Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies

The Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies represents one of the oldest Departments in the University. The founder of the University, the most Venerable Weliwitiye Sri Soratha Nayaka Thera had the objective of making the University a center of learning on Buddhist Philosophy and Buddhist Civilization. The Department is proud to continue this tradition and provide opportunities for students to learn major areas related to Buddhism-Pali Language, Buddhist Civilization, Buddhist Philosophy and also Philosophy and Psychology.


Mission of the Department

To produce scholars endowed with sharp acumen with superb commands and ability to contribute positively to their relevant field of study at local and global levels.