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The spa and massage that is. Not on the grounds of the temple itself (which looks serene), but a small alleyway right before the temple (if you're coming from town) leads you to it. Definitely better places to get a massage and the herbal sauna...More
I attended the Saturday meditation at 4 pm. Didn’t make it to the monk chat at 3 pm. The wat was not too hard to find and I walked from town (although you could bike, motorbike or tuk tuk there). The mediation was great and...More
Attended the Saturday Vipassana meditation session. Novice monks chat with attendees before the session to practice their English. The meditation lasted an hour with a 20 minute sitting meditation, 20 minute walking meditation and a 20 minute q&a session. Altogether an enlightening and enjoyable evening.
Not easy to find. Even our local driver had to ask, but worth it. Not sure it will help future travellers but it is one street to the right of the temple...facing the temple. Down 50 meters on your left.
Five dollar for a one...More
Even if only vaguely into meditation this is worth the excursion. The English conversation starting at 3 is also recommended, we chatted with some lovely young students. They are very keen to spread the word on the conversation. Not sign posted so as you walk...More
We arrived just in time to join the monks for conversation. We sat around in small groups of two or three and chatted with the monks. They really want to learn English so this is the main reason for this time before meditation. The monks...More
Attended the Saturday meditation which consisted of 20 min seated mediation 20 min walking mediation and another 20 min seated mediation. The meditation is from 4 - 5pm but they have open Q&A with the monks from 3pm if you want to get there early...More
I had the hardest time finding the place, but got a great workout from all the I had to do. Lesson learned, show locals the name of the place from the guide book otherwise they think you want the bcyclingig wat automatically.
I went specifically...More