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Sri Mihindu Daham Pasela

ශ්‍රී මිහිඳු දහම් පාසල

Sri Mihindu Daham Pasela

Established in 1999, Sri Mihindu Dhamma school has come a long way to become what it is today. The main purpose of the dhamma school is to educate the younger Sri Lankan generation in Buddhism, Sinhala Language and Sri Lankan culture.

There are approximately 180 students studying in Seven classes and the staff consists of 3 resident monks of Sri Lankaramaya temple and volunteer teachers.

In addition to this, the parents contribute to the success of day to day activities of the dhamma school.

The Sri Mihindu Dhamma School is sponsored by the New Zealand Sri Lanka Buddhist Trust.

Dhamma school newsletter - June 2024

Time Table
09:30 - 10:00 amStarting Session - Pansil
10:05 - 11:00 amSession 1 - Buddhism
11:00 - 11:30 amInterval - Morning Tea
11:30 - 12:25 pmSession 2 - Sinhala
12:25 - 12:30 pmEnding Session
Session 01 - 10:05 to 11:00 am - Buddhism, Sri Lanka History & Culture



This session is mainly conducted in English medium. There are 07 different levels and children are allocated according to their age.

LevelAge GroupNumber of Classes
Level 15 to 6 Years01
Level 27 to 8 Years01
Level 38 to 9 Years01
Level 410 to 11 Years01
Level 512 to 13 Years01
Level 614 to 15 Years01
Level 716 and above01
Session 02 - 11:30 to 12:25 pm - Sinhala Language


This session is conducted in Sinhala and use English as a support for the children’s understanding. There are 04 different levels and children are allocated according to their Sinhala knowledge.


LevelKnowledge LevelNumber of Classes
Level 1Begginer03
Level 2Elementary02
Level 3Intermediate01
Level 4Advance01
Dhamma School Teachers for the Year 2023/24
Sri Minindu Dhamma School PrincipalVen. Walgama Rewatha Thero
President Youth & Education CommitteeNirosha Kaluarachchige
Sri Minindu Dhamma School deputy PrincipalKumara Maharage
Sri Minindu Dhamma School Assistant PrincipalSamitha Ranaweera
Level 1
Anupama Balasooriya (HT)
Damayanthi Gunasekera
Level 2
Priyanthi Opatha (HT)
Bimali Pathmabandu
Level 3
Samitha Ranaweera (HT)
Divyanjali Patabendige
Dinushi Ranaweera
Level 4
Thushari Jayawickrama (HT)
Sakura Thilakasenae
Level 5
Mangala Gamage (HT)
Gayan Hettiarachchi
Level 6
Nirosha Kaluarachchige (HT)
Apeksha Senadheera
Level 7
Kumara Maharage (HT)
Nimsara Abeykoon
Relief Teachers
Isuru Perera
Wasantha Marasinghe
Damayanthi Gunasekera
Sunil Rathnayaka
Chandana Pathirage
Pavithra Makawita
Kasuni Nirmintha
Layadri Makawita