Zen Meditation Journey

A day as a monk in Laos

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$15.00 per guest
1 - 4 guests 3 hours 16:00
Hosted by Thong Vanh
One of the best sellers in Luang Prabang

Highlights

  • Learn and practice meditation in a temple with instruction from local monks
  • Understand through an insider the significance and importance of meditation in Buddhism

Inclusive of:

  • A guide to meditate with local monks from the temple
  • A conversation session to help local laotian students improve their English
  • Be at the pick up location at the tour start time

Not Inclusive of:

  • Food and drinks
$US 15.00 per guest
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1 - 4 guests
3 hours
16:00
Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior to booking start time.

More About This Experience

Many come to Luang Prabang to find themselves, and what better way to do it then to unclutter your inner thoughts with a revered Buddhist monk in a pristine temple? In this tour we will visit a senior monk and learning the art of meditation. You are also free to ask the monk any questions about Buddhism. After the meditation session, we will introduce you to an English Conversation Center where local Laotian students gather to practice their English skills with travelers. We will walk from the mediation temple to the English Conversation Center and walk back to the temple again. It takes about 7 minutes walk from temple to the English Conversation Center. Finally, as our tour comes to a close, we will come back to the meditation temple to participate in a chanting and sitting meditation sessions later with monks and novices which starts at 6pm. Note: You can skip the English Conversation Center and spend the hour to explore the area by yourself and come back to participate the chanting later at 6pm. Program: 4 pm - Pick up and head to the temple and learning how meditation work 5pm - Help local laotian students improve their English 6pm - Join the chanting with novices, monks and villagers 6:30pm - Join meditation 7.10pm - Drop you off at the main street near the night market area. *** You can bring a pack of milk or it can be anything to the monk and he will do a blessing back to you Please kindly note: - Dress conservatively - Wear long pants/skirt and T-shirt for visiting temple - Bring your own bottled water

Additional Information:

  • Please wear clothes that cover your shoulders and knees to enter the temple
  • You can bring a pack of milk or any vegetarian food to the monk as alms and he will perform a blessing ceremony for you

Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 48 hours prior to booking start time.

Location

The pick-up location address will be sent to your email immediately upon booking.

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Thong Vanh

Thongvanh is a monk who has been finished his Dharma study in Vientiane and now is a Dharma teacher at the Buddhist High School temple in Luang Prabang. He became a monk since he was at secondary school. He would l...

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