Introduction to Buddhism at Wat Mahathat

Day Trips & Excursions

Travel to the renowned Wat Mahathat Temple for an introduction to Thai Buddhist meditation practice. Appreciate the architecture of the royal temple and learn techniques of Buddhist meditation in this peaceful environment. Choose between a half or full day meditation session.

Wake up early for convenient pickup from your hotel, and travel to the Wat Mahathat Temple—a well-known Vipassana Meditation Center. Marvel at this architectural beauty—hundreds of years old—and appreciate the intricate interiors as you prepare for your meditation.

Join in the daily rituals of the temple, beginning with a 30-minute morning reciting followed by sitting and walking group meditation practice. Understand the techniques of the Vipassana—similar to those taught by Mahasi Sayadaw, and based on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness described in the widely studied Maha Satipatthana Sutta discourse.

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