Nalanda Vipassana Association

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

Getting to Nava Nalanda Mahavihara

The present campus of Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (NNM cultural village) for Vipassana courses is situated on the southern bank of the historical lake, Indrapushkarni, and next to the famous Xuan Tsang Memorial. Close to the northern bank of the lake lie the ruins of the ancient Nalanda Mahavihara.

Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda (NNM) is some 100 kms from Patna by road, Private and State Transport buses leave for Bihar Sharif every five minutes and pass through Nalanda on the way to Gaya. Tempos and taxis are available from Bihar Sharif. Nalanda is also 75 kms from Gaya by road. There is one train from New Delhi-Nalanda, 12391/12392 Shramajeevi Express. Many others trains come to Patna. The Nava Nalanda Mahavihara, Nalanda (NNM) is 03kms from the Nalanda Railways Station.


Nava Nalanda Mahavihara (Deemed to be University)
Government of India Ministry of Culture Nalanda- 803111,
Phone No.- 06112-281820, 281672
Fax - 06112-281505

Contact Information for Courses

Dr. Dipankar Lama  
Associate Professor
Tibetan Studies
M.A., Ph.D
Mobile: +91-9931455583
E-mail ID: [email protected]

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