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Wishing you a myk happy and healthy PAHANA January 2022 | Issue # 225 FREE Photographed by CHAMILA BADUGE

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www.pahana.com.au 2022 as a mirror image or mgqk CONTENTS mirage of previous two years iNdm;sksh Chairperson fmardfoKsh iriúh úu,d úfÊj¾Ok 06 ñysß Èidkdhl Mihirie Dissanayake Last week of December recorded a iylre iyldßh f;dard fm%auodi l`:;ka;sß 08 historical event in Sri Lanka, though äfukaIshdfjka je<lSug 14 ir;a chùr 10 ixialrKh Editors received least publicity from private yQKshï wKúk fldäúk wkqrisß rKisxy 11 r;ak iqukd tÈßisxy Rathna Sumana Edirisinghe and state media. It was closure of a ;=Idr rkau,a Èidkdhl Thushara Ranmal privately owned sales outlet selling wiQ y;frys msgqjy< 20 fkdfh,a kfâika 12 locally manufactured “Pelwatta” milk Dissanayake powder, much in demand among less iujeÿu isisr Èidkdhl 13 privileged people who queued up to msgq ieliqu$ Page Layout and buy a 400 gm pack. Reason for closure Why Omicron Dr. Harold Gunatillake 14 .%e*sla ks¾udK Graphic Design and grave crime committed being jeering or hooting by the queued uu;ajh iy ;u;ajh 5 uxcq, fj;a;isxy 17 úÿr úfÊfialr Vidura Wijesekara people when all powerful incumbent fj,sxgka fud,a,sf.dv Wellington Molligoda President of Sri Lanka passed the ñß`.=fjka tyd 07 úkS;d úfÊr;ak 18 location, who in fact regularly drive wud fi,ajkdh.ï Ama Selvanayagam past the point. lú msgqj 21 mß.Kl wl=re ieliqu Type Setting Incidentally this had been the first fj,sxgka fud,a,sf.dv Wellington Molligoda time in Sri Lanka when a head of state Marriage Proposals 22/23 had been hooted in public. The story 28 wud fi,ajkdh.ï Ama Selvanayagam though simple and just a minor event Kiriwehera Rupa Banduwardena to learned international community udOH iïnkaëldrl Media Co ordinator brings back a load of horrific memories udj; wìhi 38 wdpd¾h md,s; .fkaj;a; 30 ñysß Èidkdhl Mihirie Dissanayake to average citizen and minorities of 34 the paradise island. It also delivers isxy, iskudfõ f.daâ *do¾ ¨úia l=udr 36 For all your Advertising needs a dire warning to people who are [email protected] patiently expected to bear the fruits ÿl iem fifky,;d r;akdhl Mihirie Dissanayake of “Prosperity & Splendour” promised during the election campaign two From Dr. Quintus De Zylva 38 0414 546 833 years ago. Just short of minimum foreign isßmd mshqfï wdpd¾h .dñKS ldßhjiï 39 www.pahana.com.au exchange needed for one and a half months to import milk powder, Justice of the Peace Pahana Light & Life fuel, fertiliser, essential transport Mihirie Dissanayake equipment, medicines, food items P.O.Box 256, including rice, wheat and stationary M: 0414 546 833 Doveton Victoria 3177 the prices have skyrocketed during last 8 months. Queueing up to buy a Providing a voluntary service, Tel : + 61 41 454 6833 can of domestic cooking gas, sugar, to the community in Victoria. milk food had been the daily ritual of email : [email protected] urban as well as rural poorer segments Every Monday 2-4pm of the population. Venting their anger @ the Narre Warren Library Advertising for the false promises delivered with a jeer or hoot had been so far the highest Bunjil centre. Mihirie Dissanayake expression of discontent shown by 0414546833 this segment while working class www.pahana.com.au under restricted union participation [email protected] resorted to protests, strikes and work to rule campaigns. CIRCULATION 15,000 AUSTRALIA and NEW ZEALAND Much news reports and analysis have flown across the island nation to zmykZ mqj;a mf;a m<lsÍu i|yd international community about the ,efnk ±kaùï we;=`M ish¨u ,sms bleak state of the economy, hard hit hkdÈh m<lsÍfï fyda m%;slafIam by the 30 month old pandemic with lsÍfï iïmQ¾K whs;sh m%ldYlhka 3 waves and hardships experienced i;=h' tjeks ,shlshú,s tjk iEu by the population as a result of flfklau ;ukaf.a ,smskh iy mismanagement of the economy ÿrl:k wxlho wmg túh hq;=h' under collapsing international economic relations. myk iÕrdfõ m< jk ,smsj, wka;¾.;h Options available under such ta ta f,aLlhkaf.a woyia jk w;r\" tajdhska conditions for the ruling circle ixialdrljrekaf.a woyia ms<sìUq fkdjk nj i,lkak' to continue without a bloody myk iÕrd fjka Wmqgd.;a nj i|yka lrñka tajd confrontation with masses are limited and all the signs are supportive and Wmqgd ±laùug wjir we;' indicative of an autocratic militaristic take over of whatever left open as a We are a free distribution News Magazine. parliamentary democracy. The flow of We do not take responsibility for text gazettes, decrees, proposed changes to provided for articles or advertisements available constitution amended 20th paid or unpaid. Names, logos, words, time seems to be just inadequate and pictures provided to the paper useless when the need arises to deal militarily with discontent of masses for publishing at your own risk. asking for basics like a packet of milk power or can of cooking gas to feed the family at least once a day. Unfortunately the majority population seems to be living in a dream land or desert terrain viewing a mirage. J L Daya de Silva 31-12-2021 The first Sri Lankan community newspaper with SINHALA | ENGLISH | TAMIL JANUARY 2022 PAHANA - LIGhT & LIFE 5

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www.pahana.com.au Good advice by Dr. Harold Why Omicron (B.1.1.529) variant is a worry? Dr. Harold Gunatillake Becoming dominant COVID-19 variant worldwide SRI LANKA The variant detected by scientists The coronavirus outbreak began in Wuhan, Moderna give instructions to recently in Gauteng, South Africa, a China, in December 2019. our immune system to make our new mutant of SARSCoV-2, labelled own version of the spike protein, Omicron B.1.1.529, is a concern, • Known as SARS-CoV-2, the virus has resulted which happens shortly following because of the unprecedented large in more than 265 million infections and immunization. Production of the number of mutations or copies of the more than 5.2 million deaths. spike inside our cells then starts the variant genome, that is spreading process of protective antibody and faster than the previous variants and • The World Health Organization (WHO) is T cell production. Now let us talk infecting humen cells. currently monitoring five variants of concern: about the antibodies that are formed Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, and Omicron. to attack the spike proteins formed SARS is the term defined as severe in our body from the spike proteins acute respiratory syndrome or molecule, which plays an important getting into our bodies. By sweeping of the SARS-CoV-2. (SARS)-CoV-2. We must live with role in virus attachments and entry around, the spike increases its odds Covid and the Omicron scare, and into a human cell and interlocks with of encountering the protein on the The antibodies are called why? the receptors in the mucosal surfaces surface of our cells it uses to attach. immunoglobulin G or IgG of the respiratory tissue. One of the most concerning features antibodies. These antibodies are This is supposed to be a cluster of the spike protein of SARS-CoV-2 formed in our body after 7-14 days outbreak and a real resurgence On the surface of our cells is a protein is how it moves or changes over time after the infection and remain in the and starting of a 4th wave. The called Angiotensin Converting during the evolution of the virus. blood for months or years. fear is also there that these mutant Enzyme-2 receptor (ACE2), triggers Encoded within the viral genome, the variations can evade some of the the uptake of the virus particles protein can mutate and changes its When a person gets infected with immune protection afforded by that enters the cells. SARS-CoV-2 biochemical properties as the virus the Coronavirus infection, the body vaccines, based on the original spike uses ACE2 to enter target cells In evolves. produces distinct IgG antibodies, proteins like Pfizer and Moderna mutations in the variants there is a whether they have symptoms or not. mRNA vaccines. change in the structure of this spike Most mutations will not be beneficial The IgG antibodies formed in protein. and either stop the spike protein our body from the vaccine targets On November 16, 2021, there from working or have no effect on the receptor domain of the spike were 136 daily recorded cases of The new variants carry several its function. But some may cause protein and is the key to the immune COVID-19 infections from this peculiar changes to the spike changes that give the new version response in our body. variant in South Africa and by 25th protein, and in mutating alters the of the virus a selective advantage of same month the numbers had biochemistry of the spike and could by making it more transmissible Coronavirus in our body cells increased to 1,200. This variant is affect how transmissible the virus is. or infectious. The spike protein is starts mutating, that is more now spread to Hongkong, Europe, also the basis of current COVID-19 viruses are formed as copies of the Canada, Israel, Japan, and the You can see these flowers waving vaccines, which seek to generate an RNA. mRNA Vaccines hopefully United States and Australia. with all kinds of bending angles, immune response against it. according to the researchers will a long, slender stalk with so much destroy the mutated variants Let us discuss the basics of the flexibility.” Flexibility of the spike For SARS-CoV-2, the vaccines too through the IgG antibodies. spike protein that is causing havoc is important to the virus’s success of produced by Pfizer/BioNTech and ..According to a Moderna press within our body cells, resulting in release, their COVID-19 vaccine is multiple copies through a process of still effective against the variants, mutation. SARS-CoV-2 - B.1.1.7 and B.1.351, which scientists first identified in A particular part of the spike called the United Kingdom and South receptor-binding domain (RBD) Africa, respectively. However, the binds to a receptor called ACE2in vaccine had a significantly reduced the membrane of human cells. The antibody response to the variants. spike receptor-binding domain is composed of a glycoprotein to enter Dr Richard Lessells Ph.D an cells in our body. So, the coronavirus infectious disease specialist based SARS-CoV-2 entry into host cells is at the Africa Centre for Health and mediated by its spike glycoprotein Population Studies, told the news or S-glycoprotein and the cellular briefing that Omicron’s genome receptor in the body is recognized as has several mutations associated the angiotensinconverting enzyme 2 with resistance to neutralizing or ACE2. antibodies. 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Justice of the Peace www.pahana.com.au Mihirie Dissanayake Tnf.a ish¨u fcda;sIH M: 0414 546 833 lghq;= i|yd ckau m;% ne,Sug Providing a voluntary service, kï ;eîug to the community in Victoria. iqN kel;a ie§ug fmdfrdkaoï ne,Sug Every Monday 2-4pm @ the Narre Warren Library jeä úia;r i|yd wu;kak 0419 874 469 Bunjil centre. or Email your details to [email protected] The current variant belongs to of concern (VOC) due to concerns associated with resistance to the that the number of changes in Pango lineage B.1.1.529, with a regarding immune escape and body’s first line of defense against the Omicron variant is very high high number of S-gene mutations potentially increased transmissibility newly encountered pathogens, compared with previous variants of compared to delta and other compared to the Delta variant. known as the innate immune system. SARS-CoV-2. He speculates that previous variants, detected at the These are matters of concern that the new variant may have evolved beginning of November 2021. This variant has spread into the this variant may have not just in an unvaccinated individual with EU/EEA countries and the spread enhanced transmissibility to spread a compromised immune system. On 26 November 2021 the variant is considered to be high.. The EEA more efficiently, but also be able This would have given the virus was designated a variant of concern includes EUropean countries and to get round our immune system an unusually long time to develop (VOC) and assigned the label also Iceland, Liechtenstein and that protects us. It is observed that adaptations to the human immune Omicron by the World Health Norway. omicron is more virulent, but yet system. Will this variant cause more Organization (WHO). This variant causing more mild symptoms that issues than the previous variants, we is characterized by 30 changes, three The concern today is that the changes need no hospitalization. have to wait and see, buthopefully deletions and one small insertion in in the rapid mutations in this present does not seem to be so far? the spike protein, of these 15 are in variant may prevent antibodies Dr. Daniel Griffin, Ph.D., a virologist the receptor binding domain. This that are in the body from previous at Columbia University in New York variant was first detected in samples vaccinations, neutralizing these City, told Medical News Today collected on 11 November 2021 in variants in the body. Botswana and on 14 November 2021 in South Africa. Dr. Richard Lessells, Ph.D., an infectious disease specialist based As of 26 November 2021, travel- at the Africa Centre for Health and For all your advertising Population Studies, told the news related cases have also been briefing that Omicron’s genome has several mutations associated with detected in Belgium, Hong Kong, resistance to neutralizing antibodies. These include not only antibodies and Israel. The Omicron variant generated through vaccination or natural infection but also therapeutic is the most divergent variant that monoclonal antibodies. Dr. Lessells said that the Omicron genome also has been detected in significant has a cluster of mutations associated please email to with more efficient entry into host numbers during the pandemic so cells and enhanced transmissibility. [email protected] In addition, it has a mutation far, which raises concerns that it PAwHwAwN.Apahmanya.kcom.au may be associated with increased transmissibility, significant reduction in vaccine effectiveness and increased risk for reinfections. As of 26 November 2021, ECDC has classified this variant as a variant The first Sri Lankan community newspaper with SINHALA | ENGLISH | TAMIL JANUARY 2022 PAHANA - LIGhT & LIFE 15

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www.pahana.com.au KIRIWEHERA The Pride of Ruhuna Kataragama is the most visited city in the South. It is of great religious significance drawing devotees in thousands all over the island. Kiriwehera, the chief Dagaba found in the vicinity is a treasure of southern born proud people of ancient Ruhuna. In close proximity to Kataragama is Kiriwehera, the massive Dagaba with its majestic look, a very popular pilgrim sight among Buddhists. Kataragama Dewale, supposed to have been built to honour king Mahasena, Bo trees, Kiriwehera and Menik Ganga are the famous landmarks. Glittering Location this came to be known as Kiriwehera, deriving dominant role in the religious lives of the people. its name from the word Kihiri. It is said that the This has always received the dedicated attention This sacred premises is located close to the king was so benevolent and popular that he was of the ancient royalty and later the subsequent banks of the Menik Ganga where people flock respected and honoured as a god and after his governments in power. The present government to bathe before visiting Kataragama. All these death the Mahasen Dewale was constructed in too has done much and generously contributed reflect the past history and form a part of the his memory. Bodhivamsa speaks of eight places to the development of the Dagaba, protecting its ancient heritage. Bo trees are found in the same where the Bo saplings from the original Sri Maha glorious splendor. premises behind the Dewale. Chronicles record Bodhi were planted All these add to the sanctity Following is the stanza used for that out of the eight Bo saplings that sprang from of the area. All Buddhists who visit Kataragama worshipping sacred Kiriwehera: the main Sri Maha Bodhi were distributed to the worship Kiriwehera first and deeply involve other parts of the island and the Bodhiya found themselves in making poojas to the Dewale. Munindhonisinnoyahingdevathaanang in the vicinity of Kiriwehera is one of those off SamethanamaggangsudesesiDhammang shoots and there is no doubt that it is as sacred as Heritage City Mahasenadevassasammaananeeyang the original tree at Anuradhapura. From the back Nameykaacharaggamathupassataanang entrance to the north is the spectacular scene of History reveals that Royalty devoted their utmost the shining Dagaba with grandeur and majesty. support and patronage to build the Stupa on this PAwHwAwN.Apahmanya.kcom.au The sight with its glittering Stupa stands as an sacred spot sanctified by the Buddha. Unique in impressive place of serenity and sanctity. This human history, much care has been taken by king Rupa Banduwardena - Melbourne is certainly a Stupa of exceptional historic Kawantissa to build a sacred Stupa. He also made value that make us proud of our past. Today for a great effort to ensure the strength by building it Buddhist pilgrims this is one of the sixteen most on a firm footing. It bears a strong resemblance to sacred sites (Solosmasthana) they are expected Tissa Maha Wehera, another unique example of to visit and pay homage to the Dagaba enshrined Buddhist culture. The Kiriwehera is of massive with the relics of the Buddha. height with a majestic sight from far. Its cone shaped top with brick and stone architecture Historical Background enshrining Buddha’s sacred relics, reflect the royal loyalty and valor. Among other unique Kiriwehera owes its name to its situation. There features of the Dagaba is the most exquisitely are many legends attributed to the spot. This is embedded Koth Keralla glittering as far as one’s a sacred venue believed to have been blessed eye could see. There had been gates on all four by Lord Buddha on his third visit to Sri Lanka. sides. The outer areas still resembling greenery Mahawamsa records that Buddha had preached tell us of the ancient splendor, the prosperity of Dhamma to king Mahasena at the Royal Park of the area, the hard work of the people and the Kihiri trees, commonly used to indicate a grove mighty performance of the royalty playing a of trees where the Stupa was built later. Hence, 28 JANUARY 2022 PAHANA - LIGHT & LIFE The first Sri Lankan community newspaper with SINHALA | ENGLISH | TAMIL

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www.pahana.com.au PAwHwAwN.Apahmanya.kcom.au from Dr. QUINTUS DE ZYLVA Chairman | Sri Lanka Cricket Foundation of Victoria ANUDHI aged 10 We recently sent a box of goodies to Shrima and her children. Anudhi in particular was delighted with the clothes and spent some time trying out the clothes. The chocolates also finished quickly. Sunglasses were also a great hit – chosen carefully to match her outfits. SAMADHI We are proud to support these poor families in and around Tissa. KANDEWELA of Galle Shrima lost her husband in a motorcycle accident and has since brought up the children by making food for sale. Her son and daughter attend the SAMADHI enters the Faculty same junior school in Tissa. of Engineering of the Sri Jayawardenapura University this LASITHA’s SISTER month. She is the only daughter of Kumari – the recently retired Nurse Lasitha was a lad we met at the Fort in charge of the Cardiac Unit at the Railway station some years ago. We Galle Hospital. helped him enter the University of Colombo where he graduated in We met Kumari on our very first Computer Studies. visit to the Karapitiya hospital in Galle soon after the 2004 tsunami. His sister Sammiya Dilshani has just passed her University entrance We have sent Samadhi a laptop examination and will shortly which she will use as she commence a degree in “Translational commences her degree this year. Studies” at the University of Kelaniya. It was previously called We are grateful to Mario for the a Bachelor of Arts degree and she many laptops he has donated to will be in the Faculty of Humanities AUSLMAT each year. It makes and Linguistics. Sammiya studied such a big difference to children at Maliyadeva Girls College who cannot afford such a device in in Kurunegala and offered IT, their Uni studies. Economics and Geography as her University Entrance subjects. We Kumari and Samadhi will assist us will support Sammiya as we did her in the medical clinics we will do on elder brother through his University our next visit to Mother Lanka. degree. The magic of CRICKET – loverly cricket in cricket in Sri Lanka Mother Lanka Lakshitha Dananjaya is the eldest in a CRICKET is still the most popular game in Mother Lanka. It needs only a family of five boys. He wrote saying bat and a ball. The pitch is often a made road – the stumps are a dustbin or that the bat he had was broken. He was a lounge chair! able to get a new bat from a sports store in Matara. His youngest brother was Lakshita is the eldest in a family of five boys. His father passed away at delighted. the Matara hospital. We first met him as he was rushed in to the cardiac ward at the Matara hospital. A defrillator was used on him – donated by Cricket is still the most popular game AUSLMAT. The bat and cricket ball were recently provided to the family in Sri Lanka in spite of the poor at Matara. performances of the current Sri Lanka team. AUSLMAT were guests of the Sri Lanka Cricket Board at a test match played at the iconic location in Galle. Even the tsunami of 2004 could The Sri Lankan team will be here next not stop the fascination with cricket of this emerald isle! You don’t need year to take part in the World T20 shoes or a helmet for village cricket competition. 38 JANUARY 2022 PAHANA - LIGHT & LIFE The first Sri Lankan community newspaper with SINHALA | ENGLISH | TAMIL

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