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Special Guest Speaker Bhante Sankichcha

The Buddha's ancient teachings promote overall physical, mental, spiritual, relational, and social well-being. Today the intellectual and educated worlds find the Buddhist philosophy relating to the values of psychotherapy can, in turn, bring harmony to every aspect of our human life.

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Special Guest Speaker Bhante Sankichcha
Special Guest Speaker Bhante Sankichcha


Dec 06, 2023, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM

via Zoom


Bhante Sankichcha is engaged in many social and religious services both locally and internationally. As a meditation and  Dhamma teacher, Bhante Sankichcha helps many people, including both children and adults, by providing Buddhist spiritual counseling. He has been invited to teach in Malaysia, Singapore, Australia, Canada, and the United States.

Bhante was born in Kandy, Sri Lanka, in 1976. He entered the monastic life at the age of 15 in 1991 at Sri Subodhārāma International MonksTraining 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.

Bhante 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.

Registration is required at BLBMC calendar, December 6 special event.

This event is being offered online only (via Zoom).

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