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Collection

PGIPBS library has a Vast Collection about 22,000 books, of which nearly 90% are on Buddhism. 

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Introduction

The mission of the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies is “To achieve excellence in providing learners with the best possible opportunities and facilities to develop knowledge, attitude and research skills in the field of Buddhist Studies”. The Library of the Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies plays a major role in the successful accomplishment of this mission. In this regard the main concern of the Library is to provide those engage in studies / research in Buddhism and the academic staff of the Institute, with necessary primary and secondary literary sources and other required facilities.  In addition, it provides reference facilities to both local and foreign external researchers.

At present the library contains about 22,000 books, of which nearly 90% are on Buddhism.  Library materials are obtained to suit the postgraduate degree courses and research on Buddhism. Therefore, the acquisition of books special focus is laid on Buddhism and its sectarian divisions, Pali Language, Pali Literature, Buddhist Fine Arts, and Buddhist Philosophy   etc.

The Library possesses a printed version of the Pali Tripitaka in seven languages namely, Pali, Sinhala, English, Thai, Cambodian, Devanagiri and Burmese. The Library also contains the Taisho edition of Chinese agamas.  The Pali Tripitaka is available also in the electronic media for the readers.

Theses submitted to the Institute by M. Phil and Ph.D. research scholars are available in the Library. There is also an Index of the titles of the essays submitted as a partial fulfilment of the Postgraduate Diploma and M.A. Courses.

Contact Us

Assistant Librarian:

Mrs .M.K.Geethani Attanayake,

B.A. (Sp.) Peradeniya, M.A. (Kelaniya), MLSc. (Colombo) SLLA

Tel. 011- 2809460; Fax 2809322

E-mail: geethani@kln.ac.lk

libgeeth@yahoo.com

skype: geethanittanayake

Library Assistant:

Mr. H.P.S.K.  Premarathne,

(SLLA Second Level)

 (LISc. –Diploma 111 -University of Kelaniya)

Tel.011-2809321; Fax 2809322

E-mail: sunith_kumara@yahoo.com

Library Assistant:

I.Ruchini Tharaka

B.A. (Lib. Sc. Sp.) University of Kelaniya

Tel : 011-2809321   

E-mail : ruchinitharaka92@gmail.com  

Library Attendant:

Mr. M.M. Geethanjaya Hasanka Bandara

Tel:011-2809321 Fax 2809322

E-mail:  geethanjayahasanka@gmail.com

I.P.S.P. Wickramapala

Tel :011-2809321

E-mail: sankapriyanath87@gmail.com

About PGIPBS Library

PGIPBS library contains about 22,000 books, of which nearly 90% are on Buddhism.  Library materials are obtained to suit the postgraduate degree courses and research on Buddhism. Therefore, the acquisition of books special focus is laid on Buddhism and its sectarian divisions, Pali Language, Pali Literature, Buddhist Fine Arts, and Buddhist Philosophy etc.

About Us

22 July 2018
22 July 2018

Contact Us

Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies,
113,Dutugamunu Street,
Kohuwala, Sri Lanka.
Tel : +94112809322
Fax: + 94 112809320/22
Email: pgipbs@sltnet.lk

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