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Department of Languages
Faculty of Languages and Cultural Studies
Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka
Anuradhapura.
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Mobile:  +94702603010

Email:
Official: pkolitha@busl.ac.lk
Personal:  kolithathero348@gmail.com
  1. B.A (hons) in English
  2. M.A Reading.
  1. Faculty Board, Faculty of Languages & Cultural Studies, Sri Lanka Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka
  1. Resource Person Diploma in English (internal) 2023, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura.
  2. Visiting Instructor, Advanced Certificate course in English 2023, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka, Anuradhapura.

Research Abstracts Presented at National and International Conferences

  1. ‘A critical Study on the Law of Punishment Based on School Teachers’ ICH International Conference Humanities, Organized by Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya Sri Lanka, 2023,
  2. ‘A critical study of Repercussions through the Buddhist perspective on ‘‘The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’’, International Conference on Postgraduate intern Disciplinary Research 2023, Organized by the Faculty of Graduate Studies of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, Homagama.
  3. “ An Appraisal of Parenthood based on Buddhism: Encouraging parents to have more Children ” – A research paper in English medium presented at the “Spirit of Sprouting Researchers of Tomorrow” Ruhuna Arts Students” Annual Sessions (RASAS) 2017, Abstracts- Volume 02, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences , University of Ruhuna.
  4. “ Nibbana is not Far away ”- A research paper in English medium presented at the Ven.Prof. Walpola Rahula thera Memorial International Conference on Dissemination of Buddhism in the Globalized world,  2019, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  5. “ Buddhist perspectives on Happiness and the Eradication of Mental disorders; A study with reference to Anangana Sutta ” – A research paper in English medium presented at the 3 rd National Buddhist Conference – ” Buddhism; Utility and Validity for the Modern Lifestyle” 2017, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.
  6. “ An Examination of Theme of Transience (Anicca) in English Poetry with reference to Christian and Buddhist Philosophies ” – A research paper in English medium presented at the Nagananda 2 nd International research Conclave on Buddhist Studies and Humanities- NIRCBSH 2019, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies, Manelwatta, Kelaniya.
  7. “The Role Played by the Buddhist Temples During the Covid-19 Pandemic Threat in Sri Lanka ” – A research paper in English medium presented at the Online 8. Conference, “The Intelligentsia on Covide-19”, 2020, organized by the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.


Research Articles (in English)


  1. A Comparative Study on the Use of Metaphors of Nature with Reference to Selected Buddhist Verses and Shakespearean Sonnets’ Prabhasha Academic Journal, 2022, Second Volume Issue I, Department of Language Studies, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.
  2. A Critical Study Thorough the Buddhist Perspective on The Rime of the Ancient Mariner’ Prabhasha Academic Journal, 2022, Second Volume, Issue II, Department of Language Studies, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.
  3. A Critical Study of Comparison of Similes and Metaphors on Nature in the Selected Shakespearian Sonnets and the Verses in the Dhammapada’ Prawachana, Reviewed Academic Journal 2022, Volume 13, No I, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.
  4. A critical study on how “Lakdas Wikkramasinha and Anne Ranasinghe” Engage in local realities in an authentic manner in their selected poems “Plead Mercy”, From the Life of the Folk Poet Ysinno”, and ” Don’t talk to me about Matisse&quot, Prabhasha Academic Journal, 2023, Second Volume, Issue II, Department of Language Studies, Bhiksu University of Sri Lanka.
  5. A thematic Study of ‘The Fly’ by Katherine Mansfield, Aurora Journal of English Studies 2021, Seventh Volume, Department of English, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  6. “ The Echoing in Green”; Aurora, Journal of English Studies – 3 rd Volume 2017, published by Department of English, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  7. “An Analysis of “to the virgins, to make of much of time” by Robert Herrich” Literary Criticism, 2017, Department of English Students” Union and Arts Union, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  8. “ The Theme of “Transience” in Elizabethan Poetry ”; Aurora, Journal of English Studies, 4 th Volume 2018, published by Department of English, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  9. “La Vie ”;(French) Glamour, 2017, published by Department of Language Skills Development, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  10. “An Examination of ‘‘Theme of Transience’’ (Anicca) in English Poetry with reference to Christian and Buddhist Philosophies ” Sandhara Academic Journal 2019, Students” Union, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Publication

  1. Kolitha, P., 2021, Similes and Metaphors on Nature in Shakespearean Sonnets and the Dhammapada Verses, Keheli Prakasakayo, Gampaha, ISBN-978-624-5865-12-3
  1. English Literature.

Awards:
1. “Preaching the Dhamma In English” Course, Second Place, at the final competition, 2017, Conducted by the Department of English, At the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka, 9th November 2017.

2. “First Place of the English Speech Competition”, of the Internal Category in the arts Festival of” Pinkethaka-Aswenna, 2017, Organized by the Students” Union and the Arts Union of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

3. “First Place of the English Speech Competition” of the Internal Category in the arts Festival of “Pinkethaka-Aswenna, 2019, Organized by the Students” Union and the Arts Union of the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
4. Third Place of the English Essay writing Islandwide Senior Competition, 2012, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
5. Second Place of the English Speech District Senior Competition, 2012, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
6. Third Place of the English Speech District Senior Competition, 2014, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
7. Second Place of the English Speech District Junior Competition, 2010, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
8. Second Place of the English Speech District Junior Competition, 2011, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
9. First Place of the English Essay Writing District Junior Competition, 2011, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
10. First Place of the English Essay Writing District Senior Competition, 2012, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.
11. First Place of the English Essay Writing District Junior Competition, 2010, Conducted by the Branch of Pirivena Education, Ministry of Education, Sri Lanka.

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