Sati Pasala Programme at St. Joseph’s Home for Elders – 24th February 2019

Sati Pasala Programme at St. Joseph's Home for Elders - 24th February 2019

New Hopewell & Wikiliya Team has organized a Sati Pasala programme at St. Joseph’s Home for Elders on 24th February 2019. The programme was conducted by Ven. Kurunegala Sobhitha Thero. In elders’ homes loneliness, depression, and anxiety are considered risk factors for residents. The objective of this programme is to help the helpless poor elders by relaxing their minds. Mindfulness may help elders to find peace within themselves with daily practice. Also, mindfulness for the elders is an encouraging intervention. There are lots of benefits of Sati Pasala programmes such as mind relaxation, reduce their pains, be healthy, may improve their sleep, sharpens and focuses the mind for elders. It was one of the very sensitive programmes.

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Monthly Sheela Samadanaya with Sati Pasala Programme at New Hopewell Tea Factory – 20th February 2019

Monthly Sheela Samadanaya with Sati Pasala Programme at New Hopewell Tea Factory - 20th February 2019

New Hopewell & Wikiliya tea factories have organized monthly Sheela Samadanaya with Sati Pasala on 20th February 2019. All the workers and staff members of the two factories have been participating “Sati Pasala” programme in each month on the day after poya day. For this program, 390 workers and staff members participated. There are many Sati Pasala programmes have already done for these two factories. So that majority of them are already following mindfulness for their day to day life as well as this monthly programme would be a great help to them.  The programmes were conducted by Ven. Kurunegala Sobhitha Thero under the direct guidance of the Managing Director – Mr. Ranjana Gamini Walpola.

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Sati Pasala Mindfulness Programme for Pragathi Society, Mawanella

Sati Pasala Mindfulness Programme for Pragathi Society, Mawanella

Sati Pasala programme was conducted to Pragathi Society in Mawanella on 27th of January 2019. Pragathi Society is comprised of several families from the Dewaragampola area in Mawanella. About 60 people participated in the programme which was conducted by most Ven. Rajasinghgama Thilakadhamma Thero. Key mindful activities like Mindful Sitting, Mindful Walking, Mindful Listening and Mindful Eating were conducted along with several mindful listening games. Almost all the participants expressed positive views at the end of the programme and pledged to make mindfulness a key part in their lives. The programme was coordinated by the Mawanella District Sati Pasala coordinator Mr. Wasundara.

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Sati Pasala Programme for Dhamma School Teachers – 16th February 2019

Sati Pasala Programme for Dhamma School Teachers - 16th February 2019

  The Sati Pasala programme was held on 16th February 2019 at the main hall of the Wikramabhahu Central College from 8.00 am to 12.00 pm. The participants included more than 800 including Dhamma School teachers from 122 Dhamma Schools, chief secretory theros from Gangaihala Koralaya, Doluwa and Udapalatha, six police officers, chief Sangha nayake theros, officers from Divisional Secretariat office and officers from zonal education office. Ven. Athurugiriye Dhamavihari Thero conducted the programme. Being in the present moment was introduced through mindful sitting, mindful walking and mindful eating. They…

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Sati Pasala at Dartry Valley Tea Factory – 18th February 2019

Sati Pasala at Dartry Valley Tea Factory - 18th February 2019

Sati Pasala programme was held at Dartry Valley Tea Factory on 18th February 2019 from 8.00am to 10.00 am. More than 200 managers, staff and workers participated in this programme. Being in the present moment was introduced through mindful sitting, mindful walking and mindful games.

The programme was conducted by Ven. Athurugiriye Dhammawihari Thero under the direct guidance of the managing director- Mr. Ranjana Gamini Walpola and director Thanura Panapitiy. Now peoples’ behavior in this factory totally different from before, they stay in a very calm & quiet way and they are not in tension situation. They do their jobs very happily by being in the present moment.

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Sati Pasala Programme at Children’s Remand Home, Bambaradeniya

Sati Pasala Programme at Childrens Remand Home, Bambaradeniya

Sati Pasala programme was organized at the Children’s Remand Home in Werawalawatta, Welamboda, Bambaradeniya on 25th of January 2019. About 13 children between the age of 6 and 16 participated in the programme which was conducted by most Ven. Rajasinghegama Thilakadhamma Thero. Many Mindful Games were used to share the message of mindfulness among these children along with the Mindful Sitting, Mindful Walking, Mindful Listening and Body Scanning exercises.

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Sati Pasala Programme for Pregnant Mothers at Pamunuwa Base Hospital

Sati Pasala Programme for Pregnant Mothers at Pamunuwa Base Hospital

Sati Pasala programme was organized to pregnant mothers at Pamunuwa Base Hospital on 23rd of January 2019. About 35 pregnant mothers along with their husbands attended the programme which was conducted by most Ven. Rajasinghegama Thilakadhamma Thero. Several mindful activities were conducted by mindful facilitators to introduce the concept of mindfulness. Videos:

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Sati Pasala Programme at Shanthi Sewana Elders’ Home – 27th January 2019

Sati Pasala Programme at Shanthi Sewana Elders Home - 27th January 2019

New Hopewell & Wikiliya Team has organized a Sati Pasala programme at Srilanka biggest Elders’ home – Shanthi Sewana Elders’ Home, Anuradhapura on 27th January 2019. In elders’ homes loneliness, depression, and anxiety are considerable risk factors for residents. The objective of this program is to help the helpless poor elders by relaxing their minds. Mindfulness may help elders to find peace within themselves with daily practice. Also, mindfulness for the elders is an encouraging intervention that is well worth introducing.

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