Events

                                        

Events at Wat Paknam in 2019





 


January 

1                      New Year's Day

5                      New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

5 - 6                Blood Donation at Wat Paknam

12                    Children's Day

13                    Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

16                    Teacher's Day

20                    Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

28                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

February 

3                      Offering Phapa robes and donation on Luang Phor Wat Paknam's Memorial Day

4                      New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

5                      Chinese New Year's Day

10                    Annual Meeting of Luang Phor Wat Paknam Alumni Association

12                    Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

19                    The Holy Magha Puja Day

                         The Maghamas (DhamMas)

                         Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

27                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

March

5                      New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

13                    Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

20                    Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

28                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

April

2                      H.R.H. Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn's Birthday Anniversary

4                      New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

6                      Chakri Dynasty Day

12                    Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

13-15              Thai New Year’s Days

19                    Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

27                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

May

1                      Labor Day

3                      New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

9                      Royal Ploughing Ceremony Day

11                    Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

18                    The Holy Visakha Puja Day

                         Visakhamas (BuddhaMas)

                         Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

26                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day / Lord Buddha’s Cremation Anniversary

June

2                      New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

10                    Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

17                    Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

25                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

July

1                      New Moon Buddhist Observance Day / Thai Banks’ Holiday

6-7                  Blood Donation at Wat Paknam

9                      Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

16                    The Holy Asalha Puja Day

                         Asalhamas (SanghaMas)

                         Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

17                    The Beginning Day of Buddhist Lent Period

24                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

28                    H.M. King Rama X's Birthday Anniversary

31                    New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

August

3-4                  The Gratitude Day of Luang Phor Wat Paknam’s Alumni Association

8                      Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

12                    H.M. Queen Sirikit's Birthday Anniversary  

                         Wat Paknam’s Buddhist Nuns Merit Making Day

15                    Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

23                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

26                    The Birthday anniversary of 

                         His Holiness Somdet Phramaharatchamangkhlachan, 

                         the abbot of Wat Paknam Bhasicharoen in Bangkok

29                    New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

September

6                      Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

13                    Luang Phor Wat Paknam’s Dhammakaya Attainment Anniversary Day 

                         Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day / Lunar Feast Day

21                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

27-28              Traditional Sermons on Lord Budddha’s Past Lifetimes

28                    New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

29 Sept – 7 Oct         Thailand’s Vegetarianism Observance Period

October

5-6                  Blood Donation at Wat Paknam

6                      Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

11-12              Freshmen-Monks’ Merit Making Days

13                    The Passing-Away Anniversary of H.M. King Rama IX

13                    The Ending Day of Buddhist Lent Period / Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

19                    Merit Making on the Occasion of Luang Phor Wat Paknam’s Birthday Anniversary        

                         according to the Moon Calendar

21                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

23                    King Rama V’s Day

27                    New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

November

4                      Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

10                    The Annual Royal Kathina Robes Offering Ceremony Day

11                    Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day / Floral Rafts Floating Day

19                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

26                    New Moon Buddhist Observance Day

December

4                      Half Waxing Moon Buddhist Observance Day

5                      H.M. King Rama IX's Birthday Anniversary / Thailand’s Father Day

6                      Dhammakaya Memorial Day

10                    Constitution Day

11                    Full Moon Buddhist Observance Day

19                    Half Waning Moon Buddhist Observance Day

25                    New Moon Buddhist Observance Day / Christmas

31                    Countdown Chanting on New Year’s Eve from 11:00 pm onward

 

Meditation Practice Sessions

At Wat Paknam, Bangkok, Thailand

 

Charoen Vipassana Hall

(Hor Vipassana)

Saturday, Sunday and Official Holidays:

At 08.00 – 09:30 a.m. 

At 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.

At 01:00 – 02:00 p.m.

At 06:30 – 07:30 p.m.   

Everyday:

At 08:30 – 09:30 a.m. (Except Buddhist Holy Day.)

At 06:30 – 07:30 p.m.   

 

Sungvechanee Mongkol Niramitr Hall

(Hor Luang Por Wat Paknam)

Every Thursday:

At 02:00 – 03:00 p.m. (Pledging to be students of Dhammakaya Meditation)

 

Note:  To attend the meditation sessions, please dress politely.  Women are required to wear long skirt.  Please turn off your mobile phone(s) and electronic device(s) before joining the meditation session(s).  Meditation session is conducted in Thai language only, please learn meditation method from this website prior to attending meditation sessions.