Update :A government which ignores Bhikku advice would not last long; Ranil-Video
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickremesinghe said a government which acts against the advice of the Maha Sangha would not last long.
He made this comment during a meeting held with the committee members of the National Scholars Board at Sirikotha party headquarters today.
Update : Wednesday, 30 July 2014 - 7:29 -------------------------- Ranil speaks about Buddha Sasana
Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe and a group of representatives of the National Intellectual Council held a meeting at the Opposition Leader’s office this morning.
Expressing his views regarding Theravada Buddha Sasana, Opposition Leader Ranil Wickramasinghe stated that the Sasana usually received formal advice from the Maha Nayaka Theras and the working committees.
He added that, at present there are persons with heterodox beliefs, and the rulers are using them to create various Sangha forces.
He further expressed that due to these reasons, the Buddha Sasana has earned ill fame internationally.