Buddhism

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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The University of Sri Jayewardenepura started the year 2018 with grace. The university community gathered near the Shrine roomand the Bo tree on the 2nd of January 2018 at 8.30 am, to eremoniously begin the year with a religious ceremony. The Vice Chancellor, the Deans of the seven faculties, Registrar and other representatives continued to implement...
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ප්‍රධාන බුදු මැදුර ප්‍රතිසංස්කරණ කටයුතු ආරම්භ කිරීමේ උත්සවය
Renovation of the Buddhist Shrine Room of University of Sri Jayewardenepura was started on 11th September 2017 at the university premises. Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice chancellor of the university graced the event as the chief guest.  Several Deans, and academic, non academic members participated to the event.
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54th Commemoration of Reverend Weliwitiye Sri Soratha Thero: the trailblazer of contemporary Piriven University system and the pioneer of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura was held on 19th July 2017. Ven. Prof. Bellanwila Wimalarathana Thero, Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Prof. P. B. Mandawala, Dean...
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Bhodi Puja Ceremony for the 54th Commemoration of Reverend Weliwitiye Sri Soratha Maha Thero was held on 17th July 2017 at the University premises. For this ceremony conducted by Ven. Padalangala Dammadewa Thero; Vice Chancellor of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Prof. Sampath Amaratunge, Dean, Faculty of Applied Sciences: Prof. Sudantha Liyanage, academic non academic members...
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The Launching ceremony of the Pali Atuwawa titled “Dasabhodhisaththupaththikatha Attakatha”  by Ven. Dr. Madagampitiye Wijithadgamma, Head of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayawardenepura was held on 19th June 2017  at Sumangala Reading Hall.  
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Annual Poson Dharma Deshanawa 2017, organized by the library staff welfare society was held on 15th of June 2017 at 9.00am at the Main Library Premises. Ven. Prof. Medagoda Abhayathissa thero, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Sri Jayewardenepura conducted the event.  
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The 106th memorial commemorating the forefather of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura: Thripitaka Vaagishwaracharya, Mahopadhyaya Pandithashiromani most venerable reverend Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thero, was held on the 2nd May 2017  at the vicinity of the shrine room of the university. Ven. Prof. Medagoda Abhayatissa thero from the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies  shared the memorial message at this ceremony which was graced...
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  The Pansiyapanas Jathaka Potha is a great canon of sacred Buddhist literature which was translated in to Sinhala from Jathaka Atuwawa in Kurunegala period. This collection of some 550 anecdotes and fables depicts earlier incarnations of Siddhartha Gautama. Traditional birth and death dates of Gautama are 563-483 BC. The Jataka tales are dated between...
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The doctrine of Buddha is disseminated through the Noble Truths and the Noble Eightfold Path. Buddhism increases the understanding of the suffering of mankind and recognizes excessive desire as the cause for this suffering. However, these desires can be controlled through the practice of the Eightfold path.  While the Four Noble Truths are meant to...
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