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 …

How To Train Your Dragon Ego with Jeff Oliver

How To Train Your Dragon Ego with Jeff Oliver You are cordially invited to join us on Friday evening the first of March 2024 for another session with Jeff Oliver at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. Please note that this will exceptionally be on …

Meditation and Dhamma Talk with Ajahn Jayanto

We are delighted to be welcoming back Ajahn Jayanto for an evening of teachings on Monday 11 December at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree Foundation. Ajahn is the co-abbot of Temple Forest Monastery, New England in the US, which follows in the tradition of Luang …

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 …

The Dharma of Impermanence: A Zoom Event @Sun 26 Apr

Contemplation & Crises The Dharma of Impermanence — Anicca A Zoom Event Sunday 26th April 2020  3:30 PM to 5:00 PM Bangkok 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM London (BST) For other times click HERE Times of crisis are times of change — periods when our reality shifts into a different form. How we react and …

Special Monday Night Meditation with the Little Bangkok Sangha in Asok- September

  Monday Night Meditation with the Little Bangkok Sangha in Asok freestyle meditation every week Suk 23 (Asoke), 6:30 – 8:00 pm _______________________________   Overview: Meditate with a Monk is back. Phra Pandit, the founder of the Little Bangkok Sangha, will be leading four Monday night meditations in September. Phra Pandit is a British monk …

Monday 16th September 2019 @ 6pm. SPECIAL EVENT: An evening with the Venerable Ani Zamba

Overview: We are delighted to announce that the Venerable Ani Zamba Chozom is going to be offering teachings to the Little Bangkok Sangha. Ani Zamba was one of the first Western women to receive full ordination as a Buddhist nun. She has studied with many of the great teachers in all three Buddhist lineages and has a …

Monday Night Meditation with the Little Bangkok Sangha in Asok – July

🙂 Monday Night Meditation with the Little Bangkok Sangha in Asok freestyle meditation every week Suk 23 (Asoke), 6:30 – 8:00 pm _______________________________   Overview: Join a friendly group for meditation every Monday night from 6.30 pm to 8.00 pm in Asok. Instruction will be given by either Phra Pandit, the British monk who created …

Special Announcement: Ven. Ajahn Siripanyo leading Meditation on 24th June

SPECIAL MONDAY EVENING ANNOUNCEMENT: Ven. Ajahn Siripanyo, the Abbot of Dtao Dum Monastery will be leading our Monday night meditation at The Rojana Centre on 24th June, 2019.   Details: Tan Ajahn Siripanyo is a Thai-Malaysian monk born in London and educated in the UK. He was ordained in Thailand and lived there as a …

SPECIAL HALF DAY EVENT: Perfecting Patience in an Impatient World with FPMT teachers, Kay Cooper and Gordon McDougall

To be held from 10am to 1pm on Saturday 19th January 2019 @ Rojana Centre, Asoke. Cartoon courtesy of Michael Leurnig. Overview: Saturday 19th January 2019 Kay Cooper and Gordon McDougall have been teaching Tibetan Mahayana Buddhism in Europe and Asia for many years. For over thirty years their teacher has been Lama Zopa Rinpoche, …

Course in Buddhism and Consciousness with Dr Georges

—∼— A Course in Consciousness and Buddhism WHO’s THERE? with Dr Georges Dreyfus Saturdays, for 5 weeks from 28th July Overview: We’re holding a new course on Buddhism and modern consciousness research, led by one of our great Bangkok resources Dr Georges Dreyfus. Periodically it’s great to go into these topics in real depth – more than we ever …

Meditation Course week 6: Consciousness for a meditator

To a meditator the experience of consciousness sidesteps the body/mind duality, and the idealist/materialist philosophies. Seeing the nature of the mind directly changes your view of your self.  Below find the full video from Week Six of the Meditation course 2017 The reason for posting here is that the English subtitles are given below and …

Watching the Mind

When I was a young(er) man my main character was one driven by depression. I was an unhappy kid. Home was oppressive, and the alternative was to ‘go out’. Having lots of friends, but none close, I’d do the rounds, finding different groups of people to hang out with each night. But what I really …

Describing the Undescribable

Different traditions have very different teachings. Can they all be pointing to the same thing? Or is that just a ‘liberal’ approach that tries to be too inclusive? Arthur’s reaction to  our event on consciousness and the mind featuring the video of Jill Bolte Taylor and Susan Greenfield: Most Buddhists, despite a respectful nod to …