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Welcome to Hell

Classy sketch by Rowan Atkinson.

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Jeff Oliver at WFB 1st May

Sunday 1st May 2011 Meditation teacher Jeff Oliver will lead the monthly workshop at the World Fellowship of Buddhists HQ on the topic of “Meditation for Everyone’ Jeff: Jeff Oliver is a full time meditation teacher, running retreats, workshops and talks … Continue reading

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Buddhist approach to health … video blog

Tony (who many of you will know well) together with Loyd, has started a video blog on ‘A Buddhist Approach to Health’. They’ll be looking at some of the connections between mind and body – how can mental development aid your health… Here … 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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Report: Dhamma Talk Series 2010

    This year’s Dhamma Talk Series finished at the end of October. We had met for 6 weeks at the Pharmaceutical Association of Thailand, for Talks and some meditation. I arrange this set of events each year, mainly due … Continue reading

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Weekend Meditation Retreat – Oct 2010

Sorry – but a seasonal price hike at the resort, and the meeting room hire have put this retreat past our budget – it is getting up towards 3000 baht per person for the weekend, which we think is too … 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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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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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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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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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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Kathmandu Healing Meditation April 11

This month’s Kathmandu meditation will be on Sunday April 11th. April’s Healing Meditation workshop will comprise of light chi kung warm up exercise bringing instant energy into the body (especially beneficial for a long flight on the plane), Tibetan’s calm … 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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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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The Last Frontier for Objective Science

‘The last great mystery of science’; ‘the most baffling problem in the science of the mind’; this is how scientists talk about consciousness, but what if our conscious experience is all a grand illusion? Like most people, I used to … Continue reading

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The Missing Black Box

  The Missing Black Box Since we will be looking at consciousness on Wednesday and again on Saturday 28th, it seems an opportune moment to bring this older post up to the front again : How are brain and consciousness … Continue reading

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YBAT International Weekend Retreat with Phra P. Cittasamvaro

  A mini bus will be at Wat Yannawa (Sarthorn BTS Station) to pick people up from 7:45-8am on friday morning. If there are too many people, maybe some can share a taxi and leave from the same place. map to … Continue reading

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Way Of Wisdom – Topics

Talk Topics Every Thursday Evening from August 6th, 2009, we will be holding a dhamma talk and meditation at Planet Yoga (Asoke) – details, maps and schedules can be accessed by clicking on the  ‘Way Of  Wisdom’ icon present on every page. … Continue reading

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Talks with U Vamsa

Canadian monk U Vamsa (pictured above) will be coming to Bangkok at the end of April ’09. While he is here leading a series of weekend retreats for the YBAT organisation, he has happily agreed to two dhamma talks on Tuesday … Continue reading

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WBU Forum November

  Programme: WBU Sunday Forum Topic: “Is there Buddhist Wisdom hidden in Gross National Happiness” Date & Time: November 2,B.E. 2551(2008) 12.00-13.30P.M. Speaker: Hans van Willenswaard About the Speaker & Topic Hans van Willenswaard was born in the Netherlands; He … Continue reading

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Ajahn Jayasaro Talk

Cancelled to be rescheduled for a later date An organised trip to see and listen to Ajahn Jayasaro leaves Bangkok on Sunday 21 of September, heading for the day to Kao Yai, in Pak Chong, a couple of hours outside … Continue reading

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