Oriental Studies is the academic field of study that embraces cultures, languages, people, history and archaeology. Department of Oriental Studies is teaching Pāli Language, Pāli Literature (Canonical and Non-canonical), Sanskrit Language, Sanskrit Literature, Prākrit, Linguistics, Pāli Philology, Epigraphy, Buddhist Art and Architecture, Buddhist Culture, Buddhist Ethics and History of Buddhism. Visions of Department of Oriental Studies are as follows:
- To study systematically Pāli language recorded the Buddha’s words.
- Too analyse Pāli influence on Myanmar literature, culture, arts and architecture.
- To study the interrelation of Myanmar, Sanskrit and Pāli langauages.
- To generate hight graduates with moral, ethical and intellectual qualities in society.
Department of Head
Name – Dr Lwin Nyo Oo
Position – Professor and Head
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