Wheel of Dhamma

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Santi
Dhamma Santi, Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English / 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. The technique is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants learn the basics of the method, and practice sufficiently to experience its beneficial results. There are courses all over the world. 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

Address: Centro de Meditação Vipassana - Dhamma Santi

Email: [email protected].org

Mobile: [55] (21) 98112-3089

Students of 10-Day courses and Satipatthana Sutta courses (excluding servers): A student may only apply to SIT ONE COURSE at a time regardless of the center location in Latin America, course dates or waiting list status. Additional applications will not be processed.
 
Students of 10-Day courses (non servers): priority granted to new students and old students who haven’t sat recently.
 
Opening inscriptions schedule: on the stipulated date, approximately at 5 a.m. local time.

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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.
2018 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply 12 Aug - 21 Aug Work Period In Progress Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
Apply 22 Aug - 02 Sep 10-Day Women - Closed Men - Closed Female Server - Wait List Male Server - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
Apply 02 Sep - 04 Sep Work Period Servers - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
Apply 05 Sep - 09 Sep 3-Day New Women - Closed Old Women - Wait List New Men - Closed Old Men - Open Female Server - Wait List Male Server - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
3-day course. The course will end on the 4th day about 7:30 hours.
Apply 09 Sep - 11 Sep Work Period Servers - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
Apply 12 Sep - 23 Sep 10-Day Women - Closed Men - Wait List Female Server - Closed Male Server - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
23 Sep - 24 Sep Work Period Applications accepted starting 23 Aug Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
Apply 25 Sep - 06 Oct 10-Day Women - Closed Men - Wait List Female Server - Wait List Male Server - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro This course starts on Tuesday and ends on Saturday due to election day on October 7th.
06 Oct - 09 Oct Work Period Applications accepted starting 06 Sep Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
Apply 10 Oct - 21 Oct 10-Day Women - Closed Men - Open Female Server - Wait List Male Server - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
21 Oct - 30 Oct Work Period Applications accepted starting 21 Sep Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
Apply 31 Oct - 11 Nov 10-Day Women - Closed Men - Open Female Server - Wait List Male Server - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
11 Nov - 13 Nov Work Period Applications accepted starting 11 Oct Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
Apply 14 Nov - 25 Nov 10-Day Women - Wait List Men - Open Servers - Open Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
25 Nov - 27 Nov Work Period Applications accepted starting 25 Oct Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
28 Nov - 09 Dec 10-Day Applications accepted starting 28 Aug Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
09 Dec - 11 Dec Work Period Applications accepted starting 09 Nov Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
12 Dec - 23 Dec 10-Day Applications accepted starting 12 Sep Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
23 Dec - 25 Dec Work Period Applications accepted starting 23 Nov Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
26 December, 2018 - 06 January, 2019 10-Day Applications accepted starting 26 Sep Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
2019 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
06 Jan - 08 Jan Work Period Applications accepted starting 06 Dec Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
09 Jan - 20 Jan 10-Day Applications accepted starting 09 Oct Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
20 Jan - 22 Jan Work Period Applications accepted starting 20 Dec Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
23 Jan - 03 Feb 10-Day Applications accepted starting 23 Oct Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
03 Feb - 05 Feb Work Period Applications accepted starting 03 Jan Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
06 Feb - 17 Feb 10-Day Applications accepted starting 06 Nov Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
17 Feb - 19 Feb Work Period Applications accepted starting 17 Jan Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
20 Feb - 24 Feb 3-Day Applications accepted starting 20 Dec Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
The course will end at about 7:30a.m on the 4th day.
24 Feb - 26 Feb Work Period Applications accepted starting 24 Jan Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
27 Feb - 10 Mar 10-Day Applications accepted starting 27 Nov Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
10 Mar - 13 Mar Work Period Applications accepted starting 10 Feb Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
14 Mar - 22 Mar Satipatthana Sutta Applications accepted starting 14 Dec Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
The course will end at about 5 p.m. on the last day.
23 Mar - 24 Mar Old Student Program Applications accepted starting 23 Feb Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
23 Mar - 26 Mar Work Period Applications accepted starting 23 Feb Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
27 Mar - 07 Apr 10-Day Applications accepted starting 27 Dec Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
07 Apr - 09 Apr Work Period Applications accepted starting 07 Mar Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
10 Apr - 21 Apr 10-Day Applications accepted starting 10 Jan Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
21 Apr - 23 Apr Work Period Applications accepted starting 21 Mar Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro For old students
24 Apr - 05 May 10-Day Applications accepted starting 24 Jan Miguel Pereira, Rio de Janeiro
 
 

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.santi.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.

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.

Old Student Programs are similar to Service Periods where there is time to work on a variety of Centre maintenance, construction, household and gardening projects, but have a more full and structured program, an opportunity to meet with assistant teachers, and possibly committee and trust meetings. All Old Students are welcome to participate. The daily program will include three group sittings with morning and afternoon work periods and in the evening there will be tapes played of special discourses and talks that S.N. Goenka has given to Old Students.

Satipatthana Sutta Courses have the same timetable and discipline as 10-day courses. 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.

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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