10-Day Vipassana

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10-Day Vipassana

Vipassana is a way of self-transformation through self-observation. It focuses on the deep interconnection between mind and body, which can be experienced directly by disciplined attention to the physical sensations that form the life of the body, and that continuously interconnect and condition the life of the mind. It is this observation-based, self-exploratory journey to the common root of mind and body that dissolves mental impurity, resulting in a balanced mind full of love and compassion.

The technique is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants follow a prescribed Code of Discipline, learn the basics of the method, and practice sufficiently to experience its beneficial results.

10-day Courses are an introductory course to Vipassana Meditation where the technique is taught step-by-step each day.


Satya Narayan Goenka
Mr. Goenka settled in India and began teaching Vipassana in 1969. In a country still sharply divided by differences of caste and religion, the courses offered by Mr. Goenka soon attracted thousands of people from every part of society. In addition, many people from countries around the world came to join courses in Vipassana meditation. The technique taught by S.N. Goenka goes back two and a half millennia to the Buddha. The Buddha never taught a sectarian religion; he taught Dhamma – the way to liberation – which is universal. In the same tradition, Mr. Goenka's approach is totally non-sectarian. For this reason, his teaching has had a profound appeal to people of all backgrounds, of every religion and no religion, and from every part of the world.

Mr. Goenka was the recipient of many awards and honors in his lifetime, including a prestigious Padma Awards from the President of India in 2012. In the Summer of 2000, Mr. Goenka, the principal teacher of Vipassana Meditation visited the United States and spoke, along with other world spiritual leaders, at the "Millennium World Peace Summit" at the United Nations World Headquarters in New York.


Calendar​
11 - 22 November 2020
12 - 15 November 2020
25 November - 6 December 2020
9 - 20 December 2020
23 December - 3 January 2021
06 - 17 January 2021
20 - 31 January 2021
03 - 14 February 2021
03 - 14 March 2021
17 - 28 March 2021
02 - 13 May 2021
16 - 27 May 2021
30 May - 10 June 2021
16 - 27 June 2021
14 - 25 July 2021
28 July - 08 August 2021
11 - 22 August 2021
25 August - 05 September 2021
08 - 19 September 2021
22 September - 03 October 2021
30 October - 10 November 2021
13 - 24 November 2021
27 November - 08 December 2021
25 December 2021 - 05 January 2022

Date & Timings

9 - 20 December 2020

Location

Maharashtra

Host

Vipassana International Acadamy

Contact

Phone: +91 02553 244076 | Phone: info@giri.dhamma.org

Language

English

Venue

Vipassana International Acadamy - Dhamma Giri, Igatpuri Maharashtra

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