Name                          :  Ven. Beragama Saddhananda Thero.
Designation                 :  Senior Lecturer      
Department                 :  Department of Acheology        
Official Telephone       :  +942891858    
Personal Telephone    :  +9471-8372206 / +9472-2222552
Email Address             :  saddhananda@bpu.ac.lk/ baragamasaddhananda@gmail.com
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Academic Qualifications 

  • B.A Degree (Special) in Archaeology, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  •  M.Sc. in Archaeology, Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya

Academic Experience

1. Lecturer - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Pitipana, Homagama.
 2. Lecturer (Probationary) - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Pitipana, Homagama.
 3. Visiting Lecturer - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Pitipana, Homagama.
 4. Developing Officer - Department of Archaeology.
 5. Excavation Officer - Central Cultural Fund. 

Administration

01. Senate Member - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2018/2019)
02. Student Counsellor - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2018/2019)
03. Secretary - Teachers Union, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2018 /2019)
04. Member - Sri Lanka Council of Archaeologists (2018/2019)
05. Member - Faculty Board, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2018/2019)
06. Student Supervisor - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2016$2017)
07. Supervisor - Examination of BA and MA, Buddhist and Pali College of Singapore. (2017)
08. Supervisor - Examination of BA and MA, Buddhist Maha Viharaya of Malaysia. (2015)
09. Student Member - Sri Lanka Council of Archaeologists (2015)
10. Leader - Education and Literature subcommittee (2010).
11. Leader - Archaeology Exhibition Chamber (2010).

Research interests

  • Archaeological Heritage Management in Sri Lanka
  • Buddhist Archaeology in Sri Lanka
  • Inscriptions of Sri Lanka

International/ National Seminar Presentations

           International

  • Presented a paper titled “A Study of Graffiti Note of Stone Compound in Ancient Anuradhapura Thuparamaya” Internationa Association of Thuparamaya Buddhist Universities, 5 th International Conference -2018
  • Presented a paper titled “The Contribution Made by Thomas Skinner in Developing the Roads in Ceylon (Study of Book) Fifty Years in Ceylon” History of Transformation, University of Kelaniya -2017
     December
  • Presented a paper titled “The Two Storied Inn at Ratmale in Matara” History of Transformation, University of Kelaniya -2017 December
  • Presented a paper titled “A New Plan Regarding Creating a Tourist Attraction to the Area Surrounding Ruhuna Ramba Vihara” at the seminar held at the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka in
    Collaboration with Meijo University, Japan-2016  

            National

  • "Extinction of Cultural Heritage of Present Mobilization Pollebedda People " - The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, 11 th Annual Research Conference 2018
  • "A Study of Graffiti Note of Stone Compound in Ancient Anuradhapura Mirisawetiya " – Society of Sri Lankan Archaeology 2018
  • "A Study of Graffiti Note of Stone Compound in Ancient Anuradhapura Abhayagiriya " - Workshop on Academic Staff Development Programme, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2018
  • Presented a research paper on " A Study on the Buddhist Heritage Management in Sri Lanka in Connection with the Abhayagiri Monastery Complex " - Workshop on Academic Staff Development Programme, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka 2017
  • An Archaeological Study of Girihanduseya - " Workshop on Academic Staff Development Programme, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka 2016
  • "The History of Thoppigala Religious Ground Revealed Through the Sirisangabo Inscription " - Workshop on Academic Staff Development Programme, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka 2015

Research & Publications

Monographs

  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2011, Archaeological Heritage Management in the Vicinity of Ranchamadama, Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, Archaeological Heritage Management in Ramba Vihara, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Post Graduate Institute of Archaeology, University of Kelaniya

Books

  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, Karunasena Hettiarachchi, 2019, The Antiquity of Historical Kirivehera at Ralapanava, Publication of Kirivehera Viharaya, Ralapanava.
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, A Project of First Step in Graffiti of Ancient Stupa, Publication of Department of Archaeology, Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka, Pitipana.

Books (Editions)

  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2019, The Deliberation of the service dedicated by Aparekke Himarathana Nahimi, Publication of Purvarama Pirivena, Kirinda, Puhulvella.
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, Peer Review Journal of Archaeology Volume I, Issue I, Department of Archaeology, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, Journal of Archaeology Volume II, Department of Archaeology, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2016, Journal of Archaeology Volume I, Department of Archaeology, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Research Articles

  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, The Procession Culture of Ceylon and the Post of "Diyawadana Nilame"" 53 th Esala Celebration, Chief Editor Omare Kassapa Thero, Purana Raja Maha Viharaya - Sapugoda
  •  Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, The Assure Given by the Archeological Acts in Enriching the Archaeological heritage of Ceylon Pravarthana Volume 10, Editor Lesli Gamini - Buddhist Union of Department of Customs Sri Lanka
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, The life Study of King Kavantissa, Journal of Archaeology Volume II, Editor Ethabediwewe Nalaka Thero, Department of Archaeology
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, A Study on the Architectural Structures used in Ramba Vihara in Ruhuna, Journal of Sandhara Vol. I, Chief Editor Anamaduwe Piyananda Thero,
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, A Study on the Architectural Structures Used in Ramba Vihara in Ruhuna" Journal of Pinkethaka Aswenna Volume I" Department of Archaeology, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2017, A Study on the Cultural Landscape of Sri Lanka, Journal of Somaprabha, Editor Beragama Gnanasara Thero, Published by Sri Somananda Pirivena, Weligama.
  • Saddhananda Thero, Beragama, 2018, Archaeological Survey of Ramba Viharaya in Ruhuna, Journal of Sandhara, Chief Editor Hipola, Dhammatilaka Thero, Student Union, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
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