Resources for meditation centers and dharma knowledge

All resources listed here do not charge any fees. Donations are accepted.

Wat Suan Mokkh International Dharma Hermitage - Surattani, Thailand.
The official website for the English-language meditation retreats at the International Dharma Hermitage of Wat Suan Mokkh.
10-day silent meditation retreats from 1st to 11th of each month. Registration has to be in person on the last day of the previous month.
Founded by Ven.­Ajahn Buddhadasa in 1989.
Dipabhāvan Meditation Center - Koh Samui, Thailand english ไทย русский
English-language meditation retreats from the 3rd to the 10th and the 20th to the 27th every month.
Founded by Ajahn Poh in 2005
Kow Tham Insight Meditation Center - Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand (this website)
English-language vipassana meditation retreats from the 10th to the 20th of every month.
Founded by Nun Mae Chee Ahmon in 1988.
Liberation Park Meditation Center - Norwalk, Wisconsin, US
Space, support, and guidance for personal retreat. Long-term personal retreat available also.
Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives - Bangkok, Thailand
Also knows as "Suan Mokkh Bangkok".
A beautiful building and complex hosts facilities for meditation, lectures, discussion, exhibitions etc. Present activities do not include meditation retreats. Most activities are in Thai.
About Buddhadasa at
About Buddhadasa at
About Buddhadasa at Wikipedia

Other vipassana meditation centers

Centers in Thailand

Little Bangkok Sangha - Bangkok, Thailand
Weekly meditation sessions and talks, with links to other centers in Bangkok.

Centers in India

Himachal Vipassana Centre S.N. Goenka center - Dharamkot, Dharamshala, India
3-day, 10-day, and other sessions.
Tushita Meditation Centre - McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala, India
English-language meditation retreats monthly from 1st to 10th. Free; register online. Retreat info
Daily 9:30am - guided meditation. Daily meditation info

Meditation center listings

Meditation centers in Thailand - at
S.N. Goenka Vipassana Meditation - all centers worldwide - at


Ajahn Chah at
Selected teachings and PDFs
Ajahn Sumedho at
Selected teachings and PDFs
Books, writings, and lectures by Buddhadasa at (Buddhadasa Indapanno Archives)
Hundreds of PDFs, audio files, and more.
There doesn't seem to be a main contents page for all publications, so go to the website and follow the links from the "By Buddhadasa" dropdown menu.
Buddhadasa at
Selected teachings and PDFs
Books by Buddhadasa at
Physical books and e-books.

Experiences at vipassana retreats

An experienced meditator's retreat at Garden of Liberation – Suan Mokkh in 2013


The island of Koh Pha Ngan at
A summary of information about the island of Koh Pha Ngan, Thailand, where Kow Tham is located.
Thailand at
A summary of information about Thailand

Other useful information

Some useful Thai words at
Thai words relating to traveling, places, sites, which are greatly useful for tourists.
Choosing a meditation center, at
Good information for what to expect at a Thai meditation center.
Living at a meditation center, at
Good information for Thai customs, food, clothing, and more.
Reclining Buddha in the temple at Wat Kow Tham

rev. 21 jan 2018