PHUKET CITY: There will be a Middle Way meditation training session at the Phuket Meditation Center from 3pm to 5pm on Sunday.
The teaching monk will be Phra Thada Jaranatharou, who has re-arranged his busy schedule and will fly in from Bangkok for the session.
Fluent in English, Phra Thada has a bachelors’ degree in industrial electrical technology from King Mongkut Institute of Technology, Thailand’s top engineering school, where he graduated with honors.
Phra Thada is particularly gifted at explaining basic Buddhist tenets using examples from science.
For a look at his life journey click here and scroll to page 10.
The Middle Way sessions are free and open to all, though donations to cover expenses are welcome.
The language of instruction is English.
To get to Phuket Mediation Center from Central Festival Phuket, head south on the bypass road and turn left onto Wirat Hongyok Rd at the first set of traffic lights, at the sign to Wat Naka.
For more information contact Zai (Tel: 083-9688717).
— Stephen Fein