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Title: [Medi] Vipassana Research Institute
Post by: Johann on April 30, 2013, 06:16:35 AM
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This website provides information on Vipassana Meditation, ( as taught by S.N.Goenka ( and his assistant teachers in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin ( 

Vipassana is a universal, scientific method towards purifying the mind. It is the practical essence of the teachings of the Buddha (, who taught Dhamma - the Universal Law of Nature.

Apply online for 10-day courses at Dhamma Giri ( and other centers ( in India.

( VRI ( Based at Dhamma Giri, Igatpuri (, near Mumbai, India, the Vipassana Research Institute publishes literature & disseminates information related to Vipassana.

VRI Publications & Research (, Audio and Video DVDs in various languages and few Research papers and articles are available for download.

Global Vipassana Pagoda (

A 325-feet monument of Peace and Harmony built on Gorai Island, Mumbai. It includes a Dhamma Hall for over 8,000 meditators to sit and meditate and being built is an Exhibition gallery for visitors. Adjacent to the Pagoda is a 10 Day course center.

The Global Vipassana Pagoda was inaugurated by the President of India on 8th Feb 2009.

GVP project update (
A project to beautify and further develop the Global Vipassana Pagoda has been launched.

The Pali Tipitaka
The Pali Tipitaka Project (

The Chaṭṭha Saṅgāyana Tipitaka CD (

Online version of the Pali Tipitaka (

Questions and Answers ( has answered a wide spectrum of uestions on Vipassana and other related topics. This includes clarifying points of practice for Vipassana students.

Glossary ( terms, fonts and meaning of some terms used in this site.