Lyckebygården, Ödeshög, Sweden
Offering courses in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka
in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin
Please note that courses for teenagers and children are available in Swedish only.
All ten day courses begin on the evening of the first day
and end on the early morning of the last day.
To apply for a course, please click on Apply by a convenient date in the course schedule below.
To access the Old Student Regional Site please click here. A user name and password will be required to access these pages.
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.
- Those who have completed a 10-day Vipassana Meditation course with S.N. Goenka
or his Assistant Teachers.
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 7:30am.
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.
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.
Satipatthana Sutta courses have the same timetable and discipline as 10-day course. 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.
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.
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.
For further information and age ranges for children click
Children's Anapana 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. For further information and age ranges for children click