Name: Rev. Induragare Dhammaratana Thero
Present Post: Professor
Department: Department of Sanskrit Studies
University Address: Department of Sanskrit Studies, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya,
Sri Lanka.
Telephone: Mobile:  0777555517 /    Residence: 0312246519
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Academic Qualification:
• Royal Pandith, in the Oriental studies society in 1986.
• B.A. (Hons) in Sanskrit in 1985, University of Kelaniya, (1st Class)
• MA., Post Graduate Institute of Pali & Buddhist, University of Kelaniya In 1987
• Ph.D, University of Pune in India, in 2000.
Professional Qualifications
• Working as a teacher in Sri Lanka Collage in Maradana ,1986 – 1996
• Working as a book editor in Piriven Educational Unit, Ministry of Education, 1989-1990.
• Working as a visiting Lecturer at department of classical Language & cultural, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, 1999-1996
• Working as a visiting Lecturer at department of Sanskrit, University of Sri Lanka Buddhist & Pali, 1992
• Working as a visiting Lecturer at department of Sanskrit, University of Sri Lanka Buddhist & Pali, 1992
• Working As a Book Editor of Language Department of National Educational Institute, 1992.
• Working as a visiting Lecturer at Institute of Indigenous Medicine in Yakkala , 2000-2007.
• Working as a visiting Lecturer at University of Buddhasravaka Bhikku in Anuradapura, 2001
• Working as a committee member of Oriental Studies Society, 2006-2008.
• Working as a lecturer at department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya
• Working as a senior Lecturer at department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya
• Working as the Head, Department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniaya
• Coordinator of the diploma in Astrology, Department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya
• Coordinator of Certificate Course in Astrology, Department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya.
• Head, Department of Sanskrit, University of Kelaniya from 2007-2009.
Research and Publications

Books

• "Bhodhicaryavatara vyakhyaa "(3-4 chapters) Samayawardhana Book Publishers in 1987.
• "Kacchaayana dhaatumanjusha and its roots", samayawardhana Book Publishers in 1997.
• "Sanskrit Language – 1", Piriven Educational Text series in 1993.
• "Sanskrit Language – 2", Piriven Educational Text series in 1994.
• "Sanskrit Language – 3", Piriven Educational Text series in 1995.
• "Sanskrit Language – 4", Piriven Educational Text series in 1996.
"Sanskrit Language – 5", Piriven Educational Text series in 1997.
"Hand Book in Sanskrit for A/L" in National Institute of Education in 2009.

Editors

• Saadhana Annual Journal 06 – Department of Sanskrit in 1985
• Journal , Faculty of Humanities in 2001
• Felicitation Volume, Ven. Borelle Athula Thero in 2003
• Ghanopaayine, Felicitation Volume, Sri Lanka Ramgngna Mahanikaya High Ordination in 2004
• Chatubhanavaarapaali, Tai – Sri Lanka Buddhist Centre in 2006.
• Felicitation Volume in Oriental Studies Society in 2006
• Patipada – Sri Lanka Maahanikaaya felicitation Volume in 2007.

Abstract  Papers

• An Abstract  Paper  presented on "Sinhalaye Pili Bhavitaya" in Sinhala Post Graduate Institute of University of Kelaniya, Annual Symposium in 2003.
• An abstract Paper presented on "Enigmatic Statements of Sanskrit literary Texts", Post Graduate Institute of University of Kelaniya, Annual Symposium in 2003.
• An abstract Paper presented on  "Sanskrit Poetics and Sinhala versifications",  Literary Monthly Lecture Series in Ministry of Cultural Affairs in 2004.
• An abstract Paper Presented on "Buddhist Heritage depicted on Sanskrit Inscriptions in Eastern in Sri Lanka", Academic Society of Buddhist Studies in 206.
• An abstract Paper Presented on Buddhist Theory of Communication, International research symposium, Faculty of social Science, University of Kelaniya in 2008.

Articles

"Concepts of woman depicted in Sanskrit poems", Vimalabhrabha, Student Society in Sri Lanka College in 1986
"Influence of Sanskrit to the practical Lifestyle", Sambhaasha, Piriven Section,  Ministry of Education in 1990.
"Itthipi Panditaa honti" , SambhaSha, Sambhaasha, Piriven Section, Ministry of Education in 1990.
"What is justice administration according to the Buddhism?", Sumaga, in 1993.
"Isn't Buddhism Practical?" , Nivanmaga, 24 Volume, Buddhist Society , Department of Government Printing , 1993
"Buddhist Definitions on Women, Nivanmaga", 25 Volume, Buddhist Society , Department of Government Printing , 1993
"Buddhist Karmic Philosophy", Patipada, 60th anniversary journal of Sri Lanka Ramagngna nikaaya, in 1995.
"The Biography of the Supreme Teacher as depicted in Dhammapada", 10th commemoration of Mahinda Dharma School in Kotte, in 1995.
"Contribution of Mahayana tradition for the usage of Sanskrit in Sri Lanka, Samaadhi – 05", Tapovana sangha Society I 1996.
"Specific Features of post Kalodasa Sanskrit Poetries", Saadhanaa 9th Volume, in 1999.
"Preface to Dhammapada" in 1999.
"Shubhamastu in Sanskrit", Prashasti, Sri Lanka Collage in Maradana, 1987.
"Ashih in Sanskrit, Pranamanjalee", in 1992.
"Ancient Sri Lankan Buddhism and Sanskrit Langauge", Ghanaloka Sambhaavana, in 2003.
"Pirita, Vimalaprabhaasa", prof. Bellanvila Wimalaratane Felicitation Volume, in 2006.
"Cultural Influence of Bible Sinhala Translation", Felicitation Volume, in 2008.
"Shilpa kala and kalaa shilpa", Lanka Cemara, in 2008.
"Differences of Pina and Kusala", Pravartanaa, Buddhist Society of Sri Lankan Custom, II Volume in 2009.
"Some Reports of Buddhism in Seetavaka era", in 2009.
"Specific Features of Classical Bhikku Education",Ven. Velimitiyaawe Kushaladhamma Nayaka Felicitation Volume, in 2009.
Administrative Experience and Other:
Controlling Chief in the field of OL Examination Since 2005
Controlling Chief  in the field of AL Examination Since 2006
• Senior Treasure of Bhikku Society , University of Kelaniya in 2000
A member of Faculty Development Committee, Faculty of Humanities  in 2001
Senior Treasure of Sanskrit Parshad, Department of sanskrit, from 2000-2001.
• Sub Warden of Pannasara Bhikku Hostel, University of Kelaniya in 2000
Secretary of committee of Buddha Statue Erecting, University of Kelaniya in 2000-2001
Warden of Pannasara Bhikku Hostel, University of Kelaniya from 2000 -2204.
Secretary of Senior Common room from 2001-2002
Committee member of Web Design Unit of Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya.
Committee member of Exam determination in 2002
President of Senior Common Room, University of Kelaniya in 2003.
Counselor of Buddhist Society from 2005-2008.
President of Buddhist Society, University of Kelaniya, in 2006.
A member of Discipline committee, university of Kelaniya from 2006- 2013
• President of Discipline committee, university of Kelaniya from 2006- 2013
• Attending as a chief lecturer for various educational and non educational institutes in Sri Lanka
Attending as a chief lecturer for various seminars conducted by National Schools as well as Pirivanas.
Delivering lectures for the Prāchina Examination Seminars.
Preaching sermons on various FM channels as well as the television channels.
Scholarships, Medals and Prizes Etc.

Common Wealth Scholarship for PhD from 1996-2000