Department of Buddhist Culture

Academic Staff

Head of Department

Ven Professor Ekiriyagala Nanda Thera
B. A. (Hons.) (University of Peradeniya)
M. A. (University of Peradeniya)
M Phil. (Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka)
Post Graduate Diploma in Education (University of Peradeniya)

Telephone:

Office - 011-2857782, 0112891877 - 256
Temple - 035-2223710

Research Field:
  • Buddhist Social Philosophy
Researches:
  • Teaching methods Stated in Buddhism (In Sinhala) (Thesis submitted for M. A. Degree)
  • A Study of the Theoretical and Practical Value of the Middle Path (In Sinhala) (Thesis submitted for M. Phil Degree)
Publications:
  • Teaching Techniques as Reflected in Buddhism. (In Sinhala) (1999)
  • Studies on Buddhist Philosophy. (In Sinhala) (2010)
  • Essays on Buddhist Culture.(In Sinhala) (2010)
  • Studies on Pali Language and Literature. (In Sinhala) (2010)

Ms. M. A. C. Munasinghe

Senior Lecturer
B. A. (Hons.) First Class for Buddhist culture (University of Kelaniya)
M. A. (Distinction) (Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya)
M. S. Sc (Philosophy) (University of Kelaniya)

Telephone

Official- 011-2857782 - 254
Residence- 011-2830087

Research Field:
  • Geographical Expansion of Buddhist Culture
Researches:
  • Buddhism and Art (Thesis submitted for M. A. Degree)
  • A Comparative Study on the Political Concepts as Derived from Early Buddhist Thoughts and Platonic Philosophy (In Sinhala) (Thesis submitted for M. S. S. C. Degree)

Ven. Aluthgama Wimalarathana Thera.

Lecturer (Probationary)
B. A. (Hons.) First Class for Buddhist Culture (University of Kelaniya)
M. A. (Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University ofKelaniya)
Staff Development Course, University of Colombo.

Telephone:

Office - 011-2857782 - 256
Temple - 031-2299617
Temple - 071-7506080
Email -:wimaluthgama@gmail.com / waluthgama@yahoo.com

Research Field:
  • Sri Lankan Buddhist Culture under the Colonial era.
Researches:
  • The Buddhist Psychotherapeutic Aspect as derived from Mahasatipatthana Sutta. (In Sinhala)
  • Review on the Influence of British Religious Policies to Sri Lankan Buddhist Culture. (In Sinhala)