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Metta (Loving Kindness) Meditation Workshops


Workshop details



Initially there is a theoretical introduction to the 4 Brahma Viharas:

Metta (Loving Kindness); Karuna (Compassion); Mudita
(Empathetic joy and Upekha (equanimity).


*You are shown how to calm and clear the mind.

*You are led to chant for the well-being of all.

*You are guided to use visualisation to intensify the practice.


 

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In 2019, Metta workshops have been scheduled to correspond to three auspicious Buddhist days as well as by appointment.

 

Buddhist Loving Kindness Meditation (also called Metta) courses


By appointment and also on 3 auspicious days (full moon days).


One-day: 10 am to 4.30 pm


Magha Puja              Tuesday, February 19

Magha Puja, also called Sangha Day or Fourfold Assembly Day, is a major uposatha or holy day observed by most Threravada Buddhists on the first full moon day of the third lunar month, usually in February or March.

Visakha Puja           Sunday, May 19
Visakha Puja Day commemorates the three major events in the life of Buddha: his birth, his enlightenment
and his passing away.

Asalha Puja              Tuesday, July 16
Asalna Bucha Day (Dhamma Day) is the celebration in Thailand of the “Four Noble Truths” preached by the Buddha in his first sermon after his enlightenment.

 

 

Half-day sessions can also be set up by request on weekday mornings

10.00 am to about 3.00 pm.


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Workshop fees

Small groups of 2 – 5 people: 2,000 baht per person for groups of friends.

Note: 3,500 baht for courses set up for individuals.




This workshop is more suitable for experienced meditators

 

Email applications must be received at least 3 days before the start of the workshop.

 

 

The courses/workshops will be led by Acharn Helen Jandamit


* Instruction will be in English.

* Participants should be in good health and will normally be over 18 years old.

* It is not necessary to be a Buddhist to attend but openness to Thai Buddhist culture is important.

* Meditators should wear comfortable, conservative clothing in light colours (white is preferable).
The meditation room is air-conditioned, so you may need a sweater.

* Coffee, tea and soft drinks are available.

* Accommodation is not available at the House of Dhamma but a list of nearby,
reasonably priced hotels is available on request.

 

Please email your answers to the following questions to dhamma.art@gmail.com at least 3 days before the starting date of the course you would like to attend.
Please include a return email address so that you can get information about making a deposit and payment details. You will receive confirmation of your place, when the deposit is received.

Name of course

 

Date of course

 

Mr/Mrs/Miss/Ms. + Name

 

Surname/Family name

 

Address in Thailand

 

Permanent address (if different)

 

Mobile phone

 

Tel

 

Email

 

Age

Please give brief details of any previous meditation experience.

Occupation

Nationality


 

For more information

Email: dhamma.art@gmail.com

Phone: + 66 2511-0439 (From outside Thailand) or 02-511-0439 (within Thailand)