House of Dhamma, 26/0 Lardprao Soi 15, Chatuchak district, Bangkok 10900. tel: (02) 511-0439.
Located near the BTS Chatuchak skytrain station, Dhamma offers retreats and meditation classes.
International Buddhist Meditation Center, Dhamma Vicaya Hall, Wat Mahadhatu, Bangkok. tel: (02) 623-6326.
Located at Wat Mahathat, just east of the Tha Pra Chan pier on the Chao Phraya River.
Vipissana meditation classes in English are held daily, from 1-6 p.m. except on Buddhist holidays and Sundays.
It is suggested that you carry along nine sticks of incense, flowers, and a candle.
Retreats can also be arranged.
Wat Maha That, Tha-Phrachan, Bangkok 10200. tel: (02) 222-6011 (Section 5)
Located west of Sanam Luang (parade grounds) and south of the National Museum and Thammasat University.
Main entrances are on the west side from Maharaj Road.
This wat (temple) is the headquarters of Vipissana (Insight) meditation in Thailand.
Study and individual instruction can be given in English, depending on availability of monks, and typically occurs on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday.
Most meditation instruction takes place in Section 5.
Group meditation classes are held from 7-10 am, 1-4 pm, and 6-8 pm.
Retreats are available, and you may stay at the Wat free of charge, in a monastic and Spartan environment.
See Wat Maha That entry at: www.hdamm.de/buddha/mdtctr07.htm
World Fellowship of Buddhists, 616 Benjasiri Park (rear entrance), Soi Medhinivet, Sukhumvit 24, Bangkok, 10110. tel: (02) 661-1284.
Located near the BTS Phrom Phong skytrain station, the WFB offers programs in English on the first two Sundays of every month.
Bikram Yoga Bangkok, 29/1, 14th Fl., Unico House Building, Soi Langsuan, Ploenchit Road, Bangkok 10330. tel: (02) 652-1333.
Located near the Chit Lom BTS skytrain station (take exit 4), Bikram offers classes for beginners and the experienced.
Iyengar Yoga Studio, 3rd. Floor, 55th Plaza, Sukhumvit 55 (Soi Thonglor), Bangkok 10110. tel: (02) 714-9924.
Classes are held daily, according to the schedule published on the website.
Yoga Elements Studio, 29 Vanissa Building 23rd Floor Soi Chitlom, Bangkok. tel: (02) 655-5671.
Located near the Chit Lom BTS skytrain station, offering classes for beginners and the experienced.
Schedule and prices are listed on the website.