Important Information about Retreats in Pai

Unfortunately the regular winter retreats in Pai have been postponed until next year.  Sorry for any inconvenience.  

Those looking for retreats in northern Thailand we do have an international centre  1 hour south of Chiang Mai at Wat Chomtong where our Vernerable master and teacher Ajarn Tong Sirimangalo, 

founder of the method and Abbot of Chom Tong, one of North Thailand’s largest and most important meditation centers. Ajahn Tong studied under Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma, one of the great teachers of Vipassana in modern times, and is one of his successors.

The Center offers a number of air conditioned rooms as well as separated covets affording privacy to the practitioner. The basic course for new practitioners is between 14 and 21 days long. Retreats for experienced practitioners are 10 days long. Shorter terms of practice are also possible subject to availability of room. You can email Kun Kate to check availability

If you have any difficulties or questions you are welcome to email me at

Best wishes to all