Home > 2016 > July

The Galle Initiative

Discussions were held with some educational authorities, teachers and parents regards introducing Sati Pasela to schools that volunteer, in Galle. Many retired school teachers, some parents and others expressed interest in joining the program and welcomed the idea. After initially sensitizing the team of volunteers to the Sati Pasela concept,

Read More

Testimonial by Principal of Galahitiyawa, Hemamali Maha Vidyalaya – Ganemulla

Galahitiyawa, Hemamali Maha Vidyalaya is located in Ganemulla in the Gampaha District. The Gampaha district is one of the three districts of the Western Province of Sri Lanka (the others being Colombo and Kalutara districts) and is second to Colombo in terms of population. At the very beginning in March 2016,

Read More

The Berlin Buddhist Vihara (Das Buddhistische Haus) Joins the International Support Groups of Sati Pasela

Message from Peggy Moeller: Coordinator It is a great joy for me to announce the birth of the Sati Group Germany on Saturday, July 16, 2016 at the Berlin Buddhist Vihara (Das Buddhistische Haus) as inspired and initiated by the Venerable Dhammajiva. The protocol was signed by: Kanthi Manamperi Grzegorz Tokarczyk Anjula Manamperi Tissa Weeraratna Venerable

Read More

Humble Beginnings: The Sati Pasela Story

Since the latter part of last year Monday afternoons at Nissarana Vanaya forest monastery have been special. Groups of young students from schools in Mitirigala gathered after school to learn the practice of mindfulness. Slowly, mindfully, silently these young children accompanied by a few parents were introduced to the practice of walking and sitting mindfully. After every

Read More

The London Buddhist Vihara (LBV) in support of Sati Pasela

Ven Bogoda Seelawimala Head of London Buddhist Vihara and Chief Sangha Nayake of Great Britain (via www.londonbuddhistvihara.org) The Chief Monk of the London Buddhist Vihara (Venerable Seelawimala Thero) having read the Sati Pasela book and understood the philosophy of the program, has expressed interest and support for the Sati Pasela program. Together with the UK Sati Pasela Coordinator and a team

Read More