in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin
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** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English / French
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, an Art of Living. Vipassana is the process of self-purification by self-observation. One begins by observing the natural breath to concentrate the mind. Then, with a sharpened awareness, one proceeds to observe the changing nature of body and mind and experiences the universal truths of impermanence, suffering and egolessness. This truth-realization by direct experience results in mental purification.
- Access the application form by clicking Apply for the desired course. Old students will be given the option to serve.
- Please carefully read the Introduction to the Technique and Code of Discipline which you will be asked to follow during your course.
- Fully and completely fill out all the sections of application form and submit it. An application is required to register for all courses.
- 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.
- If your application is accepted then we require you to confirm you will be attending in order to secure your place in the course.
Réunion Island Vipassana Meditation
Ile de la Réunion
|All courses |
|Dhamma Mahi |
|Dhamma Nilaya||North West||North East||La Réunion||Children & Teenagers|
|Paris area||South West||South East|
ÉTUDIANTS FRANCOPHONES : Merci de remplir le formulaire en français, cela facilitera les échanges avec les chargés de cours et les enseignants. Pour cela, cliquez sur le lien "S'inscrire" à partir de la page en français à laquelle vous accéderez en sélectionnant 'Français' dans le menu 'languages" en haut à droite de cette page. Merci.
The gap between to courses (sat) is 4 months.
(This restriction applies for ten day courses, Satipaṭṭhāna courses and long courses only; 3 day courses are not concerned nor is service.)
This is also the case for the wait lists which number of applications is limited.
All courses are conducted in accordance with the government's health measures for the prevention of Covid-19, as they evolve.
For more details, visit our website.
If you come from or have travelled abroad, please check the regulation applying (on the French government website);
In case of Covid-19 symptoms or of contact with somebody supposed to have Covid-19, please cancel your participation.
Thank you for your understanding.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
|Attend / Serve||Dates||Course Type||Status||Location||Comments|
|11 Jun||1-Day||Completed||Réunion Island||
For old students
Contacts & Info: Véronique Tseng - 06 92 37 27 37 & [email protected]
|19 Jul - 30 Jul||10-Day||Completed||Réunion Island||
Priority to people living locally (Reunion/Africa)
|02 Aug - 13 Aug||10-Day||Completed||Réunion Island||
Priority to people living locally (Reunion/Africa)
As a privacy measure, the online application form encrypts the information you provide us with before it is sent from your computer to our application server.
To access the Old Student Regional Site please click http://re.fr.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.
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.
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.