Psychological Counseling programs and Dhamma Programs to build wellbeing.

What We Do

Damrivi Foundation is a professional forum dedicated to bring in Buddhist insights into social development. We offers a range of services including studies in the Dhamma, Counseling with Buddhist insights, Guided meditation, Academic Programs and Research, and Buddhist tours and pilgrimages in Sri Lanka, India and beyond.

About Damrivi

for Spiritual, Social and Economic Development

The Damrivi Foundation was set up in 2003 by a group of academics and professionals to establish a forum for social action guided by Buddhist insights and philosophy. The founders were inspired by the conviction that Buddhism provides a philosophy and a way of life promoting welfare of humankind and its harmony with environment. However that the great potential that lies in Buddhism remains to a large extent yet to be explored, articulated and actualized.

Dhamma Programs

Explore Transformative Paths to Inner Peace, Wisdom, and Mindful Living

Damrivi Foundation conducts guided meditation programs on a weekly basis and organizes retreats periodically. These sessions are patronized by Buddhists and also non-Buddhists who wish to pursue on the spiritual path. The meditation programs are offered free of charge and supported by benevolent donors.

Counseling Programs

Empowering Lives Through Mindful Support and Wisdom-Inspired Counseling

We have qualified counselors thoughout the week i.e. Monday to Sunday. Other than the statutory holidays, these counselors are at your service. We conduct counseling “Free of charge” on Saturdays for low income individuals and families
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Counseling Children – in Children's Homes
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Counseling of special groups – Free
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Counseling in Corporate Sector
Damrivi Individual, community-based, and corporate counseling programs.
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Community-based Counseling services - Free
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Group Counselling
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In-House Individual Counseling

Courses Currently Accepting Students

Empower Yourself to Empower Others

Damrivi conducts an eighteen months diploma course on psychological counseling with Buddhist insights. The panel of lecturers comprise of psychiatrists, psychologists, experts in Buddhist philosophy and counseling. This Counseling diploma is approved by the Tertiary and Vocational Education Commission of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and skills Development.

Voices of Inspiration

Discover Transformative Stories from Our Community

Our Counselors

Experienced Practitioners Offering Wisdom-Based Counseling Support

We have qualified counselors thoughout the week i.e. Monday to Sunday. Other than the statutory holidays, these counselors are at your service.

Thusitha Nakandala

Diploma in Psychological Counseling with Buddhist Insights

Buddhika P. Perera

Diploma in Psychological Counseling with Buddhist Insights

Ms. Eranga Rajapaksha

Diploma in Psychological Counseling with Buddhist Insights

Ms. Kusum De Silva

(FCIM) Diploma in Psychological Counseling with Buddhist Insights

Mr. A A K Samantha

Diploma in Psychological Counseling with Buddhist Insights

Ms. Ashirwadini de Silva

Diploma in Psychological Counseling with Buddhist Insights

Ms. Kusum De Silva

Counselor, Damrivi Foundation

Ms. Ashirwadini de Silva

Counselor, Damrivi Foundation

Mr. A A K Samantha

Counselor, Damrivi Foundation

Our Academic Programs

Nurturing Minds, Enriching Lives

Damrivi conducts an eighteen months diploma course on psychological counseling with Buddhist insights. The panel of lecturers comprise of psychiatrists, psychologists, experts in Buddhist philosophy and counseling. Diploma in Pali Studies course has been designed especially for those who wish to read the Pali canon on their own.
In-Person
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Practice-based Internship Program
In-Person
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Diploma in Pali Studies
Damrivi Individual, community-based, and corporate counseling programs.
In-Person
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Diploma in Psychological Counseling

News & Events

Explore a Calendar of Wisdom-Centric Gatherings and Transformative Experiences

Damrivi Foundation conducts guided meditation programs on a weekly basis and organizes retreats periodically. These sessions are patronized by Buddhists and also non-Buddhists who wish to pursue on the spiritual path. The meditation programs are offered free of charge and supported by benevolent donors.

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