The Europeans participated in the 8th batch of the International Ordination Program in order to learn the Buddha’s teaching and meditation for the inner peace, leading to the outer peace.
On 12 June 2022, the 8th batch of the International Ordination Program in Europe was organized for 10 European ordinands at the chapel of Wat Phra Dhammakaya Korsor Lystskov – Denmark. Most Ven. Prakru Phawanaphuttidham, the abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya Boras- Sweden and Most Ven. Prakrupalad Phavanawat, the abbot of Wat Phra Dhammakaya Korsor Lystskov -Denmark, were the preceptors.
The International Ordination Program in 2022 is arranged during 4-30 June 2022 and conducted in English version under the concept “ The outer peace through the inner peace”. Its objective is to train European residents on Dhamma studies including the Buddha’s history, the value of Triple Gem, the right view (Samma-Dhiti), Law of Kamma and meditation by focusing on Trai-Sig-Kha principles (morality / concentration / wisdom) and its practice. There are 10 ordinands ( 5 from Germany, 2 from England, 1 from Belgium, 1 from the Netherlands and 1 from Sweden ) joining this ordination program.