Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Ven. Ariyawansa, M. (Dr.)

Senior Lecturer

Department of Sinhala
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Ruhuna
Matara 81000
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 718042080

Email: ariyawansamora@gmail.com

Biography:

I was graduated from the university of Peradeniya in 1999. I got M.A. in 2006 and Ph.D. in 2016 form Deccan College in Pune, India. I have written several books and published several research articles in referred and non-referred journals. I have created some circles for Sinhalese grammar and registered under the National Intellectual Property of Sri Lanka and got Patents for them. I got VC Award in 2010 as Most Outstanding Inventor of UoR. The NIE has appointed me as chief editor of Guttila Kavya editorial board and as Language Editor of 12 and 13 year Teachers’ Guide books. I am a member of International Editorial Board of Edu-Quest Journal from 2012-2016, Published by Department of Education, Shino-Kanho-Birsha University of Bengal, India.

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. (Pune)
  • M.A. (Pune)
  • B.A. (Peradeniya)

Memberships and Affiliations:

  • Linguistic Society of India
  • Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka

Specialized fields and teaching areas:

  • Linguistics and Sinhalese grammar

Research Areas:

  • Linguistics and creative methods of Sinhalese grammar

Publications:

Major publications

  • Atavisi Buddha Warnanawa-2000
  • Sigalovada Sutraya Saha Samajaya -2000
  • Morphophonemic in Classical Sinhalese Language - 2009

Journal publications

  • Saddharma Ratnavaliye Svadhina Lakshana, 2000, Sri Lanka Pracina Bhasopakara Samagama - Sastriya Sangrahaya, ed. T. Somananda Thera and others, pp. 37-49.
  • Vidya Cakravartin Butsaranehi Endi Vakcitra, 2001, Sammuti-I, ed. U. Mahinda and others, pp. 113-124.
  • Kavyatmaka Bhasavakin Liyevunu Sinhala Sila Lekhana, 2001, Sanskrutika Puranaya, Maddhama Sanskrutika Aramudala, pp. 12-18.
  • Ummagga Jatakaya Rajun - Bamunan Upahasayata Lak Kirimata Liyana Laddakda? 2002, Sumati, ed. A. Nanda, pp.198-224.
  • Sinhala Gemi Santikarmawala Daknata Lebena Natyamaya Lakshana, 2003, Cintana Dhara, Sahitya Dina Samaru Kalapaya, Hakmana Pradesiya Lekham Karyalaya, pp. 113-121.
  • Kavsilumini Katuvaraya Mahakavya Niti-riti Vahal Karagat Namudu Ita Vahal Noviya, 2003, Getamanne Sri Sobhita Abhistava Sastritya Sangrahaya, ed. O. Kassapa & others, pp. 68-91.
  • Amavatura Katuvaraya Videsikayekda? Svadesikayekda?, 2004, Ariya Rajakaruna Upahara Lipi Sangrahaya, ed. J. Amarasinha, Godage Publishers, Colombo.
  • Saddharma Ratnavaliyehi Penena Visesa Bhasa Ritiya, 2007, Muragala, ed. U. Gnanissara, Vasana Graphics, Galle.
  • Acarasili Ha Gauravartha Bhasa Bhavitaya, 2007, Swarnanjali, ed. K. Winitha, G. A. G. Ratna Sri, Piyasiri Printing, Nugegoda, pp. 333-341
  • Sinhalaye Tatsama Tadbhava Pada Bhavitaya, 2016, Vajra Sastriya Sangrahaya, ed. R, Ananda Thero and others, Ambalangoda, pp. 118-134.

News Paper Articles

  • Ova Denu Parahata- Tama Sammatehi Pihita Sita, 1-2 Parts, Silumina (2003.07.06-13) (Critical Analysis of Selalihini Sandesaya of Prof. Sucarita Gamlat).
  • Yugakaraka Adina Hela Pandiruwana, 2007, Sakmana, Jatika Bhiksu Peramuna.
  • Hela Bas Asiriya, (1-7 parts), 2007, Sakmana, Jatika Bhiksu Peramuna.
Invited keynote talks and seminar presentations
  • Keynote Talks
    • Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, West-Bengal, India, 2017, Organized by the Department of Education, Topic: Traditional Monastery Education System in Sri Lanka.
    • Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, West-Bengal, India, 2017, Organized by the Department of Philosophy, Topic: Buddhist Philosophy: Theory and Practice in Sri Lanka
  • International Conferences
    • Topic: Numeral System in Sinhalese: Lexically Indo-Aryan, Structurally Dravidian. International Conference on Language Contact in India: Historical, Typological and Sociolinguistic Perspectives, 2013.02.6-8, Organized by Department of Linguistics, Deccan College Post Graduate and Research Institute, Pune, India and Central Institute of Indian Languages, Mysore, India.
    • Topic: The Conjunct Verbs in Modern Sinhalese Language, 2nd International Conference on Peace, Reconciliation and Development Challenges, 2016.03.24-25, Organized by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna.
    • International Seminar on Symbolism in Indian Art, Archaeology and Literature, 2016.12.1-3, Deccan College Post Graduate and Research Institute, Pune, India. Topc: The Influence of Buddhism on Sinhalese Morphology
    • Topic: The Influence of Buddhist Religion on Sinhalese Language, 2013.06.21-22, Organized by Department of Sanskrit and Lexicography, Deccan College, Pune, India.
    • Topic: The Dravidian Influence on Numerical System of Sinhalese, 2012.04.19-20, Organized by Department of Sanskrit and Lexicography, Deccan College, Pune, India.
    • International Seminar on Vision of Rabindranath Tagore on Co-operative Society and Community Development, 2017, Santiniketan, Bengal, India. Topc: The Concept of Co-operation in Buddhism
  • National Conferences
    • Annual Conference - 2008, Royal Asiatic Society, Sri Lanka, Topic: Sinhala Karmakaraka Cakraya
    • Annual Symposium - 2015, University of Colombo, Department of Sinhala, Topic: Conjunct Verbs in Sinhalese
    • Linguistic Conference - 2015, University of Kelaniya, Topic: The Conjunct Verbs in Classical Sinhalese Language
    • Academic Sessions - 2016, University of Ruhuna, Matara. Topic: Vector Verbs in Modern Sinhalese
    • Annual Conference - 2016, Royal Asiatic Society, Sri Lanka, Serial Verbs in Mediaeval Sinhalese Language