"Vipassana is the
highest form of self-psychotherapy, and is not confined to any particular
religion or dogma" says the principal teacher Satya
Vipassana is taught through 10-day
residential courses that are free of any cost. A schedule of courses in India is
provided here with application form and the Code of
Centres (Contact Information)
held in over 60 Vipassana centres and innumerable non-centres around the
world. It is being practiced in over 100 nations all over the
World's largest Vipassana centre serving over
1,200 students a month in 10-day and longer courses for old students.
Based in Dhamma Giri,
Igatpuri, near Mumbai, India, the Vipassana Research Institute publishes literature
& disseminates information related to Vipassana.
Sayagyi U Ba Khin
1999-2000 was the 100th birth centenary year of Sayagyi U Ba Khin,
As the principal
he has been instrumental in the widespread practice of
Vipassana in modern times.
What's new on this site!
Vipassana developments in India and
worldwide. Includes regional updates. Also see Archives
Online edition of monthly newsletter
published by VRI. Includes back issues.
Edition - English
Goenkaji answers a wide spectrum of
questions on Vipassana and other related topics. Includes section for
Vipassana students clarifying points of practice.
The Spread of
How Vipassana has been
spreading to all corners of the world in the last few
The Wheel of
A glimpse of the
Dhamma Centres around the world.
Text of talks
by Goenkaji and participants in seminars exploring role of Vipassana in
society and science.
collection of discourses & articles by Goenkaji.
Pali terms, fonts and meaning of some terms used on this
SiteMap Comprehensive guide to the Vipassana site with map of
contents. Use this page to locate the material of your
Updated list of VRI publications in
English and Pali. Includes ordering info
Papers Studies on the effects of Vipassana
Vipassana Pagoda : A 325-feet
monument to Vipassana being built in Gorai Island, Mumbai. Includes
Dhamma Hall for 10,000 meditators.
Tapovana : Exclusive long course center. The
construction on Tapovana has started.
U Ba Khin
Village: Upcoming residential facility for