Ajahn Pasanno Dec 2012

Dhamma talk on mindfulness and meditation by Ajahn Pasanno, Abbot of Abhayagiri monastery, in Bangkok: Thursday 6th December 2012 An Evening with Ajahn Pasanno At DMG (Amarin Tower) Chit Lom This December we are again honoured with the presence of Ajahn Pasanno, abbot of Wat Abhayagiri in California. (see the swish new website here) Ajahn …

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 ** Rinpoche has been to Bangkok several times, and has always been well received. He has a …

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 — Buddhist monk Ajahn Suthep has been showing up at the anti-government Red Shirts rally site …

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 21st and Tuesday 28thApril which will be kindly hosted by the beautiful Ariyasom Villa  (Ploen …

Notes from U Jotika’s last talk

On Wednesday 25th March Sayadaw U Jotika will be making a second public appearance here in Bangkok. Some notes from one of the attendees at Sayadaw U Jotika’s previous talk here: Calming things down: “Get things ‘inside’ yourself calmed down, then the outside calms down.” E.G. No need to send one’s mind out towards wars …

Mind of Brain

Buddhism in Bangkok, Thailand: reflections on the topic of mind and brain in advance of mindfulness meditation events: One cornerstone of Buddhism, and probably all religion, is that something survives death. The fact that all religions, and many psuedo religions, teach this implies there is some truth to the matter. The fact they all disagree …

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 pm Friday December 26 Free of charge, no reservation necessary. Abstract for the talk is as follows: …