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Peaceful meditation

Each Saturday the Wat Sok Pa Luang hold English conversation 3:00-4:00 pm and then vipassana... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
Melbourne, Australia
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Saturday Meditation Session

I had the hardest time finding the place, but got a great workout from all the I had to do. Lesson... read more

Reviewed 13 August 2015
San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Louis Y
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Cassandra C
Reviewed 27 November 2017

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.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank nellielim
Reviewed 3 September 2017

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

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Aroundth
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Each Saturday the Wat Sok Pa Luang hold English conversation 3:00-4:00 pm and then vipassana meditation 4:00-5:00pm. Peaceful, calming and serene. The meditation had a great energy.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Williamstowngirl
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the Vipassana meditation sessions offered by the Monks. Well worth trying. It's lovely to spend time chatting with them as they practise their English too.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Sally E
Reviewed 18 November 2015

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

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Lorna S
Reviewed 1 November 2015

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

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank crawfords37
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 13 August 2015 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2015
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I am not aware of the possibility of a massage or spa at this Buddhist temple. I think it is unlikely.