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Mindfulness in Everyday Life with Bhante Sankichcha
August 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Besides formal meditation, how can we apply mindfulness in our day to day life? During this talk Bhante Sankichka will give an overview of the practical applicability of the seventh factor of the Noble Eightfold Path.
Bhanthe Sankichcha was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka in 1976. He entered the monastic life at the age of 15 in 1991 at Sri Subodhārāma International Monks’ Training Institute in Kandy. In 1996 he received his higher ordination (upasampadā). The same year he moved to Australia where he lived for four years conducting numerous mindfulness programs. In 2001 he was invited to the Great Lakes Buddhist Vihara in Michigan, USA to continue his Dhamma services.
Bhanthe Sankichcha received his BA degree in Psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He is currently enrolled in a master’s degree in counseling psychology at Oakland University in Michigan, USA. He also serves as the abbot of Great Lakes Buddhist Vihara. He is engaged in many social and religious services both locally and internationally. As a meditation and a Dhamma teacher, Bhathe Sankichcha helps many people including young and adults providing with Buddhist spiritual counseling. He has been invited to teach in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Canada, and USA.