Welcome to Department of Classical Languages

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Welcome to the Department of Classical Languages belonging to Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.


In line with the mission of the Faculty of Arts, the Department of Classical Languages endeavors to produce a graduate who is committed to the advancement of knowledge through critical and independent scholarship and imbued with human qualities plus a strong sense of duty towards society.


We offer undergraduate programs under special and general schemes and postgraduate programs from Diploma to Doctor of Philosophy Degree. For more information, please look inside.


Oṃ saha nāvavatu, saha nau bhunaktu, saha vīryaṃ karavāvahai, tejasvināvadhītamastu, mā vidviṣāvahai,
Oṃ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ śāntiḥ !

Let us be protected. Let us be nourished by the blessings. Let us join our mental forces in strength for the benefit of humanity. Let our efforts at learning be luminous, have a strong force of purpose and filled with joy. Let us never be poisoned with the seeds of hatred or ego. Om ! Let there be Peace in me ! Let there be Peace in my environment ! Let there be Peace in the forces that act on me !

On teacher-student rapport
Taittirīya Upaniṣad of Kṛṣṇa Yajurveda - 2.1.1

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Department of Classical Languages, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
0094 81 239 2524-6 | classics@pdn.ac.lk