Announcements

Anapana Meditation Course Announcement

September 21, 2022

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

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Black Heritage Vipassana Meditation Course - September 15, 2021

July 7, 2021

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

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Plans for Center Reopening

June 25, 2020

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

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Children’s Course at Yale University – July 28th, 2019

June 19, 2019

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

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Connecticut – Teen Meditation Course (ages 13-17) Sunday August 5, 2018

April 2, 2018

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

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Teen Course – October 9, 2017

September 25, 2017

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

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Talks by Dr. Paul R. Fleischman in NYC, February 18th and 20th, 2017

February 18, 2017

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.

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Public talk by Paul R. Fleischman, M.D. – January 16, 2017, 3:30pm, Yale University

November 21, 2016

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

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