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Your Search has Come to An End: Vesak Day at Wat Phra Dhammakaya

  We are in a search, searching for what we may not know, or maybe, have a little idea of what it is. Searching, striving, cultivating, progressing…. Everyone is in a journey. But just why do we have to be born amidst such pain? Why do we have to get sick, get old, die miserably […]

10 Benefits of Chanting Buddha’s First Teaching

Buddha’s first teaching is commonly known  as “Dhammacakkappavatana Sutta” or “Dhammachak. Here are the 10 benefits you can gain when you keep up the chant. 1) Soothe & Calm the Mind: The holy passages contained in this Sutta have the power to soothe, calm and ready the mind for meditation. 2) Purify the Mind: When we chant […]

Meditation group aims to improve health

  United States: For social responsibilities, at Dhammakaya temple under the vision of Ven. Dhammajayo, we host meditation classes to serve the community. According to the National Center for Complementary Health and Integrative Health, meditation can help improve psychological distress, anxiety, depression and increase relaxation and overall health. Contact your nearby branches for more information. […]

Meditate for a Better World

Written by Ping Wang, a Chinese living in USA.   When I first started meditating, I was at a very dark place in my life and  felt a big hole inside of me.  Then I ran into meditation, suddenly, as if a light came into my world, I found hope and started to follow that […]

The Light of My Life

Written by Nena Nimityongskul, M.D.   Luang Phor Dhammajayo is the light of my life. To me he is the world’s true ambassador for world peace. As a little girl he taught me how to meditate and live my life the right way. I was able to find my way out of the obstacles and […]

Things to do at Wat Phra Dhammakaya

Article by Nora Lawrence Video by Nolan Pokpongkiat   Wat Phra Dhammakaya is best known for its immense size and modern design. The sheer size of the temple makes it impossible to fully explore Wat Phra Dhammakaya in a single day, but for those who have just one day to visit the temple, here’s a […]

Make 2,500 Years of History

An article by Nora Lawrence A trip to Thailand is no ordinary visit. Thailand is a land of rich history and culture known for its beautiful sandy beaches and majestic architecture. A trip to Thailand can be defined by deliciously spicy cuisine, lush wildlife, and friendly people. But to be able to fully immerse oneself […]