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One of the very best meditation opportunities in a sacred area.

This wat has a record of being one of the very best for studying meditation in Chiang Mai in a... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2018
Sunshine1943
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Chiang Mai, Thailand
famous comfortable meditation center, especially for foreigner

it's quite weird, I came to this meditation center coincidently because of the recommendation by... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2018
Huang W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It is a must see Temple in Chiang Mai and you will be warmly welcomed by Mei Chis and Monks. Join their awesome meditation retreat so you can feel the real temple life.

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Reviewed 4 July 2018

This wat has a record of being one of the very best for studying meditation in Chiang Mai in a quiet and lovely area.

1  Thank Sunshine1943
Reviewed 25 June 2018

it's quite weird, I came to this meditation center coincidently because of the recommendation by the respected Astrology master. He was suggested us in order to earn some spiritual power and accomplish the astrological subject enlightenment, we have to practice the meditation course from this...More

1  Thank Huang W
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

The Wat Ram Poeng is a good place for meditation, not far from the airport. The food is really good, served twice a day, in the morning. The teacher's name is Ajahan Suphan ('Ajahan' means 'teacher'). He is kind and patient. You need to bring...More

1  Thank Steeve P
Reviewed 24 February 2018

I stayed here for a one-month Vipassana stay, one of the happiest months of my life This place is filled with love and compassion which you can feel in the air as soon as you approach the temple. Compared with other Vipassana centres the temple...More

1  Thank Inna S
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

I took a 26 days retreatment to learn Vipassana meditation teachings, this monastery is by far the better in all senses. The attention they have to foreigners is excellent, the privet rooms, the masters are of the more recognized.

4  Thank Efren V
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Great teachers! Why do they look mad pissed half the time though? Also, why can't I look at hot chicks in the eye? Human rights? However I was having hip joint issues and when I wanted to leave, the Abbot was so open minded to...More

Thank Longfei J
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Having read many of the reviews if the place, there seems a tendency to write about the experience of meditation. Having just finished 11 days I feel like everyone's experience will be totally different, so instead I thought I'd try to write some useful points...More

15  Thank Sammy P
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Within a 10-day introductory course in Vipassana meditation, I was given the chance to discover inner fears and challenges to overcome, as well as amazingly intense feelings of love and gratitude. I came to the temple twice after the course, as I was presented with...More

1  Thank again_voyage
Reviewed 16 November 2016

I've had the occasion to visit Wat Rampoeng about once a month for the past several years. While I haven't taken part in their meditation course, I do feel some duty to provide context for the other reviews here. The first thing to understand is...More

21  Thank chiangmaigrump
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Champayne03
30 December 2016|
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Response from again_voyage | Reviewed this property |
The cost is your donation at the end of your stay, and it's upto each meditation participant how much they donate. Please keep in mind, that the instruction, meals, rooms, and using other Wat facilities are all included, so... More
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Micholl_A
30 November 2016|
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It's probably best to phone a week or so ahead and check that your preferred start date is possible. Check the website for the phone number. Once you arrive in Chiang Mai, you can go and register on the same day or a day... More
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Kristin J
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Response from Sunshine1943 | Reviewed this property |
I would be more likely to study at Wat UMong only minutes away if you are a beginner.
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