About the University

DhammacakkaṂ PavattetuṂ

Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka


To be the foremost and the best Buddhist University in the world


To endow unto the world, erudite Dhammaduthas (Missionaries of the Dhamma) and scholars, disciplined through mastery of the Buddhadhamma, the Pali Language and allied subjects, accomplished in varied skills capable in promoting and fostering the philosophy of life, refulgent with the doctrine of the Buddha in Sri Lanka and abroad.

Objectives of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

The objectives that were fundamental to the establishment of the University in terms of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka Act No. 74 of 1981 as amended by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka Act No. 37 of 1995:-

  1. The training of scholars in the Buddhist Doctrine and Discipline for the purpose of the dissemination of Buddhism and nurturing of Buddhist missionary activities in Sri Lanka and abroad.
  2. The promotion of the study of the Pali Language, Buddhist Culture and Buddhist Philosophy in Sri Lanka and abroad, and the enhancement of those studies as befitting the modern world trends.

    1. The training of the student monks and the lay male students to teach Buddhism and Pali Language in the Pirivenas, Schools and in similar institutions.
    2. The provision of facilities to maintain and promote courtesy and civility and mental discipline among the student monks and the lay male students.
    3. Any other matter connected with or ancillary to the above objectives

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31 Mar - 11 May
සහතිකපත් හා ඩිප්ලෝමා පාඨමාලා සඳහා අයදුම්පත් කැඳවීම - calling applications from new candidates for certificate and diploma courses - 2023/ 2024
ශ්‍රී ලංකා බෞද්ධ හා පා�...



31 Mar - 30 Apr
ශ්‍රී ලංකා බෞද්ධ හා පාලි විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ ආදි විද්‍යාර්ථීන්ගේ තොරතුරු ලබා ගැනීම
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27 Mar - 31 Mar
විභාග ප්‍රතිඵල හා ශ්‍රේණි නැවත සමීක්ෂණය කිරීම/ re-scrutinization of marks and grades
2023.03.24 දින නිකුත් කළ 2022 අග�...



27 Mar - 04 Apr
කාලසටහන (පරිගණක සහතික පත්‍ර හා උසස් සහතික පත්‍ර පාඨමාලා) /timetable (certificate courses & advanced certificate courses)
2023 මාර්තු/ අප්‍රේල් පැව...



25 Mar - 03 Apr
ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී (සාමාන්‍ය) බාහිර උපාධි පාඨමාලාව - 2023 අධ්‍යයන වර්ෂය සඳහා සිසුන් තෝරාගැනීමේ සම්මුඛ පරීක්ෂණය (පළමු අදියර)
ශ්‍රී ලංකා බෞද්ධ හා පා�...



24 Mar - 31 Mar
ප්‍රතිඵල නිකුත් කිරීම (දෙවන වසර)/ issuing results (second year) - august/ september - 2022
2022 අගෝස්තු/ සැප්තැම්බර�...

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