Synonyms for pirivena or Related words with pirivena

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Examples of "pirivena"
The Sunethradevi Pirivena in Pepiliyana is a 600-year-old Pirivena, known for being one of the places of study in Buddhism. Pepiliyana Sunethradevi Maha Pirivena
During the Dambadeniya Period (1232 - 1271AD) many pirivenas such as Maha Mahinda Pirivena, Buwanekaba Pirivena, Perakumba Pirivena, Prathiraja Pirivena and Mayurapada Pirivena were started and Buddhist literature such as Pujawaliya, Saddharmaratn- awaliya, Attanagalu Wansaya were written. The number of Buddhist education institutions increased gradually and by 1500 AD there were several pirivenas, which became famous due to the bhikkus who contributed immensely for the development of the Sinhala language and literature. Some of these institutions were:
3. Keragala Padmawathie Pirivena - (Keragala Vanaratana Thero)
2. Veedagama Ghanananda Pirivena - (Veedagama Maithree Thero)
4. Pepiliyana Sunethradevi Pirivena - (Named after the King’s Mother)
1. Thotagamuwe Sri Vijayaba Pirivena - (Thotagamuwe Sri Rahula Thera)
Sri Dharmaloka is a Buddhist English school established in Peliyagoda in 1938 under the patronage of Vidyalankara Pirivena. It was named after Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera, who was the founder of the Vidyalankara Pirivena.
The ancient Kelaniya Raja Maha Vihara also was repaired by the king Parakramabahu VI and Sri perakumba pirivena and Sunethra Devi pirivena have become most famous monasteries in the country and still the same.
The "Vidyodaya University and Vidyalankara University Act No. 45 of 1958" elevated Vidyodaya Pirivena at Maligakanda and the Vidyalankara Pirivena at Kelaniya into two separate universities. Vidyodaya University and Vidyalankara University opened in 1959.
The historic Siri Parakumba Pirivena is said to be have constructed at the Gabada Wattha of King Parakramabahu VI. The Pirivena was begun in 1875 as a monastic educational institute by Hingulawala Jinrathana Anu Nayaka Thero of the Kotte Chapter.
Formerly he was the principal of Parama Dhamma Chetiya Maha Pirivena, Ratmalana, Sri Lanka.
Vidyalankara Pirivena, Kelaniya which was established by Ven. Ratmalane Dharmaloka Maha Thera was promoted to the state of University by the government in 1958. Vidyalankara Pirivena gave due place to language, religion and literature at a time of their degradation. Intellectuals such as Ven. Ratmalane Sri Dharmarama Thera, Don Baron Jayatilaka, Mudaliar Palis Fernando Wimalagunawardena, Nicholas Attygalle are some of the earliest products of Vidyalankara Pirivena.
Bibiladeniye Mahanama was born on 31 October 1989 at the government hospital in Dompe. His birth name, Wanaviraja Wasala Mudhiyanselage Lahiru Madhusanka, was given to him by his mother, Indrani Tennakoon, and father, Wanaviraja Wasala Mudhiyanselage Abeyratne Bandara. He is the eldest of their three children. Lahiru had his primary education at Jayanthi Central College in Nikaweratiya. He was ordained a Buddhist monk on 27 July 1999 and given his present name Bibiladeniye Mahanama. He was a student of Kotawila Sri Premaloka Thero at the Vidyawardena Pirivena in Dehiwela. and Wahantare Siddhartha thero at Sri Shailathalaramaya - Panduwasnuwara. His initial Pirivena education was at the Paramadhamma Cheitiya Pirivena in Ratmalana since 1999, and continued his higher studies at the Sri Pandukabhya Pirivena in Panduwasnuwara. His Advanced Level education was at the Kurunegala Baudhaloka Vidyawarthana Pirivena under the guidance of Wahantare Siddhartha Thero.
The kings who ruled during this period built Buddhist schools for monks which were known as the Pirivena.
In 1932, Ven. Jinavamsa founded the Granthakara Pirivena with 5 students. Later it was registered as a grant aided Pirivena under the Government on the recommendation of C. W. W. Kannangara. Ven. Jinavamsa obtained the monastic degree ‘Rajakeeya Panditha’ in 1945, and was awarded honorary membership of the Oriental Languages Society in 1946.
Vidyalankara Pirivena is one of the largest Buddhist pirivenas in Sri Lanka. Located in Peliyagoda, it is nearly 100 years old. Under the pirivena's leadership, several schools were started in the region; one is Sri Dharmaloka College, one of the primary colleges in the region. Vidyalankara Pirivena was founded on November 1, 1875 by Venerable Ratmalane Sri Dharmaloka Thera.
Saddhatissa was born in 1914 Hammalawa, a hamlet in the northwest of Sri Lanka. He ordained as a sāmaṇera (novice monk) at the age of twelve in 1926. He received his early education at the Sastrodaya Pirivena at Sandalankawa and continued his higher studies at Vidyodaya Pirivena, Colombo, where he passed the final examinations with honours.
The Vidyodaya Pirivena was one of the prominent "piriven" (a monastic college, similar to a seminary, for the education of Buddhist monks) in Sri Lanka. It was founded in 1873 by Ven. Hikkaduwe Sri Sumangala Thera and later in 1959, the pirivena was granted the university status by the Government of Sri Lanka.
Munidasa first studied at the Dikwella Buddhist School. Later his father died and he attended St. Thomas' College, Matara. Then he attended the Dikwella Watarukanna (Wewurukannala Pirivena) Pirivena to learn Pali and Sanskrit in order to become a Buddhist monk. But due his family's discontent, he entered the Government Teachers' College in Colombo. He graduated after two years of training in 1907.
Venerable Dhammananda enrolled at the Sri Dhammarama Pirivena, Ratmalana in 1935, and then at the Vidyawardhana Buddhist Institute, Colombo, 1937 for a more detailed study of the Buddha's teaching. His mentor was Venerable Kotawila Deepananda Nayaka Thera. Upon completion of his studies in 1938, he entered Vidyalankara Pirivena, in Peliyadoga, Kelaniya, a prestigious Buddhist college that has since been upgraded into a university.