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Mr. Perinpam Sachithanantham


Mr. Perinpam Sachithanantham
BA(Hons) EUSL, M.Phil.(UJ)
Senior Lecturer in Comparative Religion & Social Harmony
Department of Comparative Religion & Social Harmony
Faculty of Arts & Culture
Eastern University, Sri Lanka
Telephone: 0652025598


Home Address : Kumarankala Manra Road, Kaluwanchikudy, Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.
E- mail :
Personal Contact No : 077 – 0773483080
Date of Birth : 24th September , 1972
Civil Status : Married
Nationality : Sri Lankan
NIC No : 722680375 V
Profession : Senior Lecturer Gr-1

Links to Publications


  1. Thurapathai Cult in Batticaloa District” Historical Study in Hindu Cult in the Batticaloa region, Published by the 2nd World Hindu Conference Branch, Page, 54 in 2003.
  2. “Pattinic Cult” – (Kannakee worship in Batticaloa District). In Naithal, Volume 1 V, Faculty Journal, Page 25, EUSL, in 2003.
  3. “Bahavad Githa is as a gist of Upanishads and its relevance to consider as sacred book” in – Hindunathy, (Journal of Students) Published, by the Hindu Students Union, Page, 51, EUSL, in 2004.
  4. “Hinduism in the of Mystics (sytherkal), in Kumphavishaka Journal Published by the Puthukudigirupu temple trusty Board, Page 35, in 2004.
  5. “Explanation and Definition about the origin of Religion during the 19th and20th Centaury is a theoretical approach”, Naithal, EUSL, in 2005.
  6. “Promoting Social Harmony in Batticaloa district after the war”, Annual Research Session (ARS) at EUSL in 2010
  7. “Social Harmony among Tamil, Muslim community in Ampara district after the war”, Annual Research Session (ARS) at EUS, in 2011.
  8. “Impact on land dispute and Social Harmony in Koralai Pattu DS Division Batticaloa district after the war”, and presented at 4th International conference, University of Rajarata in 2014.
  9. “Social harmony among multi-lingual student’s population in Sri Lankan Universities- A research special reference to Eastern University Sri Lanka” Presented at 2rd International Conference, University of Keleniya, on 6.08.2015. 
  10. “Environmental conservation through Yoga Practice and its relevance to contemporary society -a  Study, presented at 3rd international conference of Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Kelaniya 2016
  11. “Pursuing the environmental protection through religious doctrine: Its relevance in Sri Lankan context- a study, International Conference Faculty of Humanity, university of Kalaniya 2016.
  12. “Fostering Social harmony among the undergraduates and its challenges in the North Eastern Universities”, Annual Research Symposium – 2016, NCAS, Sri Lanka. 
  13. Possibility for Social integration through cult of goddess Pattini among the Tamil Hindus and Sinhala Buddhist- a study” 3rd Internationa Conference of humanity and social Sciences University of Ruhunu 2017.

Seminars, Workshops and Trainings

  1. Monitoring and guiding Early Child hood and Development at SILIDA in 18.10.2004.
  2. Certificate course in teaching in Higher Education (CTHE) staff Development programme in University of Colombo in 2005.
  3. I had participated in the “Workshop on Social Harmony” was conducted by IRQUE project, at Hotel Deer Park, in 2006.       
  4. The Workshop on “Course Structure and Curriculum Development” conducted by Faculty of Arts & Culture EUSL, in 2004.
  5. I participated in the Seminar on “Interreligious and International Federation for World Peace”- Leadership and Personality Development and Good Governance” in 2005.
  6. I participated in International Conference on “Reviewing the Past for Reshaping the Future”  at EUSL, in 2006
  7. Seminar on Teaching and Research in Psychology at the University of Peradeniya in 1-26, January,2004.
  8. Training Workshop for Probationary Lecturers and Junior Academics on Research Techniques and Scientific Report writing, Research project Proposal preparation, University of Peradaniya in February 18 and March 2006.
  9. Participated workshop on Performance indicator for Higher Educational Institution conducted by staff development center, EUSL. 2009
  10. Workshop on staff teaching learning practices (teaching Methodology) at Hotel Yanahi in 2009.
  11. Participated workshop on SPSS packages for Arts faculty staff at EUSL, in 2010
  12. Workshop and training on English Language skill development among the Staff members of Arts Faculty, in Agalawatha, in 2009.
  13. Participate as  a delegate in the  exposure visit to AIT Thailand in October 2016

Research Interest

  • Sociological perspective of religion
  • Social Harmony/ Ethnic Cohesion conflict resolution
  • Contemporary Issues and Religion


  • ACR 1132 Multi -Religious Social Harmony
  • CR 1112 An Introduction to Major Indian Religious Traditions
  • CR/S 2213 Sociological Approaches to the study of Religion
  • CRS 4143 Conflict Resolution & Peace making Process
  • CRS 4133 Sociology of Religion



Positions Held

  • Coordinator for unit of Comparative Religion.
  • Head, Department of Comparative Religion& Social Harmony since 2009 to 2016.08.31
  • Acting Dean, faculty of Arts &Culture EUSL in 2015
  • Acting Director Swami Vipulanda Institute of Astatic studies in 2013
  • Senate member, EUSL since 2009 to 2016.08.31
  • Council member, EUSL 2014.01.31 to 2016.08.31
  • Member, Board of Management Swami Vipulanada Institute of Aesthetic Study, Kallady, Batticaloa since January 2013 to January 2016
  • Coordinator for UDG/ HETC Project Eastern University, Sri Lanka since 01.08.2013 until the project over.
  • Acting Director OTS/ HETC Project EUSL
  • Chairman, Board of Study External Degree Programme, Faculty of Arts& Culture, EUSL
  • Chairman, Technical Evaluation Committee, EUSL up to now
  • Committee member of Research and publication grand EUSL 2013 to 2016
  • Committee member of Self-evaluation report(SER) for Institutional review, Eastern university Sri Lanka in 2015
  • Student Counselor, EUSL Since 2003 to 2010.
  • Part time sub warden EUSL in 2009/2010
  • Reviewer of abstract and full paper ARS -2015 Faculty of Arts& culture EUSL 2015
  • Committee member of Students Manual 2016- 2020 for Faculty of Arts & Culture EUSL.
  • Editorial Committee member of the ARS proceeding 2015.
  • Reviewer of abstract and full paper international Conference University of Peradeniya -2017
  • Resource person Sri Lanka Council of Religion for peace, Batticaloa in 2015