Name           :  Mrs. Mihirani Wijesundara
Designation :  Instructor in Buddhist Counseling          
Department  : Buddhist Philosophy            
Official Telephone : +94112891918            
Personal Telephone :  +94718267876
Email Address :  nilushikam@bpu.ac.lk/ Nilushikamihirani@gmail.com
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Academic Qualification 

  • B.A. (Hons) in Psychology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
  • M.A. in Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka
  • Post graduate Diploma in Counseling, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka

Academic Experience

  • Instructor in Buddhist Counseling, Department of Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2011 - Hither to)
  • Instructor in Buddhist Counseling (Temporary), Department of Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2008-2010)

Administration

  • Coordinator, Diploma course in Buddhist Counseling, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. (2014  - Hither to)
  • Coordinator, Project on Empowerment of Rural People Conducted by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. (2014-2017)
  • Coordinator, Diploma course in Buddhist Counseling for Department of Sri Lanka Police, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. (2014-2015)
  • Member of the executive committee, Lecturers' union of Buddhist and Pali University of Sri lank. (2017-2018)

Research interests

  • Buddhist Psychology and Clinical Psychology   

International/ National Seminar Presentations

  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., (2009), "The Contribution of Music for Psychotherapy" An Academic Research Paper presented at the professional development workshops conducted by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., (2010), “The Role of Psycho Social Support for AIDS Patients in Sri Lanka”,The Workshop of the Development of Academic Skills, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., (2012), “A psychological study of children with depression in Sri Lanka”, First national conference, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., (2013), “A psychological study of dyslexia Children in Sri Lanka”, An Academic Research Paper presented at the professional development workshops conducted by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Research & Publications

  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2018, An Approach to Counselling Psychology (in Sinhala), Sara Publications, Kottawa.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2018, The Approach of Abnormal Psychology (in Sinhala), Sara Publications, Kottawa.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., A Buddhist and Western analysis of Human Behaviour (in Sinhala), Sara Publications, Kottawa
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2017, Buddhist Psychology (in Sinhala), Plextom Solutions, Dehiwala.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2009 ,Abnormal Psychology (in Sinhala),Author Publication.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2009, Counseling Psychology (in Sinhala), Author Publication.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2009, Industrial  Psychology (in Sinhala), Author Publication.
  • විජේසුන්දර, මිහිරාණි., 2017, “පුද්ගල අසාමාන්‍ය චර්යා පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ මූලාශ්‍රගත වාර්තා (සිද්ධි අධ්‍යයන ඇසුරින්)”, විමලසර අතිපූජ්‍ය උඩුපිහිල්ලේ විමලබුද්ධි ස්වාමීන්ද්‍ර අභිනන්දන ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය, ශ්‍රී විද්‍යාරතන පිරිවෙන, කොටුවේගෙදර, මාතලේ, පිටු අංක 252 සිට.
  • විජේසුන්දර, මිහිරාණි., 2017, “පුද්ගල අසාමාන්‍ය චර්යා පාලනය සඳහා භාවනාවෙහි ප්‍රායෝගික ගම්‍යතාව”, දම්සර හැවනේ මේධානන්ද ස්වාමීන්ද්‍ර ප්‍රණාම ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය, මණ්ඩාගල ආරණ්‍ය සේනාසන දායක සභාව, වැලිපැන්න, පිටු අංක 500 සිට.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2015, “Practical Buddhism for healthy mind”, Wadihitiyo, National Secretariat for Elders,
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2015, “A study of motivation to concept of thanha of Buddhist psychology”, Buddhist and Pali studies, Academic journal of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka,
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2015, ''A psychological study of Emotions in panchathanthra'', Bashapraba, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka,
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2014, ''Councelling technique in Sanskrit literature'', Bashapraba, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2013, “A Buddhist Psychological Analysis of Practical potential of Concept of seelain controlling the Abnormal behavior”, Shubasithodaya, Kanchana Prints, Gangodawila.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2012, “A psychological Study of counseling Technique of Lord Buddha”, Counseling - 2, Department of education psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Colombo.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2011, “The Buddhist Aspect of Personality”, Article of Buddhist Psychology, MAGADHI Publication, institute of Pali and Buddhist studies.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2011, “A Buddhist Perspective on Emotions”, 2600th Enlightenment Jubilee of the Buddha Academic Journal, The Ministry of Education.
  • Wijesundara, W.P.L.M., 2011, "A Scientific Study of mind", Article of Buddhist Psychology, MAGADHI Publication, institute of Pali and Buddhist studies.


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