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Vipassana Meditation in Venezuela
Non-Centre Location: Website | Map
** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English / Spanish

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
 
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.
2020 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
12 Oct - 03 Nov Work Period CANCELLED Cerca de Victoria For old students
03 Nov - 14 Nov 10-Day CANCELLED Cerca de Victoria
15 Nov 1-Day CANCELLED Caracas For old students
​Inscripciones en: [email protected] y +58 4123-321-268
17 Nov - 28 Nov 10-Day CANCELLED Cerca de Victoria
28 Nov - 08 Dec Work Period CANCELLED Cerca de Victoria For old students
08 Dec - 19 Dec 10-Day Applications accepted starting 09 Nov Cerca de Victoria
27 December, 2020 - 07 January, 2021 10-Day Applications accepted starting 28 Nov Cerca de Victoria
27 December, 2020 - 07 January, 2021 10-Day Applications accepted starting 28 Nov Mérida
2021 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
09 Jan - 20 Jan 10-Day Applications accepted starting 10 Dec Cerca de Victoria
 
Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Courses for young people.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2020 Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
15 Nov Children CANCELLED Los Teques ​Taller con servidores 14 nov. 
Contacto: 0412-8670112
29 Nov Children CANCELLED Caracas Taller con servidores 28 nov.
Contacto: +58 414 317-7514
 
 

To access the Old Student Regional Site please click http://ve.dhamma.org/en/old-students/. 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.

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.

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.