Reviewed by senior Western monastics within of the Forest Tradition, this course represents a thorough introduction to basic Theravada Buddhist Dhamma concepts. Following the sequential, Pali vocabulary-based model featured in the Thai Nak Tham examinations, this course provides traditional, pragmatic exegesis from a wide variety of monastic teachers – historical and modern, Eastern and Western. The student who finishes this three-month course will have a strong foundation in the fundamentals of Theravada Buddhist doctrine and practice.