Commencement of the Certificate Course in Chinese Language for Buddhist Monks
The Step 2 of Chinese Language Certificate Course (Intermediate Chinese Language) for Buddhist monks and nuns was commenced on 08th September 2018.
The Department of Buddhist Studies and the Confucius Institute of the University of Colombo have jointly introduced following three certificate Course Units for Buddhist monk students in three steps:
- Chinese Language for Beginners
- Intermediate Chinese Language
- Buddhist Chinese Language
This Chinese language skill is useful for Buddhist monks to engage in comparative researches between Mahayana Buddhism in China and Theravada Buddhism in Sri Lanka. This will also help them to participate in cultural exchange programs of two countries.