Grand Master Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Buddhai Sawan Sword Fighting Institute and Dr. Anthony B. James

Grand Master, Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Buddhai Sawan Sword Fighting Institute

Grand Master Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Buddhai Sawan Kabri Kabrong Sword Fighting Institute and Dr. Anthony B. James

Wai Khruu and Respect to our Grandmaster of Buddhai Sawan Tradition

History of Buddhai Sawan Tradition in America

In 1986 Dr. Anthony B. James received the prestigious “Aachan Khruu” Award, Blessing and Certification from the Grand Master of the Buddhai Sawan Sword Fighting Institute of Kabri Kabrong. Thai Traditional “Krabi Kabrong” , Nongkam, Thailand. Kabri-Kabrong is the Traditional Martial Art system of Thailand and one of the great martial arts traditions of the world.

In addition to the Buddhai Sawan Kabri Kabrong Sword Fighting and Muay Boran systems (Fan Dap & Lerd Rit), Grand Master, Phaa Khruu Samaii introduced Dr. James to the spiritual, meditative (Vipassana) and Traditional Thai Ayurveda and Nuad Phaen Boran Thai adjunct to the Buddhai Sawan fighting tradition.

It was Phaa Khruu Samaii who personally introduced Dr. James to Phaa Khruu Uppakort of Ayurved Vidyalai and Aachan Moh Boonsorn Kitnyam of the Traditional College of Medicine. Buddhai Sawan Teachers, Masters and Grand masters have always practiced traditional medicine to address the many injuries that typical occur during the intensive training. The traditional medicine practices of the Buddhai Sawan tradition are based on the Ayurveda of Thailand (See History of Ayurveda of Thailand), (Thai Traditional Medicine and Thai Traditional Physical Therapy).

Buddhai Sawan Institute Official Logo

Dr. James lived at the school and trained as a traditional Apprentice at Buddhai Sawan under 36th generation Grand Master, Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn.

Dr. Anthony B. James, Khruu Buddhai Sawan Institute 1984Buddhai Sawan Khruu ANthony B. James demonstrates the block and cut technique.

Anthony James receives teacher/ Khruu documents from Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn. Buddhai Sawan. Dr. J is the second “Non-thai” to ever receive Buddhai Sawan teaching credentials. 1986

 

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Buddhai Sawan Teacher (Khruu) Certification issued to Dr. Anthony B. James April 1984 by Phaa Khruu Samaii Mesamarn, Nogkam, Thailand

Phaa Khruu Samaii Bless the Students in the Annual Buddhai Sawan Masters Blessing ceremony

Dr. James is also recognized as a Gold Sash Aachan and Khruu of Buddhai Sawan Lineage of Krabi Kabrong in the US.

USMTA Weapons of Thailand Kabri Kabrong Verification of Grades

USMTA Recognitions for Buddhai Sawan Aachans

 

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2019 April Sacred Sites and Healing Arts Thailand Tour

NAIC 2019 April Sacred Sites and Healing Arts Thailand Tour

SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Students Share Songkran Festival In Thailand

April Thailand, NAIC Sacred Sites and Healing Arts, The White Temple

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April 2019, a small group of SomaVeda® Thai Yoga students travel to Thailand with Aachan, Professor Dr. Anthony B. James for 19 days of travel and training in Traditional Thai Medicine specialties such as Nuad Boran, Jap Sen Nuad, “Tok Sen“, Reussi Dottan– Thai Reishi Yoga, SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Theory and Philosophy and Traditional Thai Reflexology. Students traveled from North as Laos and Burma, to Chiangrai, Chiangmai, Phitsanolk, Sukhotai, Sri Satchanali, Ayudthaya, Thonburi & Bangkok.

Dr. Anthony B. James, Lanna School of Thai Traditional Medicine

This program was so special with “Tok Sen” and “Reussi Dottan” (Thai Reishi Yoga) training at the Lanna School of Traditional Thai Medicine and The SriPai Foundation!

The Native American Indigenous Church (NAIC) participates in and offers NAIC Member students, practitioners and Teachers to learn indigenous traditional medicine and Thai Ayurveda in traditional settings with traditional elders and teachers in Thailand.

The Thailand externship training qualifies for NCBTMB CE Hours and credits towards more advanced SomaVeda® programs at the Thai Yoga Center in Brooksville, FL. For More information visit www.ThaiYogaCenter.Com and or www.ThailandStudyTours.Com

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Learn Thai Yoga Ayurveda Yoga Therapy Thailand December 2018

December 15th. 2018 to January 2nd. 2019

Learn Thai Yoga Ayurveda- Yoga Therapy in Thailand December 2018: Sacred Sites and Healing Arts Thailand Training and eco-cultural tour. A 19 day journey to amazing Thailand to experience Ayurveda and Thai Yoga Therapy and the origins of the SomaVeda® Thai Yoga Therapeutic Day Program™. We will travel to various beautiful locations significant to the practices of the indigenous Thai healing arts and Traditional Medicine. Thailand culture, traditional medicine, people, food and scenic land will warmly greet you. Join Dr. Anthony B. James, Aachan and Professor of Indigenous Medicine for this 35th. Annual winter externship training and tour of Thailand.

Includes all Hotels (2/3 Star), Ground/ Transportation, Guides, Course work and personal guidance and teaching with Dr. James and our Thai Staff. This is no ordinary “tourist” trip!

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After leading groups in Thailand for over 35 years we know how to dig deep in the traditions and culture to give our small group the most personal and memorable experience. Practitioners, bring genuine authenticity to your existing Thai based practice. SomaVeda® and Thai Yoga teachers absolutely must go at least once! Don’t wing it… go with those who are already connected to the genuine traditions.

Expect to be deeply engaged with local and professional Thai Teachers, experts in the indigenous traditional natural medicine of Thailand. Trip will provide graduates with 100hr Completion Certificate. NCBTMB Category A Approved.

Cost: $1,995.00 (Not including airfare to start city of Chiangmai)

Only $500.00 secures your spot!

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April Thailand Sacred Sites Healing Arts Program

April Thailand Sacred Sites Healing Arts Program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April Thailand Sacred Sites Healing Arts Program!

Special Program! Visit Exotic THAILAND April 2018!

What is Thai Yoga

April 10th. to April 28th. 2018

This is 19 day excursion. (Receive NAIC/ SomaVeda®, NCBTMB and recognized CE hours and hands on training in Classical Indigenous Thai Yoga, Thai Massage Certificate in one inclusive training!).

Included for your experience amazing temples, instruction from awesome teachers and Masters, street fairs and markets, food like you’ve never had, Buddhist monks & nuns, music and night life after class. Tours in the beautiful Thai upcountry, hill tribe people and classical dancing, road trips across country, Golden Triangle, Chiangrai, Bangkok and Thai city life, River boats and the Summer palace, the famous Bangkok shrines and temples with a side trip to the largest outdoor market in Thailand- Chatuchak, Koh Samuii Island paradise and the quaint town of Lamaii, Yoga, meditation, energy healing, classes and fun with like minded souls.

 

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Video’s from past trips!

This is our 38th. annual Thailand excursion. We know how to get around and get the most for your investment. Our experienced guides and facilitators are simply the best available and our dedication is proven over time. Let us show you the hidden, the amazing, the unseen the miraculous, the special, the sacred and the fun of traveling and training in Thailand this next April 2018!

NAICS Inc., Aachan and Diplomat, Aachan, Professor Dr. Anthony B. James, DNM(P), ND, MD(AM), DPHC(h.c.), Ph.D., RAAC, SMOKH and our local Thai providers and Master teachers provide Indigenous Traditional Thai Art & Religious Therapeutics Practicum In Thailand, April 2018. This program will provide you with over two weeks (19 days including travel days) in Thailand. You’ll get the exciting opportunity to visit Bangkok, Chiang Mai, Pang Lang, Chiang Rai, Mae Sai and Koh Samuii Island, Thailand areas.

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As usual, we will be basing our program on a Cultural Immersion / Eco-Tour type of approach. We spend a significant portion of our program time working with indigenous teachers and professional Thai staff (UTTS Ministry Authorized), in actually experiencing and learning traditional Thai Yoga and Ayurveda healing arts and culture. This year we are focusing on Indigenous Thai Traditional Medicine (TTM) and Herbology.

We have the experience and commitment to having your experience in the kingdom of Thailand to be the very best.

This amazing program, NON- AIR, is available for $1,995.00!

Reserve Today with as low as a $500.00 Deposit!

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Photos from Thailand

Photos from thailand

Photos From Thailand!

 

 

 

It is a wonderful thing to add the dimension of authenticity to your Indigenous, Traditional Thai Yoga Ayurveda practice by spending time in Thailand. We offer several opportunities a year for SomaVeda® Indigenous Thai Yoga students, Certified Practitioners and Teachers to travel and train directly with Aachan, Anthony B. James in Thailand. For information on training in Thailand: Click Here!

 

 

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