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Associação Vipassana Portugal, Rogil, Portugal
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** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): Portuguese

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. To those who are not familiar with Vipassana Meditation we recommend visiting the International Vipassana website for an introduction. Additionally you may be interested in our answers to commonly asked questions.
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 Meditation in Portugal
Estrada da Baia, Maria Vinagre
8670-412 Rogil
Portugal
Mobile: (351) 964 281 855
Email: info@pt.dhamma.org
Website: http://www.pt.dhamma.org
 
Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Courses for young people.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2014 Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
29 Nov Course for children and teens from 8 to 18 years old. Completed Lisboa This course is held only in Portuguese. English is not used.
 
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.
2014 Short Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
14 Dec One day Vipassana Meditation selfcourse
Portuguese / English
Completed Braga For old students
One day Vipassana Course only for Old students.
2015 Short Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply to Attend* Apply to Serve* 08 Mar One day Vipassana Meditation selfcourse
Portuguese / English
Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Braga For old students
One day Vipassana Course only for Old students.
14 Jun One day Vipassana Meditation selfcourse
Portuguese / English
Applications accepted starting 14 Feb Braga For old students
One day Vipassana Course only for Old students.
26 Jul 1 day Vipassana Course for Old Students
English
Applications accepted starting 28 Mar Lisboa For old students
With trust meeting after the meditation.
13 Sep One day Vipassana Meditation selfcourse
Portuguese / English
Applications accepted starting 16 May Braga For old students
One day Vipassana Course only for Old students.
13 Dec One day Vipassana Meditation selfcourse
Portuguese / English
Applications accepted starting 15 Aug Braga For old students
One day Vipassana Course only for Old students.
 
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.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2014 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
05 Nov - 16 Nov 10 days Vipassana meditation course
Portuguese / English
Completed Near Tavira - Algarve
2015 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply to Attend* Apply to Serve* 14 Jan - 25 Jan 10 days Vipassana Meditation Course
Portuguese / English
New Women - Long Wait List Old Women - Short Wait List Men - Short Wait List Servers - Short Wait List Near Tavira - Algarve
05 Aug - 16 Aug 10 day course
Spanish / Portuguese / English
Applications accepted starting 05 Apr Candeleda.
04 Nov - 15 Nov 10 days Vipassana Meditation Course
Portuguese / English
Applications accepted starting 07 Jul Near Tavira - Algarve
 
 

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

Questions may be addressed to Email: info@pt.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.

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.

Teenagers' Anapana Courses are available for teens in different age ranges from 13-18 years old. Their parents/guardians do not have to be Vipassana meditators.

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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