Ven. Dr. Wei Shan

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Associate Professor of Institute for the Study of Buddhism and Religious Theory,

School of Philosophy, Renmin University of China

He obtained Ph.D. degree from University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka in 2005. Now he is also a Vice-Director of Yunmen Buddhist College, Guangdong Province, Supervisor of Ling-Shan Academy of WuXi, Juangsu Province, Sanskrit lecturer in the Buddhist Academy of China, and a permanent member of the Sri Lanka Association for Buddhist Studies, Sri Lanka. He has published a number of Critical articles both in Chinese and English journals in China and abroad. His research focuses mainly on the areas of Sarvāstivāda, Abhidharma philosophy, Sanskrit, Pali and Theravāda Buddhism.