Buddhism

Definition for the Marriage Marriage is one of the most important rites of passage in anyone’s life. So many sociologists and anthropologists have launched extensive research on marriage in all types of societies. Even though marriage is a universal phenomenon it does not mean that the customs associated with marriage in all societies are universal....
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A meeting with Bhante Ajahn Sujato, a teacher at the Buddhist Society of Western Australia and the founder of Santi Forest Monastery in New South Wales, was held on 25th May 2018 at the boardroom of the administrative building of the University. Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice Chancellor of University Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. Sudantha Liyanage, Dean of...
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Professor Sampath Amaratunge the Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was presented with an honorary degree(Sammanopadhiya) by the unanimous agreement of the Vidyadara Sabhava of the Maligakanda Vidyodaya Pirivena at the 107th Commemoration ceremony of Ven. Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thero. The occasion was held on the 4th of May 2018 at the Maligakanda Vidyodaya Pirivena premises....
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‘Namadimi Himinduni Amritha Gee Pudasara’ has been released focusing on 2018 Vesak Poya Day. It consist four Vesak Songs enriched by the musical composition of Dr. Rohana Weerasinghe. The first song of four “Namadimi Obe Pada Pankaja Himiduni” (නමදිමි ඔබෙ පද පංකජ හිමිඳුනි) was written by a former Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri...
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107th commemoration of Ven. Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thero, founder of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 26th April 2018 in front of the Cultural Center of the University. The proceedings of the Memorial Day began with a religious ceremony. Vice Chancellor of the University; Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities...
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The Chief Prelate (Mahanayake) of Kotte Sri Kalayani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabha of Siyam Maha Nikaya, Ven. Dr. Ittapana Dhammalankara Maha Nayake Maha Thero assumed duties as the new Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardanepura today (28th February 2018) morning amidst invoking blessings by the Maha Sangha. Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice Chancellor of the University...
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The lighting of the funeral pyre of the late Most Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thero, Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was conducted yesterday. The casket in which the remains were lying was brought to the pyre amid chanting of Seth pirith by the Maha Sangha. The funeral ceremony of Most Ven. Prof. Bellanwila...
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Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayawardenepura and the former Anunayaka of the Shyamopalee Maha Nikaye Kalyani Samagri Dharma Maha Sangha Sabhawa, Most Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalaratana Nayake Thero has passed away following an accident at the temple on 3rd February 2018. Ven. Prof.  Bellanwila Wimalaratana Thero has been the Chancellor of the University of...
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“Reverend Prof. Belanvila Wimalarathana Thero, has passed away” This is the most unfortunate and the most tragic news I have heard in the year of 2018. The relationship between Reverend Professor Belanvila Wimalarathana Thero and this university is not unlike the relationship between that of a tree to its bark or flower to its scent....
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Newly build Mindfulness Based Research Room at the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences was opened at a auspicious time on 11th January 2018 by Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura. Prof. D. P. S. Chandrakumara, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences,...
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