Spring 2018 highlights from the Mindfulness Initiative UK

President Maithripala Sirisena (second on the right) with cabinet ministers Akila Viraj Kariyawasam and Champika Ranawaka hearing about the potential for mindfulness in politics

Sri Lanka occupies a singular position in the mindfulness landscape, as both the first developing country to consider mindfulness in politics, and the first Buddhist country to adopt western-influenced secular mindfulness at a national level. There is a strong appetite in this highly religious country to learn from western innovations that can help people to rediscover meditation.

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Exploring the use of mindfulness in Schools & Universities

Exploring the use of mindfulness in Schools & Universities-Flyer mindfulness conference

Sati Pasala will be presented at a special Mindfulness Event in Oslo, Norway on June 12th. The Conference flyer attached.

This will be the first Sati Pasala presentation at an international forum, overseas. The event will be attended by schools/universities representatives, scholars, academics and members of the Buddhist and other clergy. Please see https://www.mindfulnessnorge.no/

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Sati Pasala Sydney, Australia inaugural public event

Most Ven. U Dhammajiva Maha Thero conducted a Special Sati Pasala session in Sydney on 16th of December 2017 themed “Practice with Maha Thero”.

For Sati Pasala Sydney this was the first public event since its initiation in August 2017. It was also the first time that Most Ven. Dhammajiva Thero participated in a session and hence a very special occasion for the children. There were 55 children and an equal number of adults.

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