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News about the Dhammakaya foundation and its activities

Meditation for Locals, Wat Phra Dhammakaya Scotland

Wat Phra Dhammakaya Scotland, UK, organized the Sunday Meditation Session for locals on Sunday, September 9, 2018.  There were 20 participants and Phra Ronnaphop Jotilabho kindly taught dharma.  First, they registered and shared their experiences to make friends.  After that, they did Yoga to make their body ready for meditation.  Before the meditation practice, the […]

8th Thai–Japanese Buddhist Cultural Exchange, Tokyo, Japan

Wat Phra Dhammakaya Tokyo, Japan, arranged the 8th Thai–Japanese Buddhist Cultural Exchange on Sunday, September 9, 2018. The activity is arranged on the second Sunday of every month. This time, there were 27 Japanese participants. The morning alms round was held in the late morning. After that, Thai and Japanese laypeople offered meals to the […]

Open House, DIMC New Jersey, USA

Dhammakaya International Meditation Center of New Jersey (D.I.M.C.N.J) arranged the Open House for locals on Saturday September 8, 2018.  The temple organized the Adult Meditation Workshop, Teen Mindfulness Workshop and the Parents and Children Mindfulness Workshop.  There were 26 participants which were 20 adults, 4 teenagers and 2 children on that day and the next […]

Meditation for Locals, Georgia, USA

Georgia Meditation Center (G.M.C.) arranged the Meditation Class for Locals on Wednesday September 5, 2018 and there were 22 participants. At 7:00 p.m., the local volunteers alternately led the class activities such as Meditation Circle, taking exercise, the orientation on meditation and how to use the meditation room, telling dharma stories. Then, at 8:00 p.m., […]

Meditation for Locals, Georgia Meditation Center

Georgia Meditation Center (G.M.C.) arranged the Meditation Class for Locals on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, where there were 24 participants.  At 7:00 p.m., the local volunteers alternatively led them to do activities such as the Meditation Circle, exercise, the orientation on meditation and how to use the meditation room, telling the dharma stories, etc. At […]

First Sunday of the Month Ceremony, Dhammakaya Meditation Center of Mongolia

Dhammakaya Meditation Center of Mongolia arranged the Ceremony to Offer Sustenance to the Lord Buddha on Sunday September 2, 2018.  It rained in the morning, which made the atmosphere fresh and suitable for meditation.  Over 20 Mongolian laypeople joined this big-merit ceremony and brought their little children/grandchildren to practice the Buddhist Customs along with them. […]

Meditation for Locals, Wat Phra Dhammakaya Scotland

Wat Phra Dhammakaya Scotland runs the Sunday Meditation continuously.  After the Ceremony to Offer Sustenance to the Lord Buddha had finished, the meditation class for locals started at 4.00pm on Sunday September 2, 2018. The 17 participants started with exercises for approximately 10 minutes, taught by Edit, who is a traditional Yi Jin Jing teacher. […]

Buddhism in the Modern World Lecture, DIMC New Jersey, USA

Phra Pasura Dantamano kindly taught meditation and lectured dharma on the topic of Buddhism in the Modern World for the locals at Dhammakaya International Meditation Center of New Jersey, USA, on Sunday, August 26, 2018.  The teaching monk transferred the key dharma principles which are 1) Don’t do evil deeds 2) Do good deeds and […]

Middle Way Three-Day Meditation, POP House, Pathumthani, Thailand

The Middle Way Meditation arranged the international meditation retreat called the Middle Way Three-Day Meditation for the foreigners who love peacefulness at Pop House for August 14–16, 2018. Within this retreat, the participants practiced the basic meditation and studied dharma to apply in their daily life. There were many foreigners interested in this program.  The […]

One–Day Retreat: Healthy Body & Healthy Mind, DIMC New Jersey, USA

About a week after Dhammakaya International Meditation Center of New Jersey had announced the news of arranging the meditation retreat, 27 locals in various occupations, for example, teachers in primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, universities, Yoga trainers, social workers, salespeople, managers, etc. were interested and applied for the One–Day Retreat: Healthy Body & Healthy Mind. […]