7-Day Retreat at Pai

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Welcome to Pai

We live in a hectic and fast-paced world. We tend to external circumstances daily, but often forget to make time to nurture our “inner world.” In this 7-Day meditation retreat in blissful Pai International Meditation Center, you’ll have an opportunity to cultivate inner peace, develop new habits, and gain deeper insight into yourself. You will be introduced to an ancient 2,500-year-old Buddhist meditation technique called “The Middle Way.” Give yourself this gift to nourish your spirit in a beautiful and serene environment surrounded by nature.

About Pai International Meditation Center

The Pai International Meditation Center is your best minimalist homestay and goes to destination located in the Mae Hong Son Province in northern Thailand, Pai offers an exclusive, unforgettable experience most only dream of. It’s majestic views and natural hot spring surround the premise of healing the backdrop for tranquility and peace.


To foster a clean, pure and organized mind our accommodations are designed with a minimalist approach. However, we have left no stone unturned when it comes to making your stay comfortable and warm. The simplistic environment enhances a tranquil and relaxing experience.

You can also relax and dip into our natural hot spring pool. We have both the hot as well as cool pool.

NOTE: Male and Female live in separate cottages/rooms and the bathrooms is just beside the residential area. The water in the taps is from the natural hot spring.

Healthy Foods

Enjoy fresh and delicious locallyproduced foods. Some of the produces are  organically grown within the premises of the retreat center itself. We offer both vegetarian and non-vegetarian diets. If you have specific dietary requirements specific to certain illness or health conditions, please let us know at least 7 days prior to your arrival. So that, we can make necessary arrangements. During the course of the retreat, we will follow the simple spiritual lifestyle and will not have dinner.

There will be two meals per day. This dietary practice helps meditators get the right amount of energy and compliments the meditation practice.

Program and daily schedule

You will begin your day early at dawn by cleansing the mind and clearing your head with meditation before starting with the daily activities. We believe that to find peace both our mind and body has to be at ease. With this in mind, our program ensures your time is balanced throughout the day. So, you get enough time to stretch your muscles, rest, and meditate too.

The daily activities will include, meditation session, dhamma classes, stretching and exercises along with personal time.

Registration to join the program


  • Registration Fees for The Middle Way 7-Day Retreat at Pai International Meditation Center is 500$ USD.
  • Application and registration fees must be paid at least 7 days before the program begins to confirm the joining of the program.

What include

  • Round-trip pick up from to / from Chiangmai International Airport and Pai
  • Breakfast, lunch, and refreshments
  • Accommodation
  • Course materials

What to Bring

• Personal items, bathing equipment and towels
• Personal medication
• Warm clothing and footwear for cold weather (average low is 15-20C) for the retreat in Pai, North of Thailand around the end of the year but normally the average temperature of Thailand ranges from 18 to 38°C.
• Loose, simple, and comfortable clothing, preferably in white or light colors (Sleeveless shirts, shorts, tights and leggings, see-through, tight-fitting or revealing clothing should not be worn in the retreat center)
• Individual bottle/flask for water
• Flashlight with batteries

What not include

  • Health insurance
  • Flight-ticket
  • Extra food / snacks

What not to Bring

• Alcohol and tobacco
• Pets
• Any valuable personal belonging; jewelry or high-priced decorative items, the responsibility of any loss and damage is one’s own.
• Other portable electronic devices distracting oneself from meditation.

NOTE: The Middle Way Meditation Retreat is run by a non-profit organization that promotes world peace through inner peace. Fees are kept to a minimum, and all the proceeds received will be used to pay for the facilities at the Retreat Center.

If you cancel within one month prior to the start date and commencement of a retreat, you will be eligible for a 75% refund and 50% refund if the cancellation is advised at least one week. Otherwise, no refund will be given. By the way your seat will be eligible up to one year from the application date.

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The Middle Way Meditation Institute or MMI is a global non-profit educational organization that promotes and develops world peace through inner peace. MMI offers inner peace education via several training programs for youth, adults, and organizations, based on the spiritual and scientific confluence. We organize various cultural activities to promote peace and unity among people of different races, nationalities, and religions.