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  1. MSSc. in Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya, 2010
  2. B.A (Hons.) in Library and Information Science, University of Kelaniya, 2002
  1. Sri Lanka Council of Archaeologists. SLCA
  2. Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, membership number, L/1288.
  3. Indian Society for Prehistoric And Quaternary Studies, since 2010.
  1. Probationary Lecture in in Library and Information Science, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, 2004-2010
  2. Senior Lecturer in Library and Information Science, BUSL, 2010
  3. Instructor in Tamil, BUSL, 2004-2012
  4. Head of the Department of Social Sciences and Comparative Studies, BUSL, 2013-2016
  5. Member of Internal Quality Assurance Cell in FLCS, , BUSL, 2015/2020
  6. Director of Internal Quality Assurance Unite, BUSL, 2020
  7. Member of Post Graduate Committee, BUSL 2011,2013, 2015
  8. Member of syllabi development committee, BUSL, 2013
  9. Coordinator of Staff Development Program for Probationary Lecturers, BUSL, 2009

1. National & International Conference Abstracts and Proceedings

  1. Bibliographic Control of Buddhist Literature in Sri Lanka, Abstracts of the International Conference of Buddhist Studies (SLABS), Buddhasravaka Bhiksu University, Anuradhapura, 8-10 Dec. 2008
  2. Knowledge Organization of Buddhist Oral Tradition, Proceedings of the 4th International Conference (SLABS), Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy, Kandy, 10 -12 Dec. 2010, p.68
  3. Knowledge Classification in Tripitaka, Abstracts of the 2nd LIS Research Symposium, Library and Information Science Alumni Association, University of Kelaniya, Empowering Young Librarian, S. Godage, Colombo, 13 Jan. 2011
  4. An Attestation on the Early Buddhist Records, Abstracts of the International Buddhist Conference, Buddhasravaka Bhiksu University, Anuradhapura, 17,18 & 19 Feb. 2012, pp.159-160
  5. Tripitaka Classification and S.R. Ranganathan s Library Classification Principles (in Sinhala), Abstracts of the 5th Research Conference, The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka, Colombo, 30 & 31 Mar. 2012, pp.271-272
  6. Oral Tradition that used to preserve Tripitaka (in Sinhala), Abstracts of the National Conference, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, 27 & 28 Dec. 2013, pp.56-57
  7. Organization and Management in Buddhist Verbal Knowledge Tradition, Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya, 2013, pp.36, http://repository.kln.ac.lk/handle/123456789/5743
  8. Verbal Skills in Tripitaka, Proceedings of the 2nd National Conference, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, 8 Nov. 2014, p.40-43
  9. Bibliographical Study on Palm-leaf Manuscripts in Isurumuniya and Sarananda Pirivena, Proceedings of 3rd National Buddhist Conference, BUSL, Anuradhapura, 1 Nov. 2017, p.350

2. Journal Articles

  1.  Buddhism in the West and the Beginning of Buddhist Study, (In Sinhala), Sambhasha: Journal of Pirivena Education Branch, Ministry of Education, Colombo, 2007, pp.27-51
  2.  Theravada Buddhist Explanation on Samadhi, (in Sinhala), Pravachana Sasthriya Sangrahaya: Bhavana Ankaya, Buddhasravaka Bhiksu University, Anuradhapura, 2007, pp.82-92
  3.  Mahasihanada Sutta: Exploration of Power of the Buddha s Intellect and Austerity, Pravachana Sasthriya Sangrahaya, Buddhasravaka Bhiksu University, Anuradhapura, 2009/2010, pp.19-40 
  4. Historical Mission of Theravada Monks for the Preservation and Persistence of Pali Thripitaka (in Sinhala) Pravachna: Reviewed Journal of Buddhasravaka Bhiksu University, Vol. 1, BBU, Anuradhapura, 2012, pp.1-41
  5.  Description of Tripitaka Classification in view of Library Classification Principles, (in Sinhala), Pravachna: Reviewed Journal of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Vol.3 (2), BUSL, Anuradhapura, 2012, pp.70-101 
  6. Bibliographic Features in Sutra of Thripitaka, (in Sinhala), Pravachna: Reviewed Journal of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Vol.5 (2), BUSL, Anuradhapura, 2014, pp.134-160
  7.  Manasa Adahima: Sinhala translation of the Zen verse: On Believing Mind, Pravachna: Reviewed Journal of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Vol.6 (1), BUSL, Anuradhapura, 2015, pp.33-41
  8.  The Realization that Depicted in the Pictography of Taming of the Bull, (in Sinhala), Pravachna: Reviewed Journal of Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Vol.7(1), BUSL, Anuradhapura, 2016, pp.91-125

3. Book Chapter

  1. Rising of Modern Bhiksu Community in Polonnaruwa District, (in Sinhala), Pulathisi Vansaya, Ministry of Cultural Affaires SL, Colombo, 2008, pp.669-676
  2. Cataloguing Method that used to Organize Buddha s Teaching, (in Sinhala), Kritavedi: Festschrift for Senior Professor Piyadasa Ranasinghe, Ragama, 2014, pp. 66-83
  3. Dhamma Chakka: the Universal Symbol of Enlightenment, (in Sinhala), Anudeepana: Essays in Honour of Venerable K. Sri Dhammarkkhita, Magadhi, Puvakpitiya, 2011, pp.19-28
  4. Bhutatmayaka Samuganiima (Sinhala translation of the short story, Farewell to a Ghost by Manoj Das), Sastra Locana: Journal of Literary Festival of BUSL, Welfare Association of Bhiksu Students, Anuradhapura, 2015, pp.613-625
  5. Religious and Political Backgrounds of Non-violence, (in Sinhala), Shanthi: Essays in Honour of Venerable P. Chandawimala, Shanthinikethana Pirivena, Matale, 2016, pp.62-77
  6. Library Service for Achieving New Educational Goals, (in Sinhala), Samprasadini: Essays in Honour of Venerable U.Dhammananda, Chief Ministry of North Central Province, Anuradhapura, 2016, pp.123-138
  7. An Introduction to Zen and its Commencement, Samprasadini: Essays in Honour of Venerable U. Dhammananda, Chief Ministry of North Central Province SL, Anuradhapura, 2016, pp.205-222

4. Books

  1. Zen and Zen Stories, (in Sinhala), S. Godage, Colombo, 2016 ISBN 978-955-30-7074-6
  2. Bhavanave Kalava (Sinhala translation of the Art of Meditation By Osho) S. Godage, Colombo, 2016 ISBN 978-955-30-6952-8

5. Editions

  1. Pravachana: Reviewed Journal Vol.3 No. 2, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, 2012
  2. Pravachana: Reviewed Journal Vol.5 No. 2, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura, 2014
  3. Samprasadini: Essays in Honour of Venerable U.Dhammananda, Chief Ministry of North Central Province SL, Anuradhapura, 2016

Workshops and Training Programmes

  1. Training Programme for Mindful Mediator Course (Tamil & English), NIPU Ministry of Constitutional Affairs & National Integration, SL, Colombo, 2002
  2. Diploma in Computer Hardware Engineering with Networking, TURNKEY, Kurunegala, 2002
  3. Seminar on Bi-Lingual Competences and Peace Building Skills for Mindful Mediators, NIPU, Ministry of Justice, Law Reforms & National Integration, SL,2003
  4. Training Programme for Teachers of Mindful Mediator Course (Tamil & English) ,NIPU Ministry of Constitutional Affairs & National Integration, SL, 2004
  5. Two day Workshop on Event Management, Presidential Secretariat, Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo, 12th &13 Jan. 2009
  6. Two days Staff Development Program for academic staff, Sri Lanka Foundation, Colombo, 29 &30 Nov. 2011
  7. One day training workshop on University General Administrative Matters and Financial Procedure, BUSL, 05 Sep. 2012
  8. The 3rd International Theravada Buddhist University Conference, Mahamakut Buddhist University, Thailand, 16-18 May 2013
  9. One day training workshop on Personality Development, Public Procurement Guideline and Practice, BUSL, Triangle Hotel, Anuradhapura, 10 Oct. 2013
  10. Two day Workshop on University Governance, Autonomy and Accountability: Issues and Directions for Change, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka Foundation Institute, Colombo, 03 &04 Sep.2015
  11. International Training Programme Progress to Proficiency (in English), the English and Foreign Language University, Hyderabad, India, from 13 Sept. to 02 Dec. 2016

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