Known for the practice of Vipassana meditation, the Vipassana Temple and Park is where you should head to if you want to learn more about vipassana meditation. And because meditation in Laos is more of a cultural practice than a religious one, you’ll also be able to learn more about their culture through the temple.
The Vipassana Temple and Park in Luang Prabang is a temple where monks meditate in the vipassana style. There are two kinds of meditations in Luang Prabang: the samantha and the vipassana. The samantha meditation focuses on the development of equilibrium and of concentration, while the main emphasis in vipassana meditation is on the development of inner contemplation and of intelligent insight. [Read more…]