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Traditional Buddhist Insight Meditation (also called Vipassana)

Extra day for beginners

One day of fairly intensive, mostly silent, meditation practice and discussion.

These one-day sessions are highly recommended for those who have completed the House of Dhamma Taster course or who are familiar with the Mahasri Sayadaw
(or Section 5 Wat Mahadhatu) tradition and who wish to brush up their practice or to refine it.

The one-day session can be requested by individual meditators as a refresher.




Course fees

3,000 Baht per person for a small group
(2 – 5 people) arranged by you.

4,000 Baht for an individual

Applications in writing by e-mail must be received at least 5 days before the start of the course.

General information

One-day: 10 am to 4.00 pm

Instruction will be in English although meditation reports can be conducted either
in Thai or 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 and chairs are provided if preferred.

Coffee, tea and fruit drinks are available


Course details

A follow-up day of fairly intensive, mostly silent,
traditional Buddhist Vipassana meditation practice.




Course content

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

It will be based on the following:

Opening and short chanting

Walking exercise review plus additional walking exercises, if appropriate,
followed by sitting practice - plus feedback (sorb arom)

12.00 - 13.30 Lunch in a nearby food or coffee shop

Dhamma talk and question time


Walking practice followed by refinements of sitting practice

Feedback (sorb arom)


Walking practice followed by refinements of sitting practice

Feedback (sorb arom)

Finish between 4.00 and 4.30 pm


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

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




If you wish to apply, please email
stating when you would like to do the workshop and it's name.
Please give  your name and surname, your expected address in Thailand,
your email address, mobile phone number or landline number, your occupation,
age and details of any previous meditation experience.

Email applications must be received at least 5 days before the start of the workshop.
Please include a return email address so that you can get information about making a deposit.
You will receive confirmation of your place, when the deposit is received.




For more information


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