In-person @ Wat Marp Jan, Thailand: 28 Oct – 05 Nov 2023 (ends in conjunction with Wat Marp Jan’s Kathina Ceremony)
Online: 28 Oct – 04 Nov 2023
You are invited to join us in-person for the Oct-Nov 2023 meditation retreat with Ajahn Anan at Wat Marp Jan, Rayong OR join us from where you are ONLINE via Zoom app.
During this retreat, Ajahn Anan and the monastic sangha will guide us on the Buddha’s path of developing a heart of goodness & peace, clarity & wisdom that leads us to shedding suffering and realising true happiness.
About Ajahn Anan (Phra Rajvajiranyan)
Venerable Ajahn Anan Akiñcano took ordination under Venerable Ajahn Chah in 1975 at the age of 22. He spent his early years as a monk living with his teacher, attending on him and receiving his wise guidance.
In 1984, Ajahn Anan established his own branch monastery, Wat Marp Jan, in the east of Thailand. Starting off with nine monks, the community has now grown to around 50. His compassionate presence and diverse teaching approach has attracted students from all over the world.
Ajahn Anan’s teachings emphasise being aware in the present moment, establishing our hearts in kindness, finding inner peace, and reflecting on the nature of our bodies, minds and lives.
In-person retreat registration link: https://wmj-meditation-retreat-oct2023.eventbrite.sg
Online retreat registration link: https://forms.gle/SRp9LN41SB4PrURR9
The online retreat is suitable for those who are able to commit to the entire schedule as it is a full and comprehensive retreat. Ajahn Anan has also kindly made the retreat open to those who can only join in for parts due to other commitments such as work or family, or time-zone differences, so that all who have the faith and energy to join may still benefit.
This online retreat is suitable for those who are able to commit to the entire schedule as it is a full and comprehensive retreat. Ajahn Anan has also kindly made the retreat open to those who can only join in for parts due to other commitments such as work or family, or time-zone differences, so that all who have the faith and energy to join may still benefit.
RETREAT SCHEDULE in different time zones to be published later.
If you have any questions for Ajahn Anan, please click here to submit your questions via an online form
We will try to cover all the questions, however due to the large number of retreatants and limited time for Q&As, we appreciate your kind understanding if we are not able to cover your question.
If your question was not answered, do not despair, as the on-going Wat Marp Jan Friday evening Zoom session has a Q&A slot with Luang Por Anan which you are welcome to join.
As some participants will be joining from different timezones, all Dhamma talks will be uploaded to Ajahn Anan Dhamma YouTube channel within the same day.
Those who missed the Dhamma talks can watch the videos at your convenience: https://www.youtube.com/ajahnanan
There are no charges for attending this retreat; it is a gift freely given. However, if you wish to make a donation to support Ajahn Anan and the monastic community at Wat Marp Jan, you may find the details here: https://watmarpjan.org/en/support/
For Malaysia and Singapore, there will be optional group donation post the retreat.