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.
About VRI:- Based at Dhamma Giri, Igatpuri, near Mumbai, India, the Vipassana Research Institute publishes literature & disseminates information related to Vipassana.
VRI Publications & Research
Books, 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.
Long course centre adjacent to Dhammagiri.
U Ba Khin Village
Residential facility for Vipassana meditators.
The Pali TipitakaThe Pali Tipitaka Project
The Chaṭṭha Saṅgāyana Tipitaka CD
Online version of the Pali Tipitaka
Questions and Answers
Goenkaji has answered a wide spectrum of questions on Vipassana and other related topics. This includes clarifying points of practice for Vipassana students.
Pali terms, fonts and meaning of some terms used in this site.
Learning PaliPali Study Courses