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Head of Department of Sanskrit

Ven.Dr.Lenagala SiriniwasaThera

Ven. Professor Neluwe Sumanawansa Thero
 

 


Ven. Māwatagama Pemānanda Thero
Lecturer (Probationary)
Royal Paṇḍit (Oriental Studies Society)
B. A. (Hons.) University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka
M. A. in Buddhist Studies (University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka)
M. Phil in Sanskrit, University of Sri Jayawardenapura, Sri Lanka

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Official : +94-11-2857786-7 , 891731
Residence : +94-81-3829425 / 2575346
Temple : 081-2575346, 081-3829425
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E-mail : mawatagamap@gmail.com

Web: www.pemananda.blogspot.com

Study field: Sanskrit

Thesises
  1. The Study of the Concept of Espionage in the Kautilîya Arthaśāstra, (In Sinhala), Independent Study, Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1993, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka. (pgs. 143)
  2. Buddhist Teaching of Knowledge, (In Sinhala), Independent Study, Master of Arts Degree, 1994, Postgraduate Institute of Pāli & Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. (pgs. 49)
  3. The Use of Lakāras for Origin of Sanskrit Verbs: An observation according to Panini`s Grammar Book, Aśtādhyāyī, (In Sinhala), Independent Study, Master of Philosophy Degree, 2010, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka. (pgs. 765)
Research Papers
  1. The Plans of the Ancient Anurādhapura City reflected in the Vamsatthappakāsinî or Mahāvamsa Tîkā under the five sub-periods, A Presentation, Annual Review - 1990, Institute of Fundamental Studies, Hantāna Road, Kandy, 1990.
  2. History of Urbanization in Sri Lanka, A Presentation, fifth Annual Science Conference - 1991, Institute of Fundamental Studies, Hantāna Road, Kandy, 1990.
  3. The Use of Ten Lakāras for Origin of Sanskrit Verbs: An observation according to Panini`s Grammar Book, Aśtādhyāyī, In a need of MPhil Degree, 28.10.1999, Faculty of Post-graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka.
  4. National Identity of thought Reflected in Grammar: According to Usage of Sinhala Language, In a need of MPhil Degree, 11.01.2002, Faculty of Post-graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka.
  5. The Sanskrit Influence on Conjugational Patterns of Pali, In a need of MPhil Degree, Faculty of Post-graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009.
Seminars
  1. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit (Text Books) of Primary Pirivana Final Exam, organized by the Vidyaravinda Pirivana of Gampaha, 1996.
  2. Conducted a Seminar on The Use of Ten Lakāras for Origin of Sanskrit Verbs: An observation according to Pannini`s Grammar Book, Aśthādhyāyī, In a need of MPhil Degree, Faculty of Post-graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka, 28.10.1999.
  3. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit Paper I (Texts & History of Literature) of Oriental Preliminary Examination organized by the Association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Centrel Province, 1999.
  4. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit (Text Books) of Primary Pirivana Final Exam, Ibid , 2000.
  5. Conducted the Synopsis Seminar on "“The Use of Ten Lakāras for Origin of Sanskrit Verbs: An observation according to Pannini`s Grammar Book, Aśthādhyāyī”, Faculty of Post-graduate Studies, University of Sri J'pura, 2000.
  6. Conducted The first seminar paper of Mphil on "National Identity of thought Reflected in Grammar : According to Usage of Sinhala Language", Ibid, 2001.
  7. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit (Text Books) of Primary Pirivana Final Exam, organized by the Association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Ratnapura District, Mudduwa Pirivana, 2001.
  8. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit Literature (Text Books) of Primary Pirivana Final Exam, organized by the Association of Sammaajiva -Education in Sri Lanka, Navinna Rajamaha Viharaya, Maharagama, 2001.
  9. Conducted a Seminar on National Identity of thought Reflected in Grammar: According to Usage of Sinhala Language, In a need of MPhil Degree, Faculty of Post-graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka, 11.01.2002.
  10. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit Grammar of G.C.E. Advanced Level Exam, organized by the Association of Sammaajiva – Educational Burden in Sri Lanka, Navinna Rajamaha Viharaya, Maharagama, 2002.
  11. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit (Text Books) of Primary Pirivana Final Exam, organized by the Association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Centrel Province, 2003.
  12. Conducted a Seminar on History of Sanskrit Literature and Sanskrit Prosody and & Poetic Ornaments (=Alamkaras) of Oriental Intermediate Examination, organized by the Association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Centrel Province, 2004.
  13. Conducted a Seminar Sanskrit Literature (Text Books) of Primary Pirivana Final Exam on, organized by the Association of Sammaajiva -Education in Sri Lanka, Navinna Rajamaha Viharaya, Maharagama, 2004.
  14. Conducted a Seminar on History of Sanskrit Literature and Prosody & Poetic Ornaments (=Alamkaras) of Oriental Intermediate Examination – 2005, organized by the association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Centrel Province, 2005.
  15. Conducted a Seminar on An Introduction to Conjugational Patterns of Sanskrit Grammar, Seminar for Pirivana Teachers on Sanskrit Studies of Galle District – 2005, organized by Additional Director of Education (Piriven) / Instructer of Sanskrit Subject (Piriven) / the association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Galle, 2005.
  16. Conducted a Seminar on Special Stratagies and Practical Methods for Teaching Sanskrit Subject, Seminar for Pirivana Teachers on Sanskrit Studies of Galle District – 2005, Conducted by Additional Director of Education (Piriven) / Instructor of Sanskrit Subject (Piriven) / the association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Galle, 2005.
  17. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit Grammar and Translations, Seminar for Students of Oriental Preliminary Examination – 2005 in Colombo District, organized by the Parivenadhipati & the Staff of Sri Lankavidyalaya, Maradana, 2005.
  18. Conducted a Seminar on Critical Observation of Cave Inscriptions of Pilikuttuva Rajamahaviharaya, Seminar Paper, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Colombo 07, 2005.
  19. Conducted a Seminar on History of Sanskrit Literature and Prosody & Poetic Ornaments (=Alamkaras) of Oriental Intermediate Examination – 2006, organized by the association of Parivenadhipatis & Krtyadhikaris in Centrel Province, 2006.
  20. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit Grammar of G.C.E. Advanced Level Exam, organized by the Parivenadhipati & the Staff, Mahavihara Pirivana, Asgiriya, 2007
  21. Conducted a Seminar on the Content of Buddhist Discourses of Protection, A Two-Day Workshop of Chanting Pirit for Lay Persons, Mental Development and Research Centre, Kelaniya, 2008.
  22. Conducted the Second Seminar on The Sanskrit Influence on Conjugational Patterns of Pali, In a need of MPhil Degree, Faculty of Post-graduate Studies, University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, Sri Lanka, 2009.
  23. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit Grammar of G.C.E. Advanced Level Exam, organized by the Parivenadhipati & the Staff, Mahavihara Pirivana, Asgiriya, 2010.
  24. Conducted a Seminar on Sanskrit Grammar of G.C.E. Advanced Level Exam, organized by the Parivenadhipati & the Staff, Mahavihara Pirivana, Asgiriya, 2011.
Articles in Magazines and Newspapers
  1. Urban Plans and Designs (An Abstract), Annual Review 1990, Institute of Fundamental Studies, Kandy, 1991. (pp. 61-62)
  2. Introduction to the History of Sanskrit Literature (In Sinhala), Edrs. Rev. Kesbave Vimalananda, pras˜da (A Magazine), Nandana Publishing, 1995. (pp. 183-204)
  3. Buddhism is not Pessimistic (In Sinhala), Sandaeliya Vol. I.1 (A Newspaper), l˜ðk˜m˜t˜ Foundation Publishing of Nivugama, Pepiliyana, 1996 Oct – Des. (pp. 14-15)
  4. Dandin and His Literary Work (In Sinhala), Sanskrit - I (A Magazine), Edr. Rev. Ranisvala Sunanda, Kalubowila, 1998. (pp. 60-82)
  5. A Study of the Language & Writing Type of the Brāhmaõa Literature: According to Śunahśephakhyāna of Aitareya Brāhmaõa, (In Sinhala with an English summary), A Collection of Literary work, ( A Magazine), Vol. II, Edrs. Rev. Kadurugamuve Nagita, Faculty of Arts, University of Kalaniya, 1998. (pp. 162-174)
  6. A Study of Vedānta Philosophy (In Sinhala), Sādhanā, An Annual Collection of Literary work Vol. o9, (A Magazine), Edr. Rev. Kesbave Vimalananda, Department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya, 1999. (pp. 50-60)
  7. Buddhism to Life: According to Mūlapariyāya Sutta (In Sinhala), Bodumaga Vol. I, (A Newspaper), Dinasara Publishing, Nugegoda, July 09, 1998. (p. 13)
  8. A Survay of Bharatamuni's Rasa Theory (In Sinhala), A Collection of Literary Work, 1999, Department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya. (in press)
  9. Buddhist Teaching of Education (In Sinhala), Buddhist Education, Felicitation Volume of Ven. Paranagama Punnaratana, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine), Rev. Edrs. Alutgama Candananda, Honouring Committee of Ven. Paranagama Punnaratana, Horana, 2001. (pp. 62-69)
  10. Sanskrit Grammar of Examination of Advance Level (In Sinhala), A Booklet of Pali – Sanskrit Seminar – 2002, Association of Sammaajiva – Educational Burden in Sri Lanka, Navinna Rajamaha Viharaya, Maharagama, 2002. (pp. 44-65)
  11. Interpretations of Later Scholars for Rasasûtra of Bharatamuni (In Sinhala), Vidyâsûdanî, Felicitation Volume of Ven. Medagama Vajirañâõa Nâyaka Thera, Felicitation Volume, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine), Edrs. Rev. Wilaoye Wimalajoti, Publication of London Vihara, 2003. (pp. 407-424)
  12. The Teaching of Hinduvarõâšramadharma and Successful Life (In Sinhala), Sri Pannalokaprabha and the Concept of Dharmaniketana, Felicitation Volume of Ven. Raddalle Pannaloka Nâyaka Thera, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine), Vol. I, Edrs. Rev. Mawatagama Pemananda, Sri Pannaloka Prakasana of Purvaramaya, 2004. (pp. 152-159)
  13. Buddhism and The Concept of God : Let god do every thing and Do we just see? (In Sinhala), Lankadipa, News Paper, 09.05.2005. (p. 22)
  14. A Chart on History of Sanskrit Literature and Prosody (In Sinhala), A Collection of Nandana Literary Work, (A Magazine), Edrs. Rev. Kesbave Sumananada, Nandana Publishing, Vijayesundararamaya, Kesbava, 2005. (pp. 124-139)
  15. A Simple Push/Guide/Help for Sanskrit Subject of The Final Examination of Frimary Pirivana (In Sinhala), Sri Pannalokaprabha - II, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine),The Second Felicitation Volume of Ven. Raddalle Pannaloka Nâyaka Thera, Edr. Rev. Suriyaveve Dhammananda, Sri Pannaloka Prakasana of Purvaramaya, 2005. (pp. 145-158)
  16. The Identity of Human Thought, Reflected in Grammar : With Reference to the Usage of Sinhala Language (In Sinhala), 'Bauddha Adhyayana', A Collection of Literary Work, (A Megazine), Edrs. Rev. Gallelle Sumanasiri, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2006. (pp. 186-217)
  17. The Base of Language (In Sanskrit-bh˜ÿ˜y˜aÕ pratiÿ÷h˜.), 'Jivanayatra' (A Megazine), Vol.i.1, Edr. Rev. Maduruoye Dhammissara, Language Unit of Wickremaracci Ayurvedic Institute of Gampaha, University of Kelaniya, 2005 Sep.- Des. (p. 04)
  18. Is Sanskrit a Dead Language? (In Sanskrit-api sansk®tan m®tabh˜ÿ˜.), 'Bhasaprabha' (A Megazine), Vol.I.1, Edrs. Rev. Pelavatte Ratanapala, Surabhani Samsad of Dept. of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2005 Sep. (pp. 06-07)
  19. The Concept of Brahman, Reflected on the Upanisad of Svetasvatara (In Sinhala), 'Sat', A Collection of Literary Work, (A Megazine), Felicitation Volume of Ven. Hemmatagama Siddhartha Nâyaka Thera, Edrs. Raluve Padmasiri, Piliyandala, 2006. (pp. 98-108)
  20. The Dignity of Sri Dharmodaya Maha Pirivana (In Sanskrit-srŸ dharmodayamah˜pariveõastaprabh˜.), 'Saumya Rasmi', Felicitation Volume of Ambaliyadde Somananda Nâyaka Thera, Edrs. Rev. Maduruoye Dhammissara, Madanvala Raja Mahaviharaya, 2006. (pp. 11-12)
  21. Introduction to Dhammapada (In Sinhala), Saddharma makaranda, Dharma deþan˜, yamaka vargaya, Rev. Dunukevatte Gunaratana, Dhammasannivedana sansada, Matale, 2006. (pp. ix-xiv)
  22. Is Buddhism Pessimistic? (In Sinhala), Edr. Rev. Watteveve Dhammananda, Vanni Publication, 2006. (In Press)
  23. Simple Devotion Makes Great Happiness (In Sinhala), Felicitation Volume of Ven. Getamanne Hemaloka Nayaka Thera, Edrs. Rev. Tumbovila Dhammaratana, Honouring Committee of Ven. Getamanne Hemaloka Nayaka Thera, 2006. (pp. 166-174)
  24. The Use of Pietism of Bhagavadgita (In Sinhala), Dharamaprabh˜, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine), Edr. Rev. Neluve Sumanavansa, Organizing Committee of Opening Ceremony Four Stairs Building of Preaching Hall – Residential Building of Mahasangha – Library and Palace of Relics, Kaludara, 2006. (pp. 99-106)
  25. The Use of Metres and Poetic Embellishments in Telakatahagatha, A Supplementary Note Under Preface (In Sinhala), A New Edition of Telakatahagatha, Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2007. (pp. 39-46)
  26. The Buddhist Teaching of the Concept of Dana (Alms-Giving) and Its Classification (In Sinhala), Abhivandana Dana Sila Bhavana, Felicitation Volume, Edr. Ven. Kotiyagala Uparatana, Sumana Publications, Muppane Rajamahavihara, Monaragala, 2007.
  27. The Characteristics of Buddhist & Pali University of Sri Lanka (In Sanskrit), 'Bauddha Adhyayana', A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine), Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2007. (pp. 417-423)
  28. History of Sri Lankan Urbanization, 'Nenasara' Literary Volume, Department of Buddhist Culture, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2008. (In Press)
  29. The Practical Use of Grammar (In Sanskrit), Bhasapabha, Vol. ii, An Annual Magazine, Edr. Ven. Bambaragahapelesse Dhammika, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2008. (pp. 28-33)
  30. The Greatness of True Companionship (In Sanskrit), Bhasapabha, Vol. iii, An Annual Magazine, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2009.
  31. The Concept of Suitability in Poetic Composition (In Sinhala), 'Bauddha Adhyayana', A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine), Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2009. (In Press)
  32. The History Of University of Sri Jayewardhenepura (In Sanskrit), 'Carana', A Literary Volume, Edr. Ven. Medille Pannaloka, Bhiksu Union of University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, 2009. (pp. 177-196)
  33. An Introduction to Sankya Philosophy among Six fold Philosophy (In Sanskrit), 'Bharati' A Literary Volume, Edr. Ven. V. Indananda, Department Classical Languages, University of Peradeniya, 2009. (In Press)
  34. The Indo-European Language Family and Its Branches (In Sinhala), A Literary Volume of Golden Jubilee of Madanvala Pirivana, Old Student Association of Madanvala Pirivana, 2010. (pp. 157-176)
  35. The Essence of The Philosophical Teaching of Sautrantika (In Sanskrit), Bhasapabha, Vol. iv, An Annual Magazine, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2010. (pp. 142-154)
  36. The Importance of the Construction of Buddha – Images (In Sinhala), Buddha Pratima Asiriya, A magazine, Edr. Ven. Ilukkumbure Punnaratana, Dharmodaya Pirivana, Heeressagala, 2010.
  37. Preface on the Buddhist Recluse life (In Sinhala), Sasunketa, A Magazine, Ven. Kirimetiye Saddharatana, Kandy, 2010. (pp. v-ix)
  38. The Glory of Noble Qualities of The Most Venerable Hikkaduve Sri Sumangala Nayaka Thero (In Sanskrit), Vidyodaya Literary Volume, Vidyodaya Mahapirivana, Maradana, 2011. (pp. 26-27)
  39. The Essence of Buddhist Order (In Sinhala), Sarada, A Literary Volume, Edr. Ven Mawatagama Pemananda, Sasunmaga All Island Bhiksu Organization, Sasunmaga Publications, Dambadeniya, 2011. (In Press)
  40. The Blissful Life Suggested By Buddhist Order (In Sinhala), Sarada, A Literary Volume, Edr. Ven Mawatagama Pemananda, Sasunmaga All Island Bhiksu Organization, Sasunmaga Publications, Dambadeniya, 2011. (In Press)
  41. An Introduction to Sânkhya Pholosophy (In Sanskrit), Bhasapabha, Vol. v, An Annual Magazine, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2011. (pp. 299-303)
  42. Unsuitability of introducing Sanskrit as a dead language (In Sinhala), Bhasapabha, Vol. v, An Annual Magazine, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2011. (pp. 127-137)
  43. An Introduction to Sanskrit Brahmanic Literature (In Sinhala), Vidyalankara Journal, Vedic Volume, 136th Vidyalankara Date, Edrs. Ven. Baladora Indajoti, Bodhavala Piyabharati, Velamitiyave Gnanaratana, Vidyalankara Pirivana Publications, Peliyagoda, 2011. (In Press)
  44. An Introduction to navadharmas of Mahayana (In Sinhala), 'Carana', A Literary Volume, Edr. , Bhiksu Union of University of Sri Jayewardhenepura, 2011. (In Press)
Publications
  1. The Spy Seen By Kautilya, Pemananda, Rev Mawatagama, ISBN 955-97366-0-4, Vanni Publication, Anuradhapura, 2001. (price: Rs. 225.00; pgs. 159)
  2. Vidyâsûdanî, Felicitation Volume of Ven. Medagama Vajirañâõa Nâyaka Thera, Felicitation Volume, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Megazine in Sinhala)), One of Editors, ISBN 955-98229-0-x, Publication of London Vihara, 2003. (pgs. 486)
  3. Pranâmlekhâ, Essays in honour of Ven. Medagama Vajirañâõa Nâyaka Thera, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Megazine in English), ISBN 955-98229-1-8, One of Editors, Publication of London Vihara, 2003. (pgs. 402)
  4. Sri Pannâlokaprabhâ and the Concept of Dharmaniketana, Felicitation Volume of Ven. Raddalle Pannaloka Nâyaka Thera, A Collection of Literary Work, (A Magazine in Sinhala), ISBN 955-1006-00-3, Sri Pannaloka Prakasana of Purvaramaya, 2004. (pgs. 178)
  5. Bhâsâpabhâ, Vol. i, An Annual Magazine, Coordinating Editor, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2005. (price : Rs. 50.00; pgs. 20)
  6. Bhâsâpabhâ, Vol. ii, An Annual Magazine, Coordinating Editor, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2008 (price : Rs. 50.00; pgs. 32)
  7. Bhâsâpabhâ, Vol. iii, An Annual Magazine, Coordinating Editor, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2009 (price : Rs. 350.00; pgs. 328)
  8. Bhâsâpabhâ, Vol. iv, An Annual Magazine, Coordinating Editor, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2010 (price : Rs. 350.00; pgs. 257)
  9. Sârada, A Literary Volume, Edr. Ven Mawatagama Pemananda, Sasunmaga All Island Bhiksu Organization, Dambadeniya, 2011. (In Press)
  10. Literary Volume of Golden Jubilee of Madanvala Pirivana, One of the Editorial Board, Old Student Association of Madanvala Pirivana, 2010. (price : Rs. 660.00; pgs. 410)
  11. Bhâsâpabhâ, Vol. v, An Annual Magazine, Coordinating Editor, Surabhani Union, Department of Sanskrit, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 2011 (price : Rs. 350.00; pgs. 307)

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