Prof Shanthikumar Hettiarachchi

Universities of Colombo, Kelaniya Sri Lanka, Minhaj University Lahore - Sri Lanka/Pakistan

Prof Shanthikumar Hettiarachchi was awarded the professorship at the School of Religion and Philosophy, Minhaj University Lahore, Pakistan, October 2018. Prof Hettiarachchi teaches the history of religious thought, with a special focus on the origin of religion and the development of religions. He is at ease with most religious cultures with an astute critical approach with a rare cross-cultural competency. He is also a visiting lecturer at the Department of Buddhist Studies of the University of Colombo and the Department of Western Classical Culture and Christian Culture of the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka where he teaches, Islam, Christianity and Hindu Dharma. An author, editor, writer and a public speaker on global affairs and their impact on the Asia Pacific region, its global and local implications.

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