Buddhist Meditation Course A 4-day , 3-night meditation course, starting from Wednesday evening through to Sunday late afternoon, is opened to the public, who are required to take the Eight Precepts. They are also required to cease using mobile phones and abstain from talking. Each course is conducted by a respected teacher either from a branch temple of Wat Nong Pa Pong ( Luang Po Cha ) or other reputable temples. Participants can stay over night at the Foundation. Prior reservations needed.