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Vipassana Meditation

All are cordially invited to participate In the meditation programs and Buddhist activities at
Wat Thai Washington, D.C.


  • To promote Buddhist activities.
  • To foster Thai culture and traditions.
  • To inform the public of the monastery’s activities.
  • To maintain and promote brotherhood/sisterhood.
  • To provide a public relations centers center for Buddhists living in the United States.
  • To promote spiritual development and positive thinking.
  • To help acquire and inner peace.
  • Wat Thai Washington, D.C. temple is non-political.

Latest Message from LuangTa Chi

Happiness is the top desire of all of us
When one makes an effort to do good, one should do it again and again and be happy for having done so. The adding up of good deeds will bring happiness.
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Meditation Programs and Buddhist Activities
Activity Day Time
1.    Chanting Daily Morning and


6:00 – 6:45 A.M.

6:00 – 6:45 P.M.

2.    Dhamma Talk and Meditation (in Thai) Every Saturday 2:30 – 4:30 P.M.
3.    Meditation and Dhamma Discussion (in Thai) Every Sunday 7:00 – 9:00 A.M.
4.    Meditation Workshop (in English) Every 2nd, 4th Saturday on the month 9:00 – 11:00 A.M.
5.    Thai Language Classes – Adults Every Monday and Wednesday 7:30 – 9:00 P.M.
6.    Yoga – Meditation Every Wednesday 7:30 – 9:30 P.M.
7.    Thai Music Classes Every Saturday and Sunday 9:30 – 4:00 P.M.
8.    Thai Dance Classes Every Saturday 1:30 – 4:30 P.M.
9.    Thai Language Classes – Children Every Saturday and Sunday 9:30 – 4:00 P.M.

All activities are held at the upper or lower level of the main temple. For further information

Please contact Wat Thai, D.C. 13440 Layhill Rd., Silver Spring, MD 20906

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