Meditation Retreat in Thailand February 21-25, 2020 (FULLY BOOKED; WAITLIST ONLY)

Meditation Retreat in Thailand

Join us for a relaxing and meaningful 4 days of meditation on Eight Steps to Happiness

Find deep inner peace

Escape the busyness to the Buddhist culture and natural beauty of Thailand. Experience a short meditation retreat that will relax, refresh and re-energise you, as well as equip you to deal more effectively with everyday stresses and challenges of modern day living.

Teachings on Eight Steps to Happiness:

These teachings, based on the much loved text by Venerable Geshe Kelsang Gyatso Rinpoche, explain the path to enlightenment as practical advice. The presentation of the teachings make it an especially important topic for modern people as it shows how to meditate on and practise love, compassion and wisdom in these difficult times where we are surrounded by distractions.

The course will be taught by disciples of Venerable Geshe-la, Gen Kelsang Dornying and Gen Kelsang Drolkyi

Eight steps to Happiness book cover



Gen Kelsang Dornying is the Resident Teacher of both Kadampa Meditation Centre Australia and Kadampa Meditation Centre Melbourne. He has been teaching Kadam Dharma in Australia and internationally for many years. He is an inspiring and light-hearted teacher of modern Buddhism who is greatly loved for his warmth and sincerity.

Enjoy Thailand

Thailand is well known as a place of Buddhism, culture and natural beauty. During the retreat, students will have the opportunity to sample local life, food and the warmth of Thai hospitality. Whilst developing the inner peace we all need so much to help us cope with modern life.

The venue resort offers stunning views of the Chiang Dao Mountain a famous spot for Thai meditators. Chiang Dao Nest is a cozy, quiet, resort, with a highly regarded restaurant, situated about 1 hour north of Chiang Mai in Northern Thailand. The resort is nestled in a beautiful, peaceful mountainous valley. Chiang Dao itself is surrounded by a vast area of rice fields, forests, mountains and natural beauty. For those who are interested there are caves, and temples within an easy 15min walk of the resort.

This retreat is organised by KMC Australia


Chiang Dao Nest cabins



Accommodation and Food
Rooms at Chiang Dao Nest are in purpose built bungalows that utilize local materials. The bungalows are nestled between the mature trees and beautiful maintained gardens and are generously spaced apart to ensure your tranquility and privacy. Each bungalow has it's own bathroom facilities.

Meals and tea breaks will be eaten at Chiang Dao Nest's restaurant which has amazing views towards Chiang Dao Mountain. Serving healthy vegetarian food with organic ingredients sourced from the local rice fields and vegetable gardens.

Airport Transfer

For those wishing to book transport to and from Chiang Mai Airport to Chiang Dao Nest Resort, there will be an additional cost for those wishing to use this facility. Alternatively there is a fixed rate Taxi counter at Chiang Mai Airport for those wishing to organize their own transport.

Fees (in Singapore dollars)   (FULLY BOOKED; WAITLIST ONLY)

Feb 21 - 25
Prices are per person for 4 nights, including 3 meals per day and course fee.
Double $580
Twin $580
Shared Room $500
Please note due to high volume of bookings, Nest Two where the meditation room is located is now fully booked. All rooms are now being booked in Nest One, which is an easy 10 minute walk from Nest Two and has its own restaurant and swimming pool.
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