Prof. G.D. Sumanapala
Books (Sinhala Medium):
Ayurveda Adhyayana, Stndies in Ayurveda - History, Basic principles and Related Concepts, Colombo, 2003.
Sinhala gi sahita Namastasatakaya ha Pratyasatakaya, Kandy, 2003 (A translation of Namastasataka and Pratyasatakaya into Sinhalese poems.)
Adi Bauddha Darsanaya - Muladharma Vigrahayak (Fundamentals of Early Buddhist Philosophy), Abhaya printing works, Kadawatha, 1994 (pp.239)
Bhavana Krama (Methods of Mediation), Samadhi Foundation, Kadawatha, 1994, (pp. 86).
Pali Language:- A Text book for G.C.E. (ordinary level), Co-author, Dept. of Eudcation, 1982 (pp. 236).
Books (English Medium):
Buddhist Social Philosophy and Ethics, Singapore, 2005.
Abhidhammic Interpretations of Early Buddhist Teachings, Singapore, 2005.
Early Buddhist Philosophy and Social Concepts, Buddhist Research Society, Singapore, 2001.
A Short Introduction to Early Buddhist Meditation, Paramita International Buddhist Society, Kandy, 2000.
Reality and Expression - A Study of the Conception of Pannatti in the Theravada Abhidhamma, Paramita Institute, Kandy, 1999.
An Introduction to Theravada Abhidhamma, Buddhist Research Society, Singapore, 1997.
Author Published Books:
|Buddhist Social Philosophy and Culture, Singapore, 2005.|
|A Guideline to the Post-graduate Diploma in Buddhist Studies, Singapore, 2002.|
|An Introduction to Sanskrit Traditional Grammar and Buddhist Sanskrit Literature, Singapore, 2002.|
|An Introduction to Pali Traditional Grammar, Singapore, 2002.|
|Ayurvedic Research Methodology, W.A.I., 2003.|
|Buddhist Research Methodology, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2000.|
|" Buddhist Psychiatric Methods for Conflict Resolution", Abhivadana, Kadawatha, 2003.|
|" Ayurvedic Concept of Psycho-physical Health", Ayurveda Samiksa, No. 12, Ayurvedic Educational Branch, Colombo, 2003.|
|" Specific Features of Pali Poems", Sri Kusaladhamma Felicitation Volume, Kelaniya, 2003.|
|" Buddhist Concept of Management", Dharmaduta - No. 4, Kandy, 2003.|
|" Principles of Institutional Management", Vivarana, Wadduwa, 2003.|
|Introduction, Apaya (Hell), Ven. M. Abhayatissa, Kelaniya, 2003.|
|Preface, Buddhist and Western Concepts of Mental Health, Ven. W. Sumanajoti, Negombo, 2003.|
|" Charity and Human Culture", Hye Jyong Sri Kalyani Gangarama Book Series - No 03, 2003.|
|" Human Abilities", Sambhavana, Colombo, 2001.|
|Introduction, Humanity, Ven. D. Medhananda, Colombo, 2001.|
|Introduction, States of India, Ven. S. Vijita, Colombo, 2001.|
|Introduction, Buddhist Meditation, Ven. K. Upali, Colombo, 2001.|
|"The Influenc of Pali Commentaries on the Organization of Early Buddhist Philosophy", Sarada, University of Kelaniya, 2001.|
|"A Critical Study of the Ethical Value of Theravada Abhidhamma", Anvesana, Journal of the Postgraduate Institute of Pali & Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, 1999.|
|"Buddhist Studies in Modern Sri Lankan Universities", Journal of the Dept. of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, 1999.|
|"Buddhist Philosophy and the Lay Life", Prabuddha, Ven. U.Buddharakkhita Felicitation volume, Samayawardana, 1999.|
|"Theravada Analysis of Language in Philosophical Context", Journal of Faculty of Humanities Univeristy of Kelaniya, Vol. II, Samayawardena, 1999.|
|"Relevance of Abhidhamma in Buddhist Meditational Practices" Prajna Prabha, Ven. M. Dhammasiri Felicitation Volume, Government press, 1999.|
|"Majjhimanikaya Prastavanava", (An Introduction to Majjhimanikaya), Majjhimanikaya I Buddhist Cultual Center, Dehiwala, 1997.|
|"Sinhalla Sambhavaniya Sahityaye Prabhavayata ha Posanayata Pali Budusamayen labunu anubalaya" (The influence of Pali Buddhism on the origin and development of Sinhala Classical literature), Essays in Honour of Prof M. Tilakarathna, 1997.|
|"Theravada Abhidharmaye acaratmaka padanama" (The Ethical basis of Theravada Abhidhamma) in Sinhala Anvesana, Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Colombo 5, 1996.|
|"Bauddha Bhavanave Samaja Sandarbhaya" (Social context of Buddhist Meditation), Paper in Sinhala read at Sri Jnanasiha Memorial seminar, Foundation Institute, Colombo, 1996.|
|An Introduction to Udanapali, in Sinhala.|
|"Trilaksanaya ha ehi visvasadharanatvaya mata Bauddha darsanaye muladhrma piriksima" (Fundametals of Buddhist Philosophy in relation to the universal characteristics), Sambhasa, Vol. Vii, 1996.|
|"Sarvastivada Abhidharmayata Sapeksakava Theravada Abhidharmayehi ananyatava ha suvisesatvaya pilibanda kei samalocanayak" (A short observation of the importance and the identity of the Theravada Abhidhamma in relation to that of Sarvastivada) Abhidharma adhyayana, ed. Asanga Tilakaratna, 1995.|
|"Pancaskandhavibhagaya ha Bauddha cintave samvardhanaya" (The analysis of five aggregates and the development of Buddhist thought) Sambhasa, Vol. vi Ministry of Education, 1994 (pp. 14-18).|
|"Bauddha darsanaye paryaya lakasana" (Universal characteristics of Buddhist Philosophy) Cintaka, Vol. 10, Association of Students, University of Kelaniya, 1994 (pp. 110-114).|
|"Lingattha Samkalpaya ha Pali Vyakaranaye Svadinatvaya" (The concept of Lingattha and the independent nature of the Pali traditional grammar) Pali Vyakarana tarangani, Vol. I, Ven. U. Dhammaratana, Vidyalankara, 1994 (pp.1-7).|
|"Theravada Abhidharmaya - Samksipta Handinvimak" (Theravada Abhidhamma - An Introduction, Vimala Vibhavi, Ven. B. Vimalavamsa felicitation Volume, Colombo 10, 1994 (pp. 33-38).|
|"Theragatha Prastavana" (An Introduction to Theragatha (Mahamoggallana-Vamgisa), Ven. U. Dhammaratana, 1994 (pp.ix.xxvii).|
|"Pustakalaya ha Paurusatva Samvardhnaya" (Library and the development of personality), Silawimala pustakalaya, Horampella, 1994 (pp.9-11).|
|"Abhayagiri Vasinge Middhavadaya ha e pilibanda Theravada vicaraya" (Theravada criticism of the Middhavada held by Abhayagirivasins), Vidyodaya Dharmasastriya samgrahaya, 1994 (pp. 15-22).|
|"Kala Rasikatvaya ha Buddhiparipakaya pilibanda Bauddha akalpaya" (The art and the development of Human thought-the Buddhist point of view), Sudharmaprabha , Kelaniya, 1993 (pp. 12-24).|
|"Bhasava Satyaya ha Yatharthya Pilibanda Theravada Mataya" (The Theravada view of language, Truth and Reality, Hisselle Dhammaratana Svamindra anusmarana Kalapaya, Kandy, 1993 (pp.53-60).|
|"Theravada Sabdarthavibhaga Kramayanhi Sastriya vedagatkama pilibanda keti samalocanayak" (The importance of the Methods of Exposition in Theravada Tradition) Sambhasa, Ministry of Education, Vol. 5, 1993 (pp. 169-174).|
|"Vanam Chindatha ma rukkham" (Cut the Forest but not the Trees), Asvane Nahimi Abhinandana, Minuwangoda, 1993 (pp.38-40).|
|"Bauddha Cintanaye Lankeya Vardhanaya" (Development of Buddhist Thought in Sri Lanka), 2300 Vasaraka Mihindu Sanskrutiya, Ministry of Buddhasasana, 1992 (pp. 116-133).|
|Buddhist Āyurvedic Theory and Practice of the Management of Old-Age. http://www.kln.ac.lk/humanities/depts/palibuddhist/pdfdocs/Buddhist%20Ayurvedic%20Theory.pdf|
|Introduction, Friendship, Ven. Pannaloka, Colombo, 2001.|
|Introduction, Facts of Buddhism, Mr. Wiranjeeva, Colombo, 2001.|
|"The Role of Buddhist Monks in the Present Society", Katane Dhammaloka Felicitation Volume, Sri Lanka, 2001.|
|"Parellel Developments of the Conception of Pannatti" Journal of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, 1999.|
|"Nature and Objectives of Early Buddhist Philosophy", Sri Saddhatissa Buddhist Centre, London, 1999.|
|"Extinction of Dissatisfaction and the Path of Freedom", Sambhasa Vol. 10, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Government Press, 1999.|
|"Definitions of Phenomena and the Noumenon in the Exegetical Works of the Theravada Abhidhamma", Recent Researches in Buddhist Studies, Essays in Honour of Prof. Y.Karunadasa, Hong Kong, 1997.|
|"A Comparative Study of the Theravada Theory of Language, Truth and Reality", G.S.B. Senanayake Felicitation Volume, 1996.|
|"The Development of the Conception of Pannatti in the Psot-cannonical Abhidhammic Literature", Sri Kusaladhamma Felicitation Volume, No. iii, 1995.|
|"Theravada Theory of Sounds and Meanigs as reflected in the Pali Traditional Grammar", Sri Lanka Journal of Buddhist Studies, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Vol. iv, 1994 (pp. 163-174).|
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