Mindfulness Breathing for Concentration and Self-Healing with Prema

Concentration practice is the foundation for deep meditation, where the body is steady and comfortable, and the mind is relaxed and alert. The Yogic Pranayama practice is similar to the Buddhist Anapanasati practice (mindfulness of breathing), and both are preparatory steps for concentration. Yogic Pranayama is the gaining, storing and directing of vital energy (Prana) …

Four Elements Meditation with Cynthia Schmidt

You are cordially invited to join us on 20 May 2024, when Cynthia Schmidt will be leading the Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. When was the last time you sensed into your body through an elemental perspective? Cynthia will guide …

Dharma Circle at Baan Aree

The Little Bangkok Sangha is happy to announce the next meeting of the Dharma Circle, a series of in-person meetings at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. The meeting will be held on Monday 13 May 2024 from 06:10 – 8.00 PM Bangkok time. We …

Mindfulness: The Art of Getting It Done and Letting It Go with Venerable Phra Napan Thawornbanjob

You are cordially invited to join us on 6 May 2024, when Venerable Phra Napan will be leading the Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree Foundation. Ven. Phra Napan will give a Dhamma talk entitled Mindfulness: The Art of Getting It Done …

What is the importance of Koans like “What is it that hears”? with Gil Alon

What is the literal meaning of the word Koan? What is the significance of Zen riddles and Zen stories in our life? Why does Zen use this method? Does this method exist in other cultures? Why is it OK to discuss and analyze a Koan in Japan but it is forbidden in Korea? Can a …

Meditation and Dhamma Talk by Phra Pandit Bhikkhu

You are cordially invited to join us on 8 April 2024, when Phra Pandit, the founder of the Little Bangkok Sangha, will be leading the Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. As Phra Pandit will be traveling in the coming months, this …

Ajahn Medhino Teaching about an Uncertain Topic

Ajahn Medhino Bhikkhu, who has been a monk for over 30 years, will be leading the Monday night session on 27 November 2023 at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree Foundation. Ajahn will give a Dhamma talk about a not yet determined topic. In the forest …

Monday Night Meditation with Phra Pandit Bhikkhu

Meditate with a Monk is back! Phra Pandit, the founder of the Little Bangkok Sangha, will be leading the Monday night meditation on 16 October 2023 at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experienced meditators. We meet to support and encourage each other in …

Meditating With Trauma with Robin Moore

Little Bangkok Sangha’s in-person meetings are back! Our friend Robin Moore will be leading the Monday night session on 28 August 2023 at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. Robin will give a Dhamma talk about “Meditating With Trauma” One way of describing spiritual growth …

To Master Our Mind is to Understand It with Prema

We all want to be happy. No one is really satisfied with brief moments of fleeting happiness; we want True Happiness all the time. The practice of Yoga is a systemic approach to rediscovering our True Selves and the True Happiness that is already within us. You are invited to join us on Monday 24 …

Make the Heart Good and Overcome Obstacles by Ajahn Nyaniko

Ajahn Nyaniko Bhikkhu, the abbot of Abhayagiri Buddhist Monastery in California, will be leading the Monday night session on 10 July 2023 at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree Foundation. Ajahn will give a Dhamma talk about how to make the heart good and overcome obstacles. …

Awakening Wisdom: The Buddha’s Teachings of Liberation

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom meeting on Monday 10 April 2023 from 5:30 – 07:30 PM Bangkok time. Please note that due to the time difference with Australia we start one hour earlier than we normally do. We are very pleased that Ajahn Radha accepted our invitation to give a …

Meditative Methods Exploring Compassion with Bhikkhuni Dr. Lee, Stan Lipkin and Renée Bochman

Meditative Methods Exploring Compassion The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom meeting on   Monday 9 January, 2023 from 6:30 – 08:00 PM Bangkok time.   There will be 3 American Mindfulness teachers: Bhikkhuni Dr. Lee, Stanley Lipkin and Renée Bochman   Bhikkhuni Dr. Lee is a fully-ordained Buddhist monastic in both …

How to Control Distracting Thoughts, and Why You Should

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom meeting on Monday 10 October, 2022 from 6:30 – 08.00 PM Bangkok time. The biggest difficulty in meditation is getting past the thinking mind. But it has to be done.  Speaker : Phra Pandit Bhikkhu Phra Pandit Bhikkhu is a British Buddhist monk who chose …

Breaking the Story Habit with Phra Pandit Bhikkhu

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom meeting on Monday 12 September, 2022 from 6:30 – 08.00 PM Bangkok time.   The moment to moment model of experience breaks down the tendency to form stories and get lost in them. Is it objectively real though? And what remains when the mind stops …

Dealing with Difficulties in Meditation with Nando Bhikkhu

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom meeting on Monday 8 August, 2022 from 6:30 – 08.00 PM Bangkok time. We are honored to host Ajahn Nando who will give a Dhamma talk on Dealing with Difficulties in Meditation. Afterwards there will be an opportunity to ask him some questions. Nando Bhikkhu …

Agency: How Action Shapes Perception in the Arising of Experience

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.  Monday 13 June, 2022 from 6:30 – 08.00 PM Bangkok https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6871703208 Zoom Meeting ID: 687 170 3208 This topic is a continuation of the exploration of Dependent Origination. Previously we looked at how the mind picks up one thing at a time and …

When Faced With Crisis

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom dharma talk by Robin Moore. Time: Monday April 11, 2022 from 06:30 PM – 8.00 PM Bangkok time https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6871703208 Meeting ID: 687 170 3208   Probably all Buddhists are familiar with the first noble truth of suffering. This talk will focus on the different shades …

The Art of Doing Nothing with Robin Moore

Monday, 13 December, 2021 : 06.30 pm – 20.00 pm  https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6871703208 Meeting ID: 687 170 3208   Buddhism is known as a ‘religion of action’, and yet a significant part of the practice involves stepping out of the way and allowing a natural process to unfold. How do we skilfully embrace this apparent paradox?   …

Aligning with the Sacred in Everyday Life with Mary Pipes

HONOURING WHAT IS WORTHY OF HONOUR—ALIGNING WITH THE SACRED IN EVERYDAY LIFE. Monday, 8 November 2021 : 06.30 pm – 20:00 pm https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5577137755 Meeting ID: 557 713 7755   The Mangala Sutta reminds us that ‘honouring those worthy of honour’ is one of the highest blessings. At a time in our history when we are …