During a mindfulness introduction program at Nissarana Vanaya, 74 participants (Teachers, Deputy Principals and Principals) representing 26 Sinhala Medium schools and 3 Tamil medium schools, Sati Pasala was presented. The participants showed much enthusiasm, the training session was organized at the request of the teachers.
The program commenced at 6.00 am Read More
On the 2nd May at the International Vipassana Centre in Colombo, a representative gathering of dignitaries representing all major religions in Sri Lanka (Buddhist, Christian, Roman Catholic, Hindu and Islam) discussed the Sati Pasala initiative and the values of introducing mindfulness to schools and other sectors, in a non-sectarian & Read More
A multi-ethnic, multi-religious discussion forum is being arranged early May, to discuss how mindfulness can provide answers to simmering and overt tensions due to ethnic, religious prejudice, in Sri Lanka. The quote below, from an expert on mindfulness and its impact on the brain, could throw some light on why Read More
The first Mindfulness Camp organized under the umbrella of Sati Pasela was held in April 10-12. The Camp was attended by 50 children, and had included in the Agenda, sessions of yoga, guided mindful sitting, mindful walking, mindful games and other mindful activities. The photographs show the children engaged in Read More
Tucked away in Southern Sri Lanka's Matara district is the sleepy town of Udumalale - notorious for the legendary burial ground of the famous Anadaré.
Sati Pasela commenced with just four students some weeks ago. Today there are ten students ages, 7-13. The feedback from these students show that mindfulness had Read More
Today, Britain declared its intention to become “a mindful nation.”
Twenty months ago, on the 20th October 2015, the Mindful Nation UK Report was officially launched in Britain.
The report's recommendations are practical, based on a summary of existing evidence for mindfulness.
'In Westminster today, the Mindful Nation UK report from the Mindfulness Read More
In the past Pirivena was a self-managed institution, but since about 60 years it became part of the government education system. Today Pirivena Education comes directly under the purview of the Ministry of Education in Sri Lanka. There are 753 government approved Pirivenas in Sri Lanka where over 6000 teachers Read More
'…Many educators believe it’s about time mindfulness has made its way into the classroom. If the Toronto District School Board’s recent survey on student mental health is any indication, it’s long overdue...’
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https://www.todaysparent.com/family/mindfulness-for-kids-learning-emotional-regulation-in-school/ Read More
On April 2nd in Kurunegala at Daham Medura the little participants below, enjoyed their first Sati Pasela experience. Read More
Andaré, a much loved Sri Lankan character, was a court jester whose witty acts and satirical comments entertained both royals and commoners alike. Legend has it that he hailed from the Southern town of Matara and was called to the Kandyan empire where he served as the jester. Despite being Read More