one of the many
centres around the world
dedicated to the
practice of Vipassana
meditation as taught by
Shri S. N. Goenka.
It is situated in Telhara,
Vidharbha Maharastra in the western part of India.
meditation courses are held here throughout the year.
which means to see things
as they really are, is one of India's most ancient techniques of
meditation. It was taught in India more than 2500 years ago as a
universal remedy for universal ills, an Art
Vipassana is the process of self-purification by self-observation. One
begins to concentrate the mind by observing the natural breath . Then,
with a sharpened awareness, one proceeds to observe the changing nature
of body and mind and experiences the universal truths of impermanence,
suffering and egolessness. This truth-realization by direct experience
results in mental purification.
The technique is a universal remedy for universal problems and has
nothing to do with any organized religion or sectarianism. It can be
freely practiced by anyone without conflict due to race, community or
religion, and will prove equally beneficial to one and all.
those who are not familiar with
Vipassana Meditation we recommend visiting the International
Vipassana Website for an
meditation is taught during
ten-day residential courses. This period has been found to be
minimum necessary for new students to understand the technique and its
benefits through their own experience. To apply for a course please
read the Code of Discipline
and then find a convenient date
in the Course Schedule,
and submit an
online application form by clicking on the date.
learn Vipassana meditation one needs
to develop one's own experience during a residential ten day course.
Courses are held throughout the year at Dhamma Anakula.
To understand the prerequisites for course attendance and to apply for
a course at Dhamma Anakula
please consult the Course
According to the tradition of pure Vipassana, courses are run solely on
a donation basis. Donations are accepted only from those who have
completed at least one ten-day course with S.N.
Goenka or one of his assistant
teachers. Someone taking the course
for the first time may give a donation on the last day of the course or
any time thenafter.
at Telhara Village a taluka place,district - Akola
City,Maharashtra,India. It is approximately 55. Kms. away from Akola
city, 300 Kms. away Nagpur city. For more information on Dhamma Anakula
please visit The