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Name: Dr. Rajita Pushpa Kumara
Nationality: Sri Lankan
Present Post: Senior Lecturer
Department: Department of Pali & Buddhist Studies

(Department of Pali & Buddhist Studies)
Department: Department of Pali & Buddhist Studies
University Address Department of Pali & Buddhist Studies,

University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Telephone: (Office) +94-11-2-914492
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Academic Qualification:
Doctor of Philosophy, Renmin University, China.
Master of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Master of Arts, Postgraduate Institute of Pali & Buddhist Studies,University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
Bachelor of Arts, University of Kelaniya, Sri lanka.
Diploma in Chinese Language, Beijing Language & Culture University, China.
Teaching Experience:
Senior Lecturer/University of Kelaniya (since 2003-).
Lecturer/University of kelaniya (since 1998-2003).
Assistat Lecturer/University of Kelaniya (since 1996-1998).
Visiting Lecturer/Beijing Foreigin Languages University (since2007-2008).
Visiting Lecturer/University of Pali & Buddhist St (since 2002-2004).
English Instructor / Vidyalankara University Colleage(Since 2002-2004).
Academic Awards:
Korean Government Koica Scholaship 2002.
Chinese Government Scholarship 2004.
Research and Publications:
Psychology of Mind based on early Chinese Buddhist Scriptuers.
A Comparative Study of Mind , Faculty of Mind and Consciousness based on Pali Sources.
Ethical and educational basis of Five Precepts.
Research Interest:
Buddhist Psychology.
Early Buddhist Philosophy.

Pali Language


The following fields can be studied under the subject Pali.


Buddhist Philosophy

Under title Buddhist philosophy the under mentioned topics,


Buddhist Culture


The following headings are covered in Buddhist culture.