My Thai wife wishes to go there, but i have seen some pictures on the net of the patients and feel it would be very stressful for me to see people suffering in such a way. i also have concerns that is disrespectful to the patients for hoards to tourists to be trampling through the centre interupting their treatments.
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/w ... l&offset=0 eg/ "he abbot plans to build a sports centre (cost: the equivalent of £1.6m) and carve a meditation path through the hill above the temple (£8m)." that is sports centre for 104 million baht and a mediation walk in the hills about the temple for 520 million baht
eg2. The abbot has purchased an expensive soccer ball training device - 5.2 million baht
Yet, I remember reading in the book by the French volunteer that they did not have enough antiboitics.