30 Oct '15, 7am

Exclusive 'Meditation-on-the-Mekong' Experience at Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Exclusive 'Meditation-on-the-Mekong' Experience at Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao

Belmond La Résidence Phou Vao in Luang Prabang, Laos has launched an exclusive ‘Meditation on the Mekong’ experience, immersing guests in an integral cornerstone of Buddhism during an intimate tour of the country’s spiritual capital. Arranged in partnership with local meditation company Your Mind Retreat, this one-of-a-kind tour takes guests on a cruise along the mighty Mekong River aboard the hotel’s private boat, stopping to meditate in a series of small temples along the way. The intimate experience is the only one of its kind in Laos, bringing Buddhism to life and offering a fresh perspective on temple sightseeing. Guests are accompanied on their spiritual journey by former Buddhist monk Ajanh Souk, who introduces Lao Buddhism and describes a monk’s life and practice; and a certified instructor who leads one 45-minute and one 75-minute seated meditation. The...

Full article: http://www.luxurytravelmagazine.com/news-articles/meditat...

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