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News about the Dhammakaya foundation and its activities

Meditation for World Peace, Seoul, South Korea

Buddhist Television Network (BTN), Korea, broadcast the news of Wat Bhavana Seoul and Wat Taewonaum praying and meditating together for peace.  From September 9–13, 2018, Phrapalad Suksan Suksanto led the other monks and laypeople of Wat Bhavana Seoul to arrange a special meditation retreat at Wat Taewonaum, located on the Southern Korean Island by the […]

Fanny Wood Day 2018, Fanwood, NJ

On Sunday, September 16, 2018, the locals and Dhammakaya International Meditation Center of New Jersey (D.I.M.C.N.J) invited the Fanwood attendees of the Fanny Wood Day to join the Candle Light for World Peace Activity which will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018.  They also invited them to attend other activities such as the Basic […]

Meditation for Locals, Wat Phra Dhammakaya Tochigi

Wat Phra Dhammakaya Tochigi, Japan, arranged the Meditation for Locals for September 15–16, 2018 and there were 4 meditation sessions.  Ten Japanese locals participated in this class and the teaching monks were Phra Thanawut Tissaro and Phra Winai. On the first day, the activities were Dharma Talk, and praying in the beautiful environment on Nikko […]

NYC Meditation & Interfaith Prayers for Peace, Gantry Plaza State Park, New York

Dhammakaya International Meditation Center of New Jersey (D.I.M.C.N.J) participated in NYC Meditation & Interfaith Prayers for Peace at Gantry Plaza State Park, New York, arranged by the Buddhist Council of New York on September 16, 2018 during 2:30pm-5:00pm.  Many Buddhist Organizations in New York introduced the meditation and basic Buddhism together. In the evening, various […]

Meditation for Locals//Wat Phra Dhammakaya Scotland

Wat Phra Dhammakaya Scotland, UK, arranged Sunday Meditation Session on September 16, 2018, where there were 17 participants.  Phra Ronnaphop Jotilabho kindly taught dharma to the participants. The teaching monk introduced meditation on the topic of “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” and then, they meditated together.  The special activity that followed was how to relax their […]

Meditation for Locals//Knowledge Exchange Center, Nagano

The Thai Buddhist Meditation Center in Tokyo Japan, cooperated with Wat Phra Dhammakaya Nagano to arrange the Meditation Class for Locals at the Knowledge Exchange Center in Shiojiri, Nagano, on Monday, September 17, 2018, where there were 6 participants.  On this occasion, Phra Thanawut Tissaro taught basic meditation for them to learn about the importance […]

Meditation for Locals, Quincy Police Station, MA

Mr. Paul Keenan, Chief Police in Quincy Massachusetts invited the teaching monks and staff from Wat Phra Dhammakaya Boston went to teach meditation at Quincy Police station on Monday September 23, 2018. The teaching monk explained about meditation and the benefits of meditation then led everyone to meditate together. Everyone felt calm and peaceful from […]

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 […]