to Vipassana Meditation
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, an Art of Living.
To those who are not familiar with Vipassana Meditation we recommend
visiting the international Vipassana
website for an introduction.
Talks and Events
talks about Vipassana Meditation and other events are periodically
scheduled to provide interested persons with information about the
Apply for a Course
Vipassana Meditation one needs to develop one's own experience during a
residential ten day course. To understand the prerequisites for
course attendance and to apply for a course please consult the Course Schedule and the associated
the Course Checklist for items and
instructions for your upcoming course. Several Courses are held
each year in a peaceful environment near Blue Ridge, Virginia.
Courses are also held frequently at Meditation Centers throughout North
America and at several other non-center sites. Please consult
these regional sites for schedule information.
Mid-Atlantic Vipassana Meditation
Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka was introduced to Virginia by his
students in 2002. The first course was held at Camp Virginia Jaycees
near Blue Ridge, Virginia. .
To Old Student Web Site
Mid-Atlantic Vipassana Association has a specific web site for those
who have previously taken at least one 10-day meditation course at
anyone of the centers in this tradition. This site contains
instructions on how to apply for Dhamma Service, archive material and regional group sitting contacts.