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Wat Pa Tam Wua

A beautiful and peaceful Forest Monastery open to everyone.

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 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 for a duration from 3 to 10 days.
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 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.

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