Nowadays, foreign women and Thai women are interested in practicing the Dhamma and seeking a temple where they can stay and practice. However, there are concerns about language (English) and safety.

In Early 2018, both foreign women and Thai women requested a silent retreat at the monastery. Because it is a female monk temple, it safety was not a concern and Ven. Dhammananda speaks fluent English and possesses great knowledge for teaching both concentration and insight meditation.

Songdhammakalyani monastery organizes silent retreats project in order to spread the right knowledge of both concentration and insight meditation to foreign women and Thai women for their benefits. This give women an alternative to access the knowledge of Buddhism, both the theory and practice, in a safe environemt.
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