Dr. (Ms.) Prashanthi Narangoda

Researches and Publications:

2011 “Buddhist Iconography: Embodiment of Divine Powers to the Buddha Image,”10th Annual International Symposium of Religious Studies, Florida State University, Florida. (Selected paper forpresentation).

2008 “The Assimilation of Prajñāpāramitā into Tārā: The Conceptual Development”AnnualResearch Symposium of National Center for Advanced Studies of Social Sciences andHumanities, Sri Lanka, December, 2008.

2005 “Identification of Bodhisattva Sculptures found from Polonnaruwa: Excavated during 2000-2004 (displayed at Polonnaruwa Regional Archaeological museum.)” Nissanka,Journal of theRegional Archaeological Department, Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.

2004 “Characters of Bodhisattva sculptures of North Western Province,” Heritageof Rajarata,Edited by Prof. Chandra Wikramagamage, ISBN 955- 575-094-9, Rajarata Development Bank, Sri Lanka.

1996 Architectural Innovation of Galgē, The Old Shrine erected for God Upulwanin Southern Province of Sri Lanka, Sambhāsśā, Volume 07, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Battaramulla

Conferences /Symposia participated:

2015"Landmarks of Sri Lankan Dance Patterns", 40th World Congress on the International Dance Research, Dora Stratou Dance Theatre building, Plaka, House of the Dance in Athens.http://cid-portal.org/cdr/athens2015/index.php/list-of-conferees

2014 “A Note on Sri Lankan Buddha Image: Its Independent Origin and Evolution.” Annual Research Symposium, National Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (held at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.)

2013 “The performing Nature of Sri Lankan Buddhist Ritual “Sanniyakuma.” 6th International Conference: Royal Asiatic Society, Sri Lanka Branch (RASSL).

2012 “A Note on the Concept of Avalokitesvara in Sri Lankan Buddhism” 6th International Conference on South Asian Studies, Claremont Graduate School, California, USA

2012 “Sacred and the Profane: The performing Nature of Sanniyakuma, the Sri Lankan Buddhist Ritual” Humanistic Education and Research Association, SaltLake City, Utah (Selected paper, presented in absentia).

2011 “The Iconometry of the Sri Lankan Buddha Image” Institute of Chinese Buddhist Studies, University of the West, California, USA.

2011 “Buddha: the God-Head in Sri Lankan Buddhism” American Academy of Religion/Western Region, American Schools of Oriental Research/Pacific CoastRegion, California

2010 “Amarāvati Buddha Image: An Independent Development.” 2nd South Asian Archaeological Congress held by the Center for South Asian Studies, University ofKelaniya, Sri Lanka.

2007 “Identification of the Iconographical Attributes of Bodhisattva Sculptures found from Padidora, Mawanella.” Annual Research Symposium of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

2006 Concept of Bodhisattva in Sri Lankan context: an Interpretation and Explanation of Sri Lankan bodhisattva images in the Sri Lanka gallery,British museum13th Annual Conference on Buddhist Studies, Wolfson College of Art, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

2006 “Recent findings of Bodhisattva Sculptures from North Western Province in Sri Lanka,” Annual Research Symposium, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

 

Ms. Lanka de Silva

2000Gardens of Sri Lanka – to be published

1998Plant identification book – Identification of Plant in selected varieties as specified for Garden Design - research conducted as a partial fulfillment of Master of Science , University of Moratuwa

1995Survey on Maritime Museum at Galle - Research paper submitted as a partial fulfillment of Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology

1995Vatadageya – Reserch paper submitted as a partial fulfillment of Post Graduate Diploma in Archaeology

Researches and Publications:

2011  “Buddhist Iconography: Embodiment of Divine Powers to the Buddha Image,”10th Annual International Symposium of Religious Studies, Florida State University, Florida. (Selected paper forpresentation).

2008  “The Assimilation of Prajñāpāramitā into Tārā: The Conceptual Development”AnnualResearch Symposium of  National Center for Advanced Studies of Social Sciences andHumanities, Sri Lanka, December, 2008.

2005 “Identification of Bodhisattva Sculptures found from Polonnaruwa: Excavated during 2000-2004 (displayed at Polonnaruwa Regional Archaeological  museum.)” Nissanka,Journal of theRegional Archaeological Department,   Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka.

2004  “Characters of Bodhisattva sculptures of North Western Province,” Heritageof Rajarata,Edited by Prof. Chandra Wikramagamage, ISBN 955- 575-094-9, Rajarata Development Bank, Sri Lanka.

1996 Architectural Innovation of Galgē, The Old Shrine erected for God Upulwanin Southern Province of Sri Lanka, Sambhāsśā, Volume 07, Ministry of Education and Higher Education, Battaramulla

Conferences /Symposia participated:

2015"Landmarks of Sri Lankan Dance Patterns", 40th World Congress on the International Dance Research, Dora Stratou Dance Theatre building, Plaka, House of the Dance in Athens.http://cid-portal.org/cdr/athens2015/index.php/list-of-conferees

2014 “A Note on Sri Lankan Buddha Image: Its Independent Origin and Evolution.” Annual Research Symposium, National Center for Advanced Studies in Humanities and Social Sciences (held at Sri Lanka Foundation Institute.)

2013  “The performing Nature of Sri Lankan Buddhist Ritual “Sanniyakuma.” 6th International Conference: Royal Asiatic Society, Sri Lanka Branch (RASSL).

2012  “A Note on the Concept of Avalokitesvara in Sri Lankan Buddhism” 6th International Conference on South Asian Studies, Claremont Graduate School, California, USA

2012   “Sacred and the Profane: The performing Nature of Sanniyakuma, the Sri Lankan Buddhist Ritual” Humanistic Education and Research Association, SaltLake City, Utah (Selected paper, presented in absentia).

2011 “The Iconometry of the Sri Lankan Buddha Image” Institute of Chinese Buddhist Studies, University of the West, California, USA.

2011  “Buddha: the God-Head in Sri Lankan Buddhism” American Academy of Religion/Western Region, American Schools of Oriental Research/Pacific CoastRegion, California

2010 “Amarāvati Buddha Image: An Independent Development.” 2nd South Asian Archaeological Congress held by the Center for South Asian Studies, University ofKelaniya, Sri Lanka.

2007 “Identification of the Iconographical Attributes of Bodhisattva Sculptures found from Padidora, Mawanella.” Annual Research Symposium of Social Sciences and Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.

2006 Concept of Bodhisattva in Sri Lankan context: an Interpretation and Explanation of Sri Lankan bodhisattva images in the Sri Lanka gallery,British museum13th Annual Conference on Buddhist Studies, Wolfson College of   Art, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

2006  “Recent findings of Bodhisattva Sculptures from North Western Province in Sri Lanka,” Annual Research Symposium, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

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