Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin

About Vipassana

The technique of Vipassana meditation is a practical way to achieve peace of mind and live a happy, productive life. This technique is non-sectarian and is suitable to all people regardless of religion, gender, race or nationality.

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About Courses

To learn Vipassana meditation one needs to develop one’s own experience during a residential 10-day course. All courses are conducted by assistant teachers of S.N. Goenka using audio and video recordings of Mr. Goenka’s instructions and discourses.  

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About Dhamma Pakasa

Dhamma Pakasa (Pali for ‘Luster of Truth’), stands on quiet and placid twenty acres next to the Four Lakes Forest Preserve in northern Illinois. Facilities include accommodations, dining facilities and walking paths.

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Dhamma Pakasa will hold a Friends and Family Day, Sunday, April 28 from 12:00 to 4:00 pm at the Illinois Vipassana Center.   This event is a wonderful opportunity to

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