Activities in which the Patients may Participate during Their Stay

Daily Meditation

Basic instructions, how to meditate, are given on request. There is a meditation in the compound once a day.

Weekly Dharma talks

There will be a session where the patients can ask questions to the Abbot and get answers about Buddism.

Attending the Evening Chanting

The chanting of the monks and nuns takes place every evening at 6.30 p.m. Everybody is cordially invited.


Offering active support and assistance to new arrivals


Working within the Wat Thamkrabok under supervision of the Monks and Nuns. Work is important here, living in community. It teaches concentraton and endurance. It keeps your energy flowing, builds up your resistence and prevents boredom. It makes you feel satisfied and helps you sleep well. This will assist you in regaining your physical strength and confidence, and of course gaining Merit

Regular exercise

Table Tennis, weight lifting and barfix


If you are a reader you may bring along as many books as you wish

Medical Care

In case of illness or accident, traditional natural medicine is available in the temple. There are hospitals in Phraputthabat, Saraburi and Lopburi. To get to the Phraputthabat Hospital takes five minutes by car or by ambulance.

The slightest scratch or wound should immediately be desinfected and covered with a plaster.