PLACEMENT LOCATION : Colombo/ Galle/ Badulla

ROLE : To Understand the basic Buddhist teachings

ACCOMMODATION : Host family / Student House


START DATES : Flexible except full moon poya days

Many people in the modern world see the value in dedicating time to practicing the teachings of the Buddha while immersed in a traditional monastery environment. Medical Electives Observerhip Sri Lanka provides the opportunity for visitors who are committed to learning and practicing these teachings to stay at a monastery for several days. An overnight visit to monasteries in Sri Lanka will give you a taste of the pure livelihood the Buddha made available to his disciplines. You do not have to be a Buddhist to stay here, but you must be committed to learning and practicing these teachings for the duration of your stay.

4:00-4:20 am Wakeup
4:20-5:25 am Vandana chanting and meditation
5:45 am Chores
6:30 am Offer alms to Sangha
8:00 am Breakfast
9:00-10:00 am Meeting with monk for learning Dhamma
10:00 am Break
11:00 am Offer alms to Sangha
11:30 am Lunch
12:30 pm Walking meditation
1:30-2:30 pm Meeting with monk for meditation instruction
2:30-5:00 pm Private study or meditation
4:30 pm Chores
5:40 pm Evening Vandana chanting and meditation
7:45 pm Private meditation
9:00 pm Meeting with monk to answer any questions
10:00 pm Sleep

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