Ven Manjusri – Mind-FULL to Mindfulness – A Buddhist Retreat
Venerable Balangoda Ananda Manjusri is a Sri Lankan Theravada Buddhist monk ordained in 1995 at the age of 13 under a prominent Theravada Monk called Balangoda Ananda Maitreya. After finishing preliminary monastic studies venerable entered University of Sri jayawardenapura, studied Pali language, Buddhist civilization and criminology for his under graduate. In 2006 joined Sevalanka foundation and currently working as an advisor and program coordinator (international). Venerable studied Peace Education for his masters in University for peace in Costa Rica.
Title of the program
Mind full ness to Mindfulness
Or SMS ( Slowly, Mindfully, Silently)
Topics for discussion:
Mindfulness in Theravada tradition
Getting ready to meditate- four different postures.
Sitting meditation sessions
Walking meditation sessions
Mindfulness and right mindfulness
Mindful day-to-day activities