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Buddhist Ordination Experience

Chiang Mai, THAILAND

Some people are looking for a good places to learn about meditation and Buddhism. Some would like to know how a monk life can help to develop oneself better. Some prefer to have more time to meditate.  Some want to take a break from dynamic society in the nature with spiritual practice. Some would like to purify one’s own mind either for oneself, or to dedicate merit to parents who passed away. All of these objectives can be accomplished with a spiritual practice that we call ” ordination”.

Pa Pae Meditation Retreat, Thailand organizes “Buddhist Ordination Experience”,a program for any individual who would like to learn Buddhist wisdom with an experience as a Buddhist monk. Official form of spiritual life and practice will support new monk to develop own awareness and insight and be beneficial to realize one own life direction.

Atmosphere and accommodation of monks in Pa Pae Meditation Retreat, Thailand is designed to be as a forest monastery which help each participant to be able to develop their wisdom. With a very quiet and natural atmosphere of accommodation new monks can experience strong feeling of spirituality and power of stillness from their meditation experience.

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Best duration to join is 1 month or more. However if someone have less time, it’s also possible. At least 5-7 days is requested to be trained before attending ordination ceremony. Period for preparation will spend to train basic practice of meditation, to adapt to spiritual life style and to train participant how to do and announce for ordination ceremony. Longer spending time to prepare, deeper value and meaning of ordination ceremony will be.

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After ordination, participant has more free time to train themselves. For the first week, around four morning new monk will do alms in different part of the village. Rest of the time is very open to train themselves and have more time to meditate. Teaching monk will be as coach to guide and teach direction, idea and principles in Buddhism. Participants need to be under supervision of teaching monk for the whole program. For this period, participant can plan by their own time availability. Also possible to keep open, if someone enjoy more seriously to be monk for longer time, the program can advice how to do.

For more information about this program you would like to know or any question, please write to papaemeditation@gmial.com or fill form at Contact Us

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Surrounding of Pa Pae Meditation Retreat, Thailand offer a peaceful atmosphere to practice meditation, to learn dhamma by reading and with teaching much ant also to spend time quietly alone in or out of their Kuti (monk residence). Different halls can offer choice to find one own favorite peaceful place.

Participants can feel also warm feeling to live in a rural Thai community. For some morning to do alms, they will touch a very good feeling when receiving food from villagers. They are not rich but they can share and happy to offer food to monks. During the days in the area of the center some villages will pass by walking or with motorbike. Monks will feel also being with people with their real life style and rhythm.

Pa Pae Meditation Retreat, Thailand organizes ordination program for individual to be able to develop their own inner experience and learn important part of Buddhist wisdom. With a very quiet and natural atmosphere of accommodation new monks can experience strong feeling of spirituality and power of stillness from their meditation experience.