Name: Ven. Malwane Chandaratana
Present Post: Senior Lecturer (I) and Head of the Department
Department: Department of Sinhala
University Address: Department of Sinhala,University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka.
Room Number: K2 204/2
Telephone:

(Extension) 693/ (Office)+94-11-2914493/
(Residence)+94-11-2919540

Educational Qualifications:
B.A. (Hons, 1st class) in Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, 1995
M.phil. in ‘‘A Critical Evaluation of Sanskrit Rhetorical Theory on Classical Sinhala Poetry of Kotte Period” University of Kelaniya, 2007
Ph.D. in Socio Rhetorical Aspect of Sigiri Graffiti, Post Graduate and Research Institute, Deccan College, Pune, India (in progress from 2011)
Vinayācharya Degree, Sri Sumangala Guṇānusmaraṇa Sabhāva, Vidyōdaya Pirivena, 1985
Successfully Completed The Staff Development Course for Probationary Lecturers, 2002
Successfully Completed The Research Methodology Course, Post Graduate and Research Institute, Deccan College, Pune, India, 2012
Pracheena Madyama, Oriental Studies Society, Sri Lanka, 1988
Professional Qualifications:
Lecturer (probationary), Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, from 2001 to 2007
Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, from 2000 to 2007
Senior Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya, from 2007 up to now
Working as a Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sinhala, Buddhist and Pali University, from 2007 to 2008
Working as a Visiting Lecturer in M.A Course, Department of Sinhala, University of Kelaniya from 2011 up to now
Working as a Senior Teacher, Vidyalankara Pirivena, Kelaniya, from 2000 up to now
Working as a resource person in seminars conducted by the Ministry of Education for Pracheena Madyama Examination of The Society of Oriental Studies in Sri Lanka
Contribution to the Development of the University & National Services:
Sub Warden of Bhikku Hostel, University of Kelaniya from 2001 to 2002
Warden of Bhikku Hostel, University of Kelaniya from 2002 to 2003
Senior Student Counsellor (Bhikku), University of Kelaniya, 2005
Senior Student Counsellor, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya from 2002 to 2003
Senior student Counsellor Faculty of Humanities in university of Kelaniya from 2013 up to now
Senior Treasurer, Society of Sinhala, the University of Kelaniya from 2006 to 2007
Senior Treasurer, Society of Sinhala, the University of Kelaniya from 2012 to 2013
Senior Treasurer, Society of Sinhala, the University of Kelaniya from 2014 up to now
Member of the Kalā Sangamaya, the University of Kelaniya from 2012 up to now
Working as a Chief Examiner of Sinhala (GCE) O/L Examination from 2010 up to now
The Chief Secretary, The Buddhist Cultural Rehabilitation Committee, from 2012
The Executive Member, Patriotic National Movement, from 2010
The Advisor, The film ‘Mahindāgamanaya’ directed by Sanath Abesekara
The Advisor, The film ‘Siridaladāgamanaya’ directed by Sanath Abesekara
Research and Publications:
Articles
Manamē Nāttyē Kāvyamaya Guṇaya,Maname Natya Vimarsana,edited by Prof. Kumarasinhe, 1996
Saddharma ratnāwaliyē Keti Katā Lakṣaṇa,Dambulu Nahimi Upahara Kalapaya, 1997
Pudgala Addekīm Hā Minivan Pī tilakaratnagē Ketikatā ,Minivan Pī Tilakaratana Felicitation Volume, 1998
Vihārasthāna āsrita Dēsīya Jananātya,Vimaladharma Prabōdinī,Turuvila Vimaladhamma Felicitation, 2008
Rīti Vādaya Pilibanda Vimarṣaṇayak, Abhistawa, Udugampola Gunānanda Felicitation, 2009
Agni Purāṇayē Alnkāra Lakṣaṇa, Sanstuti ,Candrasiri Palliyaguru Felicitation, 2009
Vinaya hā vinaya Sāhitya, Santutthī , Ittepānē Dhammalankāra Felititation, 2010
Dānapāramitāva, Ratanapāla Nāhimi Abhinandana Felicitation, 2009
Lunupokune Dhammanand Nahimi,Manawasaatra Pīta Sangaraya.50th Anniversary, 2009
International Abstract Paper
An abstract paper presented on ‘Application of simile by Sinhala poets’ in research methodology symposium conducted by the Department of Sanskrit & Lexicography, Deccan college, Pune, India, 2012
Edition
Saddhā , Welamitiyāwē Kusaladhamma Nāhimi Felicitation, 2010
Cirapprabhā,Mādoluwawē Sōbhita Nāhimi Felicitation, 2012
Muditha, Sirisumana Godage Felicitation, 2012
Supervision of Theses:
07 theses - Course of Master of Arts in Sinhala
11 theses - Course of Bachelor of Arts(Special) in Sinhala
Medals and Awards:
Won the Gold Medal presented by Prof. D.J. Wijerathne Foundation for the best performance in the Special Arts Degree Examination in Sinhala Language, 1995