Services

The Services and Facilities that are provided  can be cited as follows:

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  • In 2008 and Auditorium with all facilities was donated by the Buddhist cultural Centre to the Kirama Dhammananda Vidyalaya. The main objective was to develop creativity and skills among school children.
  • In 2005 A Dhamma School in English medium was conducted to improve the knowledge of English and Buddhism in Dhamma Students.
  • In the year 2000, a Bukkhuni Training Centre launched at the dekanduwala Meditation Centre, to ordain woman who are interested in spiritual religious life. They are educated in pali language, Dhamma Studies, religious counseling, and Leadership Training. Higher Ordination was granted to the qualified students at the Rangiri Dambulul Rajamaha Vihara.
  • In 2002, a New edition of the Buddha Jayanthi Thripitaka Published by the government of Sri-Lanka was re-Printed with quality printing.
  • Since 1996, Buddhist information and online bookshop was introduced through internet to provide easy access to the public worldwide.
  • In 1994, Buddhist Books were introduced to Tourist Hotels for the Benefit of the tourists.
  • In 1994, a Correspondence course in English was conducted for non-Buddhist who are interested in Buddhism.
  • The objective of the Buddhist Cultural Center was to improve the knowledge of Buddhism among the public. Therefore in 1993 Book exhibition were organized on Colombo and in outstation areas.
  • In 19994 the Discourses of the Buddha were translated into 13 volumes and printed in Sinhala.
  • The Buddhist cultural centre was inaugurated on the 2nd of January 1992 by Ven. Kirama Wimaljhothi Thero, At Nedimala, Dehiwala.
  • In 1992, all Buddhist Publications worldwide were collected by learned Buddhist Monks and distributed among local and foreign readers.
  • The Buddhist cultural center was equipped with modern printing techniques to publish ancient Buddhist Texts, and to upgrade the quality of “Buddhist Books” to meet the high demand and promote knowledge in Buddhism among Dhamma Studies and laity.
  • In 1194, a Mobile Book shop called “DharmaYathra” was launched to make the villages aware of the importance of Buddhism in their daily family lives.
  • In 1994, The Buddhist Cultural Centre launched a Residential Meditation Centre at Dekanduwala, Horana to introduce practical Meditation for local and foreign devotees.
  • In 1995, ten disciplined children were ordained and trained as Buddhist Missionaries.
  • In 2006, the Buddhist Cultural Centre together with the Buddhist maha vihara kula – Lampur, Malaysia constructed a New four stored Hospital complex in Tangalle, at a cost of Rs. 120. Million. Medical equipment worth of Rs. 200 Millions was donated by AmeriCares. The objective was to upgrade the District hospital to a Base Hospital and to Provide better health facilities for the people of Tangalle and Hambantota.
  • In the year 2000, temporally ordination was conducted for layman to date.
  • For the first time in 2004, Pali Atuwa (Commentaries) were translated into Sinhala language and printed for the benefit of all.
  • In 2005 for the project was launched to translate all Pali Commentaries into English and Pali teeka into Sinhala Language.
  • To commemorate the 2600 years of the ” Sri Sambuddhathva Jayanthi” , the Buddhist Cultural Centre erected new building at No:32 and 34, Sambuddhathva Jayanthi Mawatha, Colombo 05, with the objective of providing better facilities and services to the Public here and abroad.

Services Extended by the Sri Sambuddhathva Jayanthi Mandiraya, Branch of the Buddhist cultural Centre.

  1. World’s largest Buddhist Book and information centre.
  2. Conference hall endowed with seats for four hundred people.
  3. Teaching various languages and having courses on diverse subjects.
  4. Yoga classes.
  5. Buddhist psychological counseling for all age groups.
  6. Auditorium and computer facilities.
  7. Research on Dhamma
  8. Preaching Dhamma and meditation programs
  9. Conducting a television service known “Siyapatha”

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