Department of Pali


In order to accomplish University Vision, To enhance our prestige as a world class teaching and research institution of Pali Language and literature and attract the best students and international scholars.

Our Vision

In order to accomplish University Vision, To enhance our prestige as a world class teaching and research institution of Pali Language and literature and attract the best students and international scholars.

Our Mission

This Department provides an excellent opportunity to study Pali; a Middle IndoAryan Language which serves as the primary source of information on Early Buddhism and the Theravada Buddhist Tradition.In particular all the texts written in Pali Language include the Sutta, Vinaya and Abhidhamma (The Pali Canon), providing students with an in-depth knowledge and understanding of both the Pali language and literature suitable to modern world, via a mixture of historical, philological and philosophical study approaches.

Head of the Department

                     
Ven. Senior Prof. Uturawala Dhammaratana Thero

Designation : Senior Professor
Department : Department of Pali
Official Telephone :+94112857783
Personal Telephone : +94714485496
Temple Telephone : +94112905659
E-mail Address : utura44@yahoo.com

Academic Staff

                 


Ven. Dr. Moragollagama Uparathana Thero

Designation : Professor
Official Telephone : +94112891868
Personal Telephone : +94714432198
Email Address : moragollagama6@gmail.com,
moragollagamau@bpu.ac.lk




Ven.Vijithapura Gunaratana Thero

Designation : Lecturer
Department : Department of Pali
Official Telephone : +94112891868
Personal Telephone :+94718007063
Email Address : gunaratanavg@yahoo.co.uk





Ven. Gonadeniye Pannarathana Thero

Designation : Senior Lecturer
Department : Department of Pali
Official Telephone : +94112891868
Personal Telephone : +94714008531, +94774417433
Email Address : gptkv@yahoo.com, gonadeniyep@bpu.ac.lk




Ven. Dr. Witharandeniye Chandasiri Thero

Designation : Senior Lecturer
Department : Department of Pali
Official Telephone : +94112891868
Personal Telephone : +94714932942
Temple Telephone : +94714932942
Email Address : witharandeniyech@gmail.com




Ven. Dr. Kotiyagala Uparathana Thero

Designation : Senior Lecturer Grade II
Department : Department of Pali
Official Telephone : +94112891868
Personal Telephone : +94772776708, +94718444916
Email Address : uparathanaku@gmail.com




Ven. Kandegama Deepawansalankara Thero

Designation : Lecturer (Probationary)
Department : Department of Pali
Official Telephone : +94112891868
Personal Telephone : +94718008225
Temple Telephone : +94112677939, +94273272215
Email Address : k.deepawansa@yahoo.com

Non - Academic Staff


  Dushyanthi Chandumali Piyasena  -   Management Assistant

Contact

Official Telephone : +9411-2857786 Ext : 2268
Email Address: dop@bpu.ac.lk

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