New rules : Application to Techovipassana and Anapanasati Meditation Course

1. From the course of September 2017 onward

 

- New applicants for Techovipassana Meditation Course must attend at least one Anapanasati Meditation Course in this center.

 

- After attending Anapanasati Meditation Course, applicants must continue their meditation practice at home up to 30 hours prior to attending Techovipassana Meditation Course.

2. From the course of April 2017 onward

 

- All attendants to both Techovipassana and Anapanasati Meditation Course must wear white meditation clothing for their practice throughout the course.

 

- Attendants are allowed to wear shirt / blouse in plain white color with white pants or white sarong (for ladies). T-shirt is not allowed. (please see details in Rules for attendants to the course, no. 2)

3. Rules for application to Techovipassana Meditation, Asava Path course

 

- Applicants must have attended not less than 7 courses of Techovipassana Meditation Course of 7 days (excluding attendance to the courses as Dhamma server).

 

- Applicants who used to attend this course may apply again after attendance to the previous course at least of 4 years.

 

- In case the number of applicants is more than number of available seats, the first time applicants for this course will be considered as priority.

 

In the application form for Anapanasati Meditation Course, applicants should state that

“reservation for Techovipassana Meditation Course from ……………….to ………………….”

This will ensure their reservation for Techovipassana Meditation Course.

Anapanasati Meditation Course

Anapanasati Meditation Course (4 days / 3 nights)
(for attendants of 17 – 70 years old)

** Applicants to Techovipassana Meditation Course must attend this course **

Last day will finish at 03.00 PM.

“Master Acharavadee Wongsakon does not teach in this course but attendants will learn her teaching from the recorded Dhamma teachings which are specially prepared for each course. Instructors in the course are assistant teachers”.

 

* Anapanasati Meditation Course is taught by “ascetics and noble laypeople”

* In case applicants would like to attend Techovipassana Meditation Course, their application for Anapanasati Course should be stated that “reservation for Techovipassana Meditation Course from ……………….to ………………….”. This will ensure their reservation for Techovipassana Meditation Course.


* Application can be submitted no more than 6 months in advance. Age for new applicants should not exceed 70 years. 

* For applicants over 70 years old, consideration will be made case by case.

* Applicants at age from 21 to 70 years old will be allowed to attend this course only one time.

* Applicants at age under 21 years old or more than 70 years old will be allowed to attend this course not more than two times.

The course is provided at no charge.

Anapanasati Meditation Course (4 days / 3 nights) timetable

Last day will finish at 03.00 PM.

The practice is in silence, no talking and no contact via all communication systems throughout the course.

Rules for Anapanasati Meditation Course (4 days / 3 nights), Download application

 

Introduction Course for Anapanasati Meditation (1 days)

Time : 10.00 hrs. – 16.30 hrs. 

Attendants : Thai and foreign laypeople

“Master Acharavadee Wongsakon does not teach in this course but attendants will learn her teaching from the recorded Dhamma teachings which are specially prepared for each course. Instructors in the course are assistant teachers”.

 

* Anapanasati Meditation Course is taught by “ascetics and noble laypeople”

 

* Number of attendants for each course is limited to 120 as maximum.

 

* This course is for laypeople at age of 17 to 75 years, Thais and foreigners (not applicable for ascetics).

The one-day course timetable

The course finishes at 16.30 hrs. The practice is in silence, no talking and no contact via all communication systems throughout the course.

Rules for one-day course

1. Attendants must read the course timetable to understand all details and agree to follow the practice program accordingly.

2. Attendants must strictly follow the rules, especially the rule of silent practice, no speech and all communication devices must be turned off throughout the course. 

3. Attendants should not bring large shoulder bag or large backpack. All belongings, especially communication devices must be left with the organizing team of the center.

4. Attendants must wear plain white shirt, no print or design pattern, with collar and sleeves. The shirt must be long enough to cover below the waist during sitting meditation. Attendants can wear pants in plain, subtle color (not bright color such as red, yellow, green), with loose fitting for comfortable sitting. T-shirt and jeans are not allowed.

5. For ladies, the long hair must be properly tied, no loose hairstyle.

6. All attendants must not wear slippers. Other visitors who come with attendants must not wear shorts and slippers to the Meditation Center.

 

** For visitors who come with attendants, the Meditation Center has provided a waiting area for them to rest and read. Alternatively, they can go to visit some nearby places.

 

For attendants who travel by the provided van, the pickup point is the School of Life Foundation at Sukhumvit Road Soi 67. The van will leave the Foundation at 7.00 hrs. and depart the Meditation Center in Kaeng Khoi at 16.45 hrs.  Normal traveling time is one and a half hours from Rangsit Tollway.

Application for 1 Day Course

Applicants may download application file by clicking at below button, write down required information with your own hand then taking photo and send email to info@techovipassana.org.

The number of applicants accepted for the course is limited and is considered by “first come, first served” basis.

How to Register for One-day Anapanasati Course

Applicants must send their applications by email with the following details.

Email Subject: Application for One-day Anapanasati Course

Email Format:

    เรียน เจ้าหน้าที่มูลนิธิDear Sir/Madam, 

    ขอแจ้งความประสงค์ในการเข้าอบรมคอร์สอานาปานสติ 1 วัน ดังรายละเอียดต่อไปนี้I would like to apply for the one-day Anapanasati meditation course. Please below the details.

    1. คอร์สที่ประสงค์จะสมัคร : ....... กรุณาระบุ วัน/เดือน/ปี และสถานที่ ของการอบรมที่ท่านต้องการสมัคร

    (ระบุได้มากกว่า 1 คอร์ส) The course I would like to attend:  (please state d/m/y and the location of the course. You can apply for more than one course).

    2. ชื่อ – นามสกุลผู้สมัคร Name - Lastname:

 

    3. Age: อายุ : ......…

 

    4. Occupation: อาชีพ : ..........

    5. Work Address: ที่ทำงาน : ......…

    

    6. Province: จังหวัด : ......…

 

    7. Have you practiced meditation before?: Yes/No (If the answer is yes, please state where and when) เคยปฏิบัติธรรมมาบ้างหรือไม่ : เคย / ไม่เคย โปรดระบุ (ถ้าเคย)...........

 

    8. Contact number: เบอร์ติดต่อ : ..........

    9.  Contact people in case of emergency:  ผู้ติดต่อได้กรณีฉุกเฉิน

        ชื่อ – นามสกุล : ................Name - Lastname:

        เบอร์โทรศัพท์ : ...….......... Phone number: 

        ความเกี่ยวข้อง : ............… Relationship: 

    10. Transportation: วิธีการเดินทาง : ........

เดินทางด้วยตนเอง หรือ เดินทางด้วยรถตู้ที่ธรรมสถานจัดให้ (มีค่าใช้จ่าย) I will travel to the meditation center by myself.  I will travel with the van provided by the foundation (there is a fee) 

    ด้วยความนับถือ Regards,

    (ชื่อ นามสกุลของผู้ส่ง Email) (Name Lastname and Email)

ส่งอีเมลมาที่ info@techovipassana.org

 

รับสมัครจำนวนจำกัด หลักการพิจารณาใช้หลัก "สมัครก่อนได้ที่นั่งก่อน"

 

Techovipassana Meditation Course

Techovipassana Meditation Course, the Four Foundation of Mindfulness (7 days / 6 nights)

Attendants : Age from 21 to 70 years old

Last day will finish at 08.00 AM.

* Course October 2018 (2)  27 Oct. – 4 Nov.  (9 days/ 8 nights with Anapanasati Meditation, followed by Techovipassana Meditation, organized at Saeng Dhamma Bodhiyana in Had Yai, Songkhla. Applicants from Southern provinces have priority for the course)

 

* Application will be closed when number of applicants is double of the available seats.

 

* Those who want to see Master Acharavadee Wongsakon for a brief Dhamma teaching can come to the Meditation Center on the day before the last day of the course at 14.30 hrs. For example, the course for the period of Sunday, 17 January – Sunday, 24 January, they can come on Saturday, January 23.
Please call +66 2 634 7461-3 for confirmation prior to the date.

 

*Please note that Master Acharavadee Wongsakon can be met only during Techovipassana course scheduled as above (not 3 days / 2 nights courses or Anapanasati course)

 

*Every Techovipassana Meditation Course’s schedule may change according to the health condition of Master Acharavadee Wongsakon.

Techovipassana Meditation Course (7 days / 6 nights) timetable

Last day will finish at 08.00 AM.

The practice is in silence, no talking and no contact via all communication systems throughout the course.

Rules for Techovipassana Meditation Course, Download application

 

Techovipassana Meditation Course, the Four Foundation of Mindfulness (3 days / 2 nights)

Attendants : Old students only

* This course is for old students who would like to practice for few days at the Meditation Center. Teaching is not provided. Attendants may arrive from 10.30 hrs. The practice starts at 12.30 hrs.

* Dedication of merit is on Sunday at 15.00 hrs.

* Application is accepted by email only, with indication of name, family name, telephone number and the specific course to attend.

 

Email application only