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 …

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 …

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 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.

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 …

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 2 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 …

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 …

Mind of Beasts and the Centered Mind with Phra Pandit Bhikkhu

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom meeting on Monday 13 February, 2023 from 6:30 – 08:00 PM Bangkok time. Getting past much of the pseudo-psychology that is modern Buddhism, this talk will be based around one of the original teachings from Shakyamuni, in which he advises “How to have a good …

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 …

Meditate with Mae Chee Brigitte, Aug 9, 2021 18.30

Topic: Meditate with Mae Chee Brigitte Time: Aug 9, 2021 18:30 Bangkok Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/5577137755 Meeting ID: 557 713 7755   We will start with a 15-20 minute meditation, followed by Q&A.   Acharn MC Brigitte Schrottenbacher teaches Vipassana Meditation and other Meditation technics at Wat Prayong Gittivanaram International Meditation Center. MC Brigitte was …

Online Dhamma session with Robin Moore: “What Does It Mean to Be Human?”

  Topic: What Does It Mean To Be Human? Guided Meditation with Robin Moore Time: Jun 14, 2021 18:30 Bangkok Robin Moore was a monk in the Thai Forest tradition of Luang Por Chah for 18 years, living in both Thailand and the UK. The latter included four years (2003 to 2007) as abbot of …