Wat Ram Poeng offers a 26-day basic course...
Wat Ram Poeng offers a 26-day basic course in Vipassana (Insight) Meditation under the guidance of a Teacher on an on-going basis. For meditators who have completed the basic course, a 10-day Insight Meditation retreat can be taken, which builds on the 26-day basic course.
10 to 26 days. Minimum of stay is 10 days.
» Do not too worry. It’s not a job interview.
» You need to show up at our place for an interview and registration 1 or 2 days before the check-in day. If you can’t come for the interview, we can’t accept you.
» Office hours; 7 am – 5 pm. Lunch break is 10.30 am – noon, our office is closed. Choose your right time for the interview.
» The interview & registration day is not the check-in day.
- A copy of signature page of your passport showing personal information and photo.*
- A copy of VISA ON ARRIVAL page which can be clearly seen its stamped of (1) Expire Date of Stay and (2) Point of Entry.*
- A copy of the departure card (T.M.6).*
- A passport-size photo.
** They can be photocopied on both sides in one paper.
» 300 Baht for bed laundry and Opening & Closing Ceremony’s stuff. (White lotus, candles and incense sticks. No need to buy them for us. And you need to pay it one time only.)
» There is no fixed charge, however your kind donation is essential for the ongoing support of the program. You can make a donation for the monastery on the last day of your program.
» Electronic devices are not allowed to use during the course. They must be turned off, kept in our safe box and will be returned to you on the check-out day.
» Smoking in monastery is illegal. Smokers are sadly refused to join the course.
** Temple Authorities reserve the right to refuse entry, or to expel anyone in the case of disrespect regarding the rules or instructions.
» » Personal items (soap, shampoo, toothpaste, towel, sandals, etc.) Some essentials are available at the Temple Shop.