Date: 5 Apr to 29 Apr (refer to schedule below)
Time: (Sat/Sun 1pm to 3pm), (Wed/Thur 7.30pm to 9.30pm)
Venue: The Buddhist Library, Level 2 Seminar Room
Registration Fee: $60
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|5 Apr (Thur) 7.30pm – 9.30pm||Universal Adoptability of Fundamental Buddhist Tenets|
|7 Apr (Sun) 1pm – 3pm||Principles of Buddhist Psychotheraphy – Part I|
|8 Apr (Sun) 1pm – 3pm||Principles of Buddhist Psychotheraphy – Part II|
|12 Apr (Thur) 7.30pm – 9.30pm||Pre-awareness of Samatha Bhāvanā and Vipassanā Bhāvanā for dispelling misconceptions and successful initiation|
|14 Apr (Sat) 1pm – 3pm||Dependent Co-origination (Paṭiccasamuppāda)|
|15 Apr (Sun) 1pm – 3pm||Practical Buddhist approaches to surmount mental and behavioral problems (Sevenfold Purity (Satta Visuddhi), 40 Effacements (Sallekhapaṭipadā), etc.|
|19 Apr (Thur) 7.30pm – 9.30pm||Recognition and Surmounting of Facets of Impediments to Buddhist Meditation|
|21 Apr (Sat) 1pm – 3pm||Universal Ethical Identity of Humankind in Buddhism|
|22 Apr (Sun) 1pm – 3pm||Analysis and Enhancement of Human Personality and values in Universal Buddhist Perspective for successful research studies as well as for happy living|
|25 Apr (Wed) 7.30pm – 9.30pm||Multidimensional Approach to Healthy Living|
|**Special Class: 26 Apr (Sat) 7.30pm – 9.30pm||Analytical Conversion of Buddhist teachings for various research studies: A demonstrative presentation and clarification|
|**Special Class: 28 Apr (Sat) 1pm – 3pm||Clarification of subjects for MA and PG Diploma in Buddhist Studies at Buddhist Library Graduate School (re-introduction of new subjects and pursuit of studies on a novel system (while engaging in work and profession).|
|**Special Class: 29 Apr (Sun) 1pm – 3pm||Convenient, swift, successful, methodological and all-inclusive academic approach to pursuit of MPhil and PhD Studies – compilation of Dissertations – (Clarification, Demonstration and Workshop)
(i) Formation of a Research Topic
(ii) Synopsis – Format and Content
(iii) Systematic and quick collection of data from primary and secondary sources – Literature Survey
(iv) Chapterization and Sub-chapters
About Dr. Rathnasiri Rathnayaka
Dr. Rathnasiri Rathnayaka, Senior Lecturer, Dean, Faculty of Postgraduate Studies, Nagananda International Institute for Buddhist Studies
Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies (English Medium), Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2014.
M.A. in Buddhist Studies with Merit Pass (Gold Medal) (English Medium), Postgraduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2011.
M.A. in Linguistics English Language, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2014.
B.A. in Buddhist Studies, Pāli Language and Literature, English Language & English Literature (Second Upper Division) (English Medium), Buddhist and Pāli University of Sri Lanka, 2010.
Dip in Buddhism, Buddhist and Pāli University of Sri Lanka, 2007.
Dip in Advanced English for Administration & Academic Purposes, University of Colombo, 1996.
Higher Dip in English Language & Literature, Distant Education Service of Sri Lanka, 1994.
Dip in English in Grammar & Composition, Distant Education Service of Sri Lanka, 1991.
A/L Examination in Buddhist Culture, History (English Medium) and English Language & Literature, 2008.