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  • Ven. Katthakaduwe Chandavimala Thero

    Lecturer (Probationary)

    B. A. (Hons), Sri Jayewardenepura University
    M. A The Institute of fPaIi and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya
    Royal Pandith

    +94-112857786 +94-472251374

Educational Qualification

  1. Ph.D. (Buddhist Philosophy) degree, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, (in progress) from 01st of January in 2009 up to date.
  2. MA degree in Buddhist Studies (English Medium), Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies. University of Kalaniya, 2008.
  3. BA (Hons) in Buddhist Philosophy (First Class), University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda, 2004-2008.
  4. Pracheana Pandit Degree (Pracheena Awasana), Sri Lanka Oriental Studies Society, (2000-2006)
  5. Successfully completed the Dharmacarya Examination with higher grades, 2001.
  6. G.C.E. Advance Level Examination, The 10th in Matara District and the 206th in Island with three “A” passes, 2002
  7. Diploma in Counseling Psychology, Sri Lanka Mental Health Foundation. (2006-2007)

Teaching Experience

  1. Assistant lecturer (temporary), the Department of Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. (From 26.04.2010 up to date)
  2. Visiting Lecturer, the Department of Buddhist Philosophy, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka. (From 08.02.2010 to 09.04.2010)
  3. Temporary tutor, the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Nugegoda. (From 31.08.2009 to 05.02.2010)
  4. Chief Examiner of Advance Level Paper marking in Buddhist Civilization, 2010 and 2011.
  5. Sub Teacher, Wawurukannala Vidyathunga Vidyayathana Pirivena, Dikwella. (From 24.10.2006 to30.08.2009)
  6. Actively participated in preparing the course unite system in the Deprtment of Buddhist Philosophy of Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  7. Actively participated in paper setting, translating papers into English, evaluating scriptures and conducting external seminars, both in English and Sinhala Medium.

Achievements

  1. Successfully completed the “English for Employment” intensive English course with a Distinction pass, conducted by the Department of English, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008.
  2. Successfully completed the Diploma in Advanced English, conducted by the Department of English, University of Colombo, 2008/2011
  3. Successfully completed ‘English for careers part-11’ course conducted by the Department of English, University of Colombo (two years), 2008.
  4. Successfully completed the ‘Spoken English’ (secondary level) course with a credit pass, conducted by the Royal Institute, 2005.
  5. Successfully completed the certificate course in “Information and Communication Technology” conducted by The Computer Center, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008.
  6. Successfully completed the Diploma in Computer Studies conducted by Sarana Foundation, 2002.
  7. Successfully completed the “Computer Hardware Engineering” course, conducted by the Raytronics Computers, Nugegoda, 2007.
  8. Successfully completed the Certificate course in Japanese Language Proficiency of Level Four conducted by the Embassy of Japan, 2007.
  9. Successfully completed the Japanese Language Basic I and II levels conducted by the National Youth Services Council at Maharagama, 2007.
  10. Participated in one day Bikkhu Leadership training programme organized by the Buddhist Monks Association, 2007.
  11. Participated in the career guidance programme conducted by the Career Guidance Unit, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008.

Conferences

  1. Can Arahant Commit Suicide?, 07th national conference on Buddhist Studies, The Dept. of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Buddhist Times Trust and Bodu Sahana Aramudala, 2011
  2. Committing Suicide: A Buddhist Perspective, The 61st workshop of the Development of Academic Skills, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2011
  3. The Relationship between Ten Perfection and Ten Stages in Dasabhūmika Sutta, Annual Conference of Royal Asiatic Society, 2011
  4. A Critical Study on Spiritual Faculties and its Content, 04th Bi-annual International conference, Sri Lanka Association of Buddhist Studies, 2010
  5. Ageing: The Buddhist perspective, 06th national conference on Buddhist Studies, The Dept. of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Buddhist Times Trust and Bodu Sahana Aramudala, 2010

Publications

Books

  1. Final Extinction: A Comparative Religious Study (in Sinhala), 2011
  2. Personality: A Buddhist Perspective. 2011

Edition

  1. Carana Academic Journal, Association of Buddhist monks University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008

Articles

  1. The Religious Teachings on the Life after Death (in Sinhala), Abhivandana, Ven. Bamunugama Dhammarathana Felicitation Journal, 2012
  2. Gerontological Aspects in Buddhism, Buddhist Studies, Research Papers Presented at 6th National Conference on Buddhist Studies, 2011
  3. Personality Concept in Buddhism (in Sinhala), Buddhist Psychology, Ven. Vevelvala Anuruddha Felicitate Academic Journal, 2011
  4. The Emancipation Concept in Theravada Buddhism (in Sinhala), 2600th Enlightenment Jubilee of the Buddha Academic Journal, The Ministry of Education, 2011
  5. The Ethical Philosophy Found in Sangha Community Introduced by the Buddha (in Sinhala), Buddhist Ethics, Ven. Vitiyala Indasiri Felicitate Academic Journal, 2010
  6. The Foundation in Buddhism is Friendship (in Sinhala), Svarna Prabha, Ven. Boralugoda Indarathana, Felicitate Academic Journal, 2010
  7. How the Analysis of Dharma in Sarvastivada is Equivalent with the Teachings of Theravada (in Sinhala), Abhicarana, Ven. Vehelle Dhammapala Felicitate Academic Journal, 2010
  8. The Emancipation Concept in Mahayana Buddhism (in Sinhala), Samaya Adhyana, Ven. Likolapitiye Dhammarathana Felicitate Academic Journal, 2009
  9. The Reasons for the Origin of Madhyamika Philosophy (in Sinhala), Carana Academic Journal, Association of Buddhist monks University of Sri Jayewardenepura, 2008

Ven. Katthakaduwe Chandavimala Thero