Mitra Upakram, Vipassana for Govt.School Teachers only, Maharashtra, India

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Pune - 411002
India | Maharashtra | Pune
Phone: 7620212980

Only Teachers from Maharashtra can apply for this course. Application by others will be ignored.

Course Year 2024
Apply Dates Course Type Status Comments
17 Oct - 28 Oct Palghar 10 Days course
Old Male - Open
Old Female - Open
New Male - Open
New Female - Open
Server Male - Closed
Server Female - Closed
Dhamma Vatika
20 Oct - 31 Oct Jalgaon, Umala Only For Female Students
Old Male - Closed
Old Female - Open
New Male - Closed
New Female - Open
Server Male - Closed
Server Female - Closed
Dhamma Jalgaon
20 Oct - 31 Oct Mahad, Raigad Only For Male Students
Old Male - Open
Old Female - Closed
New Male - Open
New Female - Closed
Server Male - Closed
Server Female - Closed
Mahad Vipassana
23 Oct - 3 Nov Dapoli, Ratnagiri only For male Students
Applications accepted starting Jul 25
Dhamma Udaka
23 Oct - 3 Nov Ratnagiri 10 Day Course For Men Only
Applications accepted starting Jul 25
Dhamma Pades
1 Nov - 12 Nov Chandrapur, Ajaypur 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 3
Dhamma Ajaya
3 Nov - 14 Nov Jalgaon, Umala Only For male Students
Applications accepted starting Aug 5
Dhamma Jalgaon
3 Nov - 14 Nov Mahad, Raigad Only For Male Students
Applications accepted starting Aug 5
Mahad Vipassana
4 Nov - 15 Nov Swargate ,Pune 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 6
Dhamma Punna
6 Nov - 17 Nov 10 days Course Only For males
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Goregaon Vipassana
6 Nov - 17 Nov Dapoli, Ratnagiri only For male Students
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Udaka
6 Nov - 17 Nov Khadavli, Thane 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Sarita
6 Nov - 17 Nov Palghar 10 Days course
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Vatika
6 Nov - 17 Nov Dhamma Nasika 10Day Course for Women only
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Nasika Satpur
6 Nov - 17 Nov Telhara, Akola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Anakul
6 Nov - 17 Nov Telhara, Akola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Anakula
6 Nov - 17 Nov Dhamma Avasa 10 Day Course Only for males
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Avasa Babhalgaon Road, Latur
6 Nov - 17 Nov Ratnagiri 10 Day Course For Men Only
Applications accepted starting Aug 8
Dhamma Pades
9 Nov - 20 Nov Pune, Markal 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 11
Dhamma Ananda
9 Nov - 20 Nov Kolhapur, Alate 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 9
Dhamma Alaya
9 Nov - 20 Nov Dhamma Malla 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 11
Dhamma Malla Pinpalgaon Bypass, Yeotmal
13 Nov - 24 Nov Gondia, Oza Tola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 15
Dhamma Gond
17 Nov - 28 Nov Swargate ,Pune 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 19
Dhamma Punna
17 Nov - 28 Nov Jalgaon, Umala Only For female Students
Applications accepted starting Aug 19
Dhamma Jalgaon
17 Nov - 28 Nov Mahad, Raigad Only For Male Students
Applications accepted starting Aug 19
Mahad Vipassan
20 Nov - 1 Dec 10 days Course Only For females
Applications accepted starting Aug 22
Goregaon Vipassana
20 Nov - 1 Dec Igatpuri 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 22
Dhamma Giri
20 Nov - 1 Dec Dapoli, Ratnagiri only For male Students
Applications accepted starting Aug 22
Dhamma Udaka
20 Nov - 1 Dec Palghar 10 Days course
Applications accepted starting Aug 22
Dhamma Vatika
20 Nov - 1 Dec Telhara, Akola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 22
Dhamma Anakula
20 Nov - 1 Dec Dhamma Avasa 10 Day Course Only for Females
Applications accepted starting Aug 22
Dhamma Avasa Babhalgaon Road, Latur
21 Nov - 2 Dec Chandrapur, Ajaypur 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 23
Dhamma Ajaya
21 Nov - 2 Dec Dhamma Nasika 10Day Course for Men only
Applications accepted starting Aug 23
Dhamma Nasika Satpur
23 Nov - 4 Dec Pune, Markal 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 25
Dhamma Ananda
23 Nov - 4 Dec Dhamma Nasika 10 Day Course for men only
Closed
Dhamma Nasika
Satpur
23 Nov - 4 Dec Kolhapur, Alate 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 23
Dhamma Alaya
23 Nov - 4 Dec Dhamma Malla 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 25
Dhamma Malla Pinpalgaon Bypass, Yeotmal
27 Nov - 8 Dec Gondia, Oza Tola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Aug 29
Dhamma Gond
30 Nov - 11 Dec Ratnagiri 10 Day Course For Women Only
Applications accepted starting Sep 1
Dhamma Pades
1 Dec - 12 Dec 10 Day Course
Cancelled
1 Dec - 12 Dec Swargate ,Pune 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 2
Dhamma Punna
1 Dec - 12 Dec Jalgaon, Umala Only For male Students
Applications accepted starting Sep 2
Dhamma Jalgaon
1 Dec - 12 Dec Dhule, At Post Tikhi. 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 2
Dhamma Sarovara
1 Dec - 12 Dec Mahad, Raigad Only For Male Students
Applications accepted starting Sep 2
Mahad Vipassan
4 Dec - 15 Dec Dapoli, Ratnagiri only For male Students
Applications accepted starting Sep 5
Dhamma Udaka
4 Dec - 15 Dec Palghar 10 Days course
Applications accepted starting Sep 5
Dhamma Vatika
4 Dec - 15 Dec Telhara, Akola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 5
Dhamma Anakula
4 Dec - 15 Dec Dhamma Avasa 10 Day Course Only for males
Applications accepted starting Sep 5
Dhamma Avasa Babhalgaon Road, Latur
6 Dec - 17 Dec Dhamma Nasika 10Day Course for Women only
Applications accepted starting Sep 7
Dhamma Nasika Satpur
7 Dec - 18 Dec Chandrapur, Ajaypur 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 8
Dhamma Ajaya
12 Dec - 26 Dec Dhule, At Post Tikhi. 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 13
Dhamma Sarovara
14 Dec - 25 Dec Pune, Markal 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 15
Dhamma Ananda
14 Dec - 25 Dec Dhamma Nasika 10Day Course for female only
Closed
Dhamma Nasika
Satpur
15 Dec - 26 Dec Swargate ,Pune 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 16
Dhamma Punna
15 Dec - 26 Dec Jalgaon, Umala Only For Female Students
Applications accepted starting Sep 16
Dhamma Jalgaon
15 Dec - 26 Dec Mahad, Raigad Only For Male Students
Applications accepted starting Sep 16
Mahad Vipassana
17 Dec - 28 Dec Jalgaon, Umala Only For Female Students
Closed
Dhamma Jalgaon
18 Dec - 29 Dec 10 days Course Only For males
Applications accepted starting Sep 19
Goregaon Vipassana
18 Dec - 29 Dec Dapoli, Ratnagiri only For male Students
Applications accepted starting Sep 19
Dhamma Udaka
18 Dec - 29 Dec Igatpuri 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 19
Dhamma Giri
18 Dec - 29 Dec Dhamma Malla Pinpalgaon Bypass, Yeotmal
Applications accepted starting Sep 20
Dhamma Malla Pinpalgaon Bypass, Yeotmal
18 Dec - 29 Dec Telhara, Akola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 19
Dhamma Anakula
18 Dec - 29 Dec Ratnagiri 10 Day Course For Men Only
Applications accepted starting Sep 19
Dhamma Pades
19 Dec - 30 Dec Palghar 10 Days course
Applications accepted starting Sep 20
Dhamma Vatika
22 Dec - 2 Jan Kolhapur, Alate 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Oct 22
Dhamma Alaya
23 Dec - 3 Jan Chandrapur, Ajaypur 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 24
Dhamma Ajaya
25 Dec - 5 Jan Gondia, Oza Tola 10 Day Course
Applications accepted starting Sep 26
Dhamma Gond
Course Year 2025
Apply Dates Course Type Status Comments
1 Jan - 12 Jan 10 Day Course
Old Male - Open
Old Female - Open
New Male - Open
New Female - Open
Server Male - Closed
Server Female - Closed
8 May - 19 May Igatpuri 10 Day Course
Closed
Dhamma Giri

 

Old students are those who have completed a 10-day Vipassana Meditation course with S.N. Goenka or his Assistant Teachers. Old students have the opportunity to provide Dhamma Service at the courses listed.


10-day Courses are an introductory course to Vipassana Meditation where the technique is taught step-by-step each day. The courses begin after a 2 - 4 pm registration period and orientation, followed by 10 full days of meditation, and end the morning of the 11th day by 7:30 am.


Satipatthana Sutta Courses have the same timetable and discipline as 10-day courses. The difference is that in the taped evening discourses the Satipatthana Sutta is carefully examined. This is the principal text in which the technique of Vipassana is systematically explained. These courses are open to serious old students who have sat (not including courses served) at least three 10-day courses, have not been practising any other meditation techniques since last 10-day course, have been practising this technique of Vipassana for at least one year, and who are trying to maintain their meditation practice and the five precepts in their daily lives, at the very minimum from the time of applying to the course.


Children's Courses are open for all children aged 8-12 years old who wish to learn to meditate. Their parents/guardians do not have to be meditators.

Teenager's  Courses are open for all teenagers aged 13-18 years old who wish to learn to meditate. Their parents/guardians do not have to be meditators.


Old Student Short Courses (1, 2 or 3 days) are for any student who has completed the 10-day course with S.N. Goenka and his assistant teachers. All old students are welcome to apply to attend these courses, including those where it has been some time since their last course.


Special 10-day Courses are open only to serious Old Students committed to this technique who have completed a minimum of five 10-day courses, one Satipatthana Sutta course, given Dhamma Service at least one 10-day course, and have been practicing regularly for at least two years.

20-day Courses are open only to serious Old Students committed to this technique who have completed a minimum of five 10-day courses , one Satipatthana Sutta course, given Dhamma Service at least one 10-day course, and have been practicing regularly for at least two years.

30-day Courses are open only to serious Old Students committed to this technique who have completed a minimum of six 10-day courses (one since their first 20-day course), one 20-day course, one Satipatthana Sutta course, and have been practicing regularly for at least two years.

45-day Courses are open only to persons involved in Dhamma Service and Assistant Teachers who have completed a minimum of seven 10-day courses (one since their first 30-day course), two 30-day courses, one Satipatthana Sutta course, and have been practicing regularly for at least three years.

60-day Courses are reserved for:

  • Active ATs who have sat at least two 45-day courses and conduct at least four 10-day courses annually.
  • Those who are enrolled in or about to enter AT Training, have sat two 45-day courses, have served at least four 10-day courses in the past 12 months and/or are deeply involved in daily Dhamma service.
  • In some areas, non-ATs may be accepted as rare exceptions if they have completed at least two 45-day courses, served at least four 10-day courses annually and/or are deeply involved in daily Dhamma service.

Teacher's Self-Course-TSC (Gratitude Course) Each year Principal Teachers S N Goenka and Mrs Goenka (Mataji) sat their own course in India. This was traditionally called the Teacher's Self Course (TSC). Now some centres are organizing commemorative courses with this or other names. Requirements should be the same as for the TSC. Following are TSC Requirements:

  • Must be a serious old student who is making a significant contribution to the spread of Dhamma.
  • Must be practising Vipassana exclusively (not practicing any other meditation techniques).
  • Must have sat at least one Satipatthana Sutta Course.
  • Must have local Teachers' recommendation.
  • Priority will be given to those who have not sat a TSC before.
  • Must be keeping sila from the time of application.

Note:

  • 6 months interval is must between any two long(20/30/45/60 day) courses.
  • 10 days interval is must between any long(20/30/45/60 day) course and 10-day/STP/SPL/Gratitude course.
  • These restriction is not applicable for serving the courses.