About Rohana Ulluwishewa

Rohana Ulluwishewa was an Associate Professor at the Sri Jayewardenepura University in Sri Lanka. After gaining a M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, he completed his PhD at Kyushu University, Japan. In his thirty years of academic career he has worked as Senior Lecturer at the University of Brunei Darussalam, and was Visiting Fellow at Wageningen Agricultural University and Leiden University in the Netherlands, and at Leeds University, UK. He served as a consultant for many national and international development agencies and has published in numerous international journals. He was also an Honorary Research Associate at Massey University in New Zealand, where he currently lives.

Rohana Ulluwishewa’s Books

SPIRITUALITY DEMYSTIFIED: Understanding Spirituality in Rational Terms

Spirit literally means that which gives vitality to a system. If so, that which gives vitality to all biological systems – all living beings including ourselves, is spirit. It is our essence, what we really are. Spirituality is the state of being one with the spirit, or becoming who we really are. This is the… [Read More]

Spirituality and Sustainable Development

In spite of heavy investments, development has failed to alleviate poverty and inequality, achieve environmental sustainability and deliver happiness to humanity. In his revolutionary book, Rohana Ulluwishewa shows that the root-cause of the failure lies within us. It is our self-centeredness and greed for material wealth. Conventional development ignores this truth, and attempts to change… [Read More]

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