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HHPCR Mon 17th Jan @Tavana Hotel

Monday 17th January ** for information in Thai click here ** HH Phakchok Rinpoche events continued …. Afternoon : Dhamma Talk @ Mahidol University, Salaya Campus at Nakorn Pathom + Exhibition of Tibetan Buddhism. Contact K. Areeratana : areeratana@cpbequity.co.th  Topic is Medicine Buddha, … Continue reading

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Phakchok Rinpoche Bkk Schedule

His Holiness Phakchok Rinpoche (HHPCR) is back in Bangkok January 2011. The latest version of his schedule is below – Further details, maps etc. on these events will be posted individually over the next few days. ** For the Thai version click here ** … Continue reading

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Notes: Evolution of Mind States

Notes on the Dhamma Talk ‘Evolution of Mind States’ (Pandit Bhikkhu) at the Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives December 2010 _______________________________ We can start by looking at the mind as you meditate. For most people, the mind wanders away continually from the meditation … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Paul Garrigan

Following is a special post to Littlebang.org by Paul Garrigan – author of a book ‘Dead Drunk’ which describes his journey to overcoming alcohol addiction at one of Thailand’s most famous temples – Wat Tahm Krabok. (Anyone else have any blogs … Continue reading

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Lama Yeshe Nyingpo

Ram – our resident Tibetan Buddhism follower, has sent out the following message. As time is too short to make proper announcments, biographies, maps etc, the message is given below as received: ********* I would like to inform you that … Continue reading

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Ajahn Brahm in Bangkok

English Dhamma Talks in Bangkok with Ajahn Brahm  (Abbot of Bodhinyana Monastery, Western Australia) 6  – 8 December 2010 ================================ Day 1:      Monday 6 December Topic: ‘Meditation to Overcome Stress’ Time:       09.00 am – 10.00 am    Registration                  10.00 am … Continue reading

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2010: Talk Topics

LIFE in the Frame of Mindfulness 5th Annual Dhamma Talk Series: Sept-Oct 2010 Talk Topics   For general information on this series, including maps, bio, background etc.. click here.   1. Thursday September 23rd A Matter of Mindfulness It has … Continue reading

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Is Wrong Speech ever Right?

Precepts are only precepts, and not absolute commandments. They are supposed to generate mindfulness and consciousness of your actions. Speech is the most difficult to control actually, and everyone finds themselves falling short on this one. Are there times when it … Continue reading

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Dhamma Talk w/ Jeff Oliver Thrs 26th Aug.

Cool. Our good friend, meditation teacher and popular dhamma speaker Jeff Oliver will be in Bangkok for a few days at the end of this month. This time round he will give a talk on the topic Attitude is Everything At … Continue reading

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National Holiday lunch @ Annapurna

Get a bit closer to our Little Bangkok Sangha Thursday 12th August is a national holiday. You should all have a day off! We will Meet ‘n Eat at our favourite Indian Veggie restaurant on Tanon Pan (runs between Silom and Sathorn). The … Continue reading

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The Recreating mind

simplicity is the ultimate sophistication said Leonardo da Vinci The trouble is the mind likes to make things complex. Layers and  layers of psychology, ego, neurosis, fears … The mind has the job of recreating things that are observed. So that … Continue reading

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Control your mind

In Vipassana circuits today it is taught that you should observe, and not control. But keeping the observing mind, mindfulness, is a form of control. It is maintaining a sense of presence. Yes, you are not controlling with force of will, … Continue reading

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Ajahn Wimaok – July 31st

Saturday 31st July 2010 we will host Ajahn Wimaok at Ariyasom for a special session on the topic Awareness of Consciousness Dhamma Talk and special meditation instruction on open awareness meditation with Ajahn Wimaok ——————-**—————— Many of you will know Ajahn Wimaok already. He is a Thai … Continue reading

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The Power of the Mind

There is an interesting article in Boston.com about the use of the placebo. Research into placebo effects has usually been centered on finding what degree/percentage of an effect of a drug can be ‘dismissed’ as placebo, and what percentage of … Continue reading

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WBU Forum June 6, 2010

This month’s WBU forum speaker is announced as follows: Program : WBU SUNDAY FORUM Topic : “Buddhist Meditation Techniques Practiced in Thailand” Date & Time : June 6, 2553(2010), 12.00-13.30 P.M. Speaker ; Dr. Suthira Duangsamosorn About the Topic and Speaker … Continue reading

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Monday – weekly meditation

  MONDAYS This program has now finished – we will look at restarting a weekly meditation in Nov 2010 Bangkok Meditation Group Every Monday – “Just Meditation” at Ariaysom Villa. Monday group meditation, open for all, free style – you … Continue reading

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Monks have opinions too, 2

Since it has attracted some discussion – this topic is moved back to the top of the blog list. There is an extra article added below also (read down) Original post: From The Star Article original source BANGKOK, Thailand — … Continue reading

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Friday May 14th – Dhamma talk with Thai trans.

Note: the venue for this talk has been changed. Formerly we’d booked with DMG, Amarin Tower, but now we have changed to the equally convenient and comfortable Baan Aree Library, near Ari BTS Station. The reason for the switch is Amarin Tower is closing … Continue reading

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One day Meditaiton Workshop

Sorry – as of Thursday 13th May (morning) this workshop is fully booked, and we cannot accept any more registration. We will do more in the near future. For other events had back to our home page. Saturday 15th May, … Continue reading

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Why you should not gossip:

Keep this in mind the next time you are about to repeat a rumour or spread gossip. In ancient Greece (469-399 BC), Socrates was widely lauded for his wisdom.One day an acquaintance ran up to him excitedly and said, “Socrates, … Continue reading

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Detachment, Dispassion, Disenchantment – Dhamma talk with Jeff Oliver

Due to family sickness this talk has been cancelled. Best wishes to Jeff’s mother.  Our weekly group meditation will go ahead as normal though. Monday 22nd Australian meditation teacher Jeff Oliver will be in Bangkok and give a dhamma talk on … Continue reading

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Working Work with Dhamma – Sayadaw U Jotika

Following is a meassage from our honoured teacher and good friend Sayadaw U Jotika for those lay people (and monks!) who are working, and trying to integrate dhamma into their work-life. Sayadaw U Jotika is a Myanmar monk, whose words … Continue reading

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The mind that made your problems.

The following is a personal note from the respected Sayadaw U Jotika to one of his followers regarding a life that has many problems. (For other posts about/by  Sayadaw U Jotika click here) ** ** ** You are right when … Continue reading

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Dhamma Talk with Vice-Abbot of Tisarana Temple

Monday 8th February Dhamma Talk with Venerable Ajahn Kusalo New Zealand monk Vice-abbot of the newly forming Tisarana temple in Canada Talk Topic: “Something About Buddhism” 6:00 – 6:30 gather and caffeinate at Ariyasom Villa, Sukhumvit Soi one 6:45 – …. well to some … Continue reading

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