IDOP Program Trailer 2020

With the hectic and chaotic pace of the world, many men from around the world are seeking an alternative path. A path that leads to peace, mindfulness, and liberation. This ancient path provides the opportunity to learn how to see oneself, one’s situation, an event, and the world as it really is. This path is monkhood. Monkhood in Theravada Buddhist tradition in Thailand to be exact. Hidden in Thailand is a program called IDOP, short for International Dhammadayadas Ordination Program. This program gives foreigners an opportunity to ordain twice every year. The program caters to those speaking English and Chinese. The next ordination for English speaking participants is in March and July. The program for Chinese speaking participants will be in July. Keep in mind that this is a short term, temporary ordination program to give people an opportunity to have an authentic experience to live and practice as a Buddhist monk in a monastery. Staying longer than the completion of the program is an option, please inquire for more information.