15 Days Meditation Retreat by Sayadaw U. Kovida
“Samatha and Vipassana to attain Nibbāna
Duration : May 16 – 30, 2023
Arrival day : May 14 2023
Departure day : 31 May 2023
Register : online goggle form : https://bit.ly/3ShHxPp
Location: Angthong International Meditation Centre, Pa Auk branch in Thailand.
Language: English with Vietnamese and Thai translation.
We use FM to transmit the translation, please bring a FM radio or a smartphone with FM application together with earphone/ headphone to hear the translation.
Participants: mostly are international lay disciples of the Buddha
Age: 18-65 in good health condition.
Regulations for participants during the retreat:
Must take at least 8 precepts
Turn off mobile phone
Keep noble silence, talk only when really necessary.
Other rules and regulations of the monastery
Fee: the retreat is free of charge for participants. All costs are generously offered by preceding lay devotees of the Buddha. At the end of the retreat, if any participants would like to offer for the new coming retreats, they can do as their wish.
Transportation from airports: we offer free pick-up cars for the group of more than 5 participants in both Suvannabhumi and Don Muang airports. It will be better for you to come in a group.
Wish for intensive meditation in our monastery after the retreat: Based on your request and performance during the retreat, we can permit some participants to stay longer for fully intensive meditation in our monastery. If you are confident about your performance of following our daily schedule, please do a research about the visa requirements and prepare necessary things before coming.
Limited number of enrollment: due to limited number of enrollment, we will select and only answer confirmation for those who are qualified. Other cases, you are on a waiting list. Please make sure that you can participate in the retreat before registering and after receiving confirmation from us so that others will not lose a precious chance to join.