The Forest Hermitage (วัดป่าสันติธรรม) is a branch of Wat Nong Pah Pong (วัดหนองป่าพง), the late Luang Por Chah’s principal monastery in N. E. Thailand. Set in the Heart of England it is a small, peaceful Buddhist hermitage after the tradition of the forest monasteries and hermitages of North East Thailand and comprises Santidhamma, the original property where the monks live and where occasional events open to the public are held, and Bhavanadhamma, which is for nuns, female devotees and guests. The Buddha-Dhamma Fellowship and the Forest Hermitage Trust are responsible for both. The community is led by Ven. Chao Khun Bhavanaviteht (Luang Por Khemadhammo) OBE, whose blog, News & Musings, can be found here.
Sadly, The Forest Hermitage is CLOSED to visitors for the time being.
It is still possible to simply drop off food and offerings, for which we will be very grateful, at the temple or at BhavanaDhamma nearby.
Please follow the Government’s advice. Stay at home and stay safe.
We are extremely grateful for your understanding and for your continuing support in this difficult time.
Meditation evenings on Zoom.
Luang Por Khemadhammo is leading meditation with a short teaching on
Mondays and Fridays at 7pm. https://bit.ly/3l0NwFT or
Meeting ID: 928 2943 2020. Passcode: 909442
Opportunities exist to live in and train with us at The Forest Hermitage.
Email us at the address below if you’re interested.
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