Necessary items to bring when you take the course.
A limited supply of cushions is available, but please bring your own if possible. A floor mat will be provided for each student. (Students are asked not to use sleeping pillows or blankets in the meditation hall)
Bring enough comfortable, loose-fitting clothing for the length of your stay, as only minimal hand-washing facilities are available.
All students must observe the rules for modest dress as outlined in the Code of Discipline. Shorts, tank tops, transparent, tight or revealing clothing, etc. are not allowed. Tights or leggings should be worn only under a knee-length top or shirt.
November to May: varies from 25º (77º F) to 35º C (95º F), subjected to rainfall and it can be cold at night.
June to October: varies from 15ºC (59º F) to 25º C (77º F) and it can be very cold at night.
Students are asked not to bring any personal food, reading or writing materials, cell phones, tablets or laptops for use during the course. These should be left in your car. If necessary, they can be stored for you until the end of the course