Name                                 : Ven.Dr. Lenagala Siriniwasa Thero
Designations                     : Associate Professor (Dean - Faculty of Language Studeies)
Department                       : Department of Sanskrit
Official Telephone             : +9411 -2894818
Personal Telephone           : +94777-899503
Email Address                   : siriniwasal@bpu.ac.lk/ siriniwasal@yahoo.com
Accounts                           :

Academic Qualifications

  • B.A (University of Kelaniya)
  • Royal Pandith (Oriental Studies Society)
  • M.A. (University of Delhi, India)
  • Ph.D. (Banaras Hindu University-Varanasi, India)
  • Diploma in Education (National Institute of Education)

Academic Experience

  • Head of the Department (Sanskrit), Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2016 -Up to now.
  • Coordinator of Post Graduate Studies, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2017 -Up to now
  • Visiting lecturer, University of Kelaniya,2017-Up to now
  • Lecturer, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2011-2015
  • Visiting Lecturer, Buddhasravaka Bhiksu University, 2009-2010
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Kelaniya, 2009 -2010
  • Temporary Lecturer, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2009-2011
  • Teacher, Kalyani Institute of Buddhist Studies, 2001-2010
  • Teacher, Sadanandarama Privena – Lewangama, 1993-2010


Administration

  • Coordinator, 2017, Postgraduate studies, Buddhist and Pāli University of Sri Lanka.
  • Coordinator, Professional development Programme of Academic Staff,    2017, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Coordinator, Special lecture Series, 2016, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • Coordinator, Meditation Programme, 2016, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • Coordinator, Special lecture Series, 2015, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka


International / National Seminar Presentations

  • The place of Nirvikalpaka pratyakṣa in Buddhist logic, -2010 Professional Development Program of Academic Staff -2010
  • Trikāya concept-Trikāyastava Sanskrit inscription,2015 (Mihintalaya), Professional Development Program of Academic Staff -2015
  • Atharvavede Rogachikithsānām vartamāna upayogitā˜2016 (In Sanskrit)-Professional Development Program of Academic Staff -2016
  • Ancient Ayurvedic medicines with reference to Atharvaveda, 2016,Seminar on  'Culture in Tourism' Organized by Meijo  university of Japan and Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2016

 

Research & Publications

  • Siriniwasa, L, 2008 ,"Indeterminate Perception in Buddhist Logic", Anvīksikī, Bio-monthly International Journal of all research, Maneesa Publication and Shodha viveka organisation – Varanasi, India
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2009, "Research Paper on Advaita Vedānta Definition of perception",  Anusandhanavallarī, Sri paṭṭābhirāma Sāstrī Vedameemāmsānusandhana kendra – varanasi-
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2009, "Sanskritam nāma daivīvāganvyākhyātā maharsibhih"   Essay, Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol.3, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2010, "Lalitavistara, its importance and content", Research paper -  Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol.4, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2011 "Nāsadīya sūktaye loka sambhāvya",Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol.5, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2011 "Metaphysics in Upanisadic philosophy" , Vidyalankara journal,  Vidyalankara press-
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2011 ''Buddhist analysis of the life and the universe and modern scientific investigation", Śāstrīya samgraha, Ministry of Education -
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2012 "Basic dramatic structures given in nātyaśāstra of Bharatamuni"-,Carana journal, University of Jayavardhanapura-
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2012, "The structure of Sanskrit drama", Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol.6, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2013 "The philosophical concepts appeared in Upanisadic texts", Vidyalankara journal, Upanisadic  , Vidyalankara press
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2014,"An inquiry on Bhasa and his dramatic works" , Vidyodaya journal, State print.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2014, "Naishadha carita and Śrīharsa", Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol.7, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka –
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2015, "An inquiry on the date of kalidasa", Vidyodaya journal, State print
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016, Rāmāyanamādikāvyam ,vidyodaya journal , State print-
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2015,"The place of poetic figures in classical Sanskrit poetic literature", Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol.8, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka –
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016 "A study of Puns in Subandhu's Vasavadatta",  Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol. 9, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka –
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2017 "A critical study of Wisdom as depicted in Aṣṭasāhasrikā Prajnāpāramitā with reference to the philosophy of Nāgārjuna”, Bhāṣāprabhā, Vol.10, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka .
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2017,"Introduction to Bāna  and Harṣacharitha", Revatābhinandana, Department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2017, "Is the author of Jātakamālā Sri Lankan?" , Sandhārā, BPU Students  Association, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2018, "Naishadha carita and Sri Harsha"   Revata yati prabha, Deepana offset printers, Gampaha

Research papers

  • Siriniwasa, L, 2008, Indeterminate Perception in Buddhist logic", Research Paper, The 3rdinternational Conference, SLABS.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2012, Atharvaveda Rogachikithsānām vartamāna upayogitā˜,Professional Development Programme of the academic staff development, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka,
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2012, Origin of life and the universe from Vedic era to modern scientific investigations, First National Conference.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2009-2012, "The place of Indeterminate Perception In Buddhist logic", , Professional Development Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Programme of the academic staff development
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2013,“Puññapā pahīnassa natthi jāgarato bhayam”, National conference, Bhiksu University, Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka.

Other Publishers

  • Siriniwasa, L, 2012,Origin of life and the universe- from Vedic era to Modern scientific Investigation, First National conference BPU
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2013, Buddhist explanation on Hell , Anupada, Magadhi, Publication institute of Pali and Buddhist studies,
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2013, "A critical study on Abhidharmakosa", Buddhist Sanskrit studies, Saranaseva Publication.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2014, "The teaching on marriage in Manusmruti, Pannipitiya Dharmapala Vidyalaya journal.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2014, "Supra-matterial science in Upanisadic philosophy"- Mimasisara, BPU.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016, "Abhidharmakosa and its first chapter”, Bauddha Adhyayana, Rotumba Sri Ananda memorial journal, Kanchana printers, Gangodavila .
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016,"Critical study on Abhidharmakosa" Pannāsārābhinandana, Asliya printers, Colombo.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016,"Structure of Atharveda and its content – Anupassana vol.ii (Henepola Nandasiri Abhinandana), Sri Dharmaloka Maha pirivena, Kandy.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016, "The Contribution of Basha for the Development of Sanskrit Dramatic Literature – Dhammagaveshi, Vidhyarathna Pirivena, Mathale .
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016, "Trikāya concept - Trikāyastava Sanskrit inscription (Mihinthalaya) –Pariyesanā - Quality printers.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2016, “A study on the special linguistic features of Asokan inscriptions" – Journal of Pali, 3rd volume, BPU.
  • Siriniwasa, L, 2017, Dānaya,Damsara (Hewane Medhananda shasthriya    Sangrahaya) .
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