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One  of  the  most  spectacular  temples  in  Thailand  is  the  Temple  of  Dawn  or,  as  it  is  known  in  Thailand  as   Wat (temple) Arun.  Straddled  on  the  bank  of  the  Chao  Phraya  River, [the  River  of  Kings],   the  temple  was  built  during  the  reign  of  King  Taksin,  who  began  his  rule   in  1872.

Chiang Mai

The Sangha Metta Project, which engages monks in HIV/AIDS prevention and care, is unique in that it was initiated by monks themselves in response to the need for Buddhist monks to have a more active role in HIV/AIDS prevention and care. Taking the Buddha's teachings as their inspiration, monks concluded that a core aspect of HIV/AIDS was ignorance about the condition among both the sufferers and the general public.


Four years after the end of the last Pacific War (1941-1945), a group of young Thai devotees found that Thai youth were in need of learning in Buddhism. Thus was born the Young Buddhists Association of Thailand (Y.B.A.T.), recognition of which was officially registered on June 14, 1950.



Buddhist meditation center. The website presents a collection of  articles and Dhamma talks.


Pak Chong

There are 7 days intensive Meditation Retreats at the "Khao Yai" Meditation Center which is a branch of Wat Sanghatan in the "Khao Yai" National Park about 250 km from Wat Sanghatan in north eastern direction. The website presents colorful photos of the activities.



Offers Vipassana (Insight) meditation classes.


Monastery headed by Ajahn Dtun.

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Chiang Mai

The International Buddhism Center at Wat Phradhatu Doi Suthep was inaugurated in 2004 by the Most Venerable Phrathep Varasiddhajaan.
The International Buddhism Center offers Vipassana (Insight) Meditation Courses in the tradition of Mahasi Sayadaw (Myanmar) and Ajahn Tong (Chom Tong, Thailand).
The Vipassana teachers at the International Buddhism Center at Doi Suthep are monks, nuns and laypersons. The daily meditation instructions are given in English and Thai.


Phu Wiang
Jangwat Khon Kaen

Wat Pah Kanjanabhisek is a socially engaged monastery of the Thai forest tradition located in Phu Wiang, Khon Kaen province, north-east Thailand. It welcomes Thai and international visitors to study and practise the Dhamma.

Chiang Mai

The Northern Insight Meditation Center welcomes all who are willing to learn the Vipassana-Meditation Practice to develop the mind.

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