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Name: Prof. Udita Garusinha
Present Post: Professor
Department: Department of Pali & Buddhist Studies
University Address Department of Pali & Buddhist Studies,

University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Residential Address: Kadawatha, Sri Lanka
Telephone: (Office) +94-11-2-925191
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Academic Qualification:
Ph.D., Otani University, Japan, 2004.
M.A., Otani University, Japan, 1999-2001.
Researcher, Otani University, Japan, 1997.
Japanese Language Certificate, Kyoto University, Japan, April 1997.
M.A., Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1992.
B.A. (First Class Honours), Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 1985-1992.
Teaching Experience:
Professor, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, November 2009 to date.
Senior Lecturer, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, April 2004-September 2009.
Lecturer, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,  September 1995-March 2004.
Assistant Lecturer(Temporary), Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, August 1992- September 1995.
Director for Academic and Student Welfare, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, August 1991-July 1992.
Visiting Lecturer, Department of Buddhist Philosophy and Buddhist Culture, Buddhist and Pali University, Homagama, Sri Lanka.
Visiting Lecturer, Vidyodaya University, Sri Lanka, 1992.
Visiting Lecturer, Vidyalankara Institute (University of Kelaniya), Sri Lanka, 1992.
Visiting Lecturer, Buddhist and Pali University, Sri Lanka, 1992.
Some Books Published:
"スリランカへの仏教伝来と発展" (Introduction of Buddhism to Sri  Lanka & its development) ^Japanese & author publication, 2009
Concept of Pabbajja in Theravada & Soto Zen Buddhism" (English) author publication, 2009
“Sanyutta nikaya, Kosala sanyutta˜ (Edition of pali text) author publication, 2009
“Digha nikaya – Mahanidana sutra˜(Edition of pali text) author publication, 2009
"「僧尼令」"(Translation into Sinhala, of an ancient Japanese constitution) author publication, 2009
"Buddhist Philosophy and Social Issues", (Sinhalese), author publication, 2009,Ven. Wawwe Dhammarakkhita

Editor of Journals:

“SARADA 2005” The research journal published by Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
“SARADA 2006” The research journal published by Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
“SARADA 2007” The research journal published by Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
“SARADA 2008” The research journal published by Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
“BUDDHABHIVANDANA” 2009, collection of academic essays.
Some Articles Published:
Ph.D. thesis, The Ancient Buddhist Constitution in Japan and Sri Lanka: A Comparative Study on Soniryo and Polonnaru, Dambadini Katikavat with reference to Pali Vinya Pitaka (in Japanese), Otani University, Japan, 2004.
M.A. thesis, A Comparative Study on Ordination (pabbajja) in Theravada and Soto zen Buddhism, Otani University, Japan, 1999-2001.
‘A Study of Early Buddhist Ordination with Reference to Primary Sources’, (Sinhhala) Research Journal  of the faculty of Humanities, vol. 10, 2009, University of Kelaniya.
The Faith (Saddha) as a path to knowledge, (Sinhhala), Research Journal of dept. of Pali and     Buddhist Studies, 2009. University of Kelaniya.
The Fundamental Buddhist political principles, (Sinhhala), Sri Dhramaloka Research Journal, vol.04, 2009.
The evidence of Pali Canonical sources of factors that led to the emergence of Mahasanghika School, (Sinhhala),  Research Journal of the faculty of Humanities, vol. 11, 2009 University of Kelaniya.
"A Brief Note on the Guidance Possible from Pali Canon for Nursing Today" (English) Journalof Pali and Buddhist Studies Vol. 22; December 2008. Society for the Study of Pali and     Buddhist Culture - Japan.
"Buddhist Attitude Towards Nursing", (Sinhhala), Research Journal of the faculty of Humanities, vol. 08,  2008, University of Kelaniya.
Burmese Contribution for the Development of Buddhist sects in Sri Lanka, (Sinhhala), Collection of Academic  Essays. 2007
The Buddhist Teachings on Monarchisn, (Sinhhala)  Sumanapraba Research Journal, 2007.
"Some Aspects of the Ordination in Theravāda and Sōtō Zen Buddhism" (English) Research   Journal of dept. of Pali and Buddhist Studies, 2004. University of Kelaniya.
日本とスリランカにおける仏教僧に関する法制 ―僧尼令と Polonnaru-Dambadeṇi 両法制及び Pāli Vinaya Piṭakaとの比較を中心に― (Japanese)" 2003 (Examination Report of the Thesis Presented for the Degree of Doctor of Literature) Otani Gakuho (The Journal of Buddhist Studies and Humanities) Vol. LXXXIV, No. 2, Published for the Otani Society, Otani University, Kyoto, Japan.
『Mahinda 以前仏教伝来可能性について』 On the Possibility of the Introduction of Buddhism to Sri Lanka before Mahinda" (Japanese) December 2003 Research Report in The Graduate School of Otani University, Japan, No. 20.
"Meritorious (Puñña) and Wholesome (Kusala) actions in Early Buddhism", (English),  Research Journal of Dept. of Pali and Buddhist Studies, 2003. University of Kelaniya.
Presentations:
“Buddhist social service in Sri Lanka”, Japanese Association for Buddhist Social Welfare Studies, 39 Conference,  Taisho University" Tokyo, 2004.09.11
“A Study of the Guidance Possible from the Pāli Canon for the Development of Nursing Today". Society for the Study of Pāli and Buddhist Culture, 22 Conference, Tsurumi University" Tokyo" Japan, 2008.05.24
“Probing into the Seventh Article of Soniryō Constitution from the Viewpoint of the Pali Vinaya” " Annual Conference of Buddhist Studies, Jingenkudo Auditorium, Otani University, Japan. 2003.12.18
Religious Awareness on Child Care, University of Religions and Denominations, Qom City, Iran.–  2001.04.17
Awards:
MONBUSHO Scholarship for Research Fellow, Japan.
MONBUSHO Scholarship for Master of Arts, Japan.
MONBUSHO Scholarship for Ph.D, Japan.
Membership of Academic Societies:
Member of Senate, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2009.
Member of Faculty, Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,2009.
Member of Pali Gakkayi, Japan, 2009.
Co-controller, GCE A/L National Examination, Government of Sri Lanka, 2008-2012.
Member of Senate, Buddhist and Pali University. Homagama, Sri Lanka, 2008.
Member of Curriculum, Learning and Teaching Evaluation Committee, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka,2002.
Member of the Committee of External Degree, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, April 1999 – March 2001.
Member of the Board of Study, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya. Sri Lanka, April 1997- March 1999.
Scope:
Sinhala,
Pali, and
Buddhist Philosophy.
Remarks:
He has contributed a considerable number of articles on Buddhist Studies in national and international journals.
 

Pali Language

 

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Buddhist Philosophy

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Buddhist Culture

 

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