TAT excursion Sat 26th- Sun 27th Sept.

The Tourism Authority of Thailand is announcing a curious event. All the received information is listed below – contact them directly if you want more details:

Dear members of the media,

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) is pleased to invite you to attend the Buddhism and Meditation Tourism Promotion Project on Saturday, 26 September, 2009 at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Ayutthaya and Sunday, 27 September, 2009,at Sangdham Songchevit Meditation Centre.

Please kindly confirm your attendance with Khun Chada Tichachol at this e-mail address: prdiv3@tat.or.th by 21 September, 2009.

Thank you for your attention, and we look forward to welcoming you.

10 September, 2009

International Public Relations Division

Tourism Authority of Thailand

1600 Phetchaburi Road, Makkasan, Ratchathewi

Bangkok 10400 Thailand

Tel: 66 (0) 2250 5500 ext. 4544-48

Fax: 66 (0) 2253 7419


Buddhism and Meditation Tourism Promotion Project

2 Days 1 Night

Saturday, 26 September, 2009

08.00 hrs. Depart from Bangkok.

09.30 hrs. Visit Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya University, Tambon Lam Sai, Amphoe Wang Noi, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya province.

10.00 hrs. Press Conference.

11.00 hrs. Meditation practice.

12.00 hrs. Luncheon.

13.00 hrs. Travel to Wat Tham Krissanadhammaram (Ban Sawangjai), Tambon Mu Si, Amphoe Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima.

16.00 hrs. Dinner.

17.00 hrs. Travel to Sangdham Songchevit Meditation Centre, Ban Nong Ta Kaeo, Amphoe Pak Chong, Nakhon Ratchasima.

18.00-21.30 hrs. Evening prayers and meditation.

22.00 hrs. Relaxation.

Sunday, 27 September, 2009

03.30-06.00 hrs. Morning prayers.

06.30 hrs. Offering alms to monks.

08.00 hrs. Cleaning the meditation hall, rest rooms, and surroundings; including shelters, mats, pillows, blankets, and spending private spare time.

13.00-15.00 hrs. Meditation and sermon.

16.00 hrs. Return to Bangkok.

2 replies on “TAT excursion Sat 26th- Sun 27th Sept.”

  1. Amazing!
    This – Wat Tham Krissanadhammaram (Ban Sawangjai), –
    is the site of my condo and the place where I have spent much time over the last 6 years!


    Phra Frank

    1. Welll you know more than I. I went to MCU where part of their excursion is happening, and no one knew anything about it. I finally tracked down the organiser, and he knew less than nothing. TiT

      Yeti passed away at 4 pm today. He had been ‘brain-dead’ for a couple of weeks.

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