Mindful Movement, Seated Qigong and Meditation with Marisa Cranfill

You are cordially invited to join us on 29 July 2024, when Marisa Cranfill will be leading the Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. Marisa will teach seated Qigong as a form of mindful movement, followed by meditation. Everyone is welcome, from beginners to experienced …

The Power of Standing Meditation with Marisa Cranfill

You are cordially invited to join us on 22 July 2024, when Marisa Cranfill will be leading the Monday night meditation at Baan Aree, the beautiful location so generously made available to us by the Baan Aree foundation. Marisa will teach how to master a standing meditation practice: alignment, relaxation and awareness. It’s a topic she is very passionate …

Roadmap to Nirvana – Dhamma + Science with Woody Prieb

Nirvana, or spiritual enlightenment and liberation, is considered to be the ultimate goal of most Eastern spiritual, philosophical and metaphysical disciplines. During this talk, Woody Prieb will marry this complex and frequently misunderstood concept with modern science to offer us a common conceptual framework. To help us navigate this territory, he will share the maps …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

The Unique Zen Point of View on the First 5 Precepts of Buddhism

The Little Bangkok Sangha is inviting you to a Zoom dharma talk by Zen master Gil Alon. Monday May 9, 2022 from 06:30 – 8.00 PM Bangkok time https://us02web.zoom.us/j/6871703208 Meeting ID: 687 170 3208 Normally we think that a precept is a kind of a rule or a law.  But from the point of view that …

Zen Club Meeting: Hardcore Zen, punk rock, monster movies and the truth about reality

Zen Club Meeting Little Bangkok Sangha Sunday 11th August 2019 1:30-3:30pm   Arrive between 1:10pm and 1:30pm @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Young Place Shopping Center) (see details below) “There is no permanent state of enlightenment and there are no forever-enlightened beings…..It’s not that enlightenment is a finishing line, after which we’re all …

Monday 17th June 2019 @ 6pm. SPECIAL EVENT: Introduction to Zen Buddhism and the Importance of Zen riddles and Zen stories, with Zen Priest, Gil Alon

Details: Monday 17th June @ 6 pm Zen Buddhism offers an uncompromising investigation of reality. Its philosophy is aimed at challenging every concept created by the human mind. One of the distinctive ways it does this is through Zen riddles (koans) and Zen stories. To our everyday mind these can appear weird and confusing, when …

Zen Club Meeting – Little Bangkok Sangha (19 Jan)

How to Do Zazen (Zen Meditation): Dogen’s Instructions Sunday 19th January 2020: 1:30-3:30pm   @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Young Place Shopping Center) (see details below)     “All people throughout the world are without doubt equally imprinted with Buddha-nature. However, without the practice of zazen (Zen meditation), the true nature and function …

Zen Club Meeting – Little Bangkok Sangha

Zen 101 – The Basics of Zen Sunday 20th January 2019 1:30-3:30pm   @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Yogatique building) (see details below) Zen 101 – The Basics of Zen Sunday 20th January 2019 1:30-3:30pm   Arrive between 1:10pm and 1:30pm @ The Shambhala Meditation Centre, (in the Yogatique building) (see details below) …