Tag Archives: Meditation Bangkok

LAMA OLE NYDAHL – Thrs 24th Feb

Not sure who is organising this one, or if it is with Thai translation (probably) … but received information (ie. I can’t confirm it) is as follows: LAMA OLE NYDAHL Thursday 24th February, 2011 Topic : Buddha Nature At DMG Bodhgaya Hall … Continue reading

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Notes: A Matter of Mindfulness

LIFE: in the Frame of Mindfulness 2010 Dhamma Talk Series Notes on the first talk: A Matter of Mindfulness The theme this year – Mindfulness – is a hot topic in the world of psychology and therapy. The other hot … 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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Notes on the ‘Self’

Notes on ‘Welcome Back to Yourself’ Dhamma Talk, Planet Yoga September 2009 In the previous talk we had looked at the nature of ‘consciousness ‘ in Buddhism. When you see the word ‘consciousness’ it is a translation of the Pali … Continue reading

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Kathmandu monthly session

Next meditation at Kathmandu Gallery is Sunday August 16: Khun Morakot, a Thai lady fluent in English and experienced in meditation, will lead her monthly session at Kathmandu Gallery, Silom area. She has much experience in a number of meditation … Continue reading

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Photos: HHPCR@Tai Pan

April 2009, His Holiness Phakchok Rinpoche came to Bangkok delivering a series of talks about town. On the last day, just before nervous followers whisked him off to the airport, he gave a 2 hour talk in English only for … Continue reading

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Pure Land Buddhism

A blog by Marcus, reflecting on some of his affinity for this more unusual School of Buddhism:   On Sunday the 26th of April, His Holiness Phakchok Rinpoche, the head of the Taklung Kagyu lineage of Tibetan Buddhism, is giving … Continue reading

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Report: YBAT Weekend Retreat

YBAT Retreat Jan 2009 This was our first time organising a weekend retreat with the YBAT organisation, known in Thai as Yuwaphut. YBAT arrange continuous retreats all year round at both of their centres, with more centres being built. Many … Continue reading

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The Ruin of Xmas

Christmas is here again, though it is hard to get into the spirit of things in Thailand. In the West most people feel that Christmas has become too commercialised, and has lost its original values. What are those values that … Continue reading

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YBAT Retreat – Jan 2009

  YBAT International Retreat   Friday January 9th – Sunday January 11th YBAT International Vipassana Retreat At the new purpose built Retreat Centre (not far from Don Muang Airport) Vipassana (Insight) Meditation weekend Thai style, for International meditators, with clear … Continue reading

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How to Meditate

Thursday 13 November (hopefully you will all be ok after the Loi Krathong celebrations the day before!) Dhamma talk with Jeffrey Oliver “How to Meditate” Jeff, former Buddhist monk who has been leading meditation workshops and retreats for over 10 years, … Continue reading

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Meditation Workshop

Saturday 15th November 9am – 6pm One day Meditation Workshop with visiting meditation teacher Jeff Oliver A couple of places have opened up due to cancellations. There will of course, be more such workshops in the future. We have done … Continue reading

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Right Efforts cont.

Continuing the Four Right Efforts from previous post Abandoning: Unwholesome States that have arisen should be abandoned. This sounds rather straightforward, and it is. But it is often difficult to recognise when you are entertaining an unwholesome mind state. A … Continue reading

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Feeling Insight

Final notes on the talk on Feeling-tone (Vadana), Wat Yannawa 2008: By stepping back from feelings of liking and disliking distance is gained from them, and one is not chased around trying to get plaesure and avoid pain as a … Continue reading

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Stress Relief

Many people come to meditation for stress relief, or a peaceful interlude to a busy life of tensions and problems. Hopefully the interest expands beyond merely trying to relieve stress, and grows into a more rounded meditation and lifestyle practise. … Continue reading

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