Welcome to

Wat Pa Tam Wua

A beautiful and peaceful Forest Monastery open to everyone.


3 August 2023

Dear Meditators,

Please read carefully before entering to our Wat Pa Tam Wua Forest Monastery.

1. Original Passport OR Thai ID Card is required upon checking in at Reception.                                                                                                        (we need to see the date stamps that Thai immigration provides when you arrived in the country)

2. Please be arrived before 4PM daily.

For more information, please contact us as below and we will try to get back to you as soon as we can.

 Mobile         : +66 (0)81-031 3326

 Whatsapp  : +66 (0)81 031 3326 / +66 (0)97 653 5159

 Telegram    : +66 (0)97 653 5159

 E-mail          : watphatamwua.2561@gmail.com

About Wat Pa Tam Wua

Wat Pa Tam Wua is a Buddhist Forest Monastery located in Northern Thailand. We welcome everyone who would like to learn about Buddhism, do daily spiritual practices and become more mindful, focused and happy human being.

We provide all guests with accommodation, balanced vegan food, bedding and white clothes, all free of charge. Our costs are covered by donations and all the work is done by volunteers. You can join us for 1 day Morning and or Afternoon Meditation class or stay with us to meditate minimum of 3days 2nights to Maximum of 10 days. You are welcome to come and stay at Wat Pa Tam Wua anytime, as we are open 365 days per year. People of all ages are accepted.

Bookings are not necessary, we gladly accept walk-ins. Please bear in mind that we are a Buddhist Monastery, not a relaxation centre. All our daily spiritual activities are mandatory and by staying with us, you accept the Wat Pa Tam Wua Monastery Rules.

Wat Pa Tam Wua Books

"Walk to be the Knower"

Want to learn more about Buddha, Dharma, Vipassana meditation and our monastery?
Welcome to download the online book written by Phra Anek Thanissarapoti, one of the monks of Wat Pa Tam Wua! This book is a great source of knowledge, it includes:

  • Life of the Buddha
  • What did the Buddha teach
  • Handbook of Vipassana
  • About Wat Tam Wua Forest Monastery

Chanting Book by Wat Pa Tam Wua

In this Chanting Book, first we talk about some of the essentials: Buddha, Dhamma and Sangha.
Then we explain one of the Mindfulness techniques we actively using in our monastery: "Practice Minduflness in bow down three times".
You will also find all the chantings that we practice at Wat Pa Tam Wua every evening. We always chant in three languages: Pali, Thai and English.

Welcome to Wat Pa Tam Wua, Mae Hong Son

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