When the word Samadeepa was first used in Jaffna, subsequently war torn northern city as the name of a magazine published by the Jaffna Secretariat Buddhist Association in 1973 it was mentioned that it would bring the message of peace and brotherhood to the people of Sri Lanka.
During the period of inception samadeepa’s theme was expressed as follows.
“ Where there is no exploitation of man by man and there is no suppression of man by man there will be true peace. We stand by such a land of perfect peace, a Samadeepa. Our conscience is clear. We will succeed."
We can never achieve peace unless we have good governance. Peace everywhere can be disturbed by a single incidence of violence anywhere. A whole system can easily be ruined by a single incidence of corruption taking place in a secret place somewhere.
Accordingly, the concept of peace in Samadeepa is not a passive one but a process that should be actively supported by all the citizens. Country suffered a war of 30 years. Many things have changed or have been changed. But, Samadeepa’s clear stand for peace and good governance remains unchanged.
You can support
Provide financial assistance for a training workshop on Peace and Good Governance -US $ 10 X 30 participants - US $ 300.00
Provide financial assistance for a National Seminar on Peace and Good Governance -US $ 20 X 100 participants - US $ 2000.00
Provide financial assistance to publish Samadeepa News Journal on Peace and Good Governance - US $1.00 X 1000 copies
= US$ 1000.00
Support! It’s a worthy cause. Big or small your support will be valued by all
Delegates taking the Members' Pledge. They all commit to promote good governance in their personal lives and organizational capacities.
The Central Council of Samadeepa is in session
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Mr. Upathissa Rajapaksha and his family members are providing lunch to the Delegates. Lunch is normally provided as alms giving at all official meetings of Samadeepa. This is a way of securing peoples participation and promoting good governance.
24th Annual Conference of Delegates and 36th Annual Election of Office Bearers - 2017.03.25