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Name: Ven. Prof. Nedalagamuwe Dhammadinna Thero
Designation: Professor
Department: Department of Modern Languages
University Location:
( Room Number ) K2 122
University Address: Department of Modern Languages,
University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Residential Address: Ganekanda Purana rajamaha Viharaya, Wegowwa
Telephone: (Extension) 728/ (Office) +94-11-2-903728
Academic Qualification :
• Ph.D., East China Normal University, (Shanghai, China), 2007.
• M.A., East China Normal University, (Shanghai, China), 2004.
• B.A., Nanjing Normal University, (Nanjing, China), 1998.
• Pracina Pandita, 1992
Teaching Experience :
• Visiting Lecturer, Department of Modern languages, Department of Buddhist and Pali Studies, Department of Western Classical Culture and Christian Culture, University of kelaniya, 1998.
• Probationary Lecturer, Department of Modern languages, University of kelaniya, 1999.
• Senior lecturer, Department of Modern languages, University of kelaniya, 2007.
Publications :
Books:
• Readings from Advanced Chinese Texts, 2009
• Modern Chinese Culture and Lifestyle, 2009
• Chinese Vocabulary, 2009
• Chinese-Sinhala, Sinhala Chinese Dictionary, 2010
• Lanka Yoga Dhammadinna Style, 2011
• Teacher’s Instructional Manual – Chinese, Grade – 12, National Institute of Education, Sri Lanka, 2010
• Teacher’s Instructional Manual – Chinese, Grade – 13, National Institute of Education, Sri Lanka, 2010
• Chinese English-English Chinese Beginners’ Dictionary, 2010
Research Articles :
• Fa Hien as seen in ancient Chinese resources, Annual review of The Oriental Studies Society,Sri Lanka,2000,P.98~103
• Modern Sri Lankan Buddhist Civilization, Ren hai deng, Shan Dong Fo Xue Yuan,Guang Zhou,China,2001.4. P.26
• Wonderful alphabetical possibilities of the Chinese Characters,Yao Wen Jiao Zi,Shanghai Cultural Publishing House,2003.4, P.40~41
• Life is limited but knowledge is limitless (Taoist Philosophy), China Taoism (Zhongguo Daojiao),Zhongguo Daojiao Xiehui,2005.10,P55~56
• Taoist "Tao" and Pali Buddhist "Magga",Zhongguo Wenzi Yanjiu,Volume 7, The center for Characters studies in China, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China,2006.P.253~261
• Culture of Dai minority and Southern Buddhism, Ren hai deng, Shan Dong Fo Xue Yuan,Guang Zhou,China,2007.1. P.27~28
• A Comparative study of Shui minority believes and Taoist philosophy, Summary of papers 2007, International Symposium for Shui cultural Studies, P.113~117
• 奇妙的表音功能》,《咬文嚼字》2003年第4期
• 吾生也有涯,而知也无涯》,《中国道教》,2005年5期
• 老庄学派的“道”与巴利佛经中的“magga”》,《中国文字研究》2006年第7辑
Abstracts :
• Teaching Simplified Chinese Characters to foreigners with the aid of computers, Summary of papers 2001,The center for Characters studies in China, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
• A comparative study of ancient Chinese pictography and their modern meanings. Summary of papers 2002, The center for Characters studies in China, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
• An Introduction to Early Translations of Buddhist Sutra into Chinese, 2011, International Conference Paradigms of Chinese Culture – Background Values and the Image of Civilization, Moldova
Syllabi :
• 2008-New syllabus for the Bachelor of Arts (General) Degree Programme – Chinese - academic year 2007/2008, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya.
• 2009-Certificate Course in Chinese Language, the Confucius Institute - Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya
• 2009-B.A. (External) Degree Programme in Chinese (Revised Syllabus)
• 2009-Chinese Syllabus (Advanced Level), Grade 12 & 13, Faculty of Languages and Humanities, National Institute of Education
• 2010-New syllabus for the Bachelor of Arts (Special) Degree Programme – Chinese - academic year Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya.
• 2011-Chinese Syllabus (Ordinary Level), Faculty of Languages and Humanities, National Institute of Education
Workshops :
• Chinese Training Project for Government officials of the Developing Countries - Beijing 2008
Specialized Subject Area :
• Chinese Language & Literature (classical & modern)
• Chinese Philology
• Ideograms
• Chinese Characters
Remarks :
• Sworn Translator (Chinese, English, Sinhala)