Nalanda Vipassana Association

Offering courses in Vipassana Meditation as taught by Shri S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin

About Nalanda Vipassana Center

10 Day residential Vipassana Meditation Courses are now being organized regularly by Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (Deemed to be University), as an initiative to integrate Pariyatti and Patipatti, leading to Pativedan. Courses are open for students, faculty, friends and family of students and faculty and anyone else interested in learning this great scientific meditation technique, discovered by Gotama, The Buddha 2500 years ago.

Courses are open both for males and females and the current facility can accommodate upto 50 participants. Courses are being offered in Hindi and English as main languages, however facility is also available for other foreign languages like burmese, vietnamese, mandarin, french, german, spanish etc. Old students are also welcome to meditate and serve at the center.

What is Vipassana?

Vipassana means "to see things as they really are". It is a process of self-purification by self-observation. It is an ancient technique from India, which was originally taught by Gautama, the Buddha.

The teaching is universal and not connected with any religious organisation and can be practised by anyone without conflict with existing religious beliefs or absence of beliefs.

To view a short video on Vipassana, click here


About Shri S.N. Goenka

As the principal teacher, Goenkaji, as he is known has been instrumental in the spread of Vipassana in modern times. Over a period of almost 45 years, Shri. S.N. Goenka and the teachers appointed by him taught hundreds of thousands of people in courses in India and other countries, East and West.