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One Day Mega Course to commemorate the Second Death Anniversary and to express our real Gratitude to resp. Goenkaji & to observe Sharad Purnima

A One-day mega course has been organized on Friday, 2nd Oct. 2015, instead of 27th Sept as previously announced at the Global Vipassana Pagoda to commemorate the second death anniversary (29th Sept) of respected Goenkaji and pay homage to him and also to observe Sharada Purnima.

Course Timing: 11 am to 4 pm.

Please do come with proper registration.

For registration contact: 022 28451170 022-337475 - 01/43/44 - Extn. 9.
(Phone booking between 11 am to 5 pm. daily).

Online registration: http://oneday.globalpagoda.org

Click here to download the article in Hindi

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Sangha-Dana at Pagoda site

There will be Sangha-Dana at 10am by Respected Mataji, Illaichidevi Goenka. you may also join in it.

For more details, please contact: Mr. Derik Pegado 022-33747512. Email: audits@globalpagoda.org

All ATs and CTs are requested to spread this information in your area for the benefit of so many.

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Please click on "Audio" for Mini Anapana for all, 70 Min Anapana for Children and 10-day discourses in Russian and Spanish Languages.

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Listen to and Download audios of Vipassana Meditation on our new Audio section.

Please click on "Audio" for Mini Anapana for all, 70 Min Anapana for Children and 10-day discourses in Russian and Spanish Languages.

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‘Pariyesana Potthakalaya / Research Library’

It was Rev. Guruji’s earnest wish to promote research, and to establish a well equipped library for the same purpose. We are so happy to share the news that his wish has come true with the inauguration of such a library by Rev. Mataji on 19th Jan, 2014 at Global Vipassana Pagoda. It is managed by Vipassana Research Institute.

Currently the library holds around 10,000 books that include Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Journals, Books on Vipassana, V.R.I. publications, Books on other religions and philosophies etc. This library has a capacity of 40,000 books and also has a special ‘Research Room/Gavesanalaya’ that is accessible to research students. The rest of the area of the library is accessible to meditators and college students who can make use of the facilities during the below timings:
12:00 noon to 4:00 pm - Monday to Friday (Wednesday Closed)
12:00 noon to 5:00 pm - Saturday & Sunday

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Padma Bhushan Global Vipassana Acharya Shri Satya Narayan Goenka's Demise
 

  
"Sabbe sañkhãrã aniccãti, yadã paññãya passati,

Atha nibbindati dukkhe, esa maggo visuddhiyã."

    

“All conditioned things are transitory. When one understands this with
wisdom, then he is disgusted with suffering. This is the path to purity.”

- Dhammapada 277

    

    

    

30th January 1924 - 29th September 2013

    

Padma Bhushan Global Vipassana Acharya
Shri Satya Narayan Goenka's Demise

    

Param Pujya Gurudev Shri Satya Narayan Goenka, Global Acharya of Vipassana Meditation, has passed away peacefully at the ripe age of 90 at his residence on Sunday, 29th September, 2013 at 10:40 PM.

    

Funeral will be held on Tuesday, 1st October 2013 at 10:30 AM at Electric Funeral Ground near Oshiwara Bridge, Relief Road, (Opposite Ghaswala Compound), Jogeshwari West, Mumbai, India.

    

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Article on Vipassana in Prisons in Myanmar
 
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Vipassana is now represented officially on Twitter as well. The Official Twitter account is @VipassanaOrg
 
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Global Vipassana Pagoda covered in Mumbai Samachar, 14th May 2013
 
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Shri S N Goenkaji Covered in '50 Rajasthani Faces of the Community'
 
 
Respected Shri SN Goenkaji has been covered in the Coffee Table Book "50 Rajasthani Faces of the Community" released in July 2012. You can download a softcopy of the article by clicking here.

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Padma Bhushan Award
 
 
Respected Shri SN Goenkaji has been conferred the Padma Bhushan Award by the President of India.
 
The Padma Bhushan has been awarded for distinguished service of high order in social work. The award was announced on the occasion of Republic Day 2012
 
It will be conferred by the President of India at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhawan sometime around March/ April 2012.
 
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Older News
 
2010 - 2011 Children course activity in Kutch district (Gujarat)

From June 2010 to March 2011 about 6500 children of all the schools of all the villages of Mundra taluka attended One-Day Anapana course. Later on during April - May 2011 in the cluster meetings of primary & secondary school teachers of whole Kutch district, about 5000 school teachers were introduced to Vipassana.

Once again from June 2011, a research project to teach Anapana in all the schools ( primary & secondary ) of all the villages of whole Kutch district, has begun. Till 30 Septembermore than14,000 children attended a One-Day Anapana courses.

At a few schools in Anjar taluka, all the students + school teachers meditate together twice a day at the beginning & closing time of schools for about 10 minutes. In about 7 Talukas, children are now meditatin once a day in the morning in some of the schools covered so far.


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