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It's very nice workshop to learn mindfulness practice. I experienced many meditation techniques in... read more

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Sone O
Incredible day F.O.C.

Phra KK was our meditation guide for the day- we did not expect him to be so funny, he kept us... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Michelle C
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Wat Suan Dok,Suthep Road,Suthep | Mahachulalongkornrajavidayalaya MCU. Buddhist University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's very nice workshop to learn mindfulness practice. I experienced many meditation techniques in this workshop that I can apply to my daily life. Mediation teacher is also so very opened and expert. This retreat bring me inner peace!

1  Thank Sone O
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Phra KK was our meditation guide for the day- we did not expect him to be so funny, he kept us entertained all day. We learned a lot about Buddhism and did 4 sessions of meditation in various positions. Also took a tour of Wat...More

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Reviewed September 14, 2018 via mobile

I did the one day mediation today. Phra KK is the most amazing person I’ve ever met. He’s so dedicated! Wonderful experience! Nice atmosphere and excellent for beginners!

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Reviewed September 12, 2018 via mobile

Phra KK has been a delight and very entertaining while introducing us to Buddhism and how to practice meditation. This retreat is accessible to beginners as it is only 1 night. The meditation center is out town and very peaceful and quiet. Accommodation is large...More

1  Thank Tatiane V
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Excellent day with Monk KK. He speaks very good English and able to answer all our questions.Very inspiring session.

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Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Having no experience with meditation or buddishm we did a silent overnight retreat and it was amazing. Phra KK was a great teacher for both meditation and providing an introduction to buddhism.

Thank Eric P
Reviewed July 24, 2018

Our Monk, KK, is knowledgable and entertaining. There were 25 of us (mostly ages 20's-30's, I was the oldest, in my 50's), that met at the University for an overview of Buddhism. We then were transported to the retreat, We had private rooms for 2,...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed July 16, 2018 via mobile

A beginner to understand Buddhism and A great place to begin with. Phra OK is a fun loving monk who jokes about anything. You will never get bore in his class as the talks are taught/explained in layman term. Even if you have the slightest...More

1  Thank Tim N
Reviewed July 13, 2018

A great place to meet local monks and share a bit of your life with them--and in turn have your preconceptions about their lives upended. Wonderful conversations, and discoveries on both sides. Brought my class of 11 US college students here, and it was an...More

Thank JoelZ195
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

What a brilliant day, thank you! Phra KK was amazing, so inspiring and welcoming. Me and my boyfriend really enjoyed the day and learnt so much. I really recommend this to anyone wanting to learn more about Buddhism and meditation.

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Heng Hui C
October 3, 2018|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
Hi there! I emailed them requesting a place on the course on a date that suited myself and my partner . The next day they emailed back with confirmation of our places and details for the day (schedule/ location etc.). It's a... More
Ana A
August 22, 2018|
Response from Munira I | Reviewed this property |
The 2 day meditation retreat has a fee but the one day meditation is donation only. I emailed from the website with the date I was interested in and got a reply confirming my place 🙂
Fridolin E
August 7, 2018|
Response from Linda T | Reviewed this property |
You must book retreat in advance. They have a facebook page where you can PM them - This is definitely a beginning meditation retreat.