Mr. Dinidu Sathsara Basnayake

Office Address:  

Dept. of Pali & Buddhist Studies, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.




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Born- 19-07-1990

Educational Qualifications:


BA (Hons) in Buddhist Studies (English Medium) – University of Peradeniya (2015)


Appointments (Selected)


Temporary Lecturer -Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Peradeniya, 2015


Visiting Appointments



Memberships & Awards


Shri Shaddarama Pirivena Prize for Obtaining the Highest Aggregate Marks in Buddhist Studies at the University


Keynote/Invited Papers:



Research Interests:


Buddhism and Philosophy, Buddhism and Psychology

Research Publications (Selected)


Research and Publications (English)

  1. The Psychological Significance of Dhutanga in the Way to Nibbana (Conference Paper of 3rd International Buddhist Conference at Sri Lanka International Buddhist Academy, Pallekele, Kundasale, Sri Lanka) 2015
  2. “Contexuality” and “Universality” of Dhamma: Is there a Conflict? (Dharmaduta – Felicitation Volume in Honour of Ven. Dr. Ratmale Punnaratana Nayaka Thera) 2016
Other Credentials