The foundation laying ceremony of Naganda International Buddhist University took place at Manelwatta Temple, Kelaniya on 25 June 2013.
The ceremony was attended by dignitaries from many countries, including the renowned Chinese monk, Ven. Chin K'ung Mahathera.
The University is located in a 6.04 hectares of land and will be consisted of four academic faculties: 1. Early Buddhist Sources; 2. Practical and Applied Buddhism, 3. Systems of Medicine; 4. Social Sciences , and a unit for Language, Computer and IT training.
See news-reports: Ministry of Higher Education, CaFFE, and photos from Ministry of Higher Education.
As the University is currently under construction, donation will be appreciated. If you're interested to help out, you may send the donation to:
Account Name ： Nagananda International Institute For Buddhist Studies
Account No ：0011 1000 9042
Bank ： Sampath Bank PLC
No.01-01, ‘ Majestic City ‘Station Road, Colombo 04 Sri Lanka
Swift Code ：BSAMLKLX