About the University

DhammacakkaṂ PavattetuṂ

Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

Vision

To be the foremost and the best Buddhist University in the world

Mission 

To endow unto the world, erudite Dhammaduthas (Missionaries of the Dhamma) and scholars, disciplined through mastery of the Buddhadhamma, the Pali Language and allied subjects, accomplished in varied skills capable in promoting and fostering the philosophy of life, refulgent with the doctrine of the Buddha in Sri Lanka and abroad.

Objectives of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

The objectives that were fundamental to the establishment of the University in terms of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka Act No. 74 of 1981 as amended by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka Act No. 37 of 1995:-

  1. The training of scholars in the Buddhist Doctrine and Discipline for the purpose of the dissemination of Buddhism and nurturing of Buddhist missionary activities in Sri Lanka and abroad.
  2. The promotion of the study of the Pali Language, Buddhist Culture and Buddhist Philosophy in Sri Lanka and abroad, and the enhancement of those studies as befitting the modern world trends.

    1. The training of the student monks and the lay male students to teach Buddhism and Pali Language in the Pirivenas, Schools and in similar institutions.
    2. The provision of facilities to maintain and promote courtesy and civility and mental discipline among the student monks and the lay male students.
    3. Any other matter connected with or ancillary to the above objectives

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Upcoming Events

Jun

12

12 Jun - 20 Jun
උපාධි සහතික පත්‍ර නිකුත් කිරීම - ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී (සාමාන්‍ය) බාහිර උපාධි පාඨමාලාව - 2024
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Jun

08

08 Jun - 19 Jun
සංශෝධිත විභාග කාලසටහන් / amended timetables - second & third year second semester - 2024
ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී (සාමාන්‍�...

Jun

05

05 Jun - 15 Jul
විශ්වවිද්‍යාල ප්‍රවේශය (දේශීය අභ්‍යන්තර සිසුන් සඳහා) / university admission - academic year 2024/2025
ශ්‍රී ලංකා බෞද්ධ හා පා�...

Jun

05

05 Jun - 16 Jun
Extension of registration period for "online short course in english literature" 2024
The Faculty of Language Studies of the Buddhist and Pali Uni...

Jun

03

03 Jun - 08 Jul
ශාස්ත්‍රවේදී (සාමාන්‍ය) බාහිර උපාධි පාඨමාලාව - 2022/2023 විභාග කාලසටහන - i පරීක්ෂණය - 2024 ජුනි
2024 ජුනි 19 දින සිට ආරම්භ ව...

Jun

03

03 Jun - 20 Jun
විභාග ප්‍රතිඵල හා ශ්‍රේණි නැවත සමීක්ෂණය කිරීම/ re-scrutinization of marks and grades
2023 නොවැම්බර්/දෙසැම්බර්...

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