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Nuns and Monks from Plum Village coming to the Green Papaya Sangha

November 2, 2016

Dear Friends,

The Monks and Nuns from Plum Village/Thailand will be leading the Green Papaya Sangha on Thursday, November 10 at the Yoga Tree at 7:30 pm. See you there!

And MINDFULNESS DAY will be held on Saturday, November 12.  This will be held just south of Wat Umong at the Nature Land Wild Life Education Center.

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See you there!

 

 

Wake Up Retreat! Wake Up!

September 15, 2016

Plum Village Thailand will be holding a  Wake Up!  November 3 – 6, 2016 in Chiang Dao

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Happy Bags

3-6 November 2016

Doi Luang Chiang Dao Conservation Camp

Invite friends, brothers and young people aged 18-30 years and those interested in attending the retreat practicing meditation under the guidance of Plum Village comes the realization that happiness is already in our pocket and. more happiness, joy steady stream of Mount Royal conservation Camp and the stars at Doi Luang Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai. between 3-6 November 2559.
Example activities
05:00 hrs. Wake up
at 5:30. Meditating and walking meditation
7:00 pm. Had breakfast
at 8:00. Working Meditation
09:00. Sermons, lectures
11:00. Eat. lunch
13:00. relaxation
14:30. discussion in small groups
16:00. Sport
17:30. dinner with group discussion
19:30. meditation / offer. 5 mindfulness trainings / coexist with Sangha
21:30. Enjoy a quiet bedtime each day ** some activities, such as special events will change some day.

Features of the participants • Can join any activity registered 10.00 hrs. On Nov. 3 and Nov. 6 event end on the last day at 14.00. • 3 vegetarian meals • The dress does not have to wear a white dress. Please do not wear shorts or sleeveless tops, wide or deep. Wear loose, comfortable clothing is recommended for meditation and other activities. Since we are doing things with religious men – women. So let’s cooperate to dress modestly and sealed •.The building includes separate sleeping accommodations for women – men. Pillows and blankets Or be prepared to own tents •. Please bring a sweater Sweater Or sleeping with others. Due to the cold night • Prepare a flashlight, water bottle, hat, insect repellent, personal. Medicines and medical conditions (if any) with a •. In the mobile phone I want to use as little as possible and only in his spare time. Please do not use the phone International events Please mute your phone and

go.

  • The organizers prepared a car -. From Chiang Mai to Chiang Dao camp fee is 200 baht (from – to).
  • Asked to provide and pay for travel to register with.

Points up at one airport. The waiting area inside the building two doors at 9:00 am.

Stand Up 2 Mai Arcade bus station to wait in front of Terminal 3 at 8:00 am.

** Telephone volunteers who take care of the trip will be informed via e-mail again before the retreat two weeks.

Please arrive on time registration 10:00.

  • People who come before November 3 and would like to suggest accommodation and travel within the city  , please register.

Registration fee (excluding travel).

This project is awakening to health. Plum Village Foundation, which is supported by. Department of Health (SSS). However, the applicant asked to attend it. Select the appropriate registration themselves. After the retreat of the remaining donations will be joined by the other volunteer activities. The statement read in Prison Committee

  • Price 3,500 THB: a restaurant on site. And the cost of the retreat  is to support the cost of the priest who led the prayer.
  • The registration fee is 2,500 baht for young people aged 18-30 years.
  • Applicants registered by some 1,000 baht ( Thailand only people aged 18-30 years).
  • Applicant full and happy Deposit to confirm the attendance of 1,000 baht ( Thailand only ).
*** You can get a refund on the final day of the event. Trustees would not refund the night in the other cases.

Click here to register

Deadline to register is October 15, 2559.

Payment

Money to pay the registration fee and the travel account name: Plum Village Foundation project for enlightenment to health.

  • Krung Sri Ayutthaya Bank Siam Paragon  account number. 531-1-37539-3

Please register and pay a deposit within seven. After registration

Send proof of payment to:. email:  Tpvwakeup@gmail.com

For more information

email  tpvwakeup@gmail.com

Facebook: Thai Plum Village

Or Facebook: Wake Up Thailand

Happiness in your pocket

3-6 November 2016th
Chiang Dao Youth Camp, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

You are invited to practice together with us, touch with the solidity of the mountain inside of you, with the mother earth that always there for us, with the nature, the trees, the stream and the stars. In the 4-day retreat of Plum Village tradition at Chiang Dao Youth Camp, Chiang Mai, Thailand. We will come back to our breath and bring the mind back to the body for our life can be truly life.
General Activities
5:00 Wake up
half past five Sitting and Walking Meditation
7:00 a.m. Breakfast in Silence
Meditation 8 a.m. Working
9 o’clock Singing Meditation       Dharma Talk 11 a.m. Lunch 13 o’clock Total Relaxation 3 p.m. Dharma Sharing Family   half past four p.m.. Sports time 18 o’clock Dinner in Dharma Sharing Families half past seven p.m. Sitting Meditation / 5 Presentation on MTs / Be-in half past nine p.m. Noble Silence.

*** Change in activities can be expected.

Participants:

• Participants should be able to stay all 4 days. The Program Will Start at 10:00 AM First Day (Nov 3) and Finish at 14:00 PM on the last Day (Nov 6). • 3 Vegetarian Meals / Day • Please ware Simple, polite and Casual Clothes.Shirts covering the Upper Body and shoulders, and Pants that are roughly knee Length Can Support each Other when we Practice Together. • Accommodation is Separate dormitories for FEMALE / MALE, or brings your own tents • On November, Chiang Mai is very cold Weather:. Bring your own bag and please Sleeping Sweaters • Prepare Umbrella, Hat, Light, Water Bottle, Mosquito repellant and your own Medicine.

Transportation

Participants need to arrange their own transportation to Chiang Mai.

  • Chiang Mai from Downtown : Transportation Fee Will be Shared – approximately 200 Baht.

Point 1: Chiang Mai international Airport (CNX) Meeting at Gate 2 inside the building at 9:00.

Point 2: Chiang Mai Bus Terminal (Arcade) Meeting at in front Arcade Building 3 at 8:00.

*** Organizing Team will confirm your arrival via email during October 20-25, 2016.

Please come on 10 am for registration time.

  • You arrived at Chiang Mai if before November 3 RD , You Can Send You to a US Contact information suggest About Accommodation and Transportation. Please let us know in registration form.

Course fee (not including transportation fee).

  • 3,500 Baht for Adult (Older than 35 years old).
  • 2,500 Bath for 18-30 years old.

Payment

Bank account name “PVF FOR THAIHEALTH”.

Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited (BAY) / Siam Paragon Branch,  Account no. 531-1-37539-3,

SWIFT CODE: AYUDTHBK

1,222th Rama 3 Road, Bang Phongphang Yannawa, Bangkok 10120.

Tel: -0-2296-2001, 0-2683-1000 Fax: 0-2683-1304 (www.krungsri.com).

Send via email please the Payment slip Tpvwakeup@gmail.com to Confirm the registration Within 7 days .Registration until 15 October the 2016th.

Registration here

 

More information

E-mailTpvwakeup@gmail.com

Facebook : Thai Plum Village

Or Facebook : Wake Up Thailand

Happy Bags

3-6 November 2016

Doi Luang Chiang Dao Conservation Camp

Invite friends, brothers and young people aged 18-30 years and those interested in attending the retreat practicing meditation under the guidance of Plum Village comes the realization that happiness is already in our pocket and. more happiness, joy steady stream of Mount Royal conservation Camp and the stars at Doi Luang Chiang Dao, Chiang Mai. between 3-6 November 2559.
Example activities
05:00 hrs. Wake up
at 5:30. Meditating and walking meditation
7:00 pm. Had breakfast
at 8:00. Working Meditation
09:00. Sermons, lectures
11:00. Eat. lunch
13:00. relaxation
14:30. discussion in small groups
16:00. Sport
17:30. dinner with group discussion
19:30. meditation / offer. 5 mindfulness trainings / coexist with Sangha
21:30. Enjoy a quiet bedtime each day ** some activities, such as special events will change some day.

Features of the participants • Can join any activity registered 10.00 hrs. On Nov. 3 and Nov. 6 event end on the last day at 14.00. • 3 vegetarian meals • The dress does not have to wear a white dress. Please do not wear shorts or sleeveless tops, wide or deep. Wear loose, comfortable clothing is recommended for meditation and other activities. Since we are doing things with religious men – women. So let’s cooperate to dress modestly and sealed •.The building includes separate sleeping accommodations for women – men. Pillows and blankets Or be prepared to own tents •. Please bring a sweater Sweater Or sleeping with others. Due to the cold night • Prepare a flashlight, water bottle, hat, insect repellent, personal. Medicines and medical conditions (if any) with a •. In the mobile phone I want to use as little as possible and only in his spare time. Please do not use the phone International events Please mute your phone and

go.

  • The organizers prepared a car -. From Chiang Mai to Chiang Dao camp fee is 200 baht (from – to).
  • Asked to provide and pay for travel to register with.

Points up at one airport. The waiting area inside the building two doors at 9:00 am.

Stand Up 2 Mai Arcade bus station to wait in front of Terminal 3 at 8:00 am.

** Telephone volunteers who take care of the trip will be informed via e-mail again before the retreat two weeks.

Please arrive on time registration 10:00.

  • People who come before November 3 and would like to suggest accommodation and travel within the city  , please register.

Registration fee (excluding travel).

This project is awakening to health. Plum Village Foundation, which is supported by. Department of Health (SSS). However, the applicant asked to attend it. Select the appropriate registration themselves. After the retreat of the remaining donations will be joined by the other volunteer activities. The statement read in Prison Committee

  • Price 3,500 THB: a restaurant on site. And the cost of the retreat  is to support the cost of the priest who led the prayer.
  • The registration fee is 2,500 baht for young people aged 18-30 years.
  • Applicants registered by some 1,000 baht ( Thailand only people aged 18-30 years).
  • Applicant full and happy Deposit to confirm the attendance of 1,000 baht ( Thailand only ).
*** You can get a refund on the final day of the event. Trustees would not refund the night in the other cases.

Click here to register

Deadline to register is October 15, 2559.

Payment

Money to pay the registration fee and the travel account name: Plum Village Foundation project for enlightenment to health.

  • Krung Sri Ayutthaya Bank Siam Paragon  account number. 531-1-37539-3

Please register and pay a deposit within seven. After registration

Send proof of payment to:. email:  Tpvwakeup@gmail.com

For more information

email  tpvwakeup@gmail.com

Facebook: Thai Plum Village

Or Facebook: Wake Up Thailand

Happiness in your pocket

3-6 November 2016th
Chiang Dao Youth Camp, Chiang Mai, Thailand.

You are invited to practice together with us, touch with the solidity of the mountain inside of you, with the mother earth that always there for us, with the nature, the trees, the stream and the stars. In the 4-day retreat of Plum Village tradition at Chiang Dao Youth Camp, Chiang Mai, Thailand. We will come back to our breath and bring the mind back to the body for our life can be truly life.
General Activities
5:00 Wake up
half past five Sitting and Walking Meditation
7:00 a.m. Breakfast in Silence
Meditation 8 a.m. Working
9 o’clock Singing Meditation       Dharma Talk 11 a.m. Lunch 13 o’clock Total Relaxation 3 p.m. Dharma Sharing Family   half past four p.m.. Sports time 18 o’clock Dinner in Dharma Sharing Families half past seven p.m. Sitting Meditation / 5 Presentation on MTs / Be-in half past nine p.m. Noble Silence.

*** Change in activities can be expected.

Participants:

• Participants should be able to stay all 4 days. The Program Will Start at 10:00 AM First Day (Nov 3) and Finish at 14:00 PM on the last Day (Nov 6). • 3 Vegetarian Meals / Day • Please ware Simple, polite and Casual Clothes.Shirts covering the Upper Body and shoulders, and Pants that are roughly knee Length Can Support each Other when we Practice Together. • Accommodation is Separate dormitories for FEMALE / MALE, or brings your own tents • On November, Chiang Mai is very cold Weather:. Bring your own bag and please Sleeping Sweaters • Prepare Umbrella, Hat, Light, Water Bottle, Mosquito repellant and your own Medicine.

Transportation

Participants need to arrange their own transportation to Chiang Mai.

  • Chiang Mai from Downtown : Transportation Fee Will be Shared – approximately 200 Baht.

Point 1: Chiang Mai international Airport (CNX) Meeting at Gate 2 inside the building at 9:00.

Point 2: Chiang Mai Bus Terminal (Arcade) Meeting at in front Arcade Building 3 at 8:00.

*** Organizing Team will confirm your arrival via email during October 20-25, 2016.

Please come on 10 am for registration time.

  • You arrived at Chiang Mai if before November 3 RD , You Can Send You to a US Contact information suggest About Accommodation and Transportation. Please let us know in registration form.

Course fee (not including transportation fee).

  • 3,500 Baht for Adult (Older than 35 years old).
  • 2,500 Bath for 18-30 years old.

Payment

Bank account name “PVF FOR THAIHEALTH”.

Bank of Ayudhya Public Company Limited (BAY) / Siam Paragon Branch,  Account no. 531-1-37539-3,

SWIFT CODE: AYUDTHBK

1,222th Rama 3 Road, Bang Phongphang Yannawa, Bangkok 10120.

Tel: -0-2296-2001, 0-2683-1000 Fax: 0-2683-1304 (www.krungsri.com).

Send via email please the Payment slip Tpvwakeup@gmail.com to Confirm the registration Within 7 days .Registration until 15 October the 2016th.

Registration here

 

More information

E-mailTpvwakeup@gmail.com

Facebook : Thai Plum Village

Or Facebook : Wake Up Thailand

Jason Murphy Padulla

August 23, 2016

Jason Murphy-Padulla will be giving a dharma talk and leading meditation
this Thursday, August 25. Jason has been trained as a dharma teacher by
Noah Levine of the Against the Stream (Dharma Punx) and is empowered to
teach by the Spirit Rock teachers counsel (Jack Kornfield)  

And then Kind Awareness Retreat with Jason and Stephanie Tate 5 – 12 November, 2016 at the New Life Foundation.  (See link below)

Kind Awareness Retreat

 

Welcome back Jason Murphy-Pedulla

August 2, 2016

We are happy to welcome back Jason Murphy-Pedulla this Thursday, August 4.

Jason has been trained as a dharma teacher by Noah Levine of the Against the Stream (Dharma Punx) and is empowered to teach by the Spirit Rock Teachers Counsel–an organization led by Jack Kornfield.

About Jason Murphy:

Jason Murphy-PedullaJason Murphy-Pedulla, M.A., has been practicing Vipassana meditation since 1994. He is a teacher and therapist who has been working with adults, families and youth for over 20 years. Jason has taught mindful awareness in a variety of settings throughout the United States. He has over 26 years experience in recovery, both personal and professional.

Jason has studied and trained with several prominent teachers in the Thai forest tradition of Ajahn Chah. Some of them are Ajahn Sumedho, Ajahn Passano and Amaro Bhikkhu. Other teachers and mentors include Gil Fronsdal, John Travis, Sylvia Boornstein and Jack Kornfield.

He has implemented MBSR (Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction) into educational systems, businesses and community organisations. He has taught at Spirit Rock Meditation Centre, iBme Retreats and with Against the Stream Meditation Society. Jason has sat long-term residential retreats in the U.S as well as in Asia.

Jason is empowered to teach by the Spirit Rock teachers counsel. He received his training with Noah Levine, M.A., author of Dharma Punx and Against the Stream, Spirit Rock teacher Mary Grace Orr, and Bob Stahl, PhD, guiding teacher at Insight Santa Cruz and author of Living With Your Heart Wide Open.

More information about Jason can be found at his website, Mindfulness Recovery Counseling.

Meditation is Easy. Why do we Make it Difficult ?

July 27, 2016

On Thursday, July 28, Phra Le will give a dharma talk at the Green Papaya Sangha

“Meditation is Easy.  Why do we make it Difficult?”  (Thank you Pi Joe for the inspiration.)

Phra Le Tan Hoa is a Buddhist monk from Vietnam. He is currently serving as a Meditation Coach at The Cabin (an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center) and gives dharma talks to yoga groups and spiritual communities in Chiang Mai.

In addition to completing a four-year Buddhism course in Vietnam, Phra Le completed his BA at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya Buddhist University here in Chiang Mai.

 

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Tenth Anniversary of the Green Papaya

July 9, 2016

Come Celebrate

the Tenth Anniversary

of the Green Papaya Sangha

July 14 at 7:30 pm

The Yoga Tree

See you there!

Bamboo fresh lotus

Whatever Comes Up

June 27, 2016
We are very pleased to welcome Phra Le Tan Hoa to our cozy little sangha this coming Thursday evening at 7:30 pm at the Yoga Tree (June 30).  Phra Le will give a dharma talk on:
                                                              Whatever Comes Up

Phra Le Tan Hoa is a Buddhist monk from Vietnam.  He is currently serving as a Meditation Coach at The Cabin (an alcohol and drug rehabilitation center) and gives dharma talks to yoga groups and spiritual communities in Chiang Mai.

In addition to completing a four-year Buddhism course in Vietnam, Phra Le completed his Bachelors Degree at Mahachulalongkornrajavidyalaya Buddhist University here in Chiang Mai.

See you Thursday.

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