On 10/15/22, there will be a one-day meditation course for young people ages 8 – 12 years, held at Dhamma Dhara in Shelburne Falls, MA. This course offers an introduction to Anapana meditation, observation of the natural breath to concentrate the mind. The course includes meditation instruction, art, games and storytelling. Further information on children’s
During this pandemic period we have been happy to be able to continue offering courses, although for a smaller number of students than usual. As of May 2022, we can safely accommodate approximately 85 students and 15 servers each course. We recognize that many want to sit courses, and we will do our best to
Paul R. Fleischman will be giving a talk on Sunday, April 10, 3:15-4:30pm US Eastern Time titled “Still Meditating in Troubled Times, 2022.” Vipassana offers a wide array of psychological skills and tools with which to confront troubled times. Once again, with a war that threatens everyone, we are facing challenges that require us to
On August 14, 2021, Dhamma Dharā is bringing a one-day Anapana Meditation course for students ages 12 to 17 for the Indian Cultural Center Community at the Wainwright House located in Rye, NY. The one-day program will be run and taught by trained Children’s Course Teachers. There will be several breaks over the course of
From September 15th to September 26th, 2021, the Vipassana Meditation Center Dhamma Dharā will hold our first 10-day Vipassana meditation course specifically for the Black community. The course will be conducted in the same presentation as regular 10-day courses. All students are welcome to apply, but priority will be given to our new and returning Black students. Each year Vipassana meditation centers around
Out of an abundance of caution due to a positive COVID-19 test result of a recent course participant, the Center Management Team has decided to temporarily close the Center. The 12/13 and the 12/27 service periods, as well as the 12/16 and 12/30 10-day course have all been cancelled. In addition to consulting with an
Please note that the 1-day and half-day programs on Saturday and Sunday Nov 14 & 15 will be cancelled.
We recognize that everyone has been affected by the many challenges that the past several months have presented. As old students of Vipassana, we also recognize just how valuable our meditation practice is in times like these. The center management team and center teachers have been working over the past several weeks to devise a
As the Coronavirus (COVID-19) begins to impact our communities, we here at Dhamma Dharā are taking all appropriate steps to help keep all those who come to our Meditation Center and the greater community safe and healthy. The Center Management Team has been working tirelessly in the recent days and weeks to become educated and
UPDATE: Due to the situation regarding COVID-19, this course has been cancelled. We are sorry to inform you that the New Haven teen’s course scheduled on April 5th will be canceled due to the current situation regarding COVID-19. We are inspired by your interest in attending the teen’s course in New Haven, and we hope
When: Sunday, August 25th, 9am – 4pm
When: Sunday, August 4th. 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM Where: The home of old student Sachi Amatya, Acton, MA.
About Children and Teen Courses This course offers Teen’s an introduction to Anapana meditation, which is observation of the natural breath to concentrate the mind. Young people who have started practicing this technique have realized many benefits. Their ability to concentrate is enhanced, their memory gets sharper, their ability to comprehend a subject improves, and
This course offers Teen’s an introduction to Anapana meditation, observation of the natural breath to concentrate the mind. Young people who have started practicing this technique have realized many benefits. Their ability to concentrate is enhanced, their memory gets sharper, their ability to comprehend a subject improves, and they become calmer. In general, they feel
Date: Monday, Columbus Day (October 9th, 2017) Time: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm We are now accepting students between the ages of 10-17 years old to this course. The course is listed online as a teen course; however, we have opened enrollments to an expanded age range to welcome more students. See the schedule page
In his 5th annual visit to New York City, Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, author, psychiatrist, and Vipassana meditation teacher in the tradition of S.N. Goenka, will be giving two public talks: one at NYU Kimmel Center’s Grand Hall on Saturday, February 18th, and another Monday the 20th at Barnard College’s James Room. Links to register are below.
The Connecticut old student community is pleased to host a public talk by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman, MD entitled “Stepping Stones of Meditation: A Path Through a World of Uncertainty”. The talk will be on Monday, Jan 16, 2017, at 3:30pm (Martin Luther King Day). It is free and open to the public. The venue
The Vipassana Meditation Center will be closed to all visitors and old students (unless you have completed the requisite criminal background checks, and/or are a part of the course) to facilitate a Children’s Meditation Course. See the Schedule Page for more information.
You are warmly invited to an upcoming special event at Harvard University: A free public talk titled “The Universal Features of All Meditation” – by Dr. Paul R.Fleischman, September 13th, 7 pm. About Dr. Paul R. Fleischman