Venerable Prof. M. Wijithadhamma, Head of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was...
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.
News & Event
14th International Conference on Pali and Buddhist Studies will be held on 19th December 2018 at the Sumangala Building of the University. This International conference is organized by the Department of...
Workshop on Buddhist Studies in Digital Age: Resources, Networks and Contribution was conducted by by Rev. Jnan Nanda, On 12th December 2017 at 4.00 p.m. at...