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Inaugural Ceremony of Academic Year 2018

The New Academic year of all Postgraduate Diploma and MA programmes started on the 17th of February 2018. Two inaugural ceremonies were conducted on the 17th February 2018.
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English Through Buddhism

The English Course designed for the English medium students with English Language deficiency will continue in parallel with the Postgraduate courses and the day for Placement Test will be announced at the inauguration.
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Registration of Foreign Candidates

The media of instruction of all taught (MA & Postgraduate Diploma/Certificates) and research degree (MPhil and PhD) courses are Sinhala and English only. Click Here for more details

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Exam Results 

The Year End Examinations of the academic year 2017 of the Institute were ended on the 23rd January 2017. Marking process is underway.  The results will be issued soon. 

Prospectus 2017 / 2018

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Affiliated Institutes

BUDDHIST LIBRARY GRADUATE SCHOOL, SINGAPORE

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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

Administrator

Leila Abdul Rahman 

Coordinator for PGIPBS

Venerable Professor Raluwe Padmasiri

 

CHINA’S BUDDHIST ACADEMY OF MT. PUTUO

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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

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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

 

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