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Sat, Nov 30


Wat Tung Yu

Introduction to The Teachings of The Buddha (3-hours)

Introduction to The Teachings of The Buddha (3-hours)
Introduction to The Teachings of The Buddha (3-hours)

Time & Location

Nov 30, 2024, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Wat Tung Yu, Rachadamnoen Rd, Tambon Si Phum, Amphoe Mueang Chiang Mai, Chang Wat Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand

About the Course/Retreat

Introduction to The Teachings of The Buddha (3-hours)

This course is an introduction to The Teachings and practices of The Buddha.

Students will learn how a "life practice" is based on independent observation of Gotama Buddha's Teachings. Students will be introduced to how they can acquire wisdom through learning, reflecting (i.e. independently verifying), and practicing The Teachings of The Buddha, leading to liberation of the mind on The Path to Enlightenment.

Students will learn the problem in the unEnlightened mind, the cause of the problem, the elimination of the problem, and the path to eliminating the problem. Students can experiernce a break through to finally understanding what is causing the discontent feelings in their mind and how to eliminate them.

At the conclusion of this course, Students will have a start to learning these Teachings and an introduction to developing a meditation practice to eliminate discontent feelings from the mind such as sadness, anger, frustration, irritation, annoyance, guilt, shame, fears, boredom, loneliness, shyness, jealousy, resentment, stress, anxiety, etc. where the mind can experience peacefulness, calmness, serenity, and contentedness with joy - permanently. This is the Enlightened mind.

Teachings & Discussions (Dhamma Talk)

  • Introduction to The Teachings of The Buddha
  • The Four Noble Truths: Establishing Right View

Meditation Practice

  • Meditation Instruction: Breathing Mindfulness Meditation
  • Meditation Positions: Seated

(There are no prerequisites for this course.)

Class Location

Classes will be held at Wat Tung Yu (Thai Buddhist Temple) in Chiang Mai, Thailand.

Wat Tung Yu

Rachadamnoen Rd

Tambon Si Phum

Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200

Class Schedule & Dates Available

30 November 2024

1:00PM - 4:00PM

1:00PM - Chanting & Meditation

1:30PM - Teaching & Discussion (Dhamma Talk)

4:00PM - Finish

Learning Resources

This course is based on the book "Developing a Life Practice: The Path That Leads to Enlightenment" (Volume 1). You may prefer to read this book prior to the course. Printed books are available online or at the Temple.

Ongoing Support

Ongoing support for students will be provided through an online community.

Online Participation

If you are unable to attend this course in Chiang Mai, Thailand at Wat Tung Yu, you are welcome to participate through our live stream and/or Zoom.

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This course is offered at no cost. Donations will be accepted to contribute to the expense of hosting the course. All are welcome and no one is turned away for lack of funds.


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