of a victimizer suffering? Reflect on the truth that we are deluded. Remember we have acted out of a mistake arising from our primal ignorance and that therefore we are at heart innocent. This allows us to forgive ourselves. It is necessary to take on our proper responsibility for the role we played. We need to accept our part in the process of ‘causing’ that pain, of being a catalyst. For instance, once we know how to press someone’s buttons, we can use it to control, to spite them and to enjoy ourselves! Because harm comes as a result of our behavior, we need to accept our share of the responsibility – the more so if the person is not in control of their behavior, such as a child. However, we must be careful not to take on false guilt. Just as it is true for us, so it is true for others. Each …

Common Opposition Expressed Displeasure Over Not Removing Political Cutouts And Banners

The common opposition has today(14) claimed that despite the orders of Elections Commissioner Mahinda Deshapriya to the police to remove all the political cutouts and banners related to the upcoming presidential elections displayed in cities,still a large number of such cutouts and pandals have been openly display in most parts of the country.

According to the opposition around 1000 political cutouts and 12 pandals of incumbent president are being  displayed  in Maharagama City alone.Although the elections commissioner have been instructed the Police to remove all these cutouts with immediate effect ,Police have not taken any action in this regard up to now the Opposition Parties have charged.

Meanwhile the common opposition has today requested from the elections commissioner to remove all digital billboards on roadsides and to stop telecasting live coverage of rallies attended by the ruling party leaders as it's a violation of the election law.

Addressing a media briefing held in…