Humanities: Recent submissions

  • Jayasinghe, R.R. (KALYANI Journal of the University of Kelaniya, 2018)
    The study examines the acquisition of English prepositions by Sinhala speaking learners of English with respect to four fine-grained categories of prepositions found by Littlefield (2006) using first language acquisition ...
  • Panmanaban, S. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Sri Lanka has a tradition with Skandapurāṇa specially in Tamil Culture. Sri Lankan Tamils are recites Purāṇa Patana by this tradition. Skandapurāṇa is one of the Mahapurāṇa in Sanskrit. Kandapurāṇa in Tamil wrote by Kachiyapa ...
  • Balakailasanathasarma, M. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The examination of the processes of imagination and ‘symbolization’ and the study of their relationship to human experience has contributed greatly to the understanding of the human mind. Especially Sanskrit poetical ...
  • Wijayawimala, S. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    It is prime import fact to emphasize at the very beginning that the Yogācāra Buddhist School is predominant in the history of Buddhist thought inasmuch as it adopts a precise view of the world and being, who live therein, ...
  • Bhide, P. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Drama as a form of literature is lively as compared to other forms of literature, because a play that is written has a possibility of its presentation on stage unlike other forms of literature. Three elements are required ...
  • Arachchi, H.A.D.N.H. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Genetic problem, physical and environmental situation were caused to non-communicable diseases. Communicable diseases, respiratory disorder, high blood pressure, diabetes and cancer can be considered to be major non-communicable ...
  • Ven.Vijithasiri, M. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The Buddhism and the Vedanta are two systems of philosophy in India, debated on many controversial concepts for long period. The purpose of this research is to Study Śankara’s Criticism of the Concept of Vijïaptimätratä ...
  • Ven.Thilakananda, P. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Sanskrit which is acknowledged as the most scientific and systematic language has been flourished as a root- oriented language. The etymological analysis is one of the fundamental domains in Sanskrit. The derivation of the ...
  • Rev. Agganyana (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Mahāyāna Buddhism is one of the two dominant sects' of Buddhism. Sometimes, it is called Northern tradition, as it is mobilized in Tibet, China, Japan, Korea, and Vietnam. Historically, Mahāyāna Buddhism was introduced to ...
  • Senarathne, I. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Foreign policy is an endless dialogue between the powers of continuity and the powers of change (Adnan, 2014, P.657-659). ‘Political Diplomacy’ is the significant tool in foreign policy. Traditional diplomacy is capable ...
  • Randula, K.K.G. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Cumaratunga Munidasa (25th July 1887 - 02nd March 1944) is admired as the first scholar to recognise the need of Sinhalese neologisms capable of imparting modern scientific and technical knowledge in the twentieth century. ...
  • Tharaka, R.G.H. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    There are architecture theories spanning a wide range of subject, such as vásthuvidyá business and monastery. It is necessary to determine the direction for planning the interior design which is one of the main components ...
  • Fernando, K.D.K.D.T. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Sanskrit and Chinese are two genetically unrelated languages from two different language families. Sanskrit is an Indo-Aryan language whereas Chinese is a Sino Tibetan language. These two languages came into strong contact ...
  • Madushani, A.M.G.R. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The establishment of the door is the most significant domain of the vāstuśāstra, the science and art of house planning. The entire circle of techniques which are analyzed in different types of vāstu texts have been constructed ...
  • Rev.Medhācitto, T.S. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Rāmāyaṇa is ancient great epic which narrates the story of Rama and Sīta. It was written in India by a Hindu sage named Valmīki. This great epic was written in Sanskrit, which most of scholars predicted in about 7th to ...
  • Godakanda Arachchi, E.K. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    “Prathiññāyaugandharayana” (alias Prathigngnanatikawa) can be identified as a great masterpiece of Sanskrit playwright Mahākavi Sri Bhāsa. Stories included in “Brihatkatha” of Guṇādya and “Katā Sarith Sāgaraya” of Somadewa ...
  • Rev.Hung, N.Y.B. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Saddharmapuṇḍarīka Sūtra, The Lotus Sutra, is one of the most important, popular, and influential Sūtras of Mahāyāna School. As taught in this Sūtra, infinite possibilities are open to human beings. The Buddha claimed that ...
  • Chandrasekara, S. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Buddhist philosophy has two main objectives. One is short term objective to be happy in the present world. Another objective is to attain final liberation which is called Nibbāna. To attain Nibbāna there are basic meditative ...
  • Ven.Sumanasara, E. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The word Astrology is derived from two Greek words, Astra, a star, and Logos, logic or reason. It literally implies the doctrine and law as shown by the stars or planets. Our universe is full of all kinds of amazing energies. ...
  • Karunarathna, L.S. (International Conference on Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, 2018 Department of Sanskrit and Eastern Studies, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Vidhushaka (vidūs̥ka) is the trustworthy close Brahmin friend of the hero in every Sanskrit drama though he is been named differently, for instance Vasanthaka (vasanthaka) in rathnāvalī, Madhavya (mād̥havya) in ...

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