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  • Ven. Aluthgama Wimalarathana Thera

    Lecturer

    M.A (Two years- with research component) university of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2014 (Sinhala medium)
    M. A. (Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya) Sri Lanka, 2006 (English medium)
    B. A. (Hons) First Class for Buddhist Culture (University of Kelaniya) Sri Lanka, 2004
    Staff Development Course, Staff development Centre, University of Colombo. (With SEDA from UK), Sri Lanka, 2012

    +94-011-2-857786-2245,2388 +94-71-7506080 +94-31-2299617 Sri Saranankararamaya, Makandura, Gonewila, (N.W.P), Sri Lanka

Teaching Experience:

Lecture from 1st of February 2013 to up to date Department of Buddhist Culture. Buddhist and Pali University, Homagama, Sri Lanka

Lecturer (probationary) from 1st of February 2010 to 1st of February 2013 Department of Buddhist Culture, Buddhist and Pali University, Homagama, Sri Lanka

Temporary Assistant Lecturer (Both in Sinhala and English medium) Department of Buddhist Culture, Buddhist and Pali University, Homagama, Sri Lanka from 01st January 2008 to 31st December 2009

Visiting Lecturer Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. From 07th November 2005 to 2008.

Assistant Teacher at Somaransi International Institute, Dambadeniya, Kurunegala from 2004 to 2005.

National Development Activities:

Chief Examiner - G.C.E. (A/L) Examination, Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka, from 2006 – up to date.

Diploma in Buddhism- Daham Sarasaviya – 2008 (Seminar Series Island wide) – second stage B.P.U. of Sri Lanka under the patronage of the department of Buddhist affairs Sri Lanka.

Principle, Sri Saranankararama Dhamma School Makandura Gonewila, Sri Lanka from 2008 up to date.

International / National Conference

 “A Review on the influence of Mahayana to Pirith Chanting on the Buddhist Rituals in Sri Lanka’’ 8th Annual Research symposium – 2007, Abstracts of presentation faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 “A Study of Assimilation of Buddhism in to Tibetan Indigenous culture and life”- International conference on Social Sciences Sri Lanka 2008 (ICSSL) – 18- 20 July 2008 – Research center for Social Science faculty of Social Sciences University of Keleniya , Sri Lanka.

A study   of Assimilation of Buddhism with Myanmar Indigenous Culture and life” – Sri Lanka Association for Buddhist Studies (SLABS) Proceedings of the 3rd International conference, December 8, 9 And 10 -2008, Buddhasrawake Bikshu University Anuradhapura Sri Lanka.    

‘A Survey on the Buddhist facet of Assimilation concept” 9th Annual Research symposium-2008.Abstracts of presentation faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

 “A study of Theravada Buddhist concept of universal Monarch” workshop on Buddhist studies Abstracts Organized by Buddhist and Pali University – Colombo. Sri lanka-22nd October 2008

“A study of how the assimilation theoretical concept in Buddhism was conducive to the expansion of Buddhist order” Professional Development Programme of the academic staff, Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka. -29th April 2009

Review on the become the Devaraja cult into Buddharaja cult in Cambodia”-First National Conference 2012 in Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

How to use poster presentation for passive learning to active learning of the student” Conference on Higher Education in Sri Lanka, jointly organized by Staff Development Centre (SDC) and Sri Lanka Association for Improving Higher Education Effectiveness (SLAIHEE) University of Colombo, May, 2012.

Publications:

Articles in Sinhala: Journal Articles

Is Buddhism a Religion or Philosophy? - Sarada – 2006- in felicitation for Ven Dr. Kakapalliya Anuraddha , volume 2  Issue 6 – Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies University of  Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

“A Review on the Origin and expansion of the Mahayana Tradition in Ceylon” – Saradha – the department of Sanskrit – University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

“The expansion of Buddhism in Tibet and its impact on Tibetan life and the culture” ‘Abhimani’ Academic journal – 2009 published by Ruhunu Academic Circle, Sri Lanka

“A Review on the Yogacara Tradition and the three-fold evolution of consciousness” journal of Religious Studies – 2008, Department of Religions Studies and comparative philosophy, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka.

“A Review on the communication prowess of the Buddha”, Academic journal 2006 in felicitation for Ven. Imbulgoda Cahandawimala, published by department of culture affairs, Sri Lanka

“A Review on the Buddhist analysis of the caste system in Brahmanism” ‘Mihindu Puja-2007, Academic journal in felicitation for Ven. Atabage Mahinda- Published by Sasanalakara Maha Pirivena, Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka

The role of the kings for expansion and development of Buddhism in Thailand”- ‘Carana’ fifth Volume-2013 published by Bikshu Union, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Sri Lanka.

Review Is Ven Maliyadeva Thera the last Arahant in Sri Lanka? ‘Anupada’-2013, Academic journal in felicitation for Ven. Kirinde Gunasiri- Published by ‘Maghadhi’-Pali and Buddhist publication institute, Sri Lanka

The Historicity and the Development of Buddhism in Cambodia”, Buddhist Culture in Asia, Essays in Honour of Most Venerable Warayaye Athula Nayaka Thero-2014 published by Sri Damraja Pirivena,Godakawela Sri Lanka

“Review on become the Devaraja cult to Buddharaja cult in Cambodia ‘Expansion of Buddhism and its socialization’ first national conference -2012, published by Buddhist and pali university of sri lanka 2015.

A Survey on how the eminent intellectuals in the world recognized the Buddha”. ‘Subhashithodaya’-2013, Academic journal in felicitation for Ven Siridhamma Nahimi - Published by Editors, Sri Lanka

Editions:

Edited as the Co-ordinator-Abstract 2009-2012- Professional Development Programme of the academic staff, Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka -2012

Research Experience:

A critical study of the new trends in Sri Lankan Buddhist Tradition (in Sinhala)

The Buddhist Psychotherapeutic Aspect as derived from Mahasatipatthana Sutta. (In English)

Review on the Influence of British Religious Policies to Sri Lankan Buddhist Culture. (In Sinhala)

Current Research Activities:

Administrative Experience:

Student councillor of Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from 2012 -2014

Student advisor Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka 2013-2014

Member of faculty board in faculty of Buddhist Studies, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from 2010 up to date

Member of senate in Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from September 2014

Co-ordinator of career development programme of the academic staff in the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from 2011to2012

Course coordinator of the Diploma in Buddhism, Diploma in pali, Diploma in Tamil, Diploma in Sanskrit, Diploma in Chinese language in Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from 2013 up to date.

The sectary of the Lecturers’ Union of Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from 2012 to 2013

Chief Examiner to the Evaluation of the papers of the Diploma in Buddhism conducted by Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka.(04- Sri Lankan Buddhist Tradition-2009 October

Chief Examiner to the Evaluation of the Diploma in Daham Sarasaviya Second Stage conducted by Buddhist and Pali University in collaboration with the Department of Buddhist affairs, ministry of Buddha sasana Sri Lanka. 2008 November (04- Sri Lankan Buddhist Tradition)

Chief examiner  to the Diploma in Daham Sarasaviya Examination conducted by Buddhist and Pali University in collaboration with the Department of Buddhist affairs, Sri Lanka. 2008 October

Special Fields:

Buddhist Culture

Research interests;

Geographical expansion of Buddhism and Buddhist culture

Buddhist culture in Sri Lanka

Academic Awards:

Gold medal” in memory of Ven. Bambarende Siri Seevali for the best student of Buddhist culture awarded by the scholarship Trust of faculty of Humanities- University of Kelaniya ,Sri Lanka 2004.

Other Academic Achievements;

‘A’ pass - An English Course conducted by Lanka Academic of English Education Kurunegala, sri lanka.

English through Buddhism” course conducted by the post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist – University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2006.

Completed Diploma course in computer conducted by Ven. Harigala Hemeloka Computer Institute, Makandura –Gonawila, Sri Lanka.

Ven. Aluthgama Wimalarathana Thera