International Webinar on Multilingualism and Buddhist Perspectives

Organized by Faculty of Language Studies, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka



About the Conference

Language is the most powerful medium of communication in the world. The correct use of language in the proper context brings in peace and harmony through mutual trust and understanding. This conference is aimed at discussing the ways and means of applying the utility of languages in gifting to the world the greatest humane message in Buddhism.


Conference Tracks

  • Basic concepts of buddhism through divers languages
  • Peace and re-conciliation through languages
  • Understanding buddhism through mother-tongues
  • Role of language in propagate buddhism
  • Presentation techniques in propagating bhamma
  • Utilization of written discourses in the buddhist context

Keynote Speaker


Keynote Speech by

Professor Ramesh Prasad
Dean - Faculty of Shraman Vidya, Sampurnanand Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi, India

Conference Sessions

Session 1 - Basic concepts of Buddhism through divers languages
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9.45 - 11.15
Session Chair - Ven. Prof.  Moragollagama Uparathana Thero
Moderator       - Lecturer Ms. T.N. Weerasooriya

Session 2 - Peace and re-conciliation through languages
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11.15 – 12.45
Session Chair  - Ven. Dr. Kotiyagala Uparathana Thero
Moderator       - Lecturer Mr. K.A.R.Supun Kaluarachchi

Session 3  - Understanding Buddhism through mother-tongues
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11.15 – 12.45
Session Chair  - Senior Lecturer Mr. Upul Priyantha Gamage
Moderator       - Lecturer Mr. Charith Priyadarshana

Session 4 - Role of language in propagate Buddhism
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1.30 - 3.00
Session Chair  - Senior Lecturer Mrs.Nirosha Salwathura
Moderator       - Lecturer Mrs.Nimali Priyangika

Session 5 - Presentation techniques in propagating Dhamma
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1.30 - 3.00
Session Chair  - Senior Lecturer Dr.Ms.M.N.S.Dilani
Moderator       -Lecturer Ven. Yodhakandiye Ariyawansa Thero

Session 6 - Utilization of written discourses in the Buddhist context
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3.00 - 4.30
Session Chair  - Senior Lecturer Dr.Mrs.T.M.W.P.Tennakoon
Moderator       - Lecturer Ven. Koonkadawala Wimaladhamama Thero

Session 7 - Basic concepts of Buddhism through divers languages
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3.00 - 4.30
Session Chair  - Dr. Vikas Singh
Moderator       - Lecturer Ven. Sellakatharagama Gnanalankara Thero


Articles


Conference Committee

Chief Advisor :

  • Ven Prof. Lenagala Siriniwasa Thero - Faculty of Language Studies


Conference Chair                   :
  • Ven. Kandegama Deepawansalankara Thero - Department of Pali
   
Conference Joint Secretaries :
  • Mr. Pradeep Gunasena - Department of English Language Teaching

  • Ms. Nirosha Salwatura  - Department of Language Skills Development

  • Dr. Upul Gamage - Department of Sinhala

  • Ms. Jeewanthi Hettiarachchi - Computer teaching Unit


Conference Assistant           :
  • Mr. Sisila Kothalawala


Editorial Board



Review Commitee


Call for papers

Contact Details

Email                 : conference@bpu.ac.lk

Tel                     :

  • Conference Chair :Ven. Kandegama DeepawansalankaraThero (+94 71 800 8225)
  • Mr. Pradeep Gunasena     (+94 71 310 9225)
  • Ms. Nirosha Salwatura      (+94 77 377 1797)
  • Dr. Upul Gamage               (+94 71 867 5391)
  • Ms. Jeewanthi Hettiarachchi(+94 77 587 5065)

News and Highlights

http://www.bpu.ac.lk/news/post/international-webinar-multilingualism-and-buddhist-perspective-was-successfully-completed-10th-november-2021


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