"Do not give way to heedlessness. Do not indulge in sensual pleasures. Only the heedful and meditative attain great happiness."
(Dhammapada 27 - Appamādavagga)
At Most Venerable Phra Prom Mongkol Vi´s (Venerable Phra Ajarn Tong Sirimangalo) suggestion and with his blessings, the Buddhist teaching and the Vipassanā meditation (insight- or mindfulness meditation) shall be taught and promoted in a meditation center in the eastern part of Germany.
The center has been named by Most Venerable Phra Prom Mongkol Vi (Venerable Phra Ajarn Tong Sirimangalo)as
Dhammanikhom describes a community of persons, who come together to live and practice the Dhamma together. It can be translated as a Dhamma community or related to the place as
Dhamma is the Teaching of the Buddha.
Nikhom (= Thai) or Nigama (= Pali) means community, settlement, colony, also meeting place, market or small town. It describes a hamlet which is bigger than a village and
which has a market place or is a market.