Sun@BGF – Mindfulness: What It’s Not with Sayalay Khama
Sayalay Khama graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Accountancy from University Putra Malaysia, 1998. After graduation, she trained as an auditor and worked under the Malaysia Financial System Control Department, Central Bank Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur.
She started full time monastic life at the Luminary Temple, Chiayi Taiwan, 2001 and ordained in 2002 under the Chinese Mahayana tradition at Shan Dao temple, Taipei City. Sayalay graduated from Luminary Buddhist Institute Chiayi Taiwan and stayed in Taiwan for 6 ½ years. She then spent the next 12 years learning Samatha and Vipassana systematically in Myanmar.
Since returning to Malaysia in 2020, during the MCO Lockdown, Sayalay Khama has been staying at several places for self-retreat. She is currently residing at the Bodhi Heart Sanctuary in Penang.