WHERE LOVE MEETS WISDOM

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TULANA is a Sri Lanka Jesuit Province Apostolate mandated by the Superiors and founded in 1974 by its current Director, the Asian Jesuit Theologian, Indologist and Buddhist Scholar, Fr. Aloysius Pieris, s.j. “The name TULANA has its roots in Sanskrit and means four things taken together: elevation, weighing, comparing and deciding for the weightier things –… Read more »

WHERE LOVE MEETS WISDOM

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TULANA is a Sri Lanka Jesuit Province Apostolate mandated by the Superiors and founded in 1974 by its current Director, the Asian Jesuit Theologian, Indologist and Buddhist Scholar, Fr. Aloysius Pieris, s.j. “The name TULANA has its roots in Sanskrit and means four things taken together: elevation, weighing, comparing and deciding for the weightier things –… Read more »

WHERE LOVE MEETS WISDOM

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TULANA is a Sri Lanka Jesuit Province Apostolate mandated by the Superiors and founded in 1974 by its current Director, the Asian Jesuit Theologian, Indologist and Buddhist Scholar, Fr. Aloysius Pieris, s.j. “The name TULANA has its roots in Sanskrit and means four things taken together: elevation, weighing, comparing and deciding for the weightier things –… Read more »

Contact Us

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Address : Tulana Research Centre for Encounter and Dialogue 521/2 Kohalwila Road, Gonawala, Kelaniya 11630. SRI LANKA. Telephone : 0112 911576   [ from overseas;  00 94 11 2911576]

Bibliography – REV. FR ALOYSIUS PIERIS, S.J.,

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Bio-Bibliographical Information on REV. FR ALOYSIUS PIERIS, S.J., Theologian and Indologist (prepared by Sr Frances de Silva, the Tulana Archivist and updated by Dr. Ms Sheila Fernando in 2015) The information given here is incomplete as Fr Pieris has not cared to maintain any record of his activities, writings and lectures. This list is made possible… Read more »

Bibliography – Sheila Fernando

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Papers presented to the SLABS (Sri Lanka Association of BuddhistStudies) Conference “Academic Significance of Textual Studies, Methodology”, TheSecond International Conference at Peradeniya – 17th November2006. “Nekkhamma and Exodus – A Cross-Scripture Study”, The ThirdBiannual International Conference –  8,9,10 December,2008. “Tree of Love and Tree of Wisdom : An Inter Contextual Study inBuddhism and Christianity, Selected… Read more »

Bibliography – Fr. Milroy Fernando, s.j.

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In Tamil Pāratīyatarmamumtamiḻiyaaṟamum, Keetru, 4th May 2010 Etirkālattamiḻkkavitai – cilakuṟippukaḷ, Muthu, 9th July, 2010 Camaskirutatiṇippu – kāvippaṭaiyiṉcati, Padal, 18th of September, 2010 Mārksmutalīvōmorālesvarai – maṇṇukkēṟṟacōcalicamumilattīṉamerikkamayamāṉamārkciyamum, Malaikural, 30th January 2011 Kāmaṟkaṭantavāymaiyaḷ – maṇimēkalai, Tamilcaviyen, 5th of April, 2011 Periyār – tamiḻttēcattantai, Malaikural, 14th of May 2011 Kalaiilakkiyaṅkaḷilmarapainavīṉamayamākkalvīkkamalla,vaḷarcciyē!, Padal, 19th July , 2011 Cātippākupāṭummaṉitaurimaimīṟalē!, Muthu, 22ndOctober, 2011                                                                                                      … Read more »

The Tulana Community (staff)

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Founder-Director Rev. Fr Aloysius Pieris, s.j., BA (London, in Pali & Sanskrit with First Class Honours), L.Ph (SHC), STL (Naples) PhD (SLU), ThD (HC Tilburg), Diploma in Prepolyphonic Music (Venice) Editor, Dialogue and Vagdevi. Writer,  Research Director and Examiner in Universities.   Member of the Pali Text Society,  and Sri Lanka Association of Buddhist Studies…. Read more »

ART WORKS at TULANA

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The ART works at TULANA, many of which are by Buddhist artists, contribute to it’s unique ambience, and are the manifestation of Fr. Aloysius Pieris’  life-long project to move away from scholastic theology and its scientific, formulaic “God-Talk”, to a more intuitive theology where the oblique language of poetry and parable, and the evocative idiom… Read more »