Gunadasa Amarasekara

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Gunadasa Amarasekara
Born 1929
Galle District, Sri Lanka
Nationality Sri Lankan
Education Mahinda College, Galle
Nalanda College Colombo
University of Ceylon
Occupation Dental Surgeon
Known for Short story writing, poetry
Religion Buddhist

Gunadasa Amarasekera (born in 1929) is a prominent Sinhala writer, poet, and essayist from Sri Lanka.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Gunadasa Amarasekera was born in Yattalamatta in Galle District. He was educated at Mahinda College, Galle and Nalanda College Colombo.[3][4][5]

Dr Amarasekara was presented with Nalanda Keerthi Sri award in 2010 by his alma mater Nalanda College, Colombo.[6]

Amarasekera is a graduate of University of Ceylon and is a Dental Surgeon by profession. He is one of the founding fathers of the Peradeniya school of literary tradition of modern Sri Lankan literature.[7]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Jeevana Suwanda
  • Rathu Rosa Mala
  • Karumakkarayo
  • Depa Nollado
  • Asathya Kathawak
  • Premaye Sathya Kathawa
  • Gamanaka Mula
  • Gamanaka Aga
  • Gamdoren Eliyata
  • Ganaduru Madiyama Dakinemi Arunalu
  • Ekatamen Polawata
  • Amal Bisso
  • Gandabba Apadanaya
  • Asak Da Kava
  • Arunaluseren Arunodhyata
  • Anagarika Dharmapala Marxvaadida?
  • Bhaava Gita
  • Ekama Katava
  • Gal Pilimaya saha Bol pilimaya
  • Jathika Chinthanaya saha Jaathika Aarthikaya
  • Katha Pahak
  • Kavhandayaka Kathandaraya

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