An Evening with Ajahn Sukhito

You are cordially invited to join us on the first of July 2024, when Ajahn Sukhito will be leading the Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. The session will include meditation, a Dhamma talk, and Q&A. Everyone is welcome, from beginners …

An evening with Zen monk João Rodrigues Sensei

We are delighted to announce that on 17 June 2024,  Zen monk João Rodrigues Sensei will be leading our Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. João Rodrigues Sensei will give a Dhamma talk and lead us in a meditation. Everyone is welcome, from beginners …

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) …

Meditation and Dhamma Talk by Phra Pandit Bhikkhu

You are cordially invited to join us on the first of 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. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experienced meditators. …

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?   …

Rayong Beach Retreat 2018

• Rayong Beach Mindfulness Retreat with Pandit Bhikkhu and Marisa Cranfil-Young • Saturday 13th – Monday 15th January 2018 for experienced meditation yogis • ____________________________________ Sorry – this retreat is fully booked up.  Meditation and Qi Gong (moving meditation) with Pandit Bhikkhu and Marisa We’re returning for a weekend of quiet, meditation, and sand – on a quiet beach, Rayong …

Notes on Talk Five – in the Eight Steps of Yoga

∇∇∇∇∇ Notes on Talk Five 2015 Dhamma Talk Series Pratyahara : The Dark Side of the Mirror So to recap – in week one we started with the hardest sell – good behaviour (I still don’t want to say ‘morality’). It is always the start of a good spiritual practise, but not because someone says so. There are no …

Mindfulness and Insight Training Course – April

∼ Mindfulness and Insight Training Course with Luang Por Pramote 9 – 13 April 2015 Chonburi Province Overview: Meditation retreat in English, organised by students and assistant teachers of Ajahn Pramote Pramojjo, abbot of Wat Suan Santitam in Chonbrui province. This is one of Thailand’s most respected teachers of the current time, whose teachings have touched many lives …

January 2015 Rayong beach retreat with MC Brigitte

• Rayong Beach Mindfulness Retreat with Mae Chee Brigitte and Pandit Bhikkhu • Thursday 22nd – Sunday 25th January 2015 should be perfect weather for sun, sand and meditation • ____________________________________ Sorry – this retreat is now totally full up. Even the waiting list is totally full. We’ll be running some more weekend retreats soon – keep …

5 Khandha Workshop with Bhikkhuni Santussika

◊ FIVE KHANDHA MEDITATION One Day Oasis Workshop Friday 5th December (national holiday) With Bhikkhuni Santussika _____________________________ Overview: We hold a one-day meditation workshop for 20 people with visiting Amarican Bhikkhuni (ordained nun) Ven. Santussika. Female ordained Buddhists are quite few, but offer a fresh perspective on meditation and the Buddhist tradition. The meditation will focus …

The Feed Forward Loop

〈Δ〉   WHEN I first encountered Buddhism, it was amazing. The Four Noble Truths seemed like heavenly manna falling to earth. The teachers seemed just as amazing. I was home. I found myself willing to give a lot up in order to pursue Buddhism. I was not a natural meditator, and it was hard work. Ordination as a …

Rains Retreat – Weekly Puja

12 Weekly Pujas Every Thursday Evening 17th July-2nd October 6:30-8:00pm @ Ariyasom Villa   Overview * For 3 months from the 12th July, it is the official Rains Retreat period – this is the traditional Buddhist retreat period, where monks and nuns vow to stay each night in the same place, and intensify their meditation …