Associations/ Institutions



State Organizations

Ministry Of Cultural Affairs,
212, Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7.
Tel : 85888, 85794.

Buddhist Temporalities Advisory Board,
C/O. Public Trustee,
Buller's Lane,
Colombo 7.

Department Of Buddhist Affairs,
135, Dharmapala Mawatha,
Colombo 7.

Office Of The Encyclopaedia Of Buddhism,
135. Dharmapala
Mawatha,
Colombo 7.

Non Goverment Organizations / Institutions
All - Island

All Ceylon Buddhist Congress,
380, Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7.
Tel : 91695.
Founded On October 18th 1919. Among The Many Activities Are Hospital Welfare Services And Running Several Homes For Elders, Orphanages And Creches.. One Hundred And Five Societies Throughout Sri Lanka Are Members Of The Congress. Annually A Convention Is Held.

All-Ceylon Buddhist Students' Federation,
380, Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7.

All-Ceylon Women's Buddhist Association,
400 Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7.
Tel 91411, 8541 1.

Anagarika Dharmapala Trust,
130 Maligakanda Road,
Colombo 10.

Banks' Asoka Society,
Bank Of Ceylon Building,
Colombo 1.

Buddhist Philosophical Society Ltd.,
No. 961 - 3rd Division,
Colombo 10.

Buddhist Theosophical Society Ltd.,
203 Olcott Mawatha,
Colombo 11.
Tel : 23085.
Founded On 17th June 1880 After The Visit Of Col. H. S. Olcott To Promote Buddhist Schools Saddened By The Helpless Situation Of The Buddhist Education Which Then Existed Consequent Upon The Foreign Influences Sri Lanka Was Subjected To Since The Eleventh Century. The First Buddhist English School Was Established In 1886 (Present Ananda College In Maradana, Colombo 10). At The Time The Management Of This School Was Taken Over By The Government There Were Nearly 400 Schools Which Had Been Opened In Towns And Rernote Villages All Over The Island.

German Dharmaduta Society,
Sponsors of The Buddhist Mission To Germany. ( Administers the Berlin Buddhist Vihara in Germany )
"Sethsiri" 106, Piyadasa Sirisena Mawatha
Maradana
Colombo 10
Tel. 676861
E Mail  senakwe@sltnet.lk

The International Buddhist Centre,
50, International Buddhist Centre Road,
Colombo 6.
Tel: 83276
Provides Accomodation To Foreign Scholars Visiting Sri Lanka.

Mahabodhi Society Of Ceylon,
Mahabodhi Mandira,
Maligakande,
Colombo 10.
Tel : 595093, 92774.
Founded In 1891 By Anagarika Dharmapala To Regain To Buddhists The Places Connected With The Enlightenment Of The Buddha, Sacred To Buddhists And To Propagate The Dhamma. Today There Are Sixteen Maha Bodhi Centres All Over The World:-Sri Lanka, Buddhagaya, Saranath, Sanchi, New Delhi, Lucknow, Bombay, Nowagar (Lumbini), Ajmer, Madras, Bangalore, England, America, Chicago, Japan, And Hungary.

Rajya Seva Bauddha Sangamaya,
(All-Island Government Servants' Buddhist Federation)
212 Bauddhaloka Mawatha,
Colombo 7.

Rajya Sanstha Bauddha Samiti Sammelanaya,
80, Sir Ernest De Silva Mawatha,
Colombo 7.

Sasana Sevaka Society Ltd.,
Siri Vajiragnana Mawatha
Maharagama.
Tel : 850305, 850207
Founded On July 21, 1957. The Society Maintains Several Religious And Social Activities Which Include The Bhikkhu Training Centre At Maharagama And The Buddhist Information Centre, Colombo. It Has Branches In Colombo Kandy, Kurunegala, Matara And Trincomalee.

World Fellowship Of Buddhist Youth,
Sri Lanka Headquarters :
380, Bauddhaloka Mawatha Colombo 7.
Estd. July 11. 2517-1973.

Young Men's Buddhist Association,
70, D. S. Senanayake Mawatha,
Colombo 8.
Tel : 595786, 595598, 22298.
Founded On January 8th 1898. One Main Activity Is The Conducting Of Dhamma Examinations. In 1980 The Examinations Were Held At 3846 Centres Throughout The Island. The Number Who Sat The Examination Was 149,914. For Foreign Students Dhamma Examinations Are Held In English At The Following Centres: Singapore, Kuala Lampur, Penang And London. There Are 88 Young Buddhist Associations Throughout The Country Affiliated With The Colombo Ymba.
 
 

Regional Institutions

Bauddha Pratipatti Sevaka Peramuna,
95, Fifth Lane,
Colombo 3.

Bauddhaloka Sanskrutika Sangamaya,
42/1, St. Benedict's Mawatha,
Colombo 13.

Dharmanuwardhena Vruddha Samitiya,
Walana,
Gemunu Mawatha,
Panadura.

Dighavapi Bauddha Samitiya,
Irakkamam, Sammanthural.

Darmaparayana Samitiya,
49, Jetavanaramaya,
Colombo 14.

Eksath Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Narangoda,
Pelmadulla.

Gampola Young Men's Buddhist Association,
58, Kadugannawa Road,
Gampola.

Guru Vidyaleeya Bauddha Sangamaya,
Bolawalana Teachers Traning School,
Negombo.

Gunawardena Yogashrmaya Sasanaraksaka Samitiya,
Galduwawatta,
Meetiyagoda,
Ambalangoda.

Halawata Bauddha Sangamaya,
18, Kotuwa Road,
Chilaw,

International Buddhist Centre,
Matara,
Tel: 041 2883.

Ja-Ela Bauddha Samitiya,
Ja-Ela.

Jetavana Bauddha Sangamaya,
49, Jetavana Mawatha,
Colombo 14.

Kalutara Bauddha Samitiya,
Kalutara.

Kalutara Bodhi Trust,
Main Street,
Kalutara.

Kuruppumulle Eksath Anyonyadhara Samitiya,
Sri Chandasekera Mawatha,
Panadura.

Keselwatte Sri Waisakha Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
7 Vijaya Road,
Keselwata,
Panadura.

Kelani Valley Dharma Sakachcha Sabha,
Bogahawatta,
Kottawa,
Pannipitiya.

Kegalle Taruna Bauddha Sangamaya,
Kegalle.

Kegalu Taruna Bauddha Kanta Samitiya,
Ruwana Ranwela,
Kegalle.

Kolonnawa Taruna Bauddha Sangamaya,
164, Kolonnawa Road,
Wellampitiya.

Kurana-Katunayake Eksath Bauddha Samitiya Ltd.,
103, R. A. F. Road,
Kurana,
Katunayake.

Kelani Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Sri Mahindaramaya,
Lindula.

Law Student's Buddhist Brotherhood,
Law College,
Colombo 12.

Manthivu Bauddha Samitiya,
Sri Shanta Vihara,
Manthivu Hospital,
Batticaloa.

Mahanuwara Bauddha Samitiya,
152, Trincomalee Street,
Kandy.

Mahanuwara Sri Puspadana Samitiya,
115 D. S. Senanayake Street,
Kandy.

Mahanuwara Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
5, Rajapihilla Mawatha,
Kandy.

Maruddana Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Gallallagama,
Kandy.

Madampe Bauddha Bala Mandalaya,
Madampe.

Maggona Bauddha Samitiya,
Maggona.

Matara Arogya Seva Sangamaya,
Sri Mangala Pirivena,
Sri Dhammayamsa Mawatha,
Matara.
Tel : 041 2356.

Meegamu Bauddha Sadacara Vardhana Samitiya,
Bauddha Mandiraya,
95, Greens Street,
Negombo.

Nattandiye Bauddha Sangamaya,
Nigrodharamaya,
Nattandiya.

Navgala Vipassana Bhavana Samitiya,
Navgala,
Ambanpitiya.

Nairenagama Sri Samanala Bauddha Samitiya,
Maddegoda,
Gurubavilagama,
Balangoda.

Nigrodharama Viharastha Sasanaraksaka Bauddha Samitiya,
Gonapinuwela.

Nugegoda Sri Bauddha Mandalaya,
399, High Level Road,
Nugegoda.

Pitakotuwe Sri Anuradhapura Amadyapana Sangraha Samitiya,
203, 1/10, Olcott Mawatha,
Colombo 11.

Pitakotuwe Bauddha Samitiya,
126, Kumaran Rutnam Road,
Colombo 12.

Pannipitiya Sri Sudharmarama Dayaka Sabha,
Pansala Road,
Maharagama.

Pradeepaloka Samitiya,
Dodamdeniya,
Matale.

Panadura Bauddha Maha Sangamaya,
Panadura.

Piliyandala Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Piliyandala.

Punyadhara Samitiya,
Werapitiya,
Godakawela,
Polgahawela.

Ratnapura Bauddha Samitiya,
Ratnapura.

Sri Vandana Danopakara Samitiya,
32/2 Old Kottawa Road,
Nugegoda.

Santi Anyonyadara Samitiya,
Mawatagama,
Padukka.

Sri Saddharmamrutadana Samitiya,
Gangatilaka Vihara,
Hendata,
Wattala.

Sri Kalyanamitra Samitiya,
Kelanimulla,
Angoda.

Sri Kalyanodaya Samitiya,
Vijitha Walauwa,
Arappola,
Kandy.

Sasanadara Kanta Samitiya,
Padmagiri,
Maharagama.

Sri Punyaramastha Eksath Taruna Bauddha Sanvidhanaya.
Sri Punyarama Viharasthanaya,
Baddegama.

Samastha Lanka Sri Sucaritadhana Samitiya,
Bodhiraja Devalaya,
Millawela,
Weweldeniya.

Sri Lanka Bauddha Samitiya Ltd.
Bauddha Mandiraya,
Moratuwa.

Sri Saddharmodaya Taruna Samitiya,
Egoda Uyana,
Moratuwa.
 

Sri Lanka Animsa Samithiya,
194, Havelock Road,
Colombo 5.

Sri Sucarita Vyaparaya,
Sucarita Hall,
Sucarita Mawatha,
Colombo 12

Sri Siddharta Sangamaya,
162, Devanamplya Tissa Mawatha,
Colombo 10.

Sri Lanka Insurance Corporation Mahinda Sangamaya,
267 Union Place,
Colombo 2.

Samasi'ha Lanka Amadyapa Taruna Sanvidanaya,
Vidyodaya Pirivena,
Maligakanda Road,
Colombo 10.

Sasana Sevaka Society (Colombo Branch),
380/9 Sarana Road,
Colombo 7
Tel 869388
E-Mail bic@col7.metta.lk

Sri Indajothi Gunanusmarana Kantha Samitiya,
Sri Jayawardenarama Kotte Road,
Colombo 8.

Sri Sucaritadara Upasika Samitiya,
58, Dutugemunu Street,
Pamankada,
Dehiwala.

Sri Punyawardhana Kulangana Samitiya,
Talagalla,
Gonapola.

Sri Bodhiraja Bauddha Samitiya,
8, Maha Vidiya,
Ja-Ela.

Salgala Aranyasenasanaraksaka Samitiya,
Galapitamada.

Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
34, Vijayaba Mawatha,
Nugegoda.

Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Matale.

Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Sarana Mandiraya,
Rawatawatta,
Moratuwa.

Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Matara.

Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
15 Dharmarama Road,
Colombo 6.

Taruna Bauddha Samitiya,
Hingurakgoda.

Taruna Bauddha Sangamaya,
Kettagaraya,
Bauddha Mandiraya,
Wadduwa.

Young Men's Buddhist Association
Galle.

Velanda Sevaka Bauddha Sangamaya,
69/4 Kuruppu Road,
Colombo 8.

Varaya Bauddha Bala Mandalaya,
P. 0. Box 528,
Colombo 1.

Wellawatte Bauddha Kanta Samitiya,
32, Boswel Place,
Colombo 6.