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3-day Mindfulness, Meditation Holidays, and Buddhist Wisdom with a Monk

18 - 20 May 2018

Ayodhara Village, Ayutthaya, Thailand

We will bring a combination of meditation, mindfulness, Buddhist philosophy and Thai cultural excursion together for you to experience the most unique retreat you’ve ever wished for. This retreat is designed especially for those who are interested in deepening meditation experience, developing mindful habits, conversing with a monk, exploring the ancient Buddhist wisdom, and enjoying the rich cultural elements of Thai history and architecture in Ayutthaya.

If you’re looking for a retreat to calm your mind, to learn new ways of living mindfully, and to relax your soul, this retreat is just right for you!

Highlights

Guided Meditation Sessions Mindfulness in practice

  • Buddhist Wisdom (Law of Karma)
  • Meditation Clinic* with a Teaching Monk
  • Private talks with well-trained mentors
  • 2 Meals a day (no dinner for detoxification)
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • Alms-giving by boat
  • Ayothaya Floating Market
  • Ayutthaya Historical Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site)

Meditation Clinic

The retreat offers a unique opportunity to talk with a monk whom you can ask any questions, doubts, or concerns you have in life and learn how a Buddhist monk uses Buddhist philosophy to deal with daily problems in today’s fast-changing and unpredictable environment.
Topics of the

3-day Life-Changing Program

During this retreat, you will be served with delicious local and international meals for breakfast and lunch. You are highly recommended not to go for dinner and enjoy the benefits of fasting. If you have special dietary requirements (vegetarian, vegan, halal, more), it's a must to communicate to the organiser when making a reservation.

Venue

Ayodhara Village, Ayutthaya

Ayodhara Village consists of a collection of Thai traditional style houses built from teak wood. The village is situated along the river "Pa Sak," where you will experience Thai river lifestyle including giving alms to monks on the boat in the morning. The atmosphere of the retreat site, with gardens, ponds, small pavilion to relax by the river, is perfect for meditation.

Instructors

Venerable Phra John Paramai commonly known as LP John, a world class speaker and trainer who has been guiding meditation sessions and offered thematic lectures in 50 countries for more than 30,000 participants. He also teaches online meditation sessions and Buddhism on the Mind Stories community.

Watch his video.

Food

During this retreat, you will be served with delicious local and international meals for breakfast and lunch. You are highly recommended not to go for dinner and enjoy the benefits of fasting. If you have special dietary requirements (vegetarian, vegan, halal, more), it's a must to communicate to the organizer when making a reservation.

WHAT PEOPLE SAY

Pricing

per person

Full Rate

  • $200 for a room with Queen Size bed, double occupancy
  • $220 for a room with Two Twin beds, double occupancy
  • $250 for a room with Queen Size bed, single occupancy

What's included

  • 2 Night Accommodation for 1 person
  • 1 refreshment on Friday night, breakfast-lunch-refreshment on Saturday and breakfast-lunch on Sunday
  • Round-trip van transfer with visit to Ayutthaya Historical Park and Ayothaya Floating Market
  • Alms offering set
  • Teaching materials

What's NOT included

  • Travel & Health insurance
  • Pick-up service from Suvarnabhumi Airport
  • Taxis and transport taken outside of the stated itinerary
  • Massage and spa treatments
  • Room minibar and extra food
  • Meditation cushion
  • Yoga Mat
  • Tips / gratitude
Your day looks like this

Daily Schedule

Time Activity
5.30-6.00 Loving-kindness Meditation
6.15-7.30 Group Exercise (optional)
7.30-9.00 Breakfast
9.30-11.00 Morning Meditation & Talk
11.30-13.00 Lunch
14.00-16.00 Afternoon Meditation & Insight Teaching
16.30-18.00 Meditation Clinic* (optional)/ Refreshment
19.30-21.00 Evening Meditation & Light Teaching

Upcoming Fellowships

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