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Sukhakari
Dhamma Sukhakāri, Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Centre Location: Website | Map
** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English

A new 10-day centre in the UK, set in 20 acres of land on the edge of Haughley Green, in the Suffolk countryside, a few miles from Stowmarket station. From summer 2018, the new centre will offer a programme of 10- and 3-day courses for up to 80 students, as well as courses for children and young people. Dhamma Sukhakāri means ‘giving the happiness of Dhamma’.

Courses are also held in other locations in the UK and Ireland

           
  1. Access the application form by clicking Apply for the desired course. Returning 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 provided one in your application. We aim to respond within two weeks. Please check your spam folder for our email.
  5. If your application is accepted we will ask you to reconfirm a month before the course begins in order to secure your place.
Waiting Lists: Those applying for courses marked as 'Wait List' will only be offered places as they become available due to cancellations. We have a reconfirmation process which typically elicits cancellations 2 to 3 weeks before the course starts. Places can even become available up to the day of the course but there is no guarantee of this.
 
Please note:  All courses are offered subject to availability of assistant teachers, who are volunteers like all course servers.  In the rare event that a teacher is unavailable and the course has to be cancelled we will inform you by email. 
Additional information

Address: Dhamma Sukhakari,  Walnut Tree Manor, Haughley Green, Stowmarket, Suffolk IP14 3RQ

 
email:  [email protected]
 
Tel: 01449 833080

 
Ten Day & Other Adult Courses

ALL COURSES AT DHAMMA SUKHAKARI ARE CANCELLED DUE TO DELAYS IN BUILDING WORKS.

FUTURE COURSES DATES WILL BE ANNOUNCED HERE.

2018 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply* 24 Jun - 20 Oct General Service Period In Progress Stowmarket, Suffolk For old students
Servers welcome to apply throughout this period.
Help prepare Dhamma Sukhakāri for its first courses
: Applicants must have served at least 3 days of a 10-day course or a 3 day course, and sat a 10-day course within the last 2 years.

Apply* 19 Jul - 22 Jul Summer Work Weekend Open Stowmarket, Suffolk For old students
3 days of indoor and outdoor tasks to help create the new centre Arrivals on Thursday from 3.30-6pm. Ends on Sunday 5pm. All old students are welcome. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Apply* 02 Aug - 05 Aug Summer Work Weekend Open Stowmarket, Suffolk For old students
3 days of indoor and outdoor tasks to help create the new centre Arrivals on Thursday from 3.30-6pm. Ends on Sunday 5pm. All old students are welcome. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Apply* 24 Aug - 27 Aug Summer Work Weekend Open Stowmarket, Suffolk For old students
3 days of indoor and outdoor tasks to help create the new centre Arrivals on Friday from 3.30-6pm. Ends on Monday 5pm.All old students are welcome. Contact [email protected] for more information.
01 Sep - 02 Sep Dhamma Sukhakāri Trust Meeting Open Stowmarket, Suffolk Saturday: Committee meetings from 1pm.
Sunday: Trust meeting from 9am.
All old students are welcome.
Apply* 06 Sep - 09 Sep Summer Work Weekend Open Stowmarket, Suffolk For old students
3 days of indoor and outdoor tasks to help create the new centre Arrivals on Thursday from 3.30-6pm. Ends on Sunday 5pm.All old students are welcome. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Apply* 20 Sep - 23 Sep Work Weekend Open Stowmarket, Suffolk For old students
3 days of indoor and outdoor tasks to help create the new centre Arrivals on Thursday from 3.30-6pm. Ends on Sunday 5pm.All old students are welcome. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Apply* 04 Oct - 07 Oct Work Weekend Open Stowmarket, Suffolk For old students
3 days of indoor and outdoor tasks to help create the new centre Arrivals on Thursday from 3.30-6pm. Ends on Sunday 5pm.All old students are welcome. Contact [email protected] for more information.
13 Oct - 14 Oct Dhamma Sukhakāri Trust Meeting & AGM Open Stowmarket, Suffolk Saturday: Committee meetings from 1pm.
Sunday: AGM 9am. Trust meeting from 10am.
All old students are welcome.
08 Dec - 09 Dec Dhamma Sukhakāri Trust Meeting Open Stowmarket, Suffolk Saturday: Committee meetings from 1pm.
Sunday: Trust meeting from 9am.
All old students are welcome.
 
Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Courses for young people.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
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.sukhakari.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.


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.

 
 

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