Global Mindfulness Summit: Waiting List Opened

Global Mindfulness Summit

Due to the unprecedented interest shown, we have already reached full seating capacity at the Summit venue. But we have begun compiling a Waiting List for the GMS, starting today (December 11). Please enter your details in the Waiting List without delay and we will contact you no sooner vacancies arise.

Those of you who have already confirmed participation will receive a Delegate Number this week. Please save that number and bring it with you when visiting the SLFI Delegates Desk, which will be functional from February 16th (10.00am to 4.30pm).  You will then be issued a Delegate Badge which will enable you to attend all sessions at the Summit easily.

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Important Announcements

Global Mindfulness Summit- Pre Events (February 2018)

1.Mindfulness Induction Programs For Health Sector personnel, the Police, lawyers, teachers and related professionals Venue – Sri Lanka Foundation Institute Dates – January 2018, every Saturday (1.00 to 4.30pm) Limited seating Register early with – Dr Nimmi de Silva ( & Mr Somabandhu Kodikara ( 2.Global Mindfulness Summit- Pre Events (February 2018) Venue – Sri Lanka Foundation Institute Dates: February 17 (Mindfulness for health promotion: preventing destructive habits, harmful addictions) February 21 (Yoga & Mindfulness meditation) February 22 (Interfaith Dialogue for Protecting Nature through Mindfulness) Limited seating Register early with Nikhila (

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Interfaith Meditation: The ‘super glue’ of mindfulness at the Independence Square on Saturday December 2nd

The gale force winds and torrential downpour of the previous four days did not hamper the arrangements made for the first Interfaith, mindfulness group meditation for the public, arranged by the Sati Pasala Foundation. After many days of dark & cloudy skies Saturday morning dawned with brilliant blue skies and beautiful white clouds. The chilly breeze at the Independence Square greeted the participants, who began trickling in from about 6.00am.

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Mindfulness for the Health Sector – December 2nd at SLFI

Mindfulness for the Health Sector - December 2nd at SLFI

The Sati Pasala Foundation has organized the first mindfulness program for professionals of the Health Sector. Doctors, nurses, family health physicians, psychiatrists & officials of key health sector institutions will participate at this exciting work shop scheduled for the 2nd December.

A special Resource Person invitee (Venerable Paññāvamsa Thero, Founder of the Mindkraft Foundation) will share experiences on mindfulness based stress reduction & mindfulness based cognitive interventions, and EQ related programs.

Prof Diyanath Samarasinghe (Founder, Health Promotion Foundation) will share experiences in dealing with victims of harmful habits and destructive addictions, and on how to be in control over ones self.

There will be special sessions by Sati Pasala team members who will demonstrate practicing mindfulness using colorful examples. And Venerable Dhammajiva will lead guided mindfulness sitting and walking.

Please email Dr Nimmi de Silva for details (

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