Prof. Lakshman Madurasinghe is a Lawyer with postgraduate studies, research and teaching experience in International Law, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Theology, CBT, Integrative Medicine, Business strategy. He is also a Behavioural Scientist: Educationist: Thought Leader & Global Strategist: Author of four books including Clinical Psychology, Buddhism & Christianity. He is the pioneer of the e-Consciousness model of transformation. In comparative religions, he has published a research on sin vs suffering comparing Buddhagosha’s Visuddhimagga with Karl Bath’s Dogmatics.
He heads the Legal and Operations Secretariat of AUGP USA and functions as the Global Legal Advisor to its funding partner Vaamaa Forex – US Financial Conglomerate The Pintus Group USA. He supervises the funding and investment negotiations and provides expert advice on legal instruments for individual clients or governments. which include Mergers & Acquisitions, Collateral Transfer (‘leasing’ of Bank Guarantee or SBLC) · Credit Line against existing Bank Instrument or Bond · Corporate Loans · Private Equity or Stakeholder Investment. The Legal Secretariat would also guide investors on MT 760, MT 799, DTC, IPIP and related banking procedures.
He provides leadership and governance of the board of AUGP-UNUGP founded four decades ago with branches in over 77 countries and deals with their legal, strategy, policy, diplomacy, commercial and infrastructural funding matters in conformity with the United Nations and European Parliament guidelines. Functions as Chancellor of The University For Global Peace-UNUGP, Chairman AUGP USA Sri Lanka operations. He is an Academic Committee Member of EDU Brussels accredited to European Parliament, Fellow of the Cambridge International Academics, Cambridge, England, Member World Jurist Association, USA and a Professor of Amity, USA.
He is a past pupil completing studies in bio science stream at the prestigious S Thomas’ College Mt Lavinia.
S Thomas’ College was modelled after Eton College Windsor England. S. Thomas’ and Eton have the same school motto ‘Esto Perpetua’ and the same school colours – Blue, Black, and Blue.
Prof.Lakshman is an Academic Board Member of EDU Intergovernmental Organization in Brussels accredited to the European Parliament looking into matters of tertiary education worldwide: He is a Senior Scholar (Corresponding Member) of a European Learned Society- The Balearic Institute of History IBH in Spain. His PhD thesis on Neurophysiological correlates of the Altered States of Consciousness was supervised by Dr.Thomas Gujarat University of Cambridge. His DBA thesis on: Does an Authentic Personal Brand emerge from an Enlivened Consciousness resulting in Enhanced Social Capital? supervised by Prof.Hubert Rampersad of the University of America.
Fellow Member of Cambridge International Academics, Cambridge, UK: Thematic Moderator SAARC-ASEAN Postdoc Academia: Postdoctoral Fellow of IMA India. Prof.Lakshman has received numerous International Appointments, Titles, Royal Titles, Honorary awards, and Accolades for his services. He is an Ambassador and Consultant in Human Rights and Socioeconomic Development at URGC Cyprus: Vice Chairman of UN Global Development Organization-UNGDO.
QUANTUM CONSCIOUSNESS, COSMOLOGY, NEUROSCIENCE
His vast spectrum of international teaching experience covers Human Rights, Encryption Technology, Quantum Physics and Quantum Cosmology including unified field theory and Veda, Lagrangian, Therapeutic Jurisprudence, Consciousness and Counselling Psychology, He is a Founder Director of the Brain Technology and Neuroscience Research Centre-BTNRC set up to conduct scientific research, studies, and investigations in the fields of Brain Technology, Neuroscience, Psychology. Parapsychology, Sociology, and Human & Life Sciences.
His explorations of the frontiers of consciousness, Ved in human physiology and quantum cosmology brought him into contact with a vast number of renowned scientists and researchers including the Maharishi at Maharishi European Research University-MERU in Vlodrop and Rishikesh, Tony Nader, John Hagelin, Ron Wyatt, Diane Hawkey and many other renowned scientists. He has also followed bioplasm and kirlian photography plus bio-energy research carried out by Prof.Victor Inyushin of Alma Ata. He had his training in Ayurveda and Bioenergetics under Dr. David Frawley Pandit Vamadeva Shastri of the American Institute of Vedic Studies, USA. He is is a full Professor and International Governor at Technological University of the Americas for dual degree track with The University of America, CA, USA,
THEOLOGY , BUDDHISM , ADVAITA VEDANTA AND COMPARATIVE RELIGIONS
A deep love of Christian and religious studies that started as a law student with Attorney Alfie Williams and the study of Evidence that demands a verdict, Summa Theologica, What the Buddha taught and many other volumes of Apologetics and Eschatology expanded onto a systematic study and training in major world religions including orthodox and contemporary Christianity, Islam and Buddhism at California Grad School USA and FBCS USA culminating in a doctoral degree in Theology for which major research was completed covering Sin Vs Suffering- a comparison of Buddhagosha’s Vissudhimaga ( the ‘great treatise’ on Theravada Buddhist doctrine written by Buddhaghosa approximately in the 5th Century in Sri Lanka) with Karl Bath’s Dogmatics (the magnum opus of Swiss Protestant theologian Karl Barth published in twelve part-volumes (spanning thirteen books) from 1932 to 1967.
In 2007, he wrote a review of Pope Benedict’s encyclical” Spe Salvi Facti Sumus” -In hope, we are saved- which appeared in the Asian Tribune.
He took a pioneering step in establishing for the first time the International Institute of Theological Studies in the Arabian Gulf in 1990 which has trained hundreds of Christian leaders serving in various parts of the world today. He has taught Systematic Theology, Apologetics, Contemporary and Anglo-Catholic Theology, Eschatology, Christianity & Science, Buddhism, Islam and authored several research papers, articles, and books including an encyclopedic volume on Buddhism and Christianity.
He was trained at Haggai International Institute for Advanced Leadership Training USA becoming its first Asian Watson Scholar and later served as an International Faculty member of Haggai in both USA and Singapore.
SRI LANKAN LANGUAGE, HISTORY, CULTURE
He has a deep interest in ancient Sri Lankan Culture, Language & Literature, History, Mahawamsa, Ravana and participated as a research team member in the Beli Lena archaeological project Homo Sapiens Balangodensis. He has done research on the prehistoric development of the Sinhala script and inscriptions such as Thonigala. A lecture given on Sri Lanka in 2011 may be accessed here.
ALFUTTAIM, ADNOC, STANDARD CHARTERED BANK AND THE TEACHING HOSPITAL
He held several senior corporate positions in prestigious institutions including Standard Chartered Bank, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and Alfuttaim. ADNOC is one of the world’s leading energy producers and a primary catalyst for Abu Dhabi’s growth and diversification. Established as a trading business over 85 years ago, Al-Futtaim has fostered its people-first approach to become a truly diverse customer-centric company that harnesses a solid heritage of entrepreneurship to always add value and improve the overall consumer experience.
From 1993-2005, he served as the Consultant Psychologist and Professor at MA clinic in Colombo South Government University Teaching Hospital treating well over five thousand clients with CBT and bioenergetics. He is a doctoral supervisor to many students both in Sri Lanka and overseas and has served as a trained Counsellor who was a Charter member of the American Association of Christian Counselling-AACC, USA.
He has carried out Organisational restructuring, Job Evaluation using Factor models, Market surveys and Multivariate techniques with advanced statistics to analyze data: Develop Policy and strategy manuals and design pay structures, incentive schemes, negotiate with employees and unions to solve pressing issues. He traveled to many Gulf countries including UAE, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and Saudi Arabia for market surveys.
- Ancient Sri Lankan medicine, art, history, language (Maghadi, Pali, Sanskrit and Prakrit scripts) & culture and historical Ravana.
- Happiness, risk-taking, neuro-economics and ways to identify different neural correlates for early versus delayed rewards and closely follow the work of David Harvey, Nouriel Roubini & Joseph Stiglitz.
- Assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders. Work on bioenergy and psychopathology emphasizing the information processing models that described the role of attention and the impact of the cognitive processes on interpersonal functioning.
- Research on psychotherapy outcome including the mechanisms underlying cognitive-behavioral treatment for anxiety disorders, and adapting protocols developed for research to non-research clinical settings. BTNRC research center.
SOME PIONEERING PROJECTS
- The formation of a modern Neuroscience lab in Sri Lanka to test cognition, brain-machine interface and neuroplasticity.
- Setting up of Behavioural unit and treated hundreds of patients at Colombo South Govt University Teaching Hospital MA clinic using CBT and bioenergetics.
- Pioneered the research approach in Beli Lena research connected with homo sapiens Balangodensis and their use of flint instruments for treatment
- The formation of IITS in UAE training hundreds of Christian leaders in Systematic Theology, Apologetics and taking a challenge to train them in Islamic teachings
- The formation of the first Chamber of Chartered Java Professionals USA and Greece which trained and certified Software Engineers.
- Released e-consciousness and multi-dimensional reality of Eucharistic consciousness. E-con presented to Speaker of parliament at an event at Intercontinental about 18 years ago.
- Pioneered the development of a unique new script that had many parallels with ancient Brahmi script. Laid the foundation for modern language lab and did pilot study in Hambanthota.
- Released the Master Memory development and Values for life programmes in SL.
- Developed systems for conducting Principal Component Analysis, Multiple Regression and Non Parametric tests on a Psychometric Model to establish the relationship of Management Styles and Psychosomatic Disorders.
- Pioneered the Maharishi Consciousness programmes and satellite-based University programmes for Sri Lanka and was later sent a private jet to fly and participate in World Parliament for Peace in Asian countries
- The formation of European Digital University dealing with Blockchain, AI, IOT and Cryptocurrency.
He has published many research papers and theses including ” Neuro-Physiological Correlates of Altered States of Consciousness”, and is the author of “Organizational Behaviour”, Joint author of “ Clinical Psychology”, A Handbook of Job Evaluation, Multivariate Analysis for Business Managers, Foundations of Christian faith and a set on “World Religions covering Buddhism and Christianity”. In 2007, he wrote a review of Pope Benedict’s encyclical ” Spe Salvi Facti Sumus” which appeared in the Asian Tribune. Featured Publications His curated daily paper could be accessed here.
He is a Member of : Royal Association of Royals and Nobles: British Scholars Association: Cambridge University Alumni Society of Cambridge University, England, and its former Treasurer in Sri Lanka: Alumni Association of the University of Brighton, California Grad School of Theology, Haggai Institute, Japan International Cooperation Agency-JICA, World Jurists Association, USA: International Council of Psychologists, USA, Institute of Counselling, Glasgow: Charter Member of the American Association of Christian Counsellors-AACC, USA: BASL- The Bar Association of Sri Lanka: Colombo Law Society: Organization of Professional Associations-OPA: Japan International Cooperation Agency-JICA, Japan: Chartered Fellow of CIPD-London-1995. Member and Adviser Lifeboat foundation.
HONOURS, AWARDS, AND SPECIALIZED TRAINING
Post-doctoral Fellow and Professor- Psychology of Religion- Amity USA
Fellow- FTBCCT- The British Council For Complementary Therapies London
Pragna Pabha Pranama – ප්රඥා ප්රභා ප්රණාම-For his contribution to Education worldwide. For sharing knowledge and wisdom, for guiding youth for future challenges as an Educator-2020
Dr.Abdul Kalam Memorial Excellence Award- Pride of Sri Lanka -2019
Ambassador for Peace- Centre for Peace Studies 2018
Diplomat- International Commission of Diplomatic Relations IGO registered with UN-2018
Ambassador- United Refugee Green Council -URGC- Cyprus-2018
Inducted as His Highness Raja Ke Shuraveer Rajasree of the Royal family, Patani Sultanate Indonesia- 2018
Baron of Royal and Imperial House Draco Gold Ferrari bestowed by HRM Dr.Jorge Gold Ferrari
Shresta Guru Pitru- ශ්රෙෂ්ඨ ගුරු පීතෘ-Eminent Educationist- Institute of Counselling & Psychology
Mano Vidyadhipathi Sammana- මනෝ විද්යාධිපති-Eminent in Psychological Sciences Award; Int Congress & Uni of Kelaniya
Vested as a Knight and Knight Commander of the Sovereign Order of St John of Jerusalem; Grand Chancellor in 2016
Knight Grand Cross Order of the Mystical Rose- 2017; Vice Commander
Watson Scholar- First Asian Watson Scholar Haggai USA- 1993
Specially trained in HAY -UK -1983 and MEIRC- Beirut Job Evaluation, Multivariate analyses (MANOVA), Principal Component Analisis (PCA), Factor analysis & Executive Compensation-1986
Trained by American International Institute on BANK GUARANTEE (BG) · STANDBY L/C PREFERRED (SBLC) · Credit Line against existing Bank Instrument or Bond and the use of MT 760, MT 799 and related banking procedures.
Senior Scholar-(Corresponding Member) Instituto Balear de la Historia, Spain EU 2016
Excellence Award- International Board of Medicine and Surgery- USA 2017
Post-doctoral Moderator- SAARC-ASEAN Postdoc Academia 2016
Criminal Procedure prize and first scholarship during law studies : later studying comparative IR in Japan under Ministry of Labour on a government scholarship.
He is married to Charmaine Eheliyagoda
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