Category - Vipassana Center

Dhamma Vipassana Center

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...

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...

Hawaii Vipassana

Hawaii Vipassana is a group of people who offer meditation courses at a non-center site and old student group sits that are dedicated to the teaching of Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. The Technique 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 impurities, resulting into the highest...

Rocky Mountain Vipassana Association: Elbert, Colorado

Vipassana was introduced to Colorado in 1982 by the students of S.N Goenka. The first course was held at a retreat center in Cedaredge, Colorado. The Cedaredge courses continued every summer for many years. At present, courses are conducted at a retreat center in Elbert, Colorado, about 90 minutes south-east of Denver. From the time of the initial course up until now, the development of the practice of Vipassana has grown greatly in the Rocky...

Dhamma Dhara : Massachusetts

One of India’s oldest meditation technique is Vipassana. Gautam Buddha rediscovered this long lost technique 2500 years ago. It purely means to see things they really are. It is the process of self- purification by self-observation. One begins by observing the natural breath to concentrate the mind. With a sharpened awareness one proceeds to observe the changing nature of body and mind and experiences the universal truths of impermanence...

Dhamma Pakasa: Illinois, Pecatonica

Vipassana is an ancient Indian technique to see what things really are. More than 2500 years ago it was taught as a universal remedy for universal illness. The technique is taught during a ten day residential course where in students learn the basics of the method and practice sufficiently to experience beneficial results. The course are free of cost and are run on donation basis. Even the donation is accepted after completing the 10 day course...

Dhamma Patapa : Southeast Vipassana Centre

Vipassana is a 2500 year old Indian technique of meditation to see things as they really are. It is taught as a Universal remedy for Universal illness in the form of Art of Living. The techniques is aimed to eradicate mental impurities and results in greatest happiness of full liberation. Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation. Its focus is to deepen the connection between mind and body. This can be experienced...

Dhamma Delaware : Claymont, Delaware, United States

Vipassana has been handed down, to the present day, by an unbroken chain of teachers since the time of Buddha. Mr. S.N. Goenka, an indian by descent was born and raised in Burma (Myanmar). Living there he had the good fortune to learn Vipassana from his teacher, Sayagyi U Ba Khin who was at the time a high Government official. After receiving training from his teacher for fourteen years, Mr. Goenka settled in India and began teaching Vipassana...

California, Occidental – Northern California Vipassana Center

Vipassana is an age old method to get an insight of the true reality. It uses the combination of mindfulness of breathing and the contemplation of impermanence to gain the insight. Observation of breath gradually leads to awareness of perpetual changes involved in breathing and the arising and passing away of mindfulness. About the Course The course is held once in a year during holidays which makes it easier to attend. The course has the same...

Dhamma Mahavana : North Fork, California Vipassana Center

Vipassana is a 2500 year old Indian technique of meditation to see things as they really are. It is taught as a Universal remedy for Universal illness in the form of Art of Living. The techniques is aimed to eradicate mental impurities and results in greatest happiness of full liberation. Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation. Its focus is to deepen the connection between mind and body. This can be experienced...

Dhamma Punna : Pune Vipassana Meditation Centre

Dhamma Punna, meaning the Land to Accrue Merits, was established in the year 2000. The Pune Vipassana Meditation Centre spreads over 3 acres of land and can accommodate 50 males and 40 females students. Every month there is 10 day course, 3 day course, 1 day course for old students. Vipassana meditation technique is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants learn the basics of the method, and practice sufficiently to...

England Vipassana Center : Dhamma Dipa

Developed on 22-acre property set in rolling farmland between Hereford and Ross-on-Wye. England Vipassana center was opened in 1991, since then over 10,000 people from all walks of life have taken Vipassana retreats here. Dhamma Dipa is a peaceful location, perfectly suited for intensive and serious meditation. The center can accommodate about 130 students and courses are held throughout the year. Dhamma Dipa is owned and managed by Vipassana...

Dhamma Dvara : Germany Vipassana Center

Dhamma Dvara Vipassana centre is situated on a hilltop in the Saxonian city of Triebel, close to the northern Bavarian city of Hof and the Saxonian city of Plauen, 500 m above sea level, one can look out over the forests and meadows of the landscape called "Vogtland“. The peaceful location is ideally suited for serious meditation.

Myanmar Vipassana Center : Dhamma Joti

Dhamma Joti meaning (Light of Dhamma) is developed on a 12 acres of land with beautiful pond around it, started in October 1993, This Vipassana Center's main Dhamma Meditation Hall can accommodate 200 students. Dhamma Joti has 19 double rooms with attached bath for males and 20 single, 10 double rooms with attached bath for females.

Dhamma Kunja : The Northwest Vipassana Center – Washington

The Northwest Vipassana Meditation Center - Dhamma Kuñja meaninig Grove of Dhamma, is situated on 50 acres in rural western Washington, conveniently located approximately two hours drive from both Seattle, WA and Portland, OR. Northwest Vipassana Meditation Center, is One of the several international centers where the technique of Vipassana meditation is taught and practiced, in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin and as taught by S.N. Goenka.