The New Year Sati Camp at Kaduwela Sati Pasala was held on the 10th and 11th of April 2018 at Ihala Bomiriya, Kaduwela. The participants consisted approximately 145 and 100 students each day respectively from Grade 1 to Grade 11 covering Meetirgala Sati Pasala, Vijithapura Sati Pasala and Rajangana Sati Pasala. The founder and Spiritual advisor of Sati Pasala Foundation, Most Venerable Uda Eeriyagama Dhammajiva Maha Thero and Venerable Dhammavihari Thero guided the program with much enthusiasm of the participants.
The program was inclusive of many activities with Mindful Sitting and Mindful Walking being in the forefront. Eating mindfully, The Mind in a Jar experience and many interesting Mindful games were organized for much interest of the children. The outdoor mindful activities were thoroughly enjoyed by the participants.
The two-day camp concluded with a group activity where each group was given different themes related to Mindfulness and each group of children came up with unique presentations of dramas, charts, arts, poems and creative performances which highlighted the fact that the children have received the message on “Mindfulness”.