Coming Events

Coming events in April 2017.

Meaningful Dharma Talks on Pragmatic Approach to the Nature of Mind and meditation sessions by Venerable Dr. Vimokkha Medhino in Sydney. (All workshops are in English.)

  • Luang Phor Vimokkha or Ven. Dr. Vimokkha Medhino (Phra Preeyong Arphonsuwan) is the Abbot of Wat Pippaliwanaram (founded by the Great Master Kassapamuni) in Rayong. He obtained M.A. (Buddhist Studies) and Ph.D.(Buddhist Studies) from Mahachulalongkorn University (MCU).
  • He has an extensive experience in teaching insight meditation and been engaged by numerous organizations both in Thailand including Dhammasathan Chulalongkorn university and abroad such as Buddhist associations in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Singapore.
  • Luang Phor Vimokkha has designed and conducted the popular program : Development of Mindfulness and Awareness in the work place for various private organizations and also state government.
  • He has vast experience in insight meditation gained from his practicing under various renown meditation masters and from his own astute and intuitive exploration. His style of teaching meditation is as approachable, candid and experiential.
  • He is known as Luang Phor Vimokkha because it was used in his book on “The Development of Mindfulness for Insight Meditation” of which the foreword given by Professor Praves Vasee and Professor Rapee Sakrick for his pragmatic approach to the development of mindfulness.

More details on Venerable Dr. Vimokkha Medhino

Saturday 8th – Sunday 9th April 2017,

Time: 9:00 – 16:00 (return trip each day, not staying overnight)

Venue: Metta Centre, 2/7-9, Cross Street, Bankstown, NSW 2200, Register ลงทะเบียน

Two days Program, (Participants attend during the days only, no evening stay):

Topics :   Pragmatic Approach to the Nature of Mind

Saturday Session

9.00 – 10.00     Seeing the Mind with Wisdom

10.00 – 10.30   Workshop on Mindfulness and Awareness by Walking Meditation

10.30 –  11.30   Short-cut to the one-pointedness of Mind in Samatha Meditation

11.30 – 12.30    Lunch

12.30 – 13.00    Walking Meditation

13.00- 14.00     Kāyagatāsati (Mindfulness immeresed througout the whole body)

14.00 – 14.30    Question and Answer

14.30 – 15.15    Śūnyatā ( Emptiness Meditation )

15.15 – 15.30    Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30    Practicing Ānāpānasati (Breathing Meditaton) in Daily life

16.30 – 17.00    Question and Answer

Participants go home and resume the next day.

Sunday Session

9.00 – 10.00      Sixteen Stages of Ānāpānasati (Breathing Meditation)

10.00 – 10.30    Question and Answer

10.30 –  11.30   Development of Knowing and Seeing in Satipaṭṭhāna 4 (The Four Foundations of Mindfulness) 

11.30 – 12.30    Lunch

12.30 – 13.30    How to integrate Śūnyatā –  Kāyagatāsati –  Ānāpānasati  in the practice

13.30- 14.00     Walking Meditation

14.00 – .15.15    Development of Five Powers   

15.15 – 15.30   Coffee Break

15.30 – 16.30    Liberation by Vimokkha 3

16.30 – 17.00    Question and Answer

Tuesday 11th April 2017 and Tuesday 18th April 2017, 19.00 – 21.00 at Buddhist Library, 90-92 Church St, Camperdown, NSW, 2050 Register ลงทะเบียน

4 day retreat, Friday 14th April 2017 to Monday 17th April 2017 (Easter holiday), 9.00 – 16.00 at Australian Centre, Oaks Hyde Park Plaza, 38 College Street, Darlinghurst, NSW, 2000

Remark: to earn the most benefit to this program, participants must attend on all four full days.  Lunches are provided including vegetarian.

Register for 4 day retreat ลงทะเบียนเข้าปฏิบัติวิปัสสนา 4 วัน

Brochures in both Thai and English