Professional Development Workshop on Managing ADHD – 19/05/2024

On 19th May 2024, Ms. Lasanthika Madushani, Clinical Psychologist, conducted a practice-oriented training workshop for mental health professionals on Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). Participants discussed the fundamentals of ADHD, from its etiology (causes of the disorder) and symptomatology (observable signs and symptoms in the client) to best management practices across the early stages of human […]

Discourse on the Advice Given to Rāhula at Ambalaṭṭhikā – 31/05/2024

Emeritus Professor of Pali and Buddhist Studies Asanga Tilakaratne eloquently guided a thought-provoking discussion on the conceptualization of dishonesty as illustrated in the Ambalaṭṭhikā Rāhulovāda Suttra. With careful dissections of the original texts, the group discussed and reflected upon the suttra’s implications on what truly constitutes a lie, how this can be blurred based on […]

Vesak Poya 2024 Sil and Meditation Programme – 24/05/2024

The Vesak Poya 2024 Sil and Meditation Programme was held on 24th May 2024 at Damrivi Foundation. The event made for a tranquil atmosphere to pay respects to Lord Buddha and engage in mindfulness practices, whilst appreciating and upholding the virtuous doctrines of the Enlightened One. The Most Venerable Aggamahapanditha Tirikunamale Ananda Mahanayaka Thero commenced […]

Felicitating Emeritus Professor Asanga Tilakartne

Emeritus Professor Asanga Tilakaratne was awarded the Ananda Coomaraswamy Fellowship by Sahitya Akademi, Government of India. Hence Damrivi Foundation along with the Board of Trustees and Staff organized this Felicitation ceremony to appreciate and celebrate his Achievement. Here are some highlights of the event. Arrival of Maha Sangha in procession   The arrival of Emirates […]

“Pipennata Ida Denna” To observe World Mental Health Day

The event was organized by the members of the Damrivi Counselors’ Association, held on the 14th of October, 2023, at Damrivi premises. The planned program is to observe the World Mental Health Day on the theme “Mental Health is a Universal Right”. The focus of the event is the role of parents and teachers in […]

Damrivi counsellors Association – Members’ Day – On 11th February, 2024

This is an annual event where the majority of DCA members participate to share the Friendship and also to find new friends amongst the new members who attended. We started the program by practicing “Mindfulness” Ven. Dhammarathana Thera from “Sathi Paasala”. Dr Kumudu Ekanayake shared her expertise on “Drama Therapy” Here are some interesting pictures […]