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News about the Dhammakaya foundation and its activities

Inner Peace Meditation Retreat:London

On last July 10-12, 2015, Wat Phra Dhammakaya London organized a 3-day meditation retreat for locals, which was well participated by 17 local people. The retreat included meditation, Dhamma sermons, Dhamma talk and Q&A sessions about meditation. The local people were very impressed in everything of this retreat, e.g. the food, the place, the staffs, […]

The Meditation Village in Japan arranged a meditation retreat for locals.

During June 26-28, 2015, Wat phra Dhammakaya Gumma, Japan, arranged a meditation retreat for locals. This meditation retreat was well participated by a group of 10 Japanese college students and 1 teacher, under the persuasion of Ven. Phramaha Pongsak Dhaniyo. This activity was a part of Buddhism in the World course. Not only those students […]

Initial Foundation Pile Driving Ceremony to Inaugurate Wat Phra Dhammakaya Singapore

June 13, 2015 This past June, Most Venerable Phraprommethi-spokeperson and committee member of the Sangha Supreme Council and abbot of Wat Samphanthawongsaram Woraviharn-kindly presided over the ceremony to drive the initial foundation pile to officially establish the future location of Wat Phra Dhammakaya Singapore. At 9 a.m. local time, Most Venerable Phraprommethi and the monastic […]

Vesak Day, 2015 in Mongolia

Vesak Day 2015 was organized by Mongolia Meditation Center, the representative of Wat Phra Dhammakaya and Dhammakaya Foundation, in corporation with various organizations in Mongolia. The event was held on June 6th, 2015 at the National Sport Stadium in Mongolia. This event was successfully organized by the help of a volunteer force of more than […]

The 14th Meditation Retreat of Peace Revolution, June 2nd-15th, 2015

This meditation retreat was participated by 27 people from 21 countries, e.g. Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Morocco, Egypt, Jordan, Cameroon, Uganda, Tanzania, Brazil, Bolivia, Colombia, Mexico, Italy, Spain, Germany, Hungary, Slovania, Lithuania, Belarus and the United States. This time, the retreat was special compared to the other times they had retreats  because it was the first […]

International Vesak Celebration at Seattle, Washington

Phra Khru Sitthidhamvites, the abbot of Atammayatarama Buddhist Monastery ,kindly performing as the president of the monastic assembly, paid homage to the Triple Gem after that Phra Khru Bhavanavites, the abbot of Seattle Meditation Center gave an opening speech of the ceremony. Phra Khru Sotthidhamvites, the abbot of Atammayatarama Buddhist Monastery, gave a speech and […]

International Vesak Celebration at Washington, D.C., Sunday, May 31st, 2015

It started from the registration and conversation of international Buddhist monks. The international monks who came to the temple included ones from Thailand, America, Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka and Vietnam. Then, the international monks from different sects lit the principle Vesak lantern together to worship Lord Buddha’s relics in harmony. Next, Phra Khru Vinaidhorn Charnchai […]