Ven. Gonadeniye Pannarathana Thero


Professor
Department of Pali
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Academic Qualification

  • B.A.(Hons) in Pali with Sanskrit as subsidiary subject, first class honors, University of Kelaniya.
  • M.A. in Buddhist studies, University of Kelaniya
  • MPhil (Pali), Merit class honors, in Pali, University of Kelaniya
  • Ph.d. (Reading), University of the West, United State of America
  • postgraduate Diploma in Pali and Buddhist studies, University of Kelaniya
  • postgraduate Diploma in Education, University of Colombo
  • final examination (PRACHINAPANDITA) from oriental Language Society, Sri Lanka
  • Pali, Dhamma, &Abhidhamma final examination held by Y.M.B.A. Colombo
  • Diploma in Pali, Buddhist &Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • Diploma in Buddhism, Buddhist &Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • DharmacaryaDhamma examination
  • Professional English Course, in University of Kelanniya
  • Certificate Course of Tamil, in University of Kelanniya
  • English Diploma Course, in Sri Jinaratana Academy
  • Pratamic, Madyama, Rashtrabhasa Examinations of Hindi in Dakshina Bharath Pracarsabha, Madras, in India

Memberships

  • Secretary, Student Association in PushparamaPirivena, Matara,1992.
  • Vice President of Sanskrit Society, in University of Kelanniya, 1998.
  • Committee Member of Pali& Buddhist Society, in University of Kelaniya, 2001.
  • Vice President of Tamil Association, in University of Kelaniya, 2000.
  • Have followed the computer typesetting course in printing school in Colombo.
  •  Voluntary teacher of Sunday Dhamma School since 1993.

Academic Experience

  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2016-up to Date)
  • Lecturer, Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2014-2016)
  • Lecturer (Probationary),Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2011 -2014)
  • Temporary Lecturer  Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2008 -2010)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka Buddhist and Pali University (2006 - 2007)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Kelaniya University (2006 -  2014)
  • Lecturer, Master Of Arts Course - BPU(2010-2014)
  • Lecturer, Oriental Course (Intermediate and Final)
  • Teacher , Sri Lanka Maha Pirivena, Colombo (2003-2008)
  • Visiting Teacher ,Vidyodaya Pirivena, Colombo.(2008)
  • Visiting Lecturer, External Examinations, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Chief examiner: Orientation examination unite of ministry of higher education

Research interests

  • Pali Language

International/ National Seminar Presentations

  • Pannarathana, G., 2008, Pali literary service of Abhayagiri School, in English. International Buddhist Conference in Thailand.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2008, Abhayagiri Viharassa Pali Sahichchaseva, International Buddhist Conference in Thailand, MMU.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2009, Sirilankādīpe Pavattita Sīhalattakathā, International Buddhist Conference in Thailand, MCU.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Kim Mahāvanso Mahākabbo, International Buddhist Conference in Thailand, MCU.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Buddhist approach to Consolation - International Buddhist Conference CIBA.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Critical study of Concentration - RAS International Conference.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2011, Tathagatassaayusankharavossajjanam - International Buddhist Conference Jayawardhanapura University.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2011, "Kim Mahāvanso Srilankāyammahetihāsa Gantho?"In international Buddhist conference , MCU Thailand.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2012, A Critical Study of the Knowledge of Neither Cessation Nor non-perception -Dharma Dhamma Intentional Conference, India.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2012, Misinterpretation of the Dhamma - International Conference in Buddhasravaka Bhikksu University, Anuradhapura.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2012, Kim Sukaramaddhavam Sukarassamansanva no va - National Conference in Buddhist and Pali University Homagama.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2013 ,Kim Pana Mano Kayām? ko nu kho tam Abhinimmitumsakkā? - International Buddhist Meditation Conference M.C.U. – Thailand.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2013, Kim JātidukkhampanamātucucchimhānikkhamanadukkhamvāannamvāSIBA Conference – Pallekale.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2013, Kim Ācariya Dhammapalatthero Buddhagosacariyassa Unapurako. SLABS Conference.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2015,Tathāgatassa Hasituppādassa Visesatā, International Research Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2015, ChahiākārehiSaṃvaņņanāpaṭicca,1st International Palli Conference
  • Pannarathana, G., 2016, Ehibhikkhupabbajjayavissesata, 12th National Conference on Pali and Buddhist Studies, Uni. of Sri Jayawardhanapura
  • Pannarathana, G.,October 21, 2020, “How the foreign students face the Covid 19 situation inthe University of the West in the United States”, The First International webinar conference at Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka,
  • Pannarathana, G.,“A Critical Study of Gotrabhu Concept”, SASA International Conference - 2021 January, 
  • Pannarathana, G., “The movie Blue collar and Buddha” and Laos Buddhist culture in America. Second international webinar conference at BPU University - 2021 February 18,

Research & Publications

  • Pannarathana, G., Mackhaligosalasastruvarayapilibadasamayantaramatavavavimarsanayak. Samayaadyana, Buddhist and Pali University.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2008, Maha Niddesa Paliya ha Cullaniddesa Paliya, Nivanmagasagarawa.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2008, Pali Sandesasahityadiptimatkalamanawulu Sandesaya.Vidyodayasagarawa.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2009, Dibulagalamahakasyapamahimisisyaparamparawa, Vidyodayasagarawa.
  • Pannarathana, G., Bawdha Aramikaadyapanayearambhaya ha vikasaya.Ibulgodasrichandanandasastriyasangrahaya.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Iddhividha Nganayapilibada Vimarsanayak, Vidyodayasagarawa.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, SravakaSamajaya,  Aramabhaya ha Vikasaya, Nivanmagasagarawa.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Paliyehi Sandhiya Pilibadha Vimarsanatmaka Addhayanayak, KanugollenKeselpotata,UpaharaKalapaya.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Bhasawa ha Prakasanaya Sambanda Bauddha Mataya, Vidarsana.
  • Pannarathana, G., Nivan Maga Ahuralana Dharma, Sitaka Mahima Sastriya Sagarawa.
  • Pannarathana, G., Bawddharakksakakramavidhisahasethpirith, Prastavanawa.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2009, E Asama sama Lowturabudu Rajanam Vahanse, Vesak puja, in New York Buddhist vihara.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Buduradun Avabodhakaragath Dharmaye Suvisesatvaya, Vesak puja, in New York Buddhist vihara.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2009, Polonnaruyugaya Bawddha Adyapanaya, Passgodavineetata Abhinandana Kalapaya.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Attakathacarya Upasenahimisaha Arthakathanakramaya,Swarnajayanti Sastriya Sangrahaya, Madanwala.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Brāhmanakāraka Dharma BududahamehiIganwena Âkāraya, VimalaLekha.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Aţţakathācariya Budhadattahimiyan Pali Sāhitya Kerehi Dakvu Dāyakatwaya, Kalyāni Sāstrīya Sangrahaya.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2011, Minisa Pilibada Bauddha Mataya, Mano vidyalipisnagrahaya.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2010, Reetiyahāeyata Guna Sankalpayeati Sambandhatāwaya, BhasaPrabha.
  • Pannarathana, G., Saundaryarasaswadayevidhikrama, Sri Sadhananda Abhinandana Sangrahaya.
  • Pannarathana, G.,  Preface- for Patacarawata by Dayapala Jayanetti.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2012, Sasanikapaviddeparamarthaya, Sarada, Dabhadeniya.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2016, CittaVibhagaya, Nivanṃaga.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2012, Paliatthakatha Mulasraya ataraporanayantahmitana, Charana.JPU.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2012, Savederumarthakathana Karma Pilibada Vimarsanathmaka Adyanayak.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2013, Vajrachedika Pragna Paramita, Buddhist culture study.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2013, Camachanadaye Yatharthaya ha Nivan Maga, Abhisamacara.
  • Pannarathana, G., 2013, Maranasannayedee Budu Dahama, Nivan Maga.
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2014, පඤ්චස්ඛන්‍ධයේ පැවැත්ම හා නැවැත්ම පි
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2014,කාමච්ඡන්දයේ යථාර්ථය සහ නිවන්මඟ, අභිසමාචාර, ශ්‍රී ලංකා අමරපුර මහා සංඝ සභාවේ සභාපති ධුර ප්‍රාප්ත අති පූජ්‍ය දොඩම්පහල චන්දසිරි මහානායක ස්වාමීන්ද්‍ර අභිනන්දන සංග්‍රහය.
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2014,ධ්‍යාන සමාපත්ති විෂයෙහි සමකාලීන දර්ශනවාද අතර බුදුදහම  තබා ඇති ඉදිරි පියවර පි
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2014,කිංපනමනොමයංකායං? කෙනුඛොකථං තං අභිනිමිතුං සක්කා, විද්‍යොදය ධර්ම ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය, ශ්‍රීමත් අනගාරික ධර්මපාලතුමාගේ 150 ජන්ම සංවත්සර අනුසමරණ උපහාර කලාපය
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2014, ත්‍රිපිටක සාහිතයය ඇසුරින් අනාපාන සති භාවනාව පි
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2015, ථෙරවාදී ඉගැන්වීම්වලින් අන්තරාභවයක් ප්‍රකට වේ ද යන්න විමර්ශනයක්, චරණශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය - 2015
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2015, බුදු රදුන්ගේ හසිතුප්පාදය පි
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2015,පාලි මූලාශ්‍රය ඇසුරින් අශ්‍රැතවත ්පෘථග්ජනයා හා ශ්‍රැතවත් ආර්ය ශ්‍රාවකයා පි
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2015, නාම රූප ධර්මයන්ගේ පැවැත්ම හා නැවැත්ම පි
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2016, අට්ඨකථාචාර්ය උපසේන හිමිගේ පාලි සාහිත්‍ය සේවය පි
  • පාලි ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය - 2015 දෙවන කලාපය, සී/ස ඇස්. ගොඩගෙ ්සහ සහෝදරයෝ (පුද්.) සමාගම, කො
  • පඤ්ඤාරතන, ජී., 2016,සිව් වැදෑරුම් අර්ථකථන න්‍යාය, පාලිශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය - 2016 තෙවන කලාපය, කොලිටිප්‍රින්ටර්ස්, නුගේගොඩ
  • Pannarathana, G., 2016, කාව්‍යය හා නාට්‍යය පි
  • Pannarathana, G., 2016,පර්යාප්තිය රැකගැනීමෙහි ලා මහා විහාරිය භික්‍ෂූන්ගේ දායකත්වය පි
  • Pannarathana, G., 2016, පාලි මූලාශ්‍රය ඇසුරින් අශ්‍රැතවත් පෘථග්ජනයා හා ශ්‍රැතවත් ආර්ය ශ්‍රාවකයා පි
  • Pannarathana, G., 2016,Contribution of the Sri Lankan nuns for the development of the Bhikkuni order, Aurora, Journal of English studies 2015, S. Godage & Brothers (Pvt) Ltd.

Books 

  • Pannarathana, G., Dibulagala Âcharya Paramparāwa hā Palisāhitya.
  • Pannarathana, G., Pali Aţţakathā Saha Âcāryawaru.
  • Pannarathana, G., Pragnā Prabhāvinī
  • Pannarathana, G., Sigalata Desu Dahama.
  • Pannarathana, G., Keppitiyawa Purana Mahā Vihara Vansaya.
  • Pannarathana, G., Bawdha Pratipadawa.

 Editions 

  • Pannarathana, G., Pasgoda Sri Vineeta Nahimi Abhinandana Sastriya Sanhita.
  • Pannarathana, G., Amma Sadaki, Sunetra Suriyaarachchi Guna Samaru Sastriya Kalapaya.
  • Pannarathana, G., Telakatahagatha, Buddhist and Paliuniversity. Sub editor.

Research papers: staff development program 

  • Pannarathana, G., Rupavachara Dhyana hā Budu Dahama. Research paper in staff Development program in Buddhist and PaliUniversity.
  • Pannarathana, G., Pancaskhandhaye Pavetma hā Nevetma Pilibada Dharmānukūla Viggrahayak. Research paper in staff Development program in Buddhist and Pali University.


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