Tag Archives: Thailand

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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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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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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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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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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Special Lecture Fri Dec 26

Learning from   Bhavaviveka:   A Sixth-Century Buddhist Rationalist A  public talk by Malcolm David Eckel from Boston University at The Center for Ethics of Science and Technology Room 608, Boromratchakumari Bldg., Faculty of Arts, Chulalongkorn University 1:00 to 3:00 … 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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Vegetarian Festival

Monday 29th to October 7this vegetarian week in Thailand. With any luck there will be more vegetarian dishes available in restaurants around the country, and people will make an effort to stay away from meat eating. While most Buddhists around … Continue reading

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Defense Mechanisms

Notes on the talk Facing the Tormentor, Wat Yannawa Sept 1008. Defense Mechanisms. No set of talks on Buddhism is complete without mention of Dukkha – suffering. This time, in a departure from the sutta based talks, we looked at the … Continue reading

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Dhamma Talk (translated)

Saturday 6th December Dhamma Talk Thai, translated into English AT Mae Chee Brigitte’s mini centre near Taling Chan (Thonburi, in the general area of the new Southern Bus Terminal) web site: http://www.meditationthailand.com/ Mae Chee Brigitte is an experienced meditator, and a … Continue reading

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Buddhist Cosmology

Infromal and impromptu talk/discussion on Buddhist Cosmology with Phra Cittasamvaro and Mae Chee Amphai Mahaculalongkorn (Monks) University, Wat Maha Taht, Sanam Luang Go to Sanam Luang either by car, bus or boat Ta chang peir or Ta phra Chan (opposite … Continue reading

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Living Dhamma

Living Dhamma THE PEACEFUL TEACHING Well, here it is! Once a year we make the special effort to meet up weekly for Dhamma and Meditation in English. The intention is to kickstart flagging meditation practises, and recommit to the Spiritual … Continue reading

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