What is Dhamma Giri?

Dhamma Giri, meaning ‘Hill of Dhamma’, is one of the world’s largest meditation centres and the main centre of a rapidly growing global Vipassana organization. It is dedicated to the teaching of Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin.

How many Vipassana Centres are there in the world?

160 centers
There are over 160 centers across the world like Dhamma Dharā, which all offer courses in Vipassana Meditation, as taught by S.N. Goenka and his assistant teachers in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin.

Can we do Vipassana at home?

Vipassana at Home is an online meditation course for people who want to explore meditation in their everyday life. The course introduces participants to the Vipassana meditation technique over the course of 10 days. Participants will meditate every morning and evening using 1-hour pre-recorded guided meditations.

Can we visit Vipassana in Igatpuri?

You can do Vipassana here . Its quite near to Camel Valley and Bhavali Dam. If you’re visiting this place do visit Bhavali Dam.

What is STP course in Vipassana?

In the discourses, Goenka-ji goes over the Satipatthana Sutta which is a key teaching that the Budhha gave on meditation and Vipassana. It is an eight-day course but otherwise the course has the same exact schedule as a ten-day course.

Is Vipassana a Hindu?

Even though vipassana developed from a Buddhist tradition and yoga has roots in Hinduism, they both arose out of the same spiritual culture of ancient India and share a common goal: freedom from suffering.

Who should not do vipassana?

Obviously, someone who is physically too weak to follow the schedule will not be able to benefit from a course. Even those suffering from any psychiatric problems, or those going through emotional upheavals, should not attend the course. Does one have to be a Buddhist to practise Vipassana?

Can I do vipassana lying down?

When you practice Vipassana the entire day, you also should practice lying down meditation along with sitting, walking, and standing exercises. You should practice the sitting and walking meditations between 30-60 minutes in duration while standing and lying down meditations are to be done in 5-15 minutes.

Did the Buddha teach Vipassana?

In the Pāli canon, the Buddha never mentions independent samatha and vipassana meditation practices; instead, samatha and vipassana are two “qualities of mind” to be developed through meditation.