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  • Ven. Wadinagala Pannaloka . (2nd Global conference on “Buddhism and Women’s Liberation”, Maha Bodhi society of India., 2019)
    In early Buddhism it is recorded an encounter between the enlightened nun Somā and Māra. In response to Mara, Soma states that the femininity has nothing to do with the spiritual achievement. What are implications for today ...
  • Rev. Dr. Wadinagala Pannaloka. (International Symposium on ‘Light in Life’. The Orthodox Academy of Crete, Greece, 2018)
    Light is inseparable from life in the universe. Thus, many branches of human study have been devoted to this subject. Buddhism, a religious-philosophical system, has also discussed various aspects of light. One of the ...
  • Rev. Dr. Wadinagala Pannaloka. (Nāgānanda 2nd International Research Conclave on Buddhist Studies & Humanities (NIRCBSH2019), Nāgānanda International Institute for Buddhist Studies, Manelwatta, Bollegala, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2019)
    Since ancient times, through Buddhism, many countries from Asia to Europe, became mutual friends and worked as brothers. Today, in the twenty first century, the earth is becoming one village through the achievements of ...
  • Weerawansa, S. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Mindfulness is defined as the awareness that emerges through paying attention on purpose in the present moment, and not being judgmental about the unfolding of experiences moment by moment. In practicing mindfulness, one ...
  • Weerakoon, W.M.U.I. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Athens is identified as the earliest western empire. The Classical Athenian epigraphs indicate a widespread imposition of a special type of colonies known as ‗cleruchies‘ in the subject-allies of the Athenian empire towards ...
  • Ven.Panawala Dhammadhaja (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Trees are very useful for human beings and other animals to live healthily. The majority of animals including humans inhale because of oxygen produce by trees. Water is protected where the trees are. According to vāstushāstra, ...
  • Ven. Jatila (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Mindfulness and clear comprehension (sati-sampajañña) play significant role in implementing both material and spiritual development among human being. Working without sati-sampajañña generates problems and failures, whereas ...
  • Ven. Ashin Nanda Cariya (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    It is clear that social media are so useful that many people and even Buddhist monks cannot live without social media in the modern world. In regard to the Buddhist monks being associated with social media, some may argue ...
  • Nagarathnam, S. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Literature as the mirror of time can fall through human life. It reflects civilization, culture, policy, doctrine and customs. These reflected aspects are flexible and they change according to time. Culture is the most ...
  • Ratnayake, A.R.M.J.C. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The study set out to investigate the opinions of the use of Sinhala language in adult English Language Teaching (ELT) classrooms. First it is important to state that research in regard to the opinions of the use of Sinhala ...
  • Rathnayake, S. (. International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Museums play a major role to showcase a country‘s identity and dignity to the world. It holds a distinctive place in tourism industry and become a major attraction. Museums are attracting people in numbers that were unheard ...
  • Randula, K.K.G. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Neologisation is the act of coining and accompanying neologisms i.e., new words to the lexicon of a language. Aelian de Silva (31st October 1926 - 22nd December 2015), an electrical engineer by profession, was a neologist ...
  • Randiwela, R.M.D. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The depiction of Gods in ‗The Iliad‘ is representative of the heroic and materialistic background that the Greeks emerged in. The Gods were venerated for their power and immortality more than their virtue. They were a class ...
  • Singh, D.P. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    The reach and appeal of Bollywood cinema have been phenomenal. In the last three decades, it has crossed the boundaries of language and Nations. India‘s Film Industry is the world‘s largest film industry in terms of quantity ...
  • Prasadika, K.A.T. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    A close textual reading of Feroze Kamardeen‘s political comedy, which rapturously catered/caters to an audience of bourgeois taste, sheds light on a pertinent issue related to Sri Lankan English; namely, the disenfranchisement ...
  • Perera, U.M. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    War art is presented to public in many forms which vary from painting, sculpture, installations to graffiti, which in all their forms propel the message of either propaganda or futility of war. ―The Shrine of Innocents‖ ...
  • Perera, C.T.S.S. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    Cleopatra VII of Egypt is identified as one of the most popular queens and women from antiquity. Nevertheless, it is questionable how history has portrayed this dignified woman from 1st century BCE. Only surviving literary ...
  • Pasquel, D.E.D. (International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    It has been a hackneyed question behind the majority of the studies on Buddhism and war that ‗how does Buddhism justify the warfare? Seemingly, scholars have reiterated this issue in pursuit of solving the burning conflict ...
  • Ramanayake, R. P. J. C.; Perera, D. P.; Basnayake, B. M. T. K.; Dilanka, G. V. A.; Premasiri, L. W. S. S. (College of general practitioners of Sri Lanka, 2018)
    No abstract available
  • Murugaiah, A. (. International Conference on the Humanities (ICH 2018/2019), Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2018)
    At present smart classrooms are technologically enhanced settings that enrich the knowledge of teaching and learning by integrating learning technology. Smart classrooms contain many technological devices. According to the ...

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