The Buddhist Society of the Faculty of Engineering

The Buddhist Society of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna is for all who have an interest to experience the Buddhist philosophy. Membership of the society is free and open to students, academic staff and non-academic staff. We welcome EVERYONE regardless of cultural or religious background to join with us and discover the Buddha’s teaching, the Law of Dharma running through everything that exists beyond religious boundaries. The president of the Buddhist society is a senior academic member of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna and the other office bearers of the society are elected from students, academic staff and non-academic staff. The objectives of the Buddhist society are,

  • To encourage faculty community to achieve their spiritual development through Buddhist philosophy.

  • To help live free from suffering, filled with joy and compassion according to the Dharma, the true Wisdom.

  • To coordinate and organise Buddhist activities within the Faculty of Engineering, University of Ruhuna.

  • To protect Buddhist culture and its values fast disappearing from the society.

  • To contribute to the religious harmony within the university community and beyond.