Monthly Archives: January 2017

Getting Ready for Panyaden’s Sports Day 2017!

Students gearing up for Panyaden's Sports Day 2017 Panyaden International School Sports Day prep

Gearing up for Panyaden’s annual Sports Day this Friday, February 3! Different fun activities, games and races will be on all day, but parents are warmly invited to cheer us on and join in our whole-school events which run from 8.30 am until around 11 am.

Panyaden Career Opportunities

Panyaden International School Chiang Mai Jobs 2017

Panyaden International School Chiang Mai is looking for committed, flexible and resourceful teachers and staff to join our team for the next academic year, starting in August 2017. See our Recruitment page. Email: hr@panyaden.ac.th. Check our website for more information about our school.

Panyaden Welcomes Honoured Guests

Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro and Ven. Ajahn Jiew observe Panyaden International School wise habit session Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro and Ajahn Jiew observe Panyaden Life Skills Class for Year 3 Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro helps Panyaden's Year 3 student during Life Skills class at the school Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro helps Panyaden Year 3 primary student to plant vegetables

Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro and Venerable Ajahn Jiew join the school’s morning assembly and Life Skills class. Venerable Jayasaro observed our skit on the Wise Habit samadhi (being calm and focused) and gave students some advice on how to practise it. He then helped Year 3 student Ethan plant a vegetable and asked the youngster to look after it for him until his next visit!

More photos of the visit are on Panyaden’s blog.

Panyaden’s New Eco-friendly Hall Official Opening

Panyaden's bamboo and earth assembly hall, seen from the school's rice fields

In with the new….. Panyaden’s new assembly hall is officially opened by Venerable Ajahn Jayasaro in a traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony. Designed and built by Chiangmai Life Construction , the magnificent structure is testament to the creativity and inspiration that are possible when art and science combine with natural materials.

Start of traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony for Panyaden's new assembly hall A traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony for Panyaden's new assembly hall Buddhist blessings by Ajahn Jayasaro for Panyaden

 Prayers during the Buddhist blessing ceremony for Panyaden's new hall Panyaden new assembly hall Buddhist blessing ceremony 2017 Arches and curved bamboo roof design, Photo by Panyaden International School

Intricate bamboo roof design, Panyaden International School's new assembly hall. Photo by Panyaden Bamboo poles and intricate roof design, Panyaden International School's new assembly hall View from inside Panyaden International School's new assembly hall

Futuristic look, Panyaden's new hall. Photo and design by Chiangmai Life Construction Panyaden's new assembly hall, reflections in the lake  Top view of Panyaden's new assembly hall. Photo by CLC

More photos here: Panyaden Assembly/Indoor Sports Hall official opening.
See also other photos of the hall construction in Panyaden’s blog image galleries.

Ven. Ajahn Sukhacitto Visits Panyaden

Ajahn Sukhacitto with Panyaden International School teachers

Panyaden International School was honoured to be visited by Venerable Ajahn Sukhacitto yesterday. Ven. Ajahn Sukhacitto visited Year 1 and Year 2 classrooms and offered a guided meditation session to our teachers.

Ven. Ajahn Sukhacitto visits Panyaden International School Venerable Ajahn Sukhacitto speaking to Panyaden International School students Panyaden primary students playing building block games Panyaden International School primary student in classroom

Photos here in Panyaden’s blog image gallery.

Dhamma Talk (English/Thai) at Panyaden International School

Panyaden International School dhamma talk event 20 Jan 2017

In with the new, out with the old

เริ่มต้นสิ่งใหม่…ละทิ้งสิ่งเก่า

You are cordially invited to the above Dhamma Talk (Eng/TH) @ Panyaden International School Assembly Hall, Chiang Mai by Ven. Ajahn Jayasaro. All are welcome!
Date/time: 20 January, 2017, Friday, 4pm – 5.30pm
Reserve a seat/click RSVP on Panyaden’s Dhamma Talk Event page.

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