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Dhamma Canda Pabhā, Chantaburi, Thailand
Centre Location: Website | Map
** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English / Thai

Dhamma Canda Pabhā means "The Glowing Moon of Dhamma". It is the 9th center in Thailand. The first 10- day course was offered in April 2013. The center was built on 3.6 acres of land in amphur "Pong Nam-Ron", Chantaburi province. It is situated approximately 220 meters above sea level. The center is surrounded by small hills and mountains. Chantaburi province is in the eastern region of Thailand; the province is  renowned for various tropical fruit plantations. The famous "Soi-Dao" mountain is to the north-west of the center and the "Kitcha-Kood" mountain is to the south-west of the center. There is a medium to strong breeze passing through the center all year round.
How to Apply to Attend or Serve a Course
  1. Access the application form by clicking Apply for the desired course. Old students will be given the option to serve.
  2. Please carefully read the Introduction to the Technique and Code of Discipline which you will be asked to follow during your course.
  3. Fully and completely fill out all the sections of application form and submit it. An application is required to register for all courses.
  4. Await notification. All correspondence will be through e-mail if you give an e-mail address in your application. Due to the large volume of applications, it may take up to two weeks before receiving notification.
  5. If your application is accepted then we require you to confirm you will be attending in order to secure your place in the course.
Additional information

Thailand Vipassana Centre - Dhamma Canda Pabhã
51 Moo 1, Tambol Tabsai,
Amphur Pong Nam-ron, Chantaburi Province, 22140

Tel: [+66] 9 2261 9955 Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 (GMT+7)
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.candapabha.dhamma.org

For Thai speakers please go to: www.thai.dhamma.org
or contact tel: [66](098) 332 2083, [66](088) 253 6605

A student may apply to only one course at a time in Thailand regardless of the center location or waiting list status.
Ten Day & Other Courses
All ten day courses begin on the evening of the first day and end on the early morning of the last day.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2019 Ten Day & Other Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
19 Jun - 30 Jun 10-Day Completed Chantaburi
03 Jul - 14 Jul 10-Day Completed Chantaburi
17 Jul - 28 Jul 10-Day Completed Chantaburi
31 Jul - 11 Aug 10-Day Completed Chantaburi
14 Aug - 25 Aug 10-Day Completed Chantaburi
28 Aug - 08 Sep 10-Day Completed Chantaburi
11 Sep - 22 Sep 10-Day In Progress Chantaburi
25 Sep - 06 Oct 10-Day Closed Chantaburi Thai speakers only
Apply 09 Oct - 20 Oct 10-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Chantaburi
Apply 23 Oct - 03 Nov 10-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Chantaburi
Apply 06 Nov - 17 Nov 10-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Chantaburi
Apply 20 Nov - 01 Dec 10-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Chantaburi
Apply 04 Dec - 15 Dec 10-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Chantaburi
Apply 18 Dec - 29 Dec 10-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Chantaburi

The online application form encrypts your information before it is sent from your computer to our application server. However, it may not be totally secure even though encryption is used. If you are concerned about the possibility of security risks of your confidential information while it is on the Internet, do not use this form and instead download an application. Print and complete it. Then please send the form to the course organizers. By faxing or posting your application form it may delay the registration process by one to two weeks.

To access the Old Student Regional Site please click http://www.candapabha.dhamma.org/os. A user name and password will be required to access these pages.

Questions may be addressed to Email: [email protected]

All courses are run solely on a donation basis. All expenses are met by donations from those who, having completed a course and experienced the benefits of Vipassana, wish to give others the same opportunity. Neither the Teacher nor the assistant teachers receive remuneration; they and those who serve the courses volunteer their time. Thus Vipassana is offered free from commercialisation.

Old students are those who have completed a 10-day Vipassana Meditation course with S.N. Goenka or his Assistant Teachers. Old students have the opportunity to provide Dhamma Service at the courses listed.

Bilingual courses are courses which are taught in two languages. All students will hear daily meditation instructions in both languages. The evening discourses will be heard separately.

Meditation courses are held at both center and non-center locations. Meditation centers are dedicated facilities where courses are held regularly throughout the year. Before meditation centers were established in this tradition, all courses were held at temporary sites, such as campgrounds, religious retreat centers, churches and the like. Today, in regions where centers have not yet been established by local students of Vipassana who live in the area, 10 Day meditation courses are held at non-center course sites.

10-day Courses are an introductory course to Vipassana Meditation where the technique is taught step-by-step each day. The courses begin after a 2 - 4 pm registration period and orientation, followed by 10 full days of meditation, and end the morning of the 11th day by 7:30 am.