Head/Department of Buddhist Studies
Ph.D. (Chinese Medium),
Department of Philosophy, University of Nanjing, Nanjing 210093, China. (2004)
M. Phil. (Sanskrit Dasabhumikasutra)
Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (2001)
M. A. (English Medium)
Post Graduate Institute of Pali and Buddhist Studies, University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (2007)
B.A (Honors) with First Class
University of Sri Jayewardenepura, Gangodawila, Nugegoda, (1997)
Certificate in Teaching in Higher Education
Staff Development Centre, University of Colombo (2006)
Scholarships and Fellowships
Fulbright Advanced Research and Lecturing Award 2015/16, University of California, USA.
Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellowship-2012, University of Wales, UK.
International Visitor Leadership Program, State Department, USA, 2010.
Chinese Government Scholarship for Doctoral Research, (2000-2004) Nanjing University, China.
P.L. Perera Scholarship, University of Sri Jayawardenapura 1993/94