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Sculptures of Peace: INEB joins hands with SEM in solidarity for Myanmar

To mark the 40th anniversary of INEB’s Seeds of Peace journal and third-year remembrance of the Myanmar coup d’etat in February 2021, INEB and the Spirit in Education Movement (SEM) collaborated in bringing to life an innovative sculptural art project expressing solidarity between the Thai-Myanmar people’s movements for justice and peace.

Thangka Thought 02: Vajradhara

Literally the name ‘Vajradhara’ means ‘Bearer of the Diamond or Thunderbolt’. According to an ancient text, the Khasama-tantra,

Thangka Thought 01: Vajrasattva

The name Vajrasattva means ‘Diamond mind’. Indeed, he is like the vajra (diamond, thunderbolt) [2] itself, that symbolizes the qualities of enlightenment – the diamond’s purity, brilliance and indestructibility, and the thunderbolt’s energy and power.

Course 1: from the 11th to the 18th every month
Course 2: from the 20th to the 27th every month
3-day course: First weekend of the month from Friday to Sunday

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Sculptures of Peace: INEB joins hands with SEM in solidarity for Myanmar

To mark the 40th anniversary of INEB’s Seeds of Peace journal and third-year remembrance of the Myanmar coup d’etat in February 2021, INEB and the Spirit in Education Movement (SEM) collaborated in bringing to life an innovative sculptural art project expressing solidarity between the Thai-Myanmar people’s movements for justice and peace.

Call for Proposals: Sombath Somphone Memorial Fund 2024

INEB announces the availability of small grant funds through the Sombath Somphone Memorial Fund. Applications can be submitted by non-profit organizations, or small groups and individuals from countries in the Mekong Sub-Region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the southwest region of China).

How to Support INEB ?

You can extend your support in terms of donation. Members will receive INEB’s magazine Seeds of Peace as a token of thanks and as a way to communicate with our network. You will also be invited to join INEB activities and programs.

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Sculptures of Peace: INEB joins hands with SEM in solidarity for Myanmar

To mark the 40th anniversary of INEB’s Seeds of Peace journal and third-year remembrance of the Myanmar coup d’etat in February 2021, INEB and the Spirit in Education Movement (SEM) collaborated in bringing to life an innovative sculptural art project expressing solidarity between the Thai-Myanmar people’s movements for justice and peace.

Call for Proposals: Sombath Somphone Memorial Fund 2024

INEB announces the availability of small grant funds through the Sombath Somphone Memorial Fund. Applications can be submitted by non-profit organizations, or small groups and individuals from countries in the Mekong Sub-Region (Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and the southwest region of China).

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Four-fold Approach to Peace Building – Rajagopal P. V.

Gandhi saw nonviolence as the instrument of the strong. This realization has come to me after many years of working with the most marginalized communities in India. It is for this reason we have developed the Four-Fold Approach to Peacebuilding.

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Support INEB

You can extend your support in terms of donation.

How to support INEB

INEB encompasses a vast and diverse network of member organizations in 25 countries. However, the Secretariat functions as a small, not-for-profit organization based in Bangkok. INEB’s financial stability is supported through its collaborations with institutional and faith-based donors, in addition to relying on support from friends who share similar aspirations.

We welcome your support for INEB by making a donation to any project in any amount you chose. Your donation will strengthen INEB’s activities that help socially engaged Buddhists in several countries.

School for Well-being

Coming to Plum Village for a retreat is an opportunity to enjoy simple and peaceful living, and to learn how to cultivate the energy of mindfulness, so we can have more freedom, peace and happiness in our daily life. It is also a chance to nurture our inner growth as we take time to look deeply in order to transform both our individual difficulties and the difficulties in our society.

Popular intensive 10-day meditation retreats hosted in many countries around the world. 9 centers in Thailand. This pin is for the Kanchanburi Center about 2-3 hrs from Bangkok. Check website for details and other centers

Vipassana using techniques similar to those taught by Mahasi Sayadaw. Based on Four Foundations of Mindfulness described in the Maha Satipatthana Sutta. Concentrationis developed on the rise and fall of the abdomen, then awareness is directed to physical and mental sensations.

The temple has prepared accommodation. Vegetarian food, Mattresses and white clothes for Dharma practice without any charge. All for everyone who wants to come and join the Dharma practice. All temple expenses are received from donations (dana).

In 1975 Ajahn Chah established Wat Pah Nanachat (The International Forest Monastery) in order to give young men from foreign countries, who do not know Thai language and culture, the possibility of becoming a well trained Theravadin Buddhist forest monk. English serves as the primary language of communication and instruction here

For internationals students, you will be placed with our ‘Phra Ajahn – Buddhist Monk teachers’ to guide you in Thai, English, French and German through the traditional four foundations of mindfulness over 5-10 and 21 day courses.

Vipassana meditation course of 7, 15 and 26 days in Northern Thai Theravada style. Free of chrage

Our 10-day silent medi­ta­tion re­treats in the Buddhadasa tradition start at the 1st of each month. Reg­is­tra­tion has to be in per­son on the last day of the pre­vi­ous month. Advance booking is not pos­si­ble. The re­treats end on the 11th day of the month.

The Willpower Institute is offering a one-day English meditation course, Meditation for Self-Conquering (MSC), based on the teachings of Somdet Phra Nyanavajirodom Phra Ajarn Luang Phor Viriyang Sirintharo, the founder of the Willpower Institute Foundation. The course will be held on the second Saturday of each month, starting on Sat. 11 March 2023, from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM at Willpower Institute Foundation, 3rd Fl. CIDI World Building (Chanapatana), Wat Dhammamongkol, Sukhumvit 101, Bangkok.