Wheel of Dhamma

Bodhi Leaf

Dhamma Kamala, Prachinburi, Prachin Buri, Thailand
Centre Location: Website | Map
** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English / Thai

Dhamma Kamala means Lotus of  Dhamma. It is the first Thailand  Vipassana center to offer courses in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. The first ten-day course has commenced in November 1992. The center is situated on an area of 6 acres, in the district of Dong-Kee-Lek, Amphur Muang, Prachinburi province, nearby the Khao-Yai Nataional Park. The park is classified as the world heritage reserve. With plenty of established trees within the center and surrounding lotus ponds, the center enjoys cool comfortable climate all year round. The center is 170 kilometers east of Bangkok, along the Bangkok-Sakaew Highway.  By car, it is a two and a half hour drive.
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 Kamala
200 Baan Nern-Pasook (Behind Thai-Rath Vitaya 7 School)
Tambol Dong-Kee-Lek, Amphur Muang,Prachinburi Province, 25000

Tel: [66](094) 498 8995 Mon-Fri 9.00-17.00 (GMT+7),
       [66](086) 009 6319 Mon-Fri 9.00-21.00 (GMT+7)
Email: [email protected]
Website: http://www.kamala.dhamma.org

For Thai speakers please go to: www.thai.dhamma.org
or contact tel: [66](089) 782 9180

For long courses at Dhamma Kamala, please contact
Email: [email protected]


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.
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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.kamala.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.