Sararthi – Academic Journal of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
Members of the Staff of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies decided to publish an Academic Journal. This is a collection of research articles of the members of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies. Topics will be in various fields of Buddhism. The first Journal is expected to be launched in April 2008.
Saragavesi - Annual Journal
Students' Association of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Peradeniya annually launches this Journal. Ven. Dr. Muwaetagama Gnanananda, Head of the Department is the Coordinator of the Journal 2006.
Prof. G.A. Somaratne
*“Sa vedayitanirodha.” Encyclopaedia of Buddhism, Government of Sri Lanka , 2007.
*“Samyuttanikaya.” Encyclopaedia of Buddhism, Government of Sri Lanka , 2007.
*Dhamma-Vinaya: Essays in Honour of Venerable Professor Dhammavihari (Jotiya Dhirasekera). Sri Lanka Association For Buddhist Studies, 2005, pp.336 ISBN 955-1271-00-9 (one of the four co-editors)
*The Samyuttanikaya of the Suttapitaka, Vol. I (Sagathavagga): A Critical Apparatus , Oxford : Pali Text Society, 1998, pp. 539 ISBN 0 86013 367 2
* “Citta, Manas and Vinnana: Aspects of Mind as Presented in Early Buddhist Pali Discourses.” Dhamma-Vinaya: Essays in Honour of Venerable Professor Dhammavihari (Jotiya Dhirasekera . 2005. Edited by Asanga Tilakaratne et el. Sri Lanka Association for Buddhist Studies. Pp. 169-202
*“Buddhadhamma.” Vibhuti: Sri Vimalabuddhi Abhinandana Sastriya Sangrahaya – 2005. Sri Vimaladhamma Maha Pirivena, Dangolla, Kandy. Pp. 7-11
*“Is Saddhavimutta an Arahant?” Saragavesi S striya Sa µ grahaya – 2005. Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Peradeniya . Pp. 301-310
*“The Division of the Five Aggregates into Three: A Study of the Buddhist Concept of Individual based on the Pali Canon.” Induvara Mah c rya A.D.P. Kalansooriya Hara Sara ö iya – 2004. Edited by Daya Amarasekera. Pp. 789-822
*“Form and Formless Attainments as Levels of Concentration Freedom.” S ragavesi S striya Sa µ grahaya – 2004, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Peradeniya . pp. 225-238
*“Theravada Buddhist Rituals in Sri Lanka : A Ladder to Heaven.” Pranamalekha: Essays in Honour of Ven. Medagama Vajiragnana . Edited by Ven. Wilaoye Wimalajothi et el. 2003, 169-178
*“Buddhist Logic As Reflected in Some of the Pali Canonical Suttas,” Gnanaloka Sambhavana Sastriya Sangrahaya edited by Prof. Tilaka Kariyawasam, 2003, pp. 64-71
*“ iWmdosfiaai yd wkqmdosfiai ksíndkhka w;r fjki˜ (Difference between aupadisesa and anupadisesa nibbanas) Indunena , edited by Medagampitiye Vijitadhamma, 2003, pp. 63-70
*“The Sutta Pericope of the Cessation and Its Interpretation,” Journal of Buddhist Studies , Centre for Buddhist Studies, Sri Lanka, Volume I, May 2003, pp. 207-228.
*“n ma h r è pa da? n ma, r è pa h vi ö a da?”, Sammuti 2 § tr i ya sa µ grahaya, 2002, pp. 276-280
* “Intermediate Existence and the Higher Fetters in the Pali Nikayas,” Journal of the Pali Text Society , Vol. XXV, Oxford ,1999, pp.121-154
* “Psyche, Corporeality, and Consciousness: A Buddhist Analysis of the Individual in Refuting a Lasting Self - as viewed in the Pali Canon,” Comparative Culture, Vol. 4 , Miyazaki International College, Japan, 1998, pp. 94-109
*“Buddhist Views on Right Livelihood,” Comparative Culture, vol. 3 , Miyazaki International College , Japan , 1997, pp. 59-74
*“Reality, Relativity, and the Refutation of Speculative Views in the Madhyamika School of Buddhism,” Comparative Culture, vol. 2 , Miyazaki International College , Japan , 1996, pp. 29-35
Publications - Prof. P.D. Premasiri :
Premasiri, P.D. (2002) ‘The Place of a Righteous War In Buddhism' Paper presented at the conference on ‘Buddhism and Conflict in Sri Lanka ' held in Bath University
Premasiri, P.D. (2006) ‘Implications of Buddhist Perspectives on the Notions of Identity and Difference in Social Relationship' in ‘Idnetity and Differences, Essays on Society and Culture in Sri Lanka' Intercollegiate Sri Lanka Educational (ISLE) program