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Vipassana Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Phnum Pénh, Cambodia
Non-Centre Location: Website | Map
** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English / Khmer

Vipassana Cambodia, legally named as Vipassana Organization of Cambodia (VOC) is a legal NGO registered with Ministry of Interior of Cambodian Government, No. 4612 ប្រ.ក on 03 June 2016. Vipassana Organization of Cambodia is handling all legal issue as well as administrative tasks for Vipassana Centers as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin in Cambodia. The head office is located in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, and inside the office there is a Meditation Hall (non-center) that offers 1-day courses every month and 2-hour group sittings every Sunday. Its Meditation Hall can comfortably accommodate 50 male and female students.

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

Vipassana Organization of Cambodia (V.O.C)
Phnom Penh Office: No. 70, Street 13, Borey Piphop Thmey Chamkardaung, Sangkat Dangkor, Khan Dangkor, Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
Contact Number: +855 92 803 406
Email: [email protected]
http://www.kh.dhamma.org

A student may apply to only one course at a time in Cambodia regardless of the center location or waiting list status.

Phnom Penh Dhamma Latthika Dhamma Kamboja Teenagers' and children's course
 
Short Courses
1-Day, 2-Day, and 3-Day courses are short courses for old students.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2018 Short Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply* 28 Oct 1-Day Open Phnom Penh For old students
25 Nov 1-Day Applications accepted starting 29 Oct Phnom Penh For old students
16 Dec 1-Day Applications accepted starting 26 Nov Phnom Penh For old students
2019 Short Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
03 Apr - 07 Apr 3-Day Applications accepted starting 03 Jan Battambang For old students
31 Jul - 04 Aug 3-Day Applications accepted starting 02 May Battambang For old students
04 Sep - 08 Sep 3-Day Applications accepted starting 04 Jun Kampong Cham For old students
 
Courses at centers/non-centers in Cambodia
Courses and Activities conducted at other locations.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2018 Dhamma Kamboja Courses    Website | Map
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply 01 Nov - 10 Nov Satipatthana Sutta New Women - Closed Old Women - Open New Men - Closed Old Men - Wait List Servers - Open Kampong Cham For old students
11 Nov Children Open Kampong Cham Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years
Apply 27 Nov - 08 Dec 10-Day Women - Long Wait List Men - Long Wait List Servers - Open Kampong Cham
09 Dec Children CANCELLED Kampong Cham
Apply 10 Dec Annual Meeting Open Kampong Cham
2019 Dhamma Kamboja Courses    Website | Map
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
30 Jan - 10 Feb 10-Day Applications accepted starting 30 Oct Kampong Cham
13 Feb - 24 Feb 10-Day Applications accepted starting 13 Nov Kampong Cham
07 Mar - 18 Mar 10-Day Applications accepted starting 07 Dec Kampong Cham
20 Mar - 31 Mar 10-Day Applications accepted starting 20 Dec Kampong Cham
01 Apr - 12 Apr Work Period Applications accepted starting 01 Jan Kampong Cham For old students
23 Apr - 04 May 10-Day Applications accepted starting 23 Jan Kampong Cham
05 May Children Applications accepted starting 05 Feb Kampong Cham Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years
15 May - 26 May 10-Day Applications accepted starting 15 Feb Kampong Cham
29 May - 09 Jun 10-Day Applications accepted starting 01 Mar Kampong Cham
12 Jun - 23 Jun 10-Day Applications accepted starting 12 Mar Kampong Cham
03 Jul - 14 Jul 10-Day Applications accepted starting 03 Apr Kampong Cham
17 Jul - 28 Jul 10-Day Applications accepted starting 17 Apr Kampong Cham
07 Aug - 18 Aug 10-Day Applications accepted starting 07 May Kampong Cham
21 Aug - 01 Sep 10-Day Applications accepted starting 21 May Kampong Cham
04 Sep - 08 Sep 3-Day Applications accepted starting 04 Jun Kampong Cham For old students
11 Sep - 22 Sep 10-Day Applications accepted starting 11 Jun Kampong Cham
29 Sep Children Applications accepted starting 29 Jun Kampong Cham Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years
02 Oct - 13 Oct 10-Day Applications accepted starting 02 Jul Kampong Cham
16 Oct - 27 Oct 10-Day Applications accepted starting 16 Jul Kampong Cham
06 Nov - 15 Nov Satipatthana Sutta Applications accepted starting 06 Aug Kampong Cham For old students
27 Nov - 08 Dec 10-Day Applications accepted starting 27 Aug Kampong Cham
28 Dec Annual Meeting Applications accepted starting 28 Sep Kampong Cham
2018 Dhamma Laṭṭhikā Courses    Website | Map
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply 19 Oct - 28 Oct Satipatthana Sutta Women - Closed New Men - Closed Old Men - Wait List Servers - Open Battambang For old students
Apply 04 Nov - 25 Nov 20-Day New Women - Closed Old Women - Course Full New Men - Closed Old Men - Course Full Servers - Course Full Battambang For old students
Apply 28 Nov - 09 Dec

10-Day


Khmer
Women - Closed Men - Wait List Servers - Open Battambang Course Language: Khmer speakers only.
Apply 11 Dec - 22 Dec 10-Day Women - Closed Men - Wait List Servers - Open Battambang
23 Dec Annual Meeting Open Battambang
2019 Dhamma Laṭṭhikā Courses    Website | Map
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply 02 Jan - 02 Feb 30-Day New Women - Closed Old Women - Open New Men - Closed Old Men - Open Servers - Open Battambang For old students
03 Feb Children Applications accepted starting 05 Nov Battambang

Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years

06 Feb - 17 Feb 10-Day Applications accepted starting 08 Nov Battambang
22 Feb - 03 Mar Satipatthana Sutta Applications accepted starting 24 Nov Battambang For old students
03 Mar - 06 Mar AT Meeting Applications accepted starting 03 Dec Battambang Khmer AT Meeting
13 Mar - 24 Mar 10-Day Applications accepted starting 13 Dec Battambang
03 Apr - 07 Apr 3-Day Applications accepted starting 03 Jan Battambang For old students
07 Apr - 16 Apr Work Period Applications accepted starting 07 Jan Battambang For old students
17 Apr - 28 Apr 10-Day
Khmer
Applications accepted starting 17 Jan Battambang Course Language: Khmer speaker only.
08 May - 19 May 10-Day Applications accepted starting 07 Feb Battambang
29 May - 09 Jun 10-Day
Khmer
Applications accepted starting 28 Feb Battambang Course Language: Khmer speakers only.
19 Jun - 30 Jun 10-Day
Khmer
Applications accepted starting 21 Mar Battambang Course Language: Khmer speakers only.
09 Jul - 20 Jul 10-Day Applications accepted starting 10 Apr Battambang
31 Jul - 04 Aug 3-Day Applications accepted starting 02 May Battambang For old students
04 Aug - 13 Aug Work Period Applications accepted starting 06 May Battambang For old students
14 Aug - 25 Aug 10-Day Applications accepted starting 16 May Battambang
04 Sep - 15 Sep 10-Day Applications accepted starting 06 Jun Battambang
25 Sep - 06 Oct 10-Day Applications accepted starting 27 Jun Battambang
16 Oct - 27 Oct 10-Day Applications accepted starting 18 Jul Battambang
02 Nov - 23 Nov 20-Day Applications accepted starting 04 Aug Battambang For old students
24 Nov Children Applications accepted starting 24 Aug Battambang

Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years

27 Nov - 08 Dec 10-Day Applications accepted starting 29 Aug Battambang
20 Dec - 29 Dec Satipatthana Sutta Applications accepted starting 21 Sep Battambang For old students
29 Dec Annual Meeting Applications accepted starting 30 Sep Battambang
 
Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Courses for young people.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2018 Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
11 Nov Children Open Kampong Cham Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years
09 Dec Children CANCELLED Kampong Cham
2019 Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
03 Feb Children Applications accepted starting 05 Nov Battambang

Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years

05 May Children Applications accepted starting 05 Feb Kampong Cham Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years
29 Sep Children Applications accepted starting 29 Jun Kampong Cham Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years
24 Nov Children Applications accepted starting 24 Aug Battambang

Boys & Girls, ages 8 - 15 years

 
 

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.kh.dhamma.org/os. A user name and password will be required to access these pages.

Questions may be addressed to Email: [email protected]

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.

20-day Courses are open only to serious Old Students committed to this technique who have completed a minimum of five 10-day courses , one Satipatthana Sutta course, given Dhamma Service at least one 10-day course, and have been practicing regularly for at least two years.

Applications must be submitted well in advance as processing may take some time. Students who speak neither English nor one of the other announced course languages may apply for the course, however acceptance into the course will depend on the availability of required course materials, suitable translators and permission of the teacher conducting the course.

30-day Courses are open only to serious Old Students committed to this technique who have completed a minimum of six 10-day courses (one since their first 20-day course), one 20-day course, one Satipatthana Sutta course, and have been practicing regularly for at least two years.

Applications must be submitted well in advance as processing may take some time. Students who speak neither English nor one of the other announced course languages may apply for the course, however acceptance into the course will depend on the availability of required course materials, suitable translators and permission of the teacher conducting the course.

Children's Courses are open for all children aged 8-12 years old who wish to learn to meditate. Their parents/guardians do not have to be meditators.

Satipatthana Sutta Courses have the same timetable and discipline as 10-day courses. The difference is that in the taped evening discourses the Satipatthana Sutta is carefully examined. This is the principal text in which the technique of Vipassana is systematically explained. These courses are open to serious old students who have sat (not including courses served) at least three 10-day courses, have not been practising any other meditation techniques since last 10-day course, have been practising this technique of Vipassana for at least one year, and who are trying to maintain their meditation practice and the five precepts in their daily lives, at the very minimum from the time of applying to the course.

Work 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.