Five Felicitation Volumes of “SĀRADĀ” published by the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Faculty of Humanities of the University of Kelaniya were launched on the 22nd of December, 2017 at the Board Room of the Faculty.
Accordingly, Memorial Volume for Venerable Ambalangoda Polwatte Buddhadatta Mahanayake Thera, Memorial Volume for Venerable Rotumba Upali Thera, Memorial Volume for Venerable Devalegegama Medhananda Thera, Memorial Volume for Professor Tilak Kariyawasam and Memorial Volume for Professor Ananda Wijeratne, were launched.
The event was held under the patronage of Prof. Lakshman Senevirathne, Deputy Vice-Chancellor of the University. The event was graced by Prof. Patrick Rathnayake, Dean of the Faculty of Humanities, Ven. Dr. Dodamkumbure Dhammadassi Thera, Director of the Interfaculty Centre for Coordinating the Modular System (ICCMS), Cadre Chair in Medical Micro Biology & Chairman of Research Council Senior Prof. N.P Sunil-Chandra, Prof. Ven. Therele Dhammarathana Thera, Head of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Senior Professor Okkampitiye Pagnasara Thera, other academic staff of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, academic staff of the Departments of the Faculty of Humanities and many undergraduates.