We have been happy to be able to continue offering courses, although for a smaller number of students than usual. As of Aug 2023, we can safely accommodate approximately 100 students and 20 servers (volunteers) each course. We recognize that many want to sit courses, and we will do our best to help applicants with
Northeast Vipassana Newsletter June 2023 Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin Go to this Sway
In 1924, in the old royal capital of Myanmar, an Indian merchant family celebrated the birth of their son, Satya Narayan Goenka. This year marks the centenary of Goenkaji’s birth, and we look back to his long life to gain a better understanding of the teaching as well as inspiration for practicing and sharing Vipassana
The Northeast Regional Children’s Committee will hold a One-day, Children’s Course for ages 8-12., in New Haven, Connecticut. It will be held on Saturday June 24th from 9am-4:30pm at Harkness Ballroom/Lounge, Yale University, 367 Cedar st, New Haven, CT. Applications for the course are online, with the Registration starting May 15th. https://www.dhamma.org/en-US/schedules/schdhara For more information
Friday, May 5: To honor Buddha Purnima— the full moon day that commemorates the Buddha’s birth, enlightenment and death. 6-7 pm: Virtual Group Sitting 7-8:30 pm: Video presentation of a live panel discussion, held in 2021, in which a group of senior Vipassana Teachers described the early courses with Goenkaji. Saturday, May 6: 9-4 pm:
On 10/15/22, there will be a one-day meditation course for young people ages 8 – 12 years, held at Dhamma Dhara in Shelburne Falls, MA. This course offers an introduction to Anapana meditation, observation of the natural breath to concentrate the mind. The course includes meditation instruction, art, games and storytelling. Further information on children’s
On August 14, 2021, Dhamma Dharā is bringing a one-day Anapana Meditation course for students ages 12 to 17 for the Indian Cultural Center Community at the Wainwright House located in Rye, NY. The one-day program will be run and taught by trained Children’s Course Teachers. There will be several breaks over the course of
From September 15th to September 26th, 2021, the Vipassana Meditation Center Dhamma Dharā will hold our first 10-day Vipassana meditation course specifically for the Black community. The course will be conducted in the same presentation as regular 10-day courses. All students are welcome to apply, but priority will be given to our new and returning
On Sunday Mar 7 at 11:00 am (EST), pariyatti.org will host a 2-hour special event. Dr. Paul Fleischman will read excerpts from his newest book: Vipassana Meditation and the Scientific Worldview. The reading will be followed by a conversation with two Vipassana Teachers, and a Question & Answer session. Please register in advance for this
UPDATE: Due to the situation regarding COVID-19, this course has been cancelled. We are sorry to inform you that the New Haven teen’s course scheduled on April 5th will be canceled due to the current situation regarding COVID-19. We are inspired by your interest in attending the teen’s course in New Haven, and we hope
When: Sunday, August 25th, 9am – 4pm Where: Regency Clubhouse, 119 Regal Blvd, Livingston, NJ. Who: Children ages 8 – 15 Registration: Please register to attend or serve here. About the course: Children and teens ages 8-15 will learn the technique of Anapana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka. Anapana is the observation of the
When: Sunday, August 4th. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Where: The home of old student Sachi Amatya, Acton, MA. Who: Children ages 8 – 12. Registration: Please register to attend or serve here. About the course: This course is open to any child, regardless of prior meditation experience. The children’s course offers young people an
About Children and Teen Courses This course offers Teen’s an introduction to Anapana meditation, which is observation of the natural breath to concentrate the mind. Young people who have started practicing this technique have realized many benefits. Their ability to concentrate is enhanced, their memory gets sharper, their ability to comprehend a subject improves, and
This course offers Teen’s an introduction to Anapana meditation, observation of the natural breath to concentrate the mind. Young people who have started practicing this technique have realized many benefits. Their ability to concentrate is enhanced, their memory gets sharper, their ability to comprehend a subject improves, and they become calmer. In general, they feel
Date: Monday, Columbus Day (October 9th, 2017) Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm We are now accepting students between the ages of 10-17 years old to this course. The course is listed online as a teen course; however, we have opened enrollments to an expanded age range to welcome more students. See the schedule page
In his 5th annual visit to New York City, Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, author, psychiatrist, and Vipassana meditation teacher in the tradition of S.N. Goenka, will be giving two public talks: one at NYU Kimmel Center’s Grand Hall on Saturday, February 18th, and another Monday the 20th at Barnard College’s James Room. Links to register are below.
The Connecticut old student community is pleased to host a public talk by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, MD entitled “Stepping Stones of Meditation: A Path Through a World of Uncertainty”. The talk will be on Monday, Jan 16, 2017, at 3:30pm (Martin Luther King Day). It is free and open to the public. The venue
You are warmly invited to an upcoming special event at Harvard University: A free public talk titled “The Universal Features of All Meditation” – by Dr. Paul R.Fleischman, September 13th, 7 pm. About Dr. Paul R. Fleischman Dr. Fleischman is a Vipassana teacher in the tradition of S.N. Goenka, and the author of several books
You are cordially invited to a free screening of the award winning documentary “Dhamma Brothers” at NYU. Set deep within the Bible Belt of Southern Alabama, the film follows 20 inmates serving out life sentences in Donaldson’s maximum security prison as they undergo one of the the most unusual rehabilitation programs every conducted in the
Please join us for a talk by renowned author, psychiatrist, and Vipassana meditation teacher Dr. Paul R. Fleischman at Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts on December 3, 2015. This event is free and open to the public. Event Registration For more information, see www.dhara.dhamma.org/boston/public_events/public-talks/
The next meditation course for Teens (ages 13-17) will be October 20th, 2013. Applications will be accepted starting August 19th. See the Teen Course page for application forms and more information.
The next meditation course at Dhamma Dharā for Children (ages 8-12) will be October 19th, 2013. Applications will be accepted starting August 19th. See the Children’s course pages for application forms and more information.