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Video: Buddhist structures in the North: Co-existence or Colonization?

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The emergence of new Buddhist structures in the North has raised concerns among local residents:

Leaving Keerimalai, the road to Mathagal, leads to a sign board Dambakola pattuna; the port to which the sapling of the sacred Bo tree was brought to Sri Lanka by Maharath Sangamitha from India. Statues and structures depicting this event which took place over 2,000 years ago have been recently built.”

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A chat with Dr. Imtiyaz, of the Temple University in Philadelphia on the use of symbols in identity politics – a topic he has conducted researched on.

Dr. Imtiyaz on use of symbols in identity politics

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