THE MINOANS OF CRETE

BY Margaret Mead.

(The full chapter as extracted from the book titled “PEOPLE AND PLACES”-Bantam Books.)

So far we have described the ways of people who were known to us while they lived — people who have disappeared from the earth on their seal hunts, their…


BOOK EXTRACT No.1 (made from ‘The lessons of History’, condensed version appeared with Reader’s Digest of Jan 1969.)

From the book “THE LESSONS OF HISTORY’

By Will and Ariel Duran

(ABOUT THE BOOK AND THE AUTHORS)

This book is the culmination of one of the great scholarly achievements of our…


Brief Notes no. 6— by Wimal Kalapuge dated 18 June 2020

I am prompted to follow-up the series of my BRIEF NOTES with the following extract taken from the book titled HUMAN DESTINY written by the eminent scientist Lecomte du Nouy and published in 1947.

This book is very informative and full of substance that will fascinate any reader interested in…


BRIEF NOTE NO.5. —Wimal Kalapuge, dated 26th. Dec. 2019

Presented below is an Article on KHAJURAHO TEMPLE written by Dr. Shobita Punja that appeared in the January 1991 issue of CITI-INDIA. (courtesy:The India Magazine).

During the 90s, except. books and articles of this nature that appear occasionally and sparingly, not…


BRIEF NOTE No.1 -By Wimal Kalapuge dated 29 Nov.2010.

The following is a part of an article that appeared in “Economist of 14–2–2009.

Those interested are advised to read the full article.

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INTRODUCTION

Buddhism as a religion differs from the generally accepted norms of many other religions. With malice towards none, it has to be mentioned that most other religions, are merely based more on intuition and emotion. …

Wimal Kalapuge

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