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International Conference On Sanskrit – ICS 2023

International Conference on Sanskrit (ICS-2023) under the theme of “Diverse Disciplines of Sanskrit for a Better World” organized by the Department of Languages in collaboration with the High Commission of India, was successfully held on 20th December 2023 at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Languages and Cultural Studies of the University. The Conference was graced by the Chief Guest, a former Vice Chancellor of this University and Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Professor Most Ven. Thumbulle Sri Seelakkhandha Nayaka Thera, Guests of Honour , Retired Professor Most Ven. Navagamuwe Rewatha Nayaka Thera, University of Kelaniya, and Professor Ankuran Dutta, Director, Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, attached to the High Commission of India. The Keynote Speaker of the Conference was Dr. Ven. Jambugahapititye Dhammaloka Thera, Senior Lecturer , Department of Classical Languages, University of Peradeniya and about 100 foreign and local scholars shared their knowledge and research experiences related to the Sanskrit language. To make this a success, the financial contribution was extended by Most Ven. Paravahera Chandarathana Nayaka Thera, Most Ven. Dr. Bodagama Chandima Nayaka Thera, Most Ven. Ethala wetunuwewe Gnanathilaka Nayaka Thera, Ven. Butewaththe Saranankara Nayaka Thera, Kurunegoda Piyatissa Trust, Most Ven. Thawalama Dhammika Nayaka Thera, Ven. Nivitigala Sumitta Nayaka Thera. and Most Ven. Thapowanaye Suthadhara Nayaka Thera.

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