Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

University of Ruhuna

Ven. Koggalle Wijitha

Senior Lecturer

Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies
Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
University of Ruhuna
Matara 81000
Sri Lanka

Phone: +94 714438787

Email: koggalle.wijitha@yahoo.com

Biography:

Ven. Koggalle Wijitha is a Senior Lecturer of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Ruhuna. He entered to the University of Kelaniya as a student of the Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies and he obtained the B.A. degree in Buddhist Studies in 2004. after receiving his first Degree he has completed M.A. (2005) and M.Phil (2007) from the University of Kelaniya in mentioned years. At the present he is a Ph.D. holder and his major research field is Buddhist Philosophy and Psychological Counseling. Moreover, He has successfully completed by now the postgraduate diploma in Psychological Counseling from the University of Colombo. He has already published several books, written more than 40 academic articles for various journals in English and Sinhala medium and presented academic research papers in various national and international conferences.

Qualifications:

  • Doctor of Philosophy: (PhD Degree),University of Kelaniya,
  • Master of Philosophy: (M.Phil. Degree) 2005 - 2007 - University of Kelaniya
  • Master of Arts: (M.A. Degree) 2004 - 2005 - University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Psychological Counselling 2005/2006 - University of Colombo
  • Certificate Course in Professional Development in Higher Education, Staff Development Center, University of Ruhuna, 2013.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons) : (B.A. Degree) University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. 2001 -2004

Specialized fields and teaching areas:

Buddhist Philosophy and Psychological Counseling

Research Areas:

Buddhist and Western Psychoanalytical theory

Publications:

Editor

  • සංස්කාරක, විභංග ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය 2017, මානව හා සමාජ සංවර්ධන පදනම, කතරගම.

  • සංස්කාරක, විභංග ශාස්ත්‍රීය සංග්‍රහය 2018, මානව හා සමාජ සංවර්ධන පදනම, කතරගම.



Major publications

  • A Review on Maha Parinibban Sutta –New Karunadhara Printed, Colombo 10, 2005.

  • Buddhist and Western Psychotherapy – Sooriya Printed, Colombo 10, 2007

  • Suriduni Kataragama 2013, Edition.


Journal publications

  • Ven. Vineeta k, and Gamini Ratna sri, G.A, Swarnanjalee, 2007 Edition, Buddhist Psychotherapy and Meditation. :බෞද්ධ මනෝ ප‍්‍රතිකාරය සහ භාවනාව)

  • Ven.Nanaveera R and Gamini Ratna sri G.A. Nananjalee, Edition 2007, Buddhist and Western Psychotherapy. (බෞද්ධ හා බටහිර මනෝ චිකිත්සාව)

  • Ven.Sivali B, Sudam nada Edition, Samanti Printrs, Kosgoda, 2008. Existence of the Preta and merit rejoicing, (පේ‍්‍රත භවය සහ පුණ්‍යානුමෝදනාව)

  • Gunatilake H.M., Niwan Maga, 2008/09 Exixtemce of the Sasara and Samudaya Satyaya, Pariyatti, Edition, Government Printers, Colombo,  (සසර පැවැත්ම සහ සමුදය සත්‍යය)

  • Ven. Mahinda Unuwaturabubule, 2009, Pasgoda Sri Vineetha Nahimi Felicitation Volume, Existence and Non-Existence in the Sasara, Edition, R.P.Printers, Wattala. (සසර ප‍්‍රවෘත්තිය හා සසර නිවෘත්තිය)

  • The Buddhist view regarding the Marriage, Charana, Bhikshu Union, University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Edited by Pnnaloka,M.Khemannada,M, Sandesha Printers, Padukka, 2009. (විවාහය පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ ආකල්පය)

  • The importance of Maha Parinibbana Sutta, Pragna Prabha, Edited by Ven, M.Pannananda, Damsak Printers, Pitakotte, 2010.

  • The Buddhist Psychological Counseling and Pansukulaya, Dharmanjali, Edited by, Ven.M. Pannananda,Sridevi Printers, Dehivala, 2010. (බෞද්ධ මනෝවිද්‍යාත්මක උපදේශනය සහ පාංශුකූල චාරිත‍්‍රය)

  • The Buddhist View regarding the Mental Problems, Historical Information & Research Letter edition, Edited by ven.G. Pannasara, New Vision Printers, Bandaravela, 2010. (මානසික ගැටලූ පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ ආකල්පය)

  • The Buddhist attitude regarding the Mind, Nanagavesi, Edited by Pali and Buddhist Education Society, University of Ruhuna, 2011. (බෞද්ධ මනෝ විග‍්‍රයහ)

  • The Buddhist view regarding the Mental Health, Sirimal Ranawella Feliciation Volume, Edited by Prf.S.Wawwage, Godage Printers, Colombo, 2011. (මානසික සෞඛ්‍යය පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ ආකල්පය)

  • Existence between the Death and Birth, Charana, Bhikshu Union,University of Sri Jayawardanapura, Edited by Ven.M.Dhammasiri, Ven.P.Sekara, Sandesha Printers, Padukka, 2012 (අන්තරාභවය පිළිබඳ විමසුමක්)

  • Chittavega, Nivanmaga, Edited by H.M.Gunatilake, Gvernment Printers, Colombo, 2012. (චිත්තවේග)

  • The Buddhist view regarding the Society Classification, Gnanagavesi, Edited by Jayanta K.Herat, Pali and Buddhist Education Society, University of Ruhuna,2012.(සමාජ වර්ගීකරණය පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ ආකල්පය)

  • Pretawastuwa & Buddhist View regarding the Concept of Preta, Vidu Satara, Edited by Ven.P.Siri Sugata, Ven.L. Assaji, Sisil Sri Creations, Maharagama, 2013. (පේ‍්‍රතවස්තුවෙන් අනාවරණය වන බෞද්ධ පේ‍්‍රත සංකල්පය)

  • The Buddhist view regarding the Buddhist Funerals, Nivanmaga, Edited by H.M.Gunatilake, Government Printers, Colombo, 2013. (අවමංගලෝත්සවය සහ බුදුදහම)

  • The Buddhist view regarding the Pratisandiya, Gnanagavesi, Edited by Ven H.Indaratana, Ruhunu Printers, Matara, 2013. (ප‍්‍රතිසන්ධිය පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ ආකල්පය)

  • A Contemporary studies regarding the Deva concept, Gnanagavesi, Edited by Ven.L. Ananda, Pali and Buddhist Education Society, University of Ruhuna, 2013. (දේව සංකල්පය පිළිබඳ තුලනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක්)

  • Origination and Expansion of the Kataragama Maha Devalaya, Suriduni  Kataragama 2014, Edited by Amila Tenuwara, Zak Printers, Colombo. (කතරගම ඇසළ පෙරහැරෙහි පෞරාණික චාරිත‍්‍ර)

  • Merit Rejoicing, Nivanmaga, Edited by H.M.Gunatilake, Government Printers, Colombo, 2014. (පිංදීම)

  • Origination and Expansion of the Kataragama Maha Devalaya, Suriduni  Kataragama 2014, Edited by Amila Tenuwara, Zak Printers, Colombo. (කතරගම මහා දේවාලයේ ප‍්‍රභවය සහ විකාශය)

  • Ancient Customs of the Kataragama Esala Perahera, Lakdiva Budhist Perahera, Edited by Dr. Ven. U. Mahinda Etc, Deepana Of set Printers, Gampaha, 2014. (කතරගම ඇසළ පෙරහැරෙහි ප‍්‍රභවය සහ ඇසළ මංගල්‍යය)

  • Psychological Foundation of The Buddhist Philosophy, Ganagavesi, Edited by Ven. Tavalampola Dhammatilake, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Ruhuna, 2015. (බුදුදහමෙහි මනෝවිද්‍යාත්මක පදනම)

  • The concept of Soul and Rebirth, Vidumina, Edited by, Ven. Girambe Dhammaruchi, Bhiksu Union, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, Matara, 2015. (ආත්ම සංකල්පය සහ පුනරුප්පත්තිය)

  • Moral for the Development of This Life, Nivanmaga, Edited by, Mr.H.M.Gunatilake, Sri lanka Government Press, Colombo, 2015. (මෙලොව දියුණුවට ශීලය)

  • Life Between Death and Birth, Pujana, Edited by ven.Kotiyagala Uparatane, Purana Viharaya, Gandara, Matara, 2016. අන්තරාභවය

  • Infinity Forms of Buddhist Ethics, Ganagavesi, Edited by Ven.Pitigala Wimalananda, Department of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Ruhuna, 2016. (බෞද්ධ ආචාර ධර්මයන්හි අනන්‍යතා ලක්ෂණ)

  • A review on Teenamiddha and Veerayya for Development of the Personality,Vidurusada, Edited by Ven. Kirambha Sumangala, National Collage of Education Ruwanpura,  2016. (ථීනමිද්දය සහ වීර්යය පෞරුෂ සංවර්ධනයට බලපාන අයුරු විමර්ශනයක්)

  • The Psychological Behavioral Approach, Niwan Maga, Edited by, Mr.H.M.Gunatilake, Sri lanka Government Press, Colombo, 2016. (චර්යාවාදී මනෝවිද්‍යා ප‍්‍රවේශය)

  • Beingness of Dhamma and Vinaya Acording to the Anguttara Nikaya, Adhamma Vagga, Pragna, Edited by Ven.Kotiyagala Uparatane, Bidhiniketanaramaya, Monaragala, 2016. (අංගුත්තර නිකයෙහි අධම්ම වග්ගයට අනුව ධම්ම විනයෙහි පැවැත්ම)

  • Mind and Personality Development, Nibbana Magazine, Edited by, Ven.Nahangoda Sudhmma, Sri Isipatanaramaya, Meddawatta, Matara, 2016. (සිත සහ පෞරුෂ සංවර්ධනය)

  • Psychological Foundation of Pagoda Worshiping, Pranidhi, Siri Penatis Dhamma School, Midellawela, Matara, 2016. (චෛත්‍ය වන්දනාවේ මනෝවිද්‍යාත්මක පදනම)

  • Segmentation of Irrational Motivation and The Concept of Yoniso Manasikara, Girihisa, Ven. Kumbukandana Revata, Department of Philosophy, University of Kelaniya, 2017. (අහේතුවාදී චිත්තවේග ඛන්ඩනය සහ යෝනිසෝමනසිකාර)

  • The Buddhist View regarding the Concept of Michcha ditthi, Jayasumana, Edited by, Ven. Rupaha Sumanajoti etc, Jayasumana Piriwena, Matara, 2017 (මිච්ඡුාදිට්ඨිය පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ ආකල්පය)

  • Bandara, Harshika, . Preface, page 22, The concept of Mortivation and Samuttejana Concept, 2017, Suriya Publisher, Colombo 10

  • බෞද්ධ මනෝ ප්‍රතිකාර න්‍යායයක් වශයෙන්‘යෝනිසෝමනසිකාර’ සංකල්පය පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක්, Journal of Pali, 2016, Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • චුති-ප්‍රතිසන්ධි ක්‍රියාවලියෙහි සාපේක්ෂතවාදී ලක්ෂණ පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක්, Journal of Pali, 2017, Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • බෞද්ධ විඤ්ඤාණ සංකල්පයෙහි ‘සන්ධාපනාර්ථය’ පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනයක්, Journal of Pali, 2017, Department of Pali, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • “ජීවදාන” සංකල්පයෙහි සංස්කෘතික සහ දාර්ශනික පදනම පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනයක්, The faculty journal of Humanities and Social Sciences, Volume 08,Issue 01, 2019, University of Ruhuna.

Conference publications

 

  • Pepper Presenter, International Conference in Shantigiri Asrama, Keral in India, 2017.



Conference Abstract Published and Presentation

  • International Conference in ShantigiriAsrama, Keral in India, 2017, An analysis on the Use of SabbsavaSutta as a Theory in Buddhist Psychotherapy

  • 3rdBuddhist National Conference,අහේතුවාදී චිත්තවේග ඛණ්ඩන න්‍යායාත්මක සූත්‍රයක් වශයෙන් විතක්ක සන්ඨාන සූත්‍රයෙහි භාවිතය පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක් Bhiksu University Avenue, New Puttalam Road  Anuradhapura.

  • Ruhuna University International Conference on Humanities and Social Science - 2018, Comparative study on the concept of Sigmund Freud’s consciousness and the concept of Chitta in Buddhism
  • The 19th International Postgraduate Research Conference 2019, university of Kelaniya මහායානිකයන්ගේ විඥාන සංකල්පය සහ ථේරවාද බෞද්ධ මනෝ විග්‍රහය පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක් 
  • International Conference on pāli and Buddhist Studies 2018, Jpura, මිච්ඡාසතිය සහ මානව ගැටලු ප්‍රභවය පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනාත්මක අධ්‍යයනයක්
  • 16th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna, බෞද්ධ උපදේශන න්‍යායයක් වශයෙන් යෝනිසෝමනසිකාර සංකල්පයෙහි උපයෝගීතාව පිළිබඳ විමර්ශනයක්
  • 16th Academic Sessions, University of Ruhuna චෛතසික රෝග පිළිබඳ බෞද්ධ ආකල්පයථ ආභිධම්මික අකුසල චෛතසික ඇසුරින්
  • RUICHSS-2019, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, An analysis on the Buddhist view refraining from the Nationalism

  • RUICHSS-2019, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, A study on relativistic aspects of the concept of Chuti-Paṭisandhi

  • RUICHSS-2019, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Ruhuna, A Review on the meaning of Storage of the Buddhist Viññāṇa Concept