Frequently Asked Questions
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What is Wesak?
Wesak is a unique and powerful spiritual event that only occurs once a year. This is regarded as the most powerful Full Moon of the year, and it shouldn’t be missed.
As we get immersed in that downpour of Divine Energy, it is a time of great opportunity for us to do Purification, be of Service and experience greater Spiritual Development that not only helps us, but also the greater global community.
How to prepare for Wesak?
Regular meditations, inner reflection & firm resolution
Salt baths starting 7 days prior to the event
Where will the Wesak Middle East event take place?
Reef Resort Bahrain is located at Reef Island, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
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I need to apply for a Visa, how can I do so?
If you are a passport holder of country that needs to have visa to enter Bahrain, please make sure to apply prior to the event.
For more information, please visit eVisa Bahrain website https://www.evisabahrain.com/
How to register?
Registration can be done by clicking on the “Register Now” button in the home page.
I would like to join the Wesak Middle East 2019, however I have not yet attended the Arhatic Yoga Preparatory level. Can I submit the certifcate once I have completed the course?
Yes, you may submit your application and send us a copy of your certificate once you have completed the Arhatic Yoga Preparatory level before the 30th of April 2019.
What are the payment options?
Reef Resort Hotel will be handling the event’s payment collection.
Payment Options- Bank Transfer or Credit Card Payment through phone (Hotel Reservation desk will be contacting applicants to process the payments).
What is my seat number?
The seats will be allotted on a first-book-first-serve basis.
What kind of meals will be available during the event period?
All meals at the resort will be vegetarian. The event will be hosting “Iftar & Suhoor” or “Breakfast & Lunch” meals according to your meal preference on the 17th & 18th of May.
Are there any facilities for Ramadan?
Yes, prayer breaks will be scheduled and there will be allocated areas for prayer. Iftar & Suhoor will be served inclusive of the program package.
Will there be Arabic translation?
Yes, Arabic translation will be available during the entire event period.
What is the dress code for the event?
Recommended dress code will be light coloured cotton clothing preferably white.
For the Wesak Meditation white clothing is recommended. During water purification, please wear appropriate swimwear (Ramadan).
Will there be Airport transfer available?
Reef Resort Bahrain will be taking care of Airport transfer at an additional fee, please contact them for more information.
What to bring?
Arhatic Shawl, Arhatic Mat, Swimwear (For the Purification by Water), Jacket or Sweater (Event hall will be air conditioned at a fixed temperature), Items to be blessed.
Will there be special rates for additional stay?
Yes, the Resort will be offering special rates for 2 days prior and after the event.
For Sharing Accommodation: 45 Bahraini Dinars
For Single Accommodation: 80 Bahraini Dinars
Rates will apply on the 15th, 16th, 19th & 20th of May
Is there a child care facility at the Resort?
Yes, a child care facility is available on site with child entertainment.