How Do I Get A Lao Visa?

This is a guest post written by Greg Wright of New Zealand and has lived in Luang Prabang, Laos for around 5 years now. A Kiwi who has gone from a small town in New Zealand, to a casino on Australia's Gold Coast, to teaching Buddhist monks in Laos with...

How To Start Meditating from a real Novice Monk

In this post, I am going talk about the way to meditate properly the Buddhist way (Therevada). This is taken directly from a novice monk that I taught called Novice Jasmine (not his real name but one he prefers to use?), from his website : http://www.novicelarsaiyageth.jimdo.com/. The original is there to be seen as...

Infographic

Hey everybody, I apologize for the late posting of articles and what not but you can be assured that I have not forgotten! I am actually working on an inforgrapghic about Laos and will post as soon as I can. I am having some issues with actaully putting it on...

Benefits of Meditation Infographic

  Share this Image On Your Site </p> <p><strong>Please include attribution to https://www.tansamai.com/ with this graphic.</strong></p> <p><a href='https://www.tansamai.com/meditation-infographic/'><img src='https://www.tansamai.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Meditation-inforaphic.jpg' alt='Tansamai Benefits of Meditation Infographic' width='540px' border='0' /></a></p> <p> So this is my first attempt at a (very basic) meditation infographic, so please be kind. If you want to be mean...

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly

OK, so I am starting this new category off with one that has been doing the rounds on the internet for some time now. However I like it and this is my blog so there :P This particular quote seems to have its origins from a centuries old Taoist philosopher named Chuang Tzu,...

Quick Quotes

[dropcap]I[/dropcap]n Quick Quotes, I will briefly analyse certain quotes that I think are noteworthy. Many times we often see quotes on social media or the web, without really knowing what they mean right down at the core. This is fine if you just want a little lift in the day, but sometimes we...

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