• Ven. llukewela Dhamrnatathana Thero

    Lecturer (Probationary)

    B. A. (Hons), Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
    M. A. The Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya

    +94-112857786 +94-372296071

Theses and Dissertations

  1. B. A. Degree -: Morality Leads to Personality, Buddhst and Pali Unversity of Sri Lanka, Homagama, 2006
  2. M. A. Degree -: A Critical Study of the Buddhist Concept of Sappurisa and Asappurisa, Post-Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya. 2007
  3. M. Phil -: The Critical Study of the Evolution of Cittaviprayuktasaüskāras with reference to Theravāda and Sarvāstivāda Sources of Abhidhamma, Post-Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya. 2008 – up to now.

Training and Workshops

  1. Participating in preparing Syllabus in Buddhist Philosophy (2009-2012)
  2. Participating in workshops for the Development of Academic Skills conducted by Buddhist and Pali University.
  3. Participated in the translation and edition of Pali-English Dictionary (until December 2008)
  4. Participated and presented a paper at the workshop on Buddhist Studies for post Graduate students of Tibuwan University and Lotus Academy of Nepal Organized by Buddhist and Pali University, Colombo Sri Lanka on 22nd of October, 2008

Books - Published

  1. An Approach to Buddhist Philosophy (2009)
  2. Abhidhamma and its Development (2009)
  3. Buddhist Approach to Personality(2011)
  4. Character Building in Buddhism(2011)

National Conferences


  1. ආගමිකසහනශීලීත්වයපිළිබදබෞද්ධ ආකල්පය. (12th October, 2012). National Confence on Practicle Buddhist Studies: Celebrating the 700th Aniversary of the Asgiri Mahaviharaya. Kandy: Asgiri Mahaviharaya.
  2. Bhavaṅga is a Timely Changed Term. (10th to 12th December, 2010). Bi-annual International Conference. Pallekele: Sri Lanka Buddhist Academy.
  3. Theravāda Confusion of Jīvitindriya by Grouping it Under Two Categories; Cetasika and Rūpa Dhammas. (24th to 25th August, 2012). First National Conference . Homagama: Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  4. Religious Tolerance in Buddhism. (28th July, 2012). Dhamma Conference: for Peace and Unity. Colombo: The Mahabodhi Society of Sri Lanka.

Internaltional Conference

  1. Prenatal Development of the Being and the Reliability of Aṭṭhakathā in Search of the Exact Day of Transmigration of Viññāṇa. (1st September, 2011). International Pali Conference . Jayawardhanapura: Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura.
  2. Early Buddhist Thoery of Perception and the Seventeen Thought Moments. (25th to 26th March, 2011 ). 4th Research Conference. Colombo: Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka.
  3. The Complication of Accepting Pabassara-Citta as Bhavaṅga. (28th - 30th, March 2014). 6th Research Conference. Colombo: Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka.
  4. Social Enhancement Empowered by Buddhism. (28th to 30th March, 2013). 6th Research Conference. Colombo: Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka.
  5. The Conception, Implantation and the Futility of Intermediate Life. (4th and 5th December, 2013). 2nd International Research Conference of Humanities and Social Sciences on Reshaping the Arena of Knowledge. Jayawardhanapura: The Faculty of Humanities and Socail Sciences, University of Sri Jayawardhanapura.
  6. An Early Buddhist Interpretation on Psycho-Physio Combination of the Being. (4th September, 2014). 2nd International Confernce. Pallekele: Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy.
  7. The Appropriateness of the Term 'Theroy of Causality'. (4th to 5th December, 2010). 6th National Conference on Buddhist Studies. Sri Jayawardhanapura: The Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies.
  8. The Prāpti of Sarvāstivāda Abhidharma and its relation to Bhavaṅga in Theravāda Abhidhamma. (6th to 8th September, 2013). Sri Lanka Association of Buddhist Studies: 5th International Conference. Colombo: Sambuddhatva Jayanti Mandira.
  9. The Applicability of Insight Meditation for Controlling the Conceit (māna). (8th to 10th January, 2013). 2nd International Confernce on Meditation. Ayutthaya: International Buddhist Meditational Centre.

Ven. llukewela Dhamrnatathana Thero