Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Video%3A+Let%27s+build+understanding+and+reconciliation+-+President+says+in+Deepavali+message
Saturday, 02 November 2013 - 7:57
Video: Let's build understanding and reconciliation - President says in Deepavali message
3,186

Views

Hindus across the world are celebrating the festival of Lights, Deepavali today,

President Mahinda Rajapaksa in a Deepavali message stated that the festival symbolizes shedding the light of knowledge over the darkness of ignorance, leading to the triumph of good over evil.

This is a celebration of the great spiritual values of Hinduism that transcend human practices full of the material values of the world.

President Rajapaksa stated that the festive day of Deepavali, is filled with the spirit of love and devotion and is an occasion for Hindus to strive for greater spirituality that fosters understanding among communities, increase harmony and shed differences in the new spirit of reconciliation after the three decade long conflict of hatred and violence.

Meanwhile, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe stated that Deepavali should be used to first distance ourselves and then the society from evil.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
Friday, 20 April 2018 - 17:28
The Wildlife officials in Amparai have been able to rescue 3 wild elephant calves, roaming in the area.The elephant calves were located from the Maduru... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
166 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
23,974 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,563 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,479 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
346 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
26,048 Views
Top