Daily Archives: June 4, 2017

This is where your dream of becoming a Buddhist monk will become true

Written by Dennis Odeny Edited by Norah Lawrence What if you had 2 robes, a bowl and mat as your only belongings for 2 months in a foreign country? Well, that is exactly what happened to me during my 2 month stay at The Dhammakaya International Ordination Program. I have always regarded myself as a […]

Meditation Class for Locals// May 28, 2017— Thai Buddhist Meditation Center, Japan

The Thai Buddhist Meditation Center in Tokyo, Japan, arranged a meditation class and taught dharma to locals on Sunday May 28, 2017.  The teaching monk taught dharma in Japanese on the topic of “The Secret of Love.” The teaching monk let the participants meditate to relax for 30 minutes. After that, the teaching monk described […]

Meditation for Locals// May 27, 2017— Oregon Meditation Center

Five American and Latinos came to practice meditation in search of inner peace at the Oregon Meditation Center on Saturday May 27, 2017. During 30-minute meditation session, some of them could go deep into their meditation and experience real inner happiness. After meditation, they shared the meditation experiences, which helped everyone learn how to improve […]

Meditation Class for Beginners// May 27, 2017— Thai Buddhist Meditation Center, Japan

Thai Buddhist Meditation Center in Tokyo, Japan held a Meditation Class for Beginners on Saturday May 27, 2017.  This drew interest of Japanese locals who wanted to try meditation.  Some were newcomers. The teaching monk showed the picture of a frog horizontally and asked them whether they saw another picture besides the frog.  Then, the […]

Meditation Class for Locals// May 24, 2017— Palm Beach Meditation Center, USA

Palm Beach Meditation Center arranged Weekly Meditation Class for Locals on Wednesday May 24, 2017, where there were 8 participants that day.  They meditated together for 30 minutes. Then, the teaching monk asked about their inner experiences and advised them on how to adjust their bodies and minds for better meditation results.  The teaching monk […]

Knaphill Junior School Students Visit// May 25, 2017— Wat Phra Dhammakaya London

On Thursday May 25, 2017,  Wat Phra Dhammakaya London welcomed 3rd grade students from Knaphill Junior School in Woking, who were interested in studying basic Buddhism.They were the third group of third graders that came to study Buddhism at the temple throughout the recent months. The teaching monks and staffs lectured about the history of […]