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Board of Study for Religious and Cultural Studies

The Board of Study for Religious and Cultural Studies offers postgraduate study programmes and other training programmes in Pali, Sanskrit, Greek and Roman Studies (Western Classical Culture), Fine Arts, Hindu Civilization, Islamic Studies and Buddhist Studies. About 100 students enroll annually with Postgraduate Diploma, Master of Arts, Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy programmes offered by this Board of Study. Around 50 foreign students enroll annually for the postgraduate programmes in Pali and Buddhist Studies.

Chairperson of the Board of Study

Ven. Prof.  M. Gnanananda
Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
Faculty of Arts
University of Peradeniya
Email:  gnanananda21@gmail.com                  

 

Secretary to the Board of Study

Dr. H.M. Mahinda Herath
Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies  
Faculty of Arts
University of Peradeniya
Email:  mahindaherath@gmail.com

 

Board Members

Head, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies 

Head, Department of Classical Languages

Head, Department of Fine Arts 

Head, Department of Arabic and Islamic Civilization

Head, Department of Tamil

Prof. H.M.D.R. Herath

Appointed Member  

Dr. I.N.M. Ariyarathne

Appointed Member

Dr. T. Manoharan

Appointed Member  

Dr. W.M.S.K Wijesundara

Appointed Member