Wheel of Dhamma

Vipassana Meditation Centre
Dhamma Mahi
Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka
in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin
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Welcome to the Dhamma Mahi website, the French centre for Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka and his assistant teachers in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin.

What is Vipassana Meditation?

Vipassana, which means to see things as they really are, is one of India's most ancient techniques of meditation. It was taught in India more than 2500 years ago as a universal remedy for universal ills, i.e., an Art of Living. For those who are not familiar with Vipassana Meditation, an Introduction to Vipassana by Mr. Goenka is available.

How to learn it?

The technique of Vipassana Meditation is taught at ten-day residential courses during which participants learn the basics of the method, and practice sufficiently to experience its beneficial results. There are no charges for the courses - not even to cover the cost of food and accommodation. All expenses are met by donations from people who, having completed a course and experienced the benefits of Vipassana, wish to give others the opportunity to also benefit.

If you wish to take a course, read the Code of Discipline, choose a date from the course schedule, and then follow the instructions for registration. Click here to download the schedule (in French).

Where?

Dhamma Mahi is one of the many meditation centres dedicated to the practice of Vipassana meditation, as taught by S.N. Goenka. It is located in the centre of France near Auxerre (France). Meditation courses are held here all year round.

 

There also are numerous Centres in other parts of the world, you can check the international website at www.dhamma.org.