The First Gate of Zen: Thinking with Reggie Pawle

You are cordially invited to join us on 24 June 2024, when our friend Reggie Pawle 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 people begin Buddhist meditation practice, they often are told to focus their attention on …

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 …

A Practical Application of the Abhidhamma with Robin Moore

You are cordially invited to join us on 10 June 2024, when our friend Robin Moore will be leading the Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation.   Robin will give a Dhamma talk about A Practical Application of the Abhidhamma.   …

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 3 June 2024 from 06:10 – 8.00 PM Bangkok time. We …

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 …

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 …

Sitting for Peace

The Little Bangkok Sangha Online is holding a Sitting for Peace meditation on Wednesday 10 April 2024 from 6.30 PM to 7 PM Bangkok time. The merit we generate will be dedicated to healing and peace – in ourselves, our communities and around the globe. We are all acutely aware of the suffering caused by …

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 …

What is it exactly to be here and now in the present moment? with Gil Alon

What is time? Does it really exist? Can we be in the here and now all the time? How can we apply the idea of the present moment in our daily life? What does the current cutting edge science say about time? How is it connected to our spiritual quest? Zen master Gil Alon will …

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 …

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. …

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 …

Sitting for Peace

The Little Bangkok Sangha Online is holding a Sitting for Peace meditation on Wednesday 14 February 2024 from 6.30 PM to 7 PM Bangkok time. The merit we generate will be dedicated to healing and peace – in ourselves, our communities and around the globe. We are all acutely aware of the suffering caused by …

An Evening with Ajahn Vajiro

You are cordially invited to join us on Monday 5th February, when we will be welcoming back Ajahn Vajiro for an evening of teachings and meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. Ajahn Vajiro was ordained in the lineage of Luang Por Chah in …

An Introduction to Zen and Zen Meditation

You are cordially invited to join us for a talk by Zen priest Daigaku Rummé, who practiced Zen at a Japanese monastery for many years, on Monday 29 January 2024 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. …

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 …

Residential Retreat with Ajahn Succito

The Bangkok Vipassana Retreat, in collaboration with the Little Bangkok Sangha, will host Luang Por Sucitto for a short residential retreat near Bangkok on 8-12 December. Please see details here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/bangkokvipassanaretreat/permalink/6279584402095626/ On that Facebook page you will also find information about the cost of participation. The amount given below is a rough estimate.

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 …