Sri Lanka Military Academy

Serve to Lead

31st August 2019 17:31:29 Hours


Dr. Sunil Kariyakarawana PhD, the Buddhist Chaplain to HM Forces and a delegation from Britain paid a visit to the Sri Lanka Military Academy on 31st August 2019. The Commandant and staff of the institute warmly welcomed them and Dr. Kariyakarawana delivered a speech on ‘Mental Health and Wellbeing through Mindfulness Meditation.’ The delegates shared their personal experiences and how Buddhism helps them face challenges as chaplains. The audience was inspired having learnt the values of mindfulness (living in the present moment) in relation to Buddhism. The talk also included the importance of integrity, loyalty and selfless commitment as military personnel.