Urban monk promotes ‘mental fitness’ through mediation

The event was organized by Ven. Bhante Saranapala, aka Urban Buddhist Monk.

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The second annual Kindful Canada Symposium was a great success. It was held at the International Centre in Mississauga-Toronto in September.

The event was organized by Ven. Bhante Saranapala, aka Urban Buddhist Monk, Buddhist Chaplain to the University of Toronto, who is a young Buddhist monk at monastic community of the West End Buddhist Temple and Meditation Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

The goal of the Symposium was to make “Making Canada a More Mindful and Kind Nation”.
To bring awareness of good values in people, promote physical and mental fitness and mental health, promote a way of life based on tolerance, concord and kindness.

In addition, promote good will and harmony in action, speech and thought and to make Canada the happiest, healthiest, kindest and the most peaceful nation through mindful meditation.

According to organizer, “To lead by example, as a Mindful Nation, and collaborate with other nations to shape a more Mindful World.”