Wat Ram Poeng offers a 10 – 26 days Basic course in Vipassana (Insight) Meditation
The Opening Ceremony
The following is translation of the Opening Ceremony. The Teacher or Assistant will speak the Pali words
one by one,and you will repeat them in turn.
It would be helpful to read through the translation before the ceremony.
1.Homage to the Triple Gem
2.Requesting the Three Refuges and the Eight Precepts
3.Going to the Three Refuges
4.Undertaking the Eight Precepts
5.Requesting the Kammatthana (Maditation Practice)
6.Asking for Forgiveness (Khamapana – kammam)