top of page
Wat Doi Suthep.jpg



This course is an introduction to the teachings and practices of Gotama 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 and practicing the teachings to liberate the mind on The Path to attaining Enlightenment.

At the conclusion of this course, students will have a start to learning these teachings and an introduction to meditation practice to eliminate discontent feelings from the mind such as sadness, anger, frustration, irritation, boredom, loneliness, guilt, fears, shyness, stress, anxiety, etc.

Discussions (Dhamma Talk - One of the following)

- The Four Noble Truths: Establishing Right View

- The Eight Fold Path: The Path for All Humans to Enlightenment

- The Five Precepts: A Householders Guide to Daily Practice, What is Kamma and How Does It Affect Me?, & What is Merit? [or]

- Transforming the The Three Poisons: Craving, Anger, and Ignorance


- Meditation Instruction: Breathing Mindfulness Meditation 

- Meditation Positions: Seated

Class Schedule & Location

Classes will be held at Wat Tung Yu (Thai Buddhist Temple) in Chiang Mai, Thailand from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.

Wat Tung Yu

Rachadamnoen Rd

Tambon Si Phum

Chiang Mai, Thailand 50200

Learning Resources

This course is based on the book "Developing a Life Practice: The Path That Leads to Enlightenment". You may prefer to download this book and read it prior to this course.

Ongoing Support

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


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.





bottom of page