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The foreign students of PGIPBS are advised to keep the contact numbers of the officers of the Institute in order to call in a situation of nuisance either on the roads or in the Supermarkets. As there is a possibility of being subject to avoidance as foreigners, you are advised to remain in your residences, except in an unavoidable circumstance. 
If you cannot explain about you in English in a bitter situation, the following message in Sinhala is for your purpose to show anyone to convince your studentship. Show the message to any authority with your student identity card. 
"මොහු ලංකාවේ නැවතී අධ්‍යාපනය ලබන කැලණිය විශ්වවිද්‍යාලයේ පාලි හා බෞද්ධ අධ්‍යයන පශ්චාත් උපාධි ආයතනයේ ශිෂ්‍යයෙකි.
සුමිත් ජයසේකර (දු.ක.- 071) 832 9918)
ජ්‍යේෂ්ඨ සහකාර ලේඛකාධිකාරී"
Further, students are advised:
1) to use masks wherever going out,
2) to keep one-meter distance when talking to or sitting close to someone unknown,
3) to put off clothes they wear when going out and to wash them immediately after returning to the residence,
4)  To avoid taxis as much as possible and to avoid touching face when going in Taxis if essential to use one,
5) to keep in a distance the bags and outer covering of the commodities bought from the super-markets and to wash hands after the job
6) To avoid foods from cafes and hotels
Temporary Suspension of services
As per directive by University Grants Commission all Academic Activities, Library Services and Services of the Students' Affairs Branch, are suspended for two weeks starting from 14th March 2020, as a precautionary measure against corona-virus (COVID19). For Inquiries - 011-3051085/ 011-2809321/ 011-2809322 e-mail - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

විශ්ව විද්‍යාල ප්‍රතිපාදන කොමිෂන් සභාවේ නියාමනය පරිදි පාලි හා බෞද්ධ පශ්චාත් උපාධි ආයතනයෙහි සියලු දේශන (ඉංග්රීසි හා සිංහල), පුස්තකාල සේවා හා ශිෂ්‍ය සේවා අංශය මගින් සිදු කරනු ලබන ශිෂ්‍ය සේවා 2020 මාර්තු 14 සිට සති දෙකක් දක්වා තාවකාලිකව නවත්වනු ලැබේ.විමසීම්- 011-3051085/ 011-2809321/ 011-2809322
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පාඨමාලා සහ අනෙකුත් ගාස්තු ‌ග‌ෙවිය යුුුුතු ආකාරය පිළිබද ‌ත‌ොරතුරු දැනගැනීම සදහා ‌ම‌ෙතන ක්ලික් කරන්න.
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පුස්තකාල තොරතුරු සහකාර III වන ශ්‍රේණිය

පුස්තකාල තොරතුරු සහකාර III වන ශ්‍රේණිය තනතුර ස්ථාන මාරුවීම් පදනම මත පිරවීම සඳහා අයදුම්පත් කැඳවේ. තොරතුරු සඳහා මෙතන ක්ලික් කරන්න.

Affiliated Institutes



There was a historical and social need to establish an institution in Singapore that offers an opportunity for the academic study of Buddhism without losing the focus on the spirit of Buddhist practice. It is for this reason that the Buddhist Research Society established the Graduate School of Buddhist Studies in 2001 through the link programmes with the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.  Buddhist Research Society, founded in 1983, has been promoting Buddhist education through the Buddhist Library and its activities, which includes courses and seminars conducted by renowned Buddhist Scholars from Sri Lanka, Japan, Europe and North America.

The Graduate School of Buddhist Studies is now known as the Buddhist Library Graduate School.  It functions within the premises of the Buddhist Library. Students are free to make use of its amenities which include a resource center that houses many resource materials on Buddhism and related subjects such as psychology, ecology, and comparative religion.  It has an auditorium that could accommodate hundred people and two seminar rooms for lectures and tutorials.

Academic Staff

Venerable Dr. Bellanwila Dhammaratana – Principal,   B.A. Hons., M.A., PhD

Venerable WiloyeWimalajothi, B.A. (Hons.), M.A., Royal Pandit

Professor ChandimaWijebandara, B.A., PhD

Visiting Lecturers

Emeritus Professor Y. Karunadasa, B.A. (Hons.), PhD

Professor Sumanapala Galmangoda, B.A. (Hons.), MA, PhD

 Professor Alan Sponberg, PhD

Richard P. Hayes, PhD

Gene Reeves, PhD


Leila Abdul Rahman 

Coordinator for PGIPBS

Venerable Professor Raluwe Padmasiri




China’s Buddhist Academy of Mt. Putuo stands as one of the higher institutions of Chinese Buddhist tradition hosted by the Buddhist Association of China and co-organized by the Buddhist Academy of China, the Buddhist Association of Zhejiang Province and the Buddhist Association of Zhoushan City.  It is situated on Zhujiajian Island of Zhoushan City, Zhejiang Province.

The Academy has 68 academic venerable staff (50 permanent academic staff, 13 supervisors, 5 visiting staff). Several famous experts and scholars are invited as academic leaders, honorary professors, and visiting professors. Moreover, the excellent corporative relationship among China’s Buddhist Academy of Mt. Putuo, Otani University of Japan, Garden University of Japan, etc. will provide opportunities for further study for students excelling in their studies.

Academic Staff

Venerable Dr. Hui Xian (Asanga) - Director

(B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)

Venerable Dr. Pang Yahui - Coordinator for Mt Putuo

(B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)

Venerable Dr. Chen Shiying (Qingdao)

(B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)

Venerable Dr.  Neng Jin

(B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)

Venerable Dr. Li Xia

(B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)

Coordinator for PGIPBS

Rev. Dr. Wadinagala Pannaloka



The Buddha-Dharma Centre of Hong Kong Ltd (BDCHK), established in April 2012, is a Buddhist center devoted to the promotion of the integration of Buddhist Studies with spiritual praxis.  Its guiding principle is the doctrine of the five spiritual faculties: faith, vigor, mindfulness, equipoise, and wisdom. The Director of BDCHK is Venerable Professor KL Dhammajoti, an internationally renowned scholar in Buddhist Studies and a leading scholar in Sarvāstivāda Abhidharma.

Academic Staff

Venerable Professor K L Dhammajoti, Ph.D. (Kelaniya), Director, BDCHK

Visiting Teaching Staff

Professor Y. Karunadasa, Ph.D. (London)

Professor Oliver Abeynayake, Ph.D. (Lancaster)

Professor T. Endo, Ph.D. (Kelaniya)

Professor Guang Xing, Ph.D. (London)

Professor G T Halkias, Ph.D. (Oxon)

Professor F Hoffman, Ph.D. (London)

Professor P R Wasantha Priyadarshana, Ph.D. (Kelaniya)

Professor Xue Yu, Ph.D. (Iowa)

Professor Yao Zhihua, Ph.D. (Boston)

Dr. Chan Ngan Che, Ph.D. (HKU)

Dr. Chiu Kwok Sum, Ph.D. (Hong Kong Buddhist College)

Dr. Li Kwok Fu, Ph.D. (CUHK)

Dr. Tsui Chung-hui, Ph.D. (HKU)

Coordinator for PGIPBS

Dr. Ashoka Welitota


Director's speech at Inauguration 2020

පාලි හා බෞද්ධ පශ්චාත් උපාධි අධ්‍යයනායතනය

Prospectus 2019 / 2020 (Eng)


ශිෂ්‍ය අත්පොත 2019 / 2020




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