Sati Pasala programme for Pre-School teachers has organized by New Hopewell and Wikiliya Tea Factories on 31st January 2019. The programme was conducted by Ven. Athurugiriye Dhammawihari Thero and it was run from 2.00pm to 4.00pm. More than 100 Pre-School teachers participated in the programme. Being in the present moment was introduced through mindful sitting, mindful walking and mindful eating.
According to the comments of them they need to improve their Sathiya as they identify the thousands of benefits of mindfulness. When they are always engaging with small kids, mindfulness is very important. They have to practice Sathiya with small kids. Then the kids also practice to do this automatically from their early childhood. Mindfulness training has been to shown to reduce the severity of depression, anxiety in children and also it builds resilience by giving children skills to help them to cope better with stress, as well as engage more fully with themselves and the world.