Pandith G.P. Wickramarachchi Memorial Library


Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute Library has located in the Pandith G.P. Wickramarachchi Memorial Library Building. It is being developed as a Higher Educational Library that introduced with the establishment of the Institute. The main objectives of this Library are firstly, to supply the readers library resources and books on Ayurveda, Indigenous Medicine, Medical Science, Health Science, Languages, ICT & Computer Science, Buddhist Philosophy & other related Subjects, secondly, to organize the library services as to disseminate knowledge, information, entertainment and to develop abilities with appreciation, and thirdly, to develop the library as a Special Library that is to be a state of an Ayurveda Research Library & Information Center.



To achieve its goals with implementing of these objectives, the library has organized as Reference Section, Lending Section, Rare Books Unit, Periodicals Unit, ICT, Research and Development Unit and Special Collections. The Library collection contains of more than 31,000 Books and Periodicals, books published in Sanskrit, Pali, Sinhala, Hindi, Bengali & English Languages. All of the books arranged in the Library are classified according to the Dewey Decimal Classification System (DDC- 21st Edition) and catalogued in accordance with the Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR-2 R).

The registered membership of the Library is about 620 members in quantity and the membership is given to the categories of (a) Internal Students (b) Postgraduate Students (c) Academic Staff (d) Non-Academic Staff and to (e) Senior Executive Staff.


Lending Section

Weekdays - from 08.30 a.m. to 04.15 p.m.

Saturdays - from 08.30 a.m. to 04.15 p.m.


Reference Section

Weekdays - from 08.30 a.m. to 06.20 p.m.

Weekends - from 08.30 a.m. to 04.50 p.m.

Charging Library fines : Weekdays from 09.00 A.M. to 01.00 P.M

N.B. – Library shall be closed on public holidays & on special holidays of the University.

The Library would be closed down on Public Holidays & in the Special Holidays of the Institute. This Time Schedule would be extended during examinations season that would be noticed as requirements of the Readers.


Library Registration Form for Students

Library Registration Form for Staff Members


Senior Assistant Librarian

Dr. R.D. Ananda Tissa
Post Graduate Diploma in Writership & communication (Sri Jayawardenepura),

Ms W.M.M.G.S.Mahakumbura
B.A.(Kel'ya.), SLLA

Senior Staff Assistant(Library Service)

Ms. W.M.D.K.Wijekoon

Staff Assistant(Library Service)

Ms. G.K.Sanjeewa Priyanganee Perera

Staff Assistant(Library Service)

Mr.M.M.Jayalath Silva

Technical Officer(Grade II)

Mr. S.A.Lal Premasiri

Laboratory Attendant(Higher)

Ms J K P M Bandara

Library Attendant(Grade II)

Ms H P D C Hewasinghe

Library Attendant(Grade II)

Ms J M M S L Jayasinghe

Library Attendant(Grade II)

Ms W A S A Jayathilaka

Library Attendant(Grade II)

Mr E M A P Ekanayake

Library Attendant(Grade II)

Mr. I.P.S. Wijesena

Works-Aide (Grade I)

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 May 2019 08:20



GWAI received the approval from the CCIM


Gampaha Wickramarachchi Ayurveda Institute,
Kandy Road, Yakkala 11807,
Sri Lanka.

Tel  +94 33-2222748, +94 2222740,
+94 33 2231627

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