Shraddha TV

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Shraddha TV
Launched29 September 2012 (2012-09-29)
Owned byMahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery
SloganThe Noble friend of Television Media
CountrySri Lanka
LanguageSinhala, Tamil, English
Broadcast areaSri Lanka,
HeadquartersKaduwela, Western Province
Websitewww.shraddha.lk
Availability
Terrestrial
UHF (Colombo)55
UHF (Gongala)55
UHF (Gammaduwa)55
UHF (Nuwara Eliya)*55 *Reserved
UHF (Kandy)*55 *Reserved
UHF (Ratnapura)*55 *Reserved
UHF (Jaffna)*55 *Reserved
TV Lanka Digital TVChannel 10
Satellite
Dialog TV27
Dish TV Sri Lanka2531
IPTV
PEO TV99

Shraddha TV is a non-profit Buddhist television channel based in Sri Lanka. The channel is known for airing religious spiritual content with primary focus on Buddhism and the teaching of Buddha. Most of the programming is shot at the main Buddhist monastery in Polgahawela.

Shraddha TV was officially launched on 29 September 2012 on the cable television service, PEO TV.[1][2][3][4] It was subsequently included on the home satellite television service, Dialog TV.[5] The founder of television channel is Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero, who is also the founder of Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery.[6] The chairperson of Shraddha TV is Roshini Rajapaksa.[2]

The channel is owned by the Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery and is broadcast from Kaduwela, a suburb of Colombo. Shraddha stands for the Devotion. It uses contents from real life and advertises itself as being suitable for people of all ages and religious persuasions. It broadcasts Dhamma Sermons, Dhamma Discussions, Meditation Guides, documentaries, and Charity Services 24 hours a day via Dialog TV Channel No 27 and SLT Peo TV Channel No 99.[2] Its main tagline is "The Noble friend of Television Media". Shraddha TV started terrestrial broadcasting for the Western province via UHF 55 on 2015-12-31.

The channel frequently discusses the "Fundamentals of Buddhist Teachings", such as the Four Noble Truths, Noble Eightfold Path, Pratītyasamutpāda, Skandha - Five Aggregates of Clinging etc.

Programmes[edit]

Programme Type Current Finished
Dhamma Sermons Asirimath Damsaka Vishmitha Awabodhaya
Dam Siha Nada
Vedana Samyukthaya
Piriniwuni E Rahath Muniwaru
Kosala Samyuttaya
Akalika Munidaham
Nikeles Theranivaru
Dhamma Discussions Sudam Sabhava
Veemansa
Damsabha Mandapaya
Education Pali Panthiya
English Programmes Path to happiness
Wise Shall Realize
Wisdom for the little hearts

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External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Obeyesekere, Sheraj (1 October 2012). "Shraddha TV added to PEO TV". Daily News. Archived from the original on 5 October 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  2. ^ a b c Senanayake, Maheen (29 September 2012). "Shraddha TV from SLT's PEO Television". The Island. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Enlightening minds through Shraddha". Business Today. November 2012. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  4. ^ Basnayake, Tharaka (2 October 2012). "PEO TV brings Shraddha TV". Ceylon Today. Retrieved 8 July 2015.
  5. ^ "Shraddha TV". Dialog TV. Retrieved 10 July 2015.
  6. ^ "Mahamevnawa - About Us". Mahamevnawa Buddhist Monastery. Retrieved 10 July 2015.