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Padipa
Dhamma Padīpa, Brookton, Western Australia
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** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English

Dhamma Padipa is located in a rural setting about two hours from Perth. The centre offers regular 10-day residential courses in Vipassana meditation. The facilities at the centre include the meditation hall, kitchen/dining facility, shared accommodation and ablution blocks. There are camping sites under shelters and in treed areas.
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: Dhamma Padipa Email: info@padipa.dhamma.org

Please apply to sit only one Ten Day Course at a time. Any additional applications will not be processed.

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Short Courses
1-Day, 2-Day, and 3-Day courses are short courses for old students.
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2017 Short Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply* 01 Oct 1-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Spearwood Alternative School For old students
Apply 06 Oct - 09 Oct 3-Day Open Brookton For old students
This center has dormitory or tent accommodation only.
05 Nov 1-Day Applications accepted starting 06 Oct Spearwood Alternative School For old students
03 Dec 1-Day Applications accepted starting 03 Nov Spearwood Alternative School 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.
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2017 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply 30 Sep - 06 Oct Work Period Open Brookton For old students
Apply 11 Oct - 22 Oct 10-Day New Women - Closed Old Women - Wait List New Men - Closed Old Men - Wait List Servers - Filling Up Brookton This center has dormitory or tent accommodation only.
27 December, 2017 - 07 January, 2018 10-Day Applications accepted starting 28 Sep Brookton This center has dormitory or tent accommodation only.
2018 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
10 Jan - 21 Jan 10-Day Applications accepted starting 12 Oct Brookton This center has dormitory or tent accommodation only.
 
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.au.dhamma.org/os/. A user name and password will be required to access these pages.

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

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.

 
 
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