• 3 year course
  • Estimated Fees RM 3,300 per year (Depending on the exchange rate for USD)
  • Next intake will commence on 2021. 1st year registration will commence every 2 years and also it depends on the number of students

Date: Saturday & Sunday
Time: Saturday, 2.00 pm – 6.00 pm & Sunday, 2.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Venue: Wisma Dharma Chakra, 2nd Floor, Nanda Room or Subhuti Room or any available room
Note : There maybe extra tuition classes whenever required

B.P.G.E. 101: Pre Buddhist Indian Thought
A general knowledge of the major philosophical tendencies in Pre-Buddhist India.
B.P.G.E 102: Emergence of Buddhism and Basic Buddhist Teachings
Religious and philosophical background and basic Buddhist teachings embodied in the Pali Canon should be studied here.
B.C.G.E 101: Pre-Buddhist Indian Culture
Candidates are expected to possess a detailed knowledge on the Indian culture from the age of Indus Valley Civilization up to the time of the Buddha.
PA.G.E 101: Introduction to Pali Grammar
A general knowledge of Pali grammar necessary to understand the prose and verse written in Pali.
PA.G.E 102: Pali Prescribed Texts 1
Comprehension, translation and contents of the Prescribed texts are emphasized here.
The Prescribed Texts are:
Samyuttanikaya – Devaputta Samyutta;
Anguttaranikaya – Catukkanipata, Bhandagama Vagga, Cakka Vagga ; Mahavagga – Mahakkhandaka; and
Cullavagga – Bhikkhunfkhandaka

B.P.G.E 201: Philosophy of Early Buddhist Schools
A comprehensive study of the Sthaviravada and Mahasanghika schools of Buddhism which came into existence after the Second Council and their philosophical teachings.
B.P.G.E 202: Philosophy of Mahayana Buddhist Schools
A critical study of the origin, expansion and philosophy of Mahayana Buddhist schools with reference to the original sources.
PA. B.C.G.E 201: Buddhist Culture in South Asia
A study of the Buddhist culture in Sri Lanka, India, Myamnar, Thailand, Indonesia, Cambodia and Vietnam.
G.E 201: Pali Prescribed Texts
An ability to comprehend the prescribed texts is expected here.
The Prescribed Texts are:
Majjhima Nikaya – Gahapati vagga (discourses 1-5); Mahavagga – Bhesajjakkhandhaka;
Theragatha – Sattaka nipata – Solasa nipata; and Suttanipata – Parayana vagga.
PA.G.E 202: Pali Commentarial Literature
Attribution of Pali Commentaries to the Buddha as Palcinnakadesana; identification of the Commentaries on the basis of the canonical texts; biographies of the Commentators; Sihalatthakatha; Bhanakas and Poranas; problems pertaining to the authorship of the Abhidhamma Commentaries.

B.P.G.E 301: Buddhist Social Concepts
The nature of the society, its foundation make up and organisation as seen in Tripitaka should be subjected to a balanced analysis and discussion; and also the examination of Buddhist attitudes.
B.P.G.E 302: Buddhism and Contemporary Thought
Examination vis-à-vis Buddhist philosophical problems and developments in contemporary society:
Materialism, idealism, empiricism, existentialism, pragmatism, Marxism and Buddhism; science and Buddhism; humanism and Buddhism; Arther Schopenhaur and Buddhism; Emmanuel Kant and Buddhism.
B.C.G.E 301: Buddhist Culture in East Asia
The Buddhist Culture of the East Asian countries like Central Asia, China, Korea, Japan and Tibet.
B.C.G.E 302: The Buddhist Art
A study of Art, paintings, sculpture, image and architectural monuments developed in the Buddhist countries.
PA.G.E 301: History of Pali Canonical Literature
A general knowledge of all the texts belonging to the Pali Canon with special reference to the contents of each text.
PA.G.E 302: Pali Language / Analytical Study
The meaning of the term Pali, its origin and the interpretation by other scholars.