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Dhamma Visuddhi

One of more than 160 centers worldwide where the technique of Vipassana meditation is taught and practiced, Dhamma Visuddhi is situated on 15 acres of forested property on the bluffs overlooking the Red Cedar river and the town of Menomonie, Wisconsin. The site is within the city limits, and yet very quiet and secluded. Dhamma Visuddhi, a name that means ‘Purity of Dhamma’, is a little more than one hour east of the Minneapolis/ Saint Paul...

Dhamma Siri – Southwest Vipassana Meditation Centre

Dhamma Sirī, also known as the Southwest Vipassana Meditation Center, means the prosperity of dhamma in Pali. It is one of numerous centers worldwide dedicated to the teaching of Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. Vipassana Meditation Vipassana is an ancient technique of India, as old as 2500 years and it means to see things as they really are. It aims at the total eradication of mental...

Oregon Vipassana Association

The Oregon Vipassana Association organizes courses at rented sites in different locations around Oregon. There are one or two 10-day courses per year as well as short 1 to 3-day refresher courses for “Old Students” (those who have already completed the 10-day course as taught by S.N. Goenka). Courses are also regularly held at the Northwest Vipassana Center in Onalaska, WA located 1.5 hours north of Portland. Vipassana Meditation Vipassana is an...

Montana Vipassana Association

Since the 70’s Montanans have been attending Vipassana courses in India and around the world. The first two 10-day courses in Montana were held in the early 90’s. Group meditations and 1-day courses for old students were occasionally organized to help support people in their practice over the years. S.N. Goenka came to Montana during his 2002 tour of North America, when he gave a public talk at the University of Montana in Missoula...

Michigan Vipassana Centre, USA

In 2002, the first 10-day course in Michigan was organised by a small group of old students from Michigan. They were inspired by the Dr. Bhogilal and Dr. (Mrs.) Kamala Gandhi, who encouraged and supported this endeavor. Before they moved to the United States in February 2002, the Gandhis were responsible for conducting and organizing courses held all over Europe for 20 years. A suitable site was found near Brighton, Michigan where the course was...

Idaho-Utah : Intermountain Vipassana, Lava Hot Springs

A 256 acre property with a house in Lava Hot Springs, Idaho has just been purchased to be used as a Dhamma house and permanent site for courses in the Intermountain region. The Intermountain Vipassana Association, Inc. (IVA) is a new Trust serving the region, which covers Idaho, Northern Utah,and parts of Wyoming, Montana, Nevada and Eastern Oregon. Vipassana Meditation Vipassana is a technique to see things as they really are and is as old as...