Academic Qualifications: B.A. (Honours, First Class) University of Ceylon, 1968
Ph.D University of Lancaster (UK) 1973
D.Litt , Buddhist and Pali University
Professional Certificate in English (Merit) University of
Diploma in Counselling Psychology, Sri Jayewardenepura
Professional: 1968 – 1980 University of Colombo
1980-1983 University of Kelaniya
1983 – 2007 University of Sri Jayewardenepura (retired as Professor of Pali and Buddhist Studies and Vice Chancellor)
2007- 2017 BRS/BL Graduate School, Singapore.
1989 -1990 Felowship, Commonwealth Universities,UK
Writership: authored 21 books and have more than 100 published articles. Functioned as a presenter of Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation. Radio artist for several decades. Freelance writer to Lake House and Vijaya group News papers. Functioned as a Panellist at the Writers Festival 2017 Singapore.