အေနာ္ရထာ မင္းတရားႀကီး လက္ထက္မွ စတင္ၿပီး ထြန္းေျပာင္ခဲ့တဲ့ ဗုဒၶဘာသာႏိုင္ငံ၊ ကမာၻ႔အလယ္မွာ ဗုဒၶဘာသာနဲ႔ ပက္သက္ရင္ ေဘးနားက ဗုဒၶဘာသာႏိုင္ငံေတြကေတာင္ စံနမူနာ ယူရတဲ့ႏိုင္ငံ၊ အခုေတာ့ အလံုးစံု သာသနာ ကြယ္ေျပာက္သြားပါၿပီ။
ဗုဒၶသာသနာမွ ဘုရား၊ တရား၊ သံဃာ ရယ္လို႔ ရတနာ သံုးပါးရွိပါတယ္။ သာသနာေတာ္ႀကီး တည္ရွိဖို႔ရာ ရတနာ သံုးပါးလံုး ရွိမွ ျဖစ္တာပါ။ ဘုရားရွိရံုနဲ႔ သာသနာေတာ္ မတည္ၿမဲႏိုင္ပါဘူး။ တရားေတာ္ ရွိရံုနဲ႔လည္း မရပါဘူး။ ဘုရား၊ တရား ၂ ခုရွိရံုနဲ႔လည္း သာသနာေတာ္ မရွိႏိုင္ပါဘူး။ ဘုရား၊ တရား၊ သံဃာ ဆိုတဲ့ ရတနာ သံုးပါးလံုး စံုညီရွိမွ ဗုဒၶသာသနာ တည္ရွိႏိုင္တာပါ။ ယခု အခ်ိန္မွာ ဘာမွ ေသခ်ာ မသိသာေသးေပမယ့္ ေနာက္လာမည့္ ႏွစ္ အတြင္းမွာကို ဒီအတိုင္း ဆက္သြားခဲ့ရင္ သိသိသာသာႀကီး ဗုဒၶဘာသာဟာ တိုင္းျပည္မွာ ကြယ္ေျပာက္သြားမွာ အေသအခ်ာပဲ ျဖစ္ပါတယ္။
လူသတ္၊ သံဃာေတာ္ေတြကို သတ္ေနတဲ့၊ လူမိုက္၊ လူယုတ္မာ ေခါင္းေဆာင္တဲ့ တရုပ္ကေရာင္းတဲ့ လက္နက္ေတြ အားကိုးေနတဲ့ သန္းေရႊလို လူရမ္းကားေတြကို ေထာက္ပံေပးေနေသာ သံဃာေတာ္ႀကီးမ်ားဟာလည္း အခုအခ်ိန္မွာ ၀ိနည္းအရ အေတာ္ေလးကို ၀ိနည္းပ်က္ျဖစ္ေနၿပီး၊ သံဃာလို႔ေတာင္ ေခၚရမွာ ခက္ေနပါၿပီ။
ဒီေတာ့ ၀မ္းနည္းစြာနဲ႔ပဲ အမိ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံႀကီးမွာ နွစ္ေပါင္း ေထာင္ခ်ီတဲ့ ဗုဒၶဘာသာဟာ လူမိုက္ သန္းေရႊလက္ထက္မွာ ကံတရား အေၾကာင္း မလွစြာ ကြယ္ေျပာက္သြားၿပီလို႔ ကၽြန္ေတာ္ ေျပာရဲပါတယ္။ အထင္ကရ ေရႊတိဂံု ဘုရားႀကီးဟာ ေနာင္အခါမွာ သာသနာ့ အေဆာက္အဦးကေန လူေတြ အလည္သြားလာေနတဲ့ သာမန္ အေဆာက္အဦး အျဖစ္ကို မၾကာခင္ ၀မ္းနည္းစြာ ေျပာင္းရေတာ့မွာမို႔ ဘုရား တပည့္ေတာ္ အေ၀းကေနပဲ ၀မ္းနည္းစြာ ဦးခိုက္ ကန္ေတာ့လိုက္ပါတယ္ .... ဘုရား။
ဗုဒၶသာသနာ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံေတာ္ႀကီးမွာ သာသနာဟာ ကြယ္ေျပာက္သြားၿပီဆိုတာ ကၽြန္ေတာ္ ရင္နင့္စြာ သံုးသပ္လိုက္ရပါတယ္ .... ခင္ဗ်ာ။
Myanmar Regime Blames `Neo-Colonialists' for Violence (Update2)
By Bill Varner
Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Myanmar's military junta blamed Western ``neo-colonialists'' for stoking the biggest anti- government protests in almost 20 years, as a United Nations envoy tried to hold talks today with the regime's leader.
Government troops last week ``exercised utmost restraint'' to subdue protesters who were ``abetted by some powerful countries,'' Foreign Minister Nyan Win said in a speech to the UN General Assembly in New York yesterday.
Democracy ``cannot be imposed from outside,'' he said. ``We are determined to proceed resolutely toward democracy along our chosen path.''
The minister's speech is the most detailed public comments made by the junta in Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, since soldiers opened fire on protesters in the former capital, Yangon, on Sept. 26. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has asked his envoy, Ibrahim Gambari, to press the regime to stop its crackdown and release political prisoners.
Gambari is scheduled to meet today with Senior General Than Shwe in the administrative capital, Naypyidaw, the UN said.
International condemnation of the regime has increased since soldiers clubbed and shot at protesters, raided monasteries and arrested Buddhist monks who led the demonstrations.
The U.S. government banned visas for the nation's military leaders and froze their financial assets. The European Union is considering tightening sanctions on the regime and China, Myanmar's closest ally, has called on the junta to seek a peaceful resolution to the unrest.
``Elements within and outside'' Myanmar want to derail the government's steps toward democracy, Nyan Win said.
``They provide political, financial and other material support to create unrest,'' he said. ``Finally, under the pretext that a country is undemocratic, unstable and that it poses a threat to international peace and security, they intervene directly and invade the country.''
Ban spoke by telephone yesterday with Gambari and asked him to press the junta to ``move more credibly and inclusively in the direction of democratic reform, human rights and national reconciliation,'' the UN said in a statement.
Gambari met with detained opposition leader and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi for an hour two days ago in Yangon. Suu Kyi, 62, has spent almost 12 years in detention since the junta rejected the results of parliamentary elections in 1990 won by her National League for Democracy.
The military has ruled the nation of 47 million people since 1962. The regime has a record of human rights violations, including summary executions, torture and the recruitment of child soldiers that the UN says are widespread and systematic.
Anti-junta protests began more than a month ago when the government doubled some fuel prices and intensified when Buddhist monks took to the streets.
About 4,000 monks have been detained in Yangon during the past week and will be moved to the far north of the country, the British Broadcasting Corp. reported yesterday, citing unidentified officials with a pro-junta militia.
At least 30 protesters have been killed and about 1,400 arrested, Australian Foreign Minister Alexander Downer told reporters in the southern city of Adelaide today. The junta put the death toll at 10.
President George W. Bush remains ``concerned about the reports of violence and intimidation that continue to come out of Burma,'' White House spokeswoman Dana Perino told reporters in Washington yesterday.
The U.S. has exhausted most of its options for applying sanctions and wants countries in the region such as China, India and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to step up their pressure, State Department spokesman Tom Casey said.
International companies in Myanmar must ensure ``their operations do not contribute to or benefit from human rights abuses'' there, New York-based Human Rights Watch said in an e- mailed statement today.
Investors in Myanmar's oil and gas industry include companies from Australia, China, France, India, Japan, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Russia, Human Rights Watch said.
``Outside investment in Burma's oil and gas industry has thrown a lifeline to the country's brutal rulers,'' said Arvind Ganesan, director of the group's business and human rights program, adding revenue from gas exports flows directly to the junta leaders.