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Visuddhi
Dhamma Visuddhi, Menomonie, Wisconsin, United States
Center Location: Website | Map
** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English

Vipassana, 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, i.e., an Art of Living. The technique is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants learn the basics of the method, and practice sufficiently to experience its beneficial results. There are courses all over the world.
How to Apply to Attend or Serve a Course
  1. Access the application form by clicking Apply for the desired course. Old students will be given the option to serve.
  2. Please carefully read the Introduction to the Technique and Code of Discipline which you will be asked to follow during your course.
  3. Fully and completely fill out all the sections of application form and submit it. An application is required to register for all courses.
  4. Await notification. All correspondence will be through e-mail if you give an e-mail address in your application. Due to the large volume of applications, it may take up to two weeks before receiving notification.
  5. If your application is accepted then we require you to confirm you will be attending in order to secure your place in the course.
Additional information
Address: Minnesota Vipassana Association PO Box 4061 St. Paul, MN 55104 Email: registration@mn.us.dhamma.org
 
Short Courses
1-Day, 2-Day, and 3-Day courses are short courses for old students.
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2014 Short Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply Nov 08 1-Day New Women - Closed Old Women - Open New Men - Closed Old Men - Open Servers - Open Dhamma Visuddhi For old students

This is a 1-day meditation course, open to old students only. Prior completion of one 10-Day course is required. The meditation center is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). A private company runs a shuttle from MSP airport in Bloomington, MN to Menomonie, WI.

 

Apply Dec 05 - Dec 07 2-Day New Women - Closed Old Women - Open New Men - Closed Old Men - Open Servers - Open Dhamma Visuddhi For old students

This is a 2-day meditation course, open to old students only. Prior completion of one 10-Day course is required. The meditation center is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation (shuttle) from MSP airport in Bloomington/Richfield is available.

 

 
Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
All ten day courses begin on the evening of the first day and end on the early morning of the last day.
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2014 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Sep 17 - Sep 28 10-Day Completed Dhamma Visuddhi
SERVERS NEEDED!
This is a 10-day meditation course, open to both new and old students. The course will be held at the meditation center located in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
Apply Oct 07 - Oct 12 Service Period Women - Closed Men - Closed Servers - Open Dhamma Visuddhi For old students

We will be working on a variaty of projects at the center. All skill levels welcome!

Part-time service welcome.

 

 

Apply Oct 15 - Oct 26 10-Day Open Dhamma Visuddhi
Servers are needed!
The meditation center located is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
Apply Nov 19 - Nov 30 10-Day Open Dhamma Visuddhi
The center located in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
Apply December 26, 2014 - January 06, 2015 10-Day Open Dhamma Visuddhi
The meditation center is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
2015 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply Jan 14 - Jan 25 10-Day Open Dhamma Visuddhi
Servers are needed!
The meditation center is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
Apply Feb 11 - Feb 22 10-Day Open Dhamma Visuddhi
The meditation center is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
Apply Mar 11 - Mar 22 10-Day Open Dhamma Visuddhi
 
The meditation center is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
Apply Apr 15 - Apr 26 10-Day Open Dhamma Visuddhi
The meditation center is in Menomonie, WI (about 1 hour from St. Paul, MN). Transportation ( private shuttle company) from MSP airport in Bloomington is available.
 
Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Courses for young people.
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No courses are currently scheduled.
 
 

The online application form encrypts your information before it is sent from your computer to our application server. However, it may not be totally secure even though encryption is used. If you are concerned about the possibility of security risks of your confidential information while it is on the Internet, do not use this form and instead download an application. Print and complete it. Then please send the form to the course organizers. By faxing or posting your application form it may delay the registration process by one to two weeks.


To access the Old Student Regional Site please click http://www.visuddhi.dhamma.org/os. A user name and password will be required to access these pages.

Questions may be addressed to Email: info@visuddhi.dhamma.org

All courses are run solely on a donation basis. All expenses are met by donations from those who, having completed a course and experienced the benefits of Vipassana, wish to give others the same opportunity. Neither the Teacher nor the assistant teachers receive remuneration; they and those who serve the courses volunteer their time. Thus Vipassana is offered free from commercialisation.

Old students are those who have completed a 10-day Vipassana Meditation course with S.N. Goenka or his Assistant Teachers. Old students have the opportunity to provide Dhamma Service at the courses listed.

Bilingual courses are courses which are taught in two languages. All students will hear daily meditation instructions in both languages. The evening discourses will be heard separately.

Meditation courses are held at both center and non-center locations. Meditation centers are dedicated facilities where courses are held regularly throughout the year. Before meditation centers were established in this tradition, all courses were held at temporary sites, such as campgrounds, religious retreat centers, churches and the like. Today, in regions where centers have not yet been established by local students of Vipassana who live in the area, 10 Day meditation courses are held at non-center course sites.


10-day Courses are an introductory course to Vipassana Meditation where the technique is taught step-by-step each day. The courses begin after a 2 - 4 pm registration period and orientation, followed by 10 full days of meditation, and end the morning of the 11th day by 7:30 am.

Service Periods have been set aside to work on a variety of Centre maintenance, construction, household and gardening projects. All Old Students are welcome to participate. The daily program will include three group sittings with morning and afternoon work periods. On selected evenings, there will be tapes played of special discourses and talks that S.N. Goenka has given to Old Students.

Old Student Short Courses (1-3 days) are for any student who has completed the 10-day course with S.N. Goenka and his assistant teachers. All old students are welcome to apply to attend these courses, including those where it has been some time since their last course.

 
 
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