Angthong International Meditation Centre has started with the good intention and hard working of two organizations. Those are “Fai Dhamma Wednesday Club” (Dhamma Knowledge Seeking Wednesday Club) and along with “On the Path of The Buddha Foundation” spending more than 20 years of the social work. Both organizations have so much opportunities devoting to Buddhism Activities as such. “Fai Dhamma Wednesday Club” and Buddhist Monks in Bangkok has organized Buddhist missionary week “the Asanha Bucha Day World Patent Protection” for 7 years continuously and took part as the major organizer of Visakha Bucha Day Exhibition in year 2015 at Buddha Monthon (Nakorn Pathom Province) as Prof. Dr. Somdej Phra Buddha Chinnawong’s (Somsak Upsmo) advice.
Sathira-Dhammasthan, founded in 1987, is a learning community for peace and harmony, providing a variety of programs for people of all ages, genders, and walks of life. It is set in nine acres of trees, with lotus ponds, winding paths and meditative nooks. It is a tiny drop of water, radiating peace and serenity amidst the busy and bustling city of Bangkok, the capital city of Thailand.
Kow Tahm Insight Meditation Centre is situated on a mountainside, amongst unspoilt jungle and coconut plantations, overlooking the southern shoreline of Koh Phangan. This beautiful location has been offering meditation retreats for over 25 years.
Monthly English retreat
A ten-day retreat in English is conducted from the 10th to 20th of each month.
There is no online or pre-registration. You must register in person at the Kow Tham Center from 8:30am-4.00pm on the first day of the retreat (10th of the month).
Monthly Russian retreat
A ten-day retreat in Russian is conducted from the 23rd to the 30th of each month. This retreat began in April and will continue every month indefinitely. A translator will interpret all instructions and teachings.
Occasionally we will have a month with no retreat, or with a private retreat, to give the staff a rest. Please check for notices on the Home page and on @KowThamCenter at Twitter, and also contact Kow Tham, before finalising your plans for a retreat.
Suan Mokkh is a forest monastery along the coast of Southern Thailand, 600 km from Bangkok. It was founded in 1932 by Buddhadasa Bhikkhu and grew to become the most innovative and progressive Buddhist teaching center in Siam. Although Buddhadasa Bhikkhu has passed away, much of his work continues.
For meditation retreats at Suan Mokkh, see: