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Research interest
Buddhism and Women, Buddhism and human rights, Buddhist literature contribution to Bengali literature, Buddhism and Good governance, Buddhist Ethics, Buddhism and environment, Buddhism and peace, Contemporary Buddhism in Bangladesh, Religious and Socio-Economical condition of indigenous Buddhist in Bangladesh,

 

Education
2003 – 2007    PhD in Dept of Bengali, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
Supervised by Professor Biswajit Ghosh
Thesis Title: Folk Buddhist Culture: A Study of Barua Community in Bangladesh.

  1. BA (Hons) in Pali (2nd class 1st), Dept. of Sanskrit and Pali,  Faculty of Arts, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
  2. MA in Pali, Dept. of Sanskrit and Pali, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
  3. Higher Secondary Certificate, Rangunia College, Chittagong, Bangladesh

1988                Secondary School Certificate, West Andher Manik Guzara Ram Mohan
High School, Chittagong, Bangladesh

Academic and Teaching Service
Professor                     : 15/12/2012 till now
Associate Professor     : 12/05/2009 to 14/12/2012
Assistant Professor     : 22/03/2005
Lecturer                       : 1st July 2000

University Community Service
Dhaka University Academic Counsel
Counsel Member, 2012-2014
Dhaka University Senate
Senate Member, 2012-till now
Board of Sports Committee of Dhaka University
Member, 2008-2010
Executive committee of Praccyay Bidya, Dept. of Sanskrit, Dhaka University
Member, 2014- 2016
Mahanambrata Peace foundation, Department of World Religious and Culture,
Member, 2016 till now
October Memorial Football Tournament, Jaganatth Hall, Dhaka University
Convenor, 2007-2013
Annual Athletics, Jaganatth Hall, Dhaka University
Convenor, 2007-2013
Team Volleyball, Jaganatth Hall, Dhaka University
Manager, 2007-2012
Team Badminton, Jaganatth Hall, Dhaka University
Manager, 2007-2012
Team Football of Pali and Buddhist Studies, Dhaka University
Convenor, 2007-20013
Team Football of Sanskrit and Pali, Dhaka University
Convenor, 2000-2006
Annual Four of Pali and Buddhist studies, Dhaka University
Convenor, 2009, 2010
Dhaka University Football Committee
Member, 2007- till now
Team Dhaka University Football
Manager, 2007-2010; 2013-2014
Chairman, Basketball, Dhaka University, 2016 till now

Administrative Experience
Assistant House Tutor            : 2005-2007, Jagganath Hall, Dhaka University
House Tutor                :  2007-2013, Jagganath Hall, Dhaka University
Senior House Tutor     : 2013 to till now, Jagganath Hall, Dhaka University
Member                       : Selection Board of Lecturer and Assistant Professor, Dept. of Pali
and Buddhist Studies, University of Dhaka, Till now
Member                       : Jagannath Hall Trust Found, Dhaka University, 2013-till now
Member                       : 2014-till now, Coordinating and Development, Pali and Buddhist
Studies, Dhaka University
Examinee
Chief Examiner, Buddhism and Morality’, Bangladesh Open University, Bangladesh.
I was examined one M. Phil thesis of Chittagong University, Bangladesh and one PhD thesis from Calcutta University of India. 
Reviewer `Buddhism and Morality’, Class Ten, Bangladesh Open University, 2016

 
Research Experience
I am supervising four M. Phil researchers and one PhD researcher under Pali and Buddhist Studies of the Dhaka University.

Publication of Books
Edited and Translated, Saddhamma Sangaho [Historical Buddhist Tradion] (Dhaka: 2008)
Pāli Manjusā [A Pāli Grammar], (Dhaka: 2008)
Edited and Translated, Datavamsa [The History of Tooth Relic of the Buddha], (Dhaka: 2011)
Edited and Translated, Jinacarita [The Life sketch of Buddha], (Dhaka: 2013)
Buddhist in Bangladesh: Geographically Analysis, 2016
Bengali Buddhist Folk Culture, Dhaka University, 2016
Buddhism and Morality, for Class Six, National curriculum Texts Books Board (NCTB), Bangladesh.
Buddhism and Morality, for Class Seven, National Curriculum and Text book Board (NCTB) Bangladesh.
Buddhism and Morality, for Class Eight, National Curriculum and Textbook Board
(NCTB) Bangladesh.
Buddhism and Morality, for Class Nine-Ten, National Curriculum and Textbook Board
(NCTB) Bangladesh.
BBS Studies, Buddhism Portion in four major Religions in Bangladesh chapter, Bangladesh Open University,

Publishing Books
Edited, Bengali Buddhist kirtan

Published Research Articles
Essence of Buddhism: A Thorough Study, Journal of Prāccyaviddyā, Dept. Sanskrit & Pali, University of Dhaka (2000).

Socio-Economic Condition of Aged Buddhist of Bangladesh, Bangladesh, Journal of Geriatrics (2003).

The Context of Buddha and Buddhist in the Poem of Jibanananda Das, The Journal of Dhaka University (2005-2006)

Buddha’s Five Precepts to Development of Humanism: A CircumspectionSocial Review Centre, Dhaka (2007).

 Buddha’s Generosities: A Pragmatic Analysis, Darsan, Department of Philosophy, University of Dhaka (2007).

Marriage in Pāli Literature: A Study, Sahitya Patrika, Department of Bangla, University of Dhaka, (2007).

Appramada in Buddha’s Morality: A Study, Hitihas,. Journal of Bangladesh Itihas Parisad, University of Dhaka (2011)

Mohitalal Majumdar`s Buddha: An Explanation and object, Sahitya Patrika, Department of Bangla, University of Dhaka, (2007).

Buddha’s Livelihood, Social Review Centre, Dhaka (2011), Kāā tarubar pañcbi dāla

Cañcal Cīe paiThā kāla, Bangladesher Ridaya Hate, Chāyānat,  (2012)

A Study on Revival of Theravada Buddhism in Bangladesh, Indo-Tibetan Studies, Visva-Bharati, India 2012
Humanism in Buddhism: A Study, Paccimbanga Itihas Samsad, Itihas Anusandan, Pacimbanga Itihas Samsad, Calcutta, 2015
The Concept of Mutual Socialization: Perspective on Sigalavada Sutta, Kristy, Special issue, Dhaka, 2016
Concept of the freedom of Women in Buddha`s thought: A Study, Itihas Anusandan, Paccimbanga Itihas Samsad, Calcutta, 24 January 2016.

Loving-kindness in Buddha’s teaching. Itihas, A Journal of Bangladesh Itihas Parisad, 2015-2016, April 2016

Concept of the freedom of Women in Buddha`s thought: A Study, Itihas Anusandan, Paccimbanga Itihas Samsad, Calcutta, 24 January 2016.

Loving-kindness in Buddha’s teaching. Itihas, A Journal of Bangladesh Itihas Parisad, 2015-2016, April 2016

 

N. B. More than 30 articles published in Many Scio- Religious Buddhist Periodical Journal in Bangladesh.

Research Projects
I have successfully completed some research works such as:
Characteristics of Geographical Buddhist and Buddhist Population in Bangladesh [19021-2001], 2008
Built and Architectural Views of Buddhist Monastery in Bangladesh, (Dhaka: 20012)
History of Buddhist Heritage and Scio-Economic Condition of Bangladesh, (Dhaka: 2014)
Bengali Buddhist Communities Contribution to the Liberation War of 1971, (Dhaka: 2014)

 

Professional Membership
Member, West Bengal Itihas Samsad, Calcutta, India
Member, Bangladesh Ithas Parisad, Bangladesh
Member, Bangla Academy, Bangladesh

Leadership Experience
Dhaka University Buddhist Students Association, Bangladesh,
President, 2010-2011
Organizer, Pali and Buddhist Studies Annual Tour, Dhaka University
Convenor, 2010, 2011
1st Buddhist Youth Festival Group, Bangladesh
Chief Coordinator, 2010
Bangladesh Country Coordinating Mechanism (BCCM), Bangladesh
Member, 2013-till now
Buddha Statue Celebration Committee, Dhaka University
Convener, 2015
18th year Anniversary of Saougata (A Buddhist Magazine), Dhaka, Bangladesh
Convener, 2015

Personal Service
Editor, Enlighten Raozan, A Journal of Raozan Samity, Dhaka, 2002
Editor, Mainamati (A magazine on Buddhist Scio-cultural), 2002-2004
Editor, Dhaka University Mourning Day, 2015
Joint Secretary, Dhaka University Club, Bangladesh
Member, Anoma Cultural Association, Chittagong, Bangladesh
Member, Raozan Samity, Dhaka
Member, Guradwara Management Committee Bangladesh, 2012- till now
Secretary, Bangladesh Buddhist jobo Parisad, Dhaka, 2002-2003
Vice President, Bangladesh Bouddha Kristy Pracar Sangha, Dhaka, 2013-till now
Member, Dhaka University Alumni Association, Bangladesh
Member, Jagannath Hall Alumni Association, Dhaka University, Bangladesh
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Training and Development
Workshop on interr------- 2004
Workshop on Research Methodology, 2009
Orientation Program, Dhaka University, 2000
Workshop under Curriculum Textbook Board, Bangladesh, 2012
Lectures
I have been given so many public talks in many Holy Buddhist festivals in many villages in Bangladesh. I also had given a talk Institute of Research education at Dhaka University and have given a public lecture in front of the teachers-students of Chittagong University, Bangladesh.

Recitation from Holy Tripitak (Three Gems)
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) in Dhaka University 45th convocation 12 December 2009 in presence of Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman, Honourable President of Bangladesh and Professor Dr. Yuan Tseh Lee, Honorable President Emeritus, Academia Sinica and A renowned scientist with a worldwide reputation for scientific research.
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) in Dhaka International Trade Fair-1st January 2011 in presence Sheik Hasina, of Honourable Prime Minister Government of the People Republic Bangladesh at Bangabandhu Conference Center, Dhaka.
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) Special Convocation in Dhaka University 15th September 2011 in presence of H. E Mr. Ban Ki-Moon Secretary General of United Nations and Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman, Honorable President Government of the People Republic Bangladesh at Dhaka University Nabab Ali Senate Bhavan, Dhaka,
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) in Dhaka University 29th September 2011 in presence of H. E Mr. Christian Wulf Honorable President of the Federal Republic of Germany at Dhaka University Nabab Ali Senate Bhavan, Dhaka,
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) in Dhaka International Trade Fair-1st January 2012 in presence Sheik Hasina, of Honourable Prime Minister Government of the People Republic Bangladesh at Bangabandhu Conference Center, Dhaka.
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) on Special Convocation of Dhaka University 9th May 2012 in presence of H. E Irina Georgieva Bokova Director General of UNESCO and Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman, Honourable President Government of the People Republic Bangladesh at Dhaka University Nabab Ali Senate Bhavan, Dhaka,
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) 13th September 2012 in presence of H. E Mr.  Mikhail V. Myasnikovich, Honorable Prime Minister of the Republic Belarus at Dhaka University Nabab Ali Senate Bhavan, Dhaka,
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) in the Inaugural Ceremony of International Workshop on Nanotechnology at Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel, Dhaka 21st September 2012 in presence of H.E. Sheik Hasina, Honorable Prime Minister of the Government of the People Republic Bangladesh.
I have been recited from Holy Tripitak (Three Gems) in Dhaka University 47th convocation on 04 April 2013 in presence of H.E. Mr. Md. Zillur Rahman, Honorable President of Bangladesh and Honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee.
I have been recited from Tripitak (Three Gems) in Dhaka University 48th convocation 07 April 2014 in presence of advocate Abdul Hamid, Honorable President of Bangladesh and Professor Dr. Rolf-Dieter Heuer, Honorable Director General of the European Organization for the Nuclear Research (CERN)
I have been recited from Holy Tripitak (Three Gems) in Dhaka University 49th convocation 13th January 2015 in presence of advocate Abdul Hamid, Honourable President of Bangladesh and Dr. Francis Gurry, Honorable Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
I have been recited from Holy Tripitaka (Three Gems) in University Grand Commissions Research award which is held in Osmany Auditorium, Dhaka 2th November 2016 in presence of advocate Abdul Hamid, Honorable President of Bangladesh and Dr. Abdul Manan, Honorable Chairman of University grand commission, Bangladesh.