Dhamma Pattana, meaning the Harbour of Dhamma, is located on a hill overlooking the beach town of Gorai, in the outer northern suburbs of Mumbai. It is part of the renowned Global Pagoda complex that opened in 2009. The building is modern, and all residential rooms are equipped with western facilities and air conditioning. Most courses taught here are geared towards business executives and professionals.
Dhamma Paṭṭhāna, meaning ‘Established in Dhamma’ is the sacred place where the Buddha gave the famous Maha Sutta, the discourse that contains the essence of Vipassana. Constructed on seven acres of green land 45 Km from the Delhi bus terminal (Kashmiri Gate), the Dhamma Centre is completely ready for meditation for old and serious meditators. As mentioned in the Maha Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta ‘in Kuru Pradesh’, these was a place (Nigam) called Kammasdamma. It is this very place, where the historic center has been located. The Buddha gave Satipatthana and many other important suttas in this region.
Dhamma Pitha (also known as the Amdavad Vipassana Meditation Centre) means the Centre of dhamma in Pali. The centre is located at Ranoda village, approximately 35 km from Amdavad and 3 km before the town of Dholka. There are two Meditation Halls: The larger new hall sits approximately 250 students while the smaller hall can sit roughly 30 students. The pagoda includes 37 private meditation cells for old students.
Dhamma Porāṇo means Ancient Dhamma. It refers to the ancient dhamma path that the Lord Buddha had travelled. It is the seventh Thailand Vipassana center to offer courses in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. The first ten-day course has commenced in October 2011. The center is situated on an area of 4.8 acres, on the road to the Kra-roam Falls, the district of Khao-kaew, Amphur Lanska, Nakorn Sri Dhammaraj province. It is surrounded by mountains in the Khao-Luang National Park. The area is dotted by rubber, long kong, and mangosteen plantations.
Dhamma Pubbaja, which means "Dhamma Ancestors," is Rajasthan's fourth Vipassana centre. It became operational near Churu in March 2011, with a meditation hall seating 80 meditators, AT residences, three residential blocks comprising 30 rooms, Goenkaji’s residence, a 32-cell pagoda complex and dining halls, on a ten-acre plot. The first 3-day course with 11 old meditators was successfully hosted from 14 to 17 March 2011 and the first ten-day course from 22 March to 2 April.
Dhamma Puneti means Re-experiencing the Dhamma. It is one of the nine Thailand Vipassana centers that offers courses in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin. The first ten-day course was held in June 2016. The center is situated on an area of 40 acres, at 161 Ban Na Somboon in Tambol Kok Sa-ard, Amphur Muang, UdonThani province. Rolling hills surround the center. The land itself is lush with forests, and is surrounded with rubber and sugar cane plantations. With its location being further away from immediate neighbors, and shades provided by surrounding forests, the center enjoys peace and tranquility, most conducive to practicing Vipassana Mediation. Its master plan is to construct buildings to cater for 120 mediators. The buildings include accommodation for ATs and students, office, kitchen, dining hall, and its infrastructure amenities.
Dhamma Punna, meaning the Land to Accrue Merits, was established in the year 2000. The centre spreads over 3 acres of land and can accommodate 50 males and 40 females students. Every month there is 10 day course, 3 day course, 1 day course for old students and children 1 day, children residential courses are conducted at Dhamma Punna Vipassana Meditation Centre.
Dhamma Puri, meaning ‘Town of Dhamma’, is the first Vipassana Centre to be established in Northeast India. Located in a small village called Machmara, on the bank of the river Machamara, the Centre is surrounded by green natural beauty. It is about 10 km from Pecharthal Railway station and 150 km from Agartala. Transport and communication to Dhammapuri are available, including bus, taxi, auto and other means of transport
Dhamma Pushkar, meaning 'Lotus of Dhamma', is situated at Village Rewat (Kadel) near Pushkar in District Ajmer, Rajasthan, India. Residential meditation courses are held here throughout the year. The Centre is surrounded by the age old Aravalli hills on one side while the sacred lake of Pushkar and sprawling sand dunes stretch on the other. This beautiful, pristine twelve acres property is situated about 6 kms from Pushkar, 14 kms from Ajmer and about 130 kms from Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan.
Dhamma Rasmi ('Ray of Dhamma') is set in the sub-tropical hinterland of the Sunshine Coast, approximately 140 km north of Brisbane. Established in 1989, it is set in landscaped gardens within 60 acres of bushland inhabited by kangaroos and other native animals and birds. The centre accommodates up to 70 students.
Dhamma Rata, meaning 'contained in Dhamma', is ~15 km from Ratlam City. The picturesque, serene and secluded campus ensconced in a valley makes it an ideal abode for serious meditation. Spread over 8-1/2 bhigas, it has a spacious Dhamma Hall which can seat up to 70 students, 12 residences offer twin-sharing accommodation and attached bathrooms. The Centre promises to be a munificent boon to the residents of three States (Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Gujarat) with Banswara in Rajasthan a mere 25 km away and Dohad in Gujarat at a distance of 85 kms.
Dhamma Ratana (Jewel of Dhamma) is situated in the OKPO Monastery in Mogok, Mandalay division. Mogok is known as the land of rubies. In 1996 Goenkaji and Mataji gave Anapana instructions for the first course in this centre. From then on, courses are being held here regularly. Accommodations are available for 80 students. Sangha courses (exclusive courses for monks) are also held at the centre, besides 10-day courses, old student courses, and Anapana courses for children.