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One-day taster sessions in
Buddhist Vipassana Meditation
in 2017

One-day taster sessions

Scheduled dates in 2017

Wednesday, January 11

Saturday, January 14

Wednesday, February 8

Saturday, February 25

Wednesday, March 8


Wednesday, April 12

Saturday, April 29

Wednesday, May 10

Wednesday, June 7

Sunday, June 25

Wednesday, July 5

Saturday, July 22

Wednesday, August 9

Saturday, August 26

Wednesday, September 6

Saturday, September 30

Wednesday, October 4

Wednesday, October 11

Wednesday, November 1

Wednesday, November 8

Wednesday, December 6

Saturday, December 30

Courses can also be arranged
by appointment


These sessions are for those who wish to have a basic understanding and initial experience of traditional Buddhist Vipassana Meditation.



One-day taster sessions in
Buddhist Vipassana Meditation


In an integrated way, participants will discover ways in which concentration-based meditation differs from awareness-based meditation. They will practise standing, walking and sitting meditation and have the opportunity to ask questions about the practice and their personal experience of it.





Course content

These courses are partly based on what the participants want to know although there are certain essential points that will definitely be included. As a result the schedule is somewhat flexible.

Getting to know you (especially finding out what each participant expects from meditation and what that person's concept of meditation) is.


Short chanting

Discussion/presentation: The meaning of the name Vipassana and how is fits into Buddhist Bhavana (mental development)

Concentration-based meditation vs concentration with Sati-based meditation

4 main formal positions

Demonstration and try out of walking meditation + feedback


Thai-style vegetarian lunch in a nearby coffee shop


Short Dhamma talk and question time

Walking practice followed by sitting practice

Feedback (sorb arom)


Walking practice followed by sitting practice

Feedback (sorb arom)


Finish between 4.30 and 5 pm


Courses will be led by Acharn Helen Jandamit (formerly Rev. Saddharma)


* There is a recommended energy exchange of 3,500 baht each for small group sessions (2 – 5 persons)..

For courses set up outside scheduled dates the rate is 4,500 baht per person, with reductions for small groups.

* Applications in writing must be received at least 5 days before the start of the course.

Please email for deposit and payment details.

* 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, fairly conservative clothing. .
The meditation room is air-conditioned, so you may need a sweater.

* Coffee, tea and soft drinks are available and vegetarian lunch is provided.

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


Please print out and fax the slip below to 0 2512-6083 (within Thailand)
or copy the questions, answer them and and email your answers to
at least 5 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







Please give brief details of any previous meditation experience.




For more information



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