After reading the guideline for joining the retreat and filling in the application form, here you are ready to go. Below are recommendations for packing up:

What To Bring

  • A flashlight with batteries
  • Personal items and towels
  • Personal medication
  • Warm clothing and footwear for cold weather
    (average temperature is 15-20 °C)
  • Loose, polite, comfortable clothing (preferably in white)

To make sure that your valuable time at the meditation village will not be interrupted, we would like to advise that you bring necessary personal items for your individual use.  Trips to the downtown area are not encouraged.  It is also advisable to bring enough clothing as there are no washing machine and dryer—although you can hand-wash your clothes. 

What Not To Bring

  • Illegal drugs
  • Alcoholic drinks and tobacco
  • Candles, incense or lighters
  • Pets
  • Books or magazines that will cause distraction to yourself and others.
  • Computers, radio, music players
  • Jewelry and high-priced decorative items
  • Knives, weapons and other dangerous items