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2023 Insight (Vipassana) Meditation

3-hour sessions



The House of Dhamma

26/9 Latprao Road, Chompol, Jatujak District, Bangkok 10900

near Latprao MRT station, exit 3




These sessions are intended for long-stay visitors or for English-speaking residents in Thailand.

Sessions will usually include a talk related to Buddhist meditation, core teachings, a discussion, question time or mindfulness enhancing activities. Sessions/classes are likely to be quite creative and ideas and comments from participants are very much appreciated.






The classes give simple instruction to the Mahasri Sayadaw method of Buddhist Vipassana meditation which is also taught at Section 5 of Wat Mahadhatu, Tha Prachan, Bangkok.

Classes can also function as refresher sessions for those who are experienced in this practice but who have not meditated intensively for a while.


Hopefully the three-hour sessions will help to build friendships and an active community of like-minded people who prefer to communicate in English, not as formal students, but as active participants in spiritual life but with their feet firmly on the ground.


Right: Evening sunlight in the ground floor office.The Bodhi leaf oil painting includes quartz crystals in the design.




3-hour classes are usually held on Sunday afternoons and occasional Fridays too.

They run from 1.30 – 4.30pm
and they are open both for beginners and for experienced meditators with openness to Buddhist beliefs and practices.

Please send an email request at least 24 hours in advance to
if you would like to join any session.

Space is limited so an early email application at least 24 hours in advance to
will help secure your place.



Donations help cover
the running costs, utilities, electricity,
air-conditioning, and
the upkeep of a pleasant environment suitable for Buddhist Dhamma talks, discussions and meditation practice.

Suggested amount
500 Baht per person. 



About the teacher

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


Acharn Helen was ordained in the Mook Rim Society (Korean Zen) as a Field Reverend for almost ten years and has had many years of contact with Tibetan Vajrayana as well, but her main practice remains Vipassana meditation in the Thai Theravadan tradition.

She started practicing Vipassana spontaneously at the age of four. She’s been practising for more than
65 years and teaching it for over 40 years.

Most of the teaching has been in Thailand, together with the monks at Mahachulalongkorn Buddhist University and since 1989 with the Young Buddhists Association of Thailand – YBAT, and at her centre ‘The House of Dhamma’ in northern Bangkok, but also on request in Austria, Australia and California as well as London, her home town.

She has received several awards for her Dhamma teaching. On March 8, 2002, on the occasion of International Women’s Day, Acharn Helen was honoured as the Foremost Western Woman Meditation Master in South-east Asia.


Expected schedule for 2023


Sunday, January 15 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, January 29 1.30 – 4.30pm    


Sunday, July 2 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, July 16 1.30 – 4.30pm
Friday, July 28 1.30 – 4.30pm  


Wednesday, February 1 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, February 12 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, February 26 1.30 – 4.30pm 


Sunday, August 6 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, August 20 1.30 – 4.30pm 


Wednesday, March 1 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, March 12 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, March 26 1.30 – 4.30pm  


Sunday, September 3 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, September 10 1.30 – 4.30pm


Sunday, April 2 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, April 16 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, April 30 1.30 – 4.30pm  


Sunday, October 1 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, October 15 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, October 29 1.30 – 4.30pm  


Sunday, May 7 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, May 21 1.30 – 4.30pm
Wednesday, May 24 1.30 – 4.30pm


Sunday, November 12 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, November 26 1.30 – 4.30pm  


Sunday, June 4 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, June 11 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, June 25 1.30 – 4.30pm  


Sunday, December 10 1.30 – 4.30pm
Sunday, December 17 1.30 – 4.30pm  


Sessions are conducted in English
with some translation into Thai if necessary.



Booking in

If you wish to join a class, please email stating which 3-hour session/class
you would like to do.

Please give your name and surname, your email address, mobile phone number or landline number
and details of any previous meditation experience.

Email applications must be received at least 24 hours before the start of the session/class.

Please include a return email address so that you can get information about availability.
You will receive confirmation of your place by email.


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