- Cruising / Sailing
- Cultural Exploration
- Ecotourism / Green Travel
- Learning Activities
- Medical Tourism
- Outdoor and Adventure Activities - Air Activities
- Outdoor and Adventure Activities - Land Activities
- Outdoor and Adventure Activities - Water Activities
- Self Drive
- Spa and Wellness
- Weddings & Honeymoons
As a Buddhist nation, Thailand is full of spectacular temples, the purpose of which is for Thais to devout themselves to the principals passed down by the Buddha, nee Siddhartha Gautama. As Thailand is such a welcoming country and Buddhism is a non-restrictive religion, it is easy for visitors to study Buddhism and learn meditation at a number of temples and meditation retreats around the country.
While those simply curious about Buddhism can attend “monk chats” at Wat Chedi Luang or Wat Suan Dok in Chiang Mai, these and other temples allow visitors to check themselves in for a week or longer of intensive meditation study.
While certainly intriguing, these meditation retreats are not for those unprepared for serious self reflection: the purpose of meditation is to clear the mind and achieve clarity and inner peace; consequently, most meditation programs do not allow students to talk during their stay, with the exception of meditative chanting and discussions with senior monks to help their meditation techniques. Furthermore, by its very nature, meditation can be somewhat mundane, and so visitors are expected to follow the routines and procedures quite thoroughly if they wish to genuinely learn to meditate properly and achieve the most from their experience.
For those unable to commit to a remote meditation retreat from which they cannot easily leave, Wat Mahatat, near Bangkok’s Grand Palace, allows visitors to study meditation no less strictly, but with more flexible time requirements.
At MyDestination.com/bangkok, trading under Worldwide Relocations co., ltd, My Destination is a global travel resource that is powered by a diverse community of hundreds of local experts. Passionate about providing the b...
Since more than 8 years, SAFARINE organizes some tours in the Kanchanaburi area. We propose some private tours so that you can discover the richness of this fantastic area. Come to discover Thailand as you never seen b...
For those interested in meditation the House of Dhamma offers public classes in Vipassana (Insight) meditation most Sundays. They cater for a range of experience offering classes for those who have just started meditatin...
As a result of 20 years of data collection Golden Gate has recently established web-based travel portal Gateholidays.com - one of the leading travel portals enabling travelers to seek their journeys of discovery. Gatehol...
Absolute Asia Journey is handling major Incentive and FIT movements from all across the world. Thailand, with its many cultural attractions, diverse traditions hot and warm climate is the perfect setting for Tourists. An...