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News about the Dhammakaya foundation and its activities

The ceremony to establish the Dhammakaya Meditation Center of Bavaria- a Buddhist Sanctuary

The Great Imperial Crystal Ball of Bavaria is a sacred principle crystal ball that was named by the Most Venerable Phrathepyanmahamuni (Luang Por Dhammajayo), the Abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya, Thailand. His purpose is to use this sacred crystal ball as a symbol to deliver peace from the east to the heart of the west. The Great […]

Helping Hands for Dawai, Myanmar

The Dhammakaya Foundation provides survival bags to assist fire victims at O-Lobin in Dawei,  Myanmar  On May 1st 2015, Phra Sanitwong Wuttiwangso, Head of the Communications Organizations of the Dhammakaya Temple announced that the Dhammakaya Foundation led by Phrathepyanmahamuni (Luangpor Dhammajayo) provided 200 survival bags containing commodities such as rice and Meals Ready To Eat […]

Helping Hands for Nepal

Dhammakaya Temple and the Dhammakaya foundation offer assistance to Nepal. On April 29th, 2015, a team from Dhammakaya Temple left for Nepal to set up a Relief centre to assist victims of the earthquake at the Dhammakaya meditation center in Nepal and bring them sanitary equipment such as toilet shelters, urea-absorbing polymers, and ultrafiltration water […]

Photos Collection of the 1st Novices Congregation Day

Photos Collection of the 1st Novices Congregation Day to restore Buddhism held on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at Dhammakaya Temple, Pathum-thani Province. Novices composedly chant on the way to Dhammakaya Temple to join the 1st Novices Congregation Day. Novices from a novice training center arrive at Dhammakaya Temple.  The reception volunteers welcome teaching monks and […]

The Biggest Novices Congregation in Thailand.

Wat Phra Dhammakaya organized the Novices Congregation Day on 4 April 2015. Almost 100,000 novices from more than 800 training centers nationwide came to gather at Wat Phra Dhammakaya yesterday. The novice ordination and training program is held during 23 March – 23 April 2015 to encourage young boys nationwide to practice meditation and learn […]

International Dhammadayada Ordination Program (IDOP) : Winter

The Buddhist Monk Ordination Program was first organized in 2005. The training was initiated by Luang Por Dhammajayo, The president of Dhammakaya Foundation ( A UN’s NGO and member of The World Fellowship of Buddhist ), with the objective of promoting ethics and morality among youths, in addition to their academic education. Education alone cannot […]

The appearances of the word “Dhammakaya” in the Tripitaka and other Buddhist texts.

The appearances of the word “Dhammakaya”  The word “Dhammakaya” appears in various places both in the Tripitaka and other Buddhist texts. In the Tripitaka, the word “Dhammakaya” appears in four places.  1. In the Sutatantapitaka Dighanikaya Pativagga:  Tathagatassa hetan vasettha adhivacanan dhammakayo itipi brahmakayo itipi dhammabhuto itipi brahmabhuto itipi… It means “Behold Vasettha, the word Dhammakaya, […]

Mass Ordination of 100,000 Monks across Thailand to Create Dhamma Heirs

Phra Sanitwong Wuttiwangso, PR of the Mass Ordination Program for 100,000 Monks from Every Village throughout Thailand, announced that this was the sixth year and the 11th Summer Mass Ordination Program for 100,000 novices (March 14, 2015) to be held at Wat Phra Dhammakaya in Pathum Thani Province. The ordination began with the morning circumambulation […]