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Vipassana Research Institute
Pali Study Programs
Vipassana Research Institute

Pariyatti-Patipatti Courses and workshops for the year 2016-17 at Global Vipassana Pagoda, Mumbai.



Abhidhamma in Daily Life


Nonresidential Short Course, presented by VRI under the affiliation of University of Mumbai.


1. Course Dates: From December 10, 2016 to February 25, 2017
2. Lectures will be held once a week. Each session will be for 3 hours.
3. Required Educational Qualifications: HSC/Old SSC. Passing certificate is a must.
4. Required: One passport size photograph.

To download the application form for this short course, Click Here



Residential Pāli courses for 2017.


Sr. No Start Date End Date Title
1 Jan 15, 2017
February 24, 2017
Basic Pāli – Hindi six weeks Residential course
2 February 27, 2017
March 10, 2017
Advance Pāli – Hindi two weeks Residential course
3 July 22, 2017
Octover 6, 2017
Basic Pāli – English Ten Weeks Residential course


Eligibility Criteria:
1. Applicant must have completed three 10 day Vipassana courses and one Satipatthana course.
2. One year regular practice of two hours at home daily.
3. Observation of five precepts since last one year.
4. Educational Qualifications: For Course Nos. 1 & 2: HSC/Old SSC. For Course No. 3: Fifteen years of education completed. Passing certificate is a must.
5. Recommendation by Area Teacher/Senior Assistant Teacher is a MUST. The AT Recommendation form is a part of the programme application form and must be signed by an AT who knows the applicant well.
6. One passport size photograph.


Note: Applicants must submit supporting documents with the form.


To download the application form for the residential courses listed above, please Click Here



For queries & sending application forms by email please email


Postal address for sending application forms:
Vipassana Research Institute (VRI)
Global Vipassana Pagoda
Next to Esselworld, Gorai Village,
Borivali (West), Mumbai 400091,
Maharashtra, India
Tel.: (+91) 22 33747560 (9:30 AM to 5:30 PM only)

For more information, please contact:
Mrs. Baljit Lamba: (+91) 9833518979
Ms.Rajshree Kshirsagar: (+91) 9004698648
Mrs. Alka Vengurlekar: (+91) 9820583440
Mrs. Archana Deshpande: (+91) 9869007040

Vipassana Research Institute
Vipassana Research Institute