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Retreat- & Meditationszentren in Malaysia

Retreat & Meditation Centers in Malaysia

:: Buddhist Hermitage Lunas

Lot 297, Kampung Seberang Sungai
09600 Lunas, Kedah Darulaman, Malaysia.

Tel/Fax: (604) 4844027


Resident Sangha: Venerable Suvanno, a Malaysian English speaking monk and founder of the Hermitage. The resident nun is Sister Dhammadina, a Malaysian fluent in English and Mandarin.

This is an affiliated Mahasi Sayadaw meditation retreat centre for those wishing to do intensive practice only. Facilities are excellent for retreatants - both male and female and ordained Sangha. The retreat centre is located in a quiet rural area about an hours drive east of Penang, close to the town of Lunas.

:: Buddhist Wisdom Centre

No 36 Jalan SS22/27
Damansara Jaya

Spiritual Advisor: Ven. Sujiva Liew

Meditation Sessions:
o Saturday and Sunday from 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm - individual practice.
Guides are usually available for basic instructions.


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:: Bukit Kecil Meditation Centre

Kampung Pasir Senor
18400 Temangan

Teacher: Rev. Javana Panno

A Theravadin Buddhist Temple

Contact: Lai Yeong Choong

:: Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre

355 Jalan Mesjid Negeri
11600, Malaysia.

Tel: (604) 2822534
Mobile: 016-4110072


Meditation System: Vipassana (Insight) in the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition.

The Malaysian Buddhist Meditation Centre (MBMC), is open throughout the whole year. Intensive retreats as well as part time meditation classes are held throughout out the year.
Facilities: This centre caters for visiting foreign meditators in Penang and the facilities are of a very high standard. There is a good English Buddhist library at the centre as well which includes a number of titles on Buddhist practice.

Contact: Mr. Tan Ah Huat (Hon. Secretary)

:: Meh Liew Buddhist Temple

29 Kampong Siam
off Jalan Pahang
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

The temple offers meditation classes during weekends
Contact: Mr. Maurice A. de Alwis

:: Santisukharama Meditation Centre

Santisukharama c/o Kota Tinggi Buddhist Society,
6, Jalan Delima 2
Taman Kota Jaya
81900 Kota Tinggi Johor

Tel. / Fax: (607) 8831803


Anreise / How to get there

Refer to detail direction guide on our website.



Schwerpunkt / Main Focus

Satipatthana Vipassana Meditation

Meditationstechnik / Meditation Method

Vipassana meditation according to the system taught by the late Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma.

Hinweise / Further Informations

Santisukharama is a Vipassana (Insight) meditation centre founded by Ven. Sujiva in 1982. It was officially declared open in 1984 by Ven. Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa, the then head of the Mahasi Meditation Center in Rangoon, Burma. The centre is open all year through and provides facilities for Vipassana yogis who wish to undergo a period of intensive meditation retreat. The method of meditation taught here is Vipassana meditation which is in line with the method taught by the late Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma. This is a method that is based on the scriptural texts handed down among the Elders of the Theravada tradition. For more information refer to our website

:: Taiping Insight Meditation Society

96 Lorong 4
Taman Bersatu
Kampong Boyan
34000 Taiping

Tel: (605) 8052977
Spiritual Advisor: Ven. Sujiva Liew

Contacts Mr Goh Keat Soon: (605) 8075595 (home) 016 2740567 (hp)
Ms Lim Lay Hoon: (605) 8066842


Satipatthana Vipassana meditation every Saturday night at 8.00 pm
Pali Chanting every Friday night at 8.30 pm
8 Precepts cum meditation on second Sunday of every month

Dhamma Talks by visiting/invited monks and lay speakers from time to time.
Short intensive vipassana meditation retreats in the Mahasi Sayadaw tradition from time to time. Occasional weekend Dhamma camps for children and teenagers.

:: Tian Rien Lodge

504,Block E9 Section 2 Wangsa Maju
53300 Kuala Lumpur

Tel: (603) 4127973

Contact: Rev.Bhikkhu DhammasatI Shih Yin How (Chinese and English Speaking Monk).

Meditation System: Vipassana (Insight) in the Ven.Ledi Sayadaw, Saya Thetgyi,Ven.Webu Sayadaw, Sayagyi U Ba Khin, S.N.Goenka tradition.