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
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 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
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
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.