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A team of 11 Thai  

Buddhist Monks and Nuns To Visit and Teach in Mid Michigan,


        The public is cordially invited:

 “Spark: Igniting Your Own Self-Wisdom”


Saturday, November 27, 2010



A Dhamma talk by Venerable Mae Toi (Mae Nun), based on the teachings of

     the Venerable Acariya Thoon

Audio Recording of the event:

Spark: Igniting Your Own Self-Wisdom mp3 recording part1

Spark: Igniting Your Own Self-Wisdom mp3 recording part2


DHAMMA TALK: Saturday, November 27, 2010 9:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Vegetarian lunch offering 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Location: Amitabha Village Retreat Center, 14796 Beardslee Rd, Perry MI 48872 (15 min. east from Lansing, 50 min. west from Ann Arbor)


Fee: There is no fee. Free-will donations are welcome.


Click Here for On-line Registration and/or Food Offering Registration (Vegetarian Food only)

The renowned Nun Mae Toi, leader of the traveling nuns, holds the torch of Venerable Acariya Thoon movement,  both in America and Thailand. She established Acariya Thoon’s method of practice in America and pioneered models of dhamma practice that are intuitive and easy to follow.

As the most senior disciple of Acariya Thoon, Mae Toi established the KPY Center in Redwood Valley, CA.  She leads many dhamma retreats there, elsewhere in America, and in Thailand.  Especially in Thailand, Mae Toi is a name widely associated with the haven for changing wrong to right perception. She is admired for her uncanny ability to get to the heart of the matter and help people change their incorrect paradigms. Mae Toi has nurtured many souls back to good health and continues to give to society in need.

Brief Biography

In her life before being a Buddhist nun, Mae Toi led an idyllic  life devoid of suffering as a housewife of a Thai physician.  It was a life with no anguish, torment, or pain.  She earned a masters degree in economics and raised two highly successful children.

Content in all aspects of life, Mae Toi encountered the eminent Buddhist monk Acariya Thoon. He taught her despite her happy life that she was playing with a snake’s tail (great danger) . With her sharp wisdom (panna) she immediately began searching for the snake’s head. As she finally found the truth, she completed her worldly responsibilities and finally ordained as a nun.

For more information call 1-517-292-3110 or email

Other Events by the team: please contact Ratana at or (517) 668-2078


Web links about the Dharma Teachers: 

Luang Por Thoon

Teaching Style



Mae Chee Toi (Mae Nun)              

Mae Chee Pech            



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