Events at Wat Paknam in 2016



3                            Offering Phapa robes and donation

22                          Magha Puja Day


6                             Chakri Dynasty Day

9-10                       Blood Donation at Wat Paknam

13                           Thai New Year’s Day


20                           Visakha Puja Day - Lord Buddha's Birthday


Tuesday, 19         Asalha Puja Day (Full Moon) - The First Dhamma Discourse Day

Wednesday, 20   Beginning of Buddhist lent


Friday, 12             Her Majesty The Queen's Birthday

Friday, 26             The 91st birthday anniversary of His Holiness Somdet                           Phramaharatchamangkhlachan, the abbot of Wat Paknam


Friday, 16              99th anniversary of Phramongkolthepmuni's Dhammakaya attainment


8-9                           Blood Donation at Wat Paknam

Sunday 16              End of Buddhist Lent

Saturday 22           Phramongkolthepmuni's 132nd Birthday Anniversary

Sunday 30              Royal Kathina Robe Offering Ceremony


Monday 14             Loy Krathong Day


Monday 5                His Majesty the King's Birthday

Tuesday 6                Dhammakaya Memorial Day

Saturday 10            Constitution Day


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.   


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).