Events on Buddha Purnima at Global Vipassana Pagoda, Gorai, Borivali West

The Buddha Purnima Day Mega Course has been organized in Mumbai at Global Vipassana Pagoda, Gorai on Sunday, 18th May 2014 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Programme Highlights

08:00 – 11:00 Registration

11:00 - 12:00 Anapana Meditation

12:00 – 13:00 Vipassana Meditation

13:00 – 14:00 Lunch

14:00 – 15:00 Vipassana Meditation

15:00 – 16:00 Metta and Public Discourse of Pujya Guruji (Non meditators are welcome). Principal Vipassana Acharya, Pujya Mataji will be present during Metta

16:00 - End of Course

Registration for sitting OR serving in the course is compulsory.

You could use any one of the following methods to Pre-Register. We have created a new method using SMS for registration. (SMS Registration is not available for Dhammasevak registration)

SMS based Registration

Kindly send an SMS to mobile number 99303 99301

In the message TYPE


Example: Priya Nair F 35

Ramesh Baldev M 65

Important points to note:

1. If your First Name is more than one word – then TYPE that without Space;

Example First Name is Shyam Kishore TYPE ShyamKishore

2. Gender can only be M for Male, F for Female

3. Age must be Numeric

Online Registration

Go to the website:

Tele-Calling Registration

Call the following telephone numbers (11.00 am to 5.00 pm from Monday to Sunday):

1. 3374-7501 Ext.-9

2. 3374-7529

3. 3374-7544

Kindly use a Prefix before dialing out if required in following situations

1) If you are dialing from any private operator but Mumbai itself Prefix 022

2) If you are calling from outside Mumbai but India Prefix 022

3) If you are calling from Outside India kindly use country code and city code

Prefix 91 22 to your ISD dialing

Following Guidelines to be met for attending One Day Mega Course:

Only Old Students who have successfully completed at least one 10-Day course with S.N. Goenkaji and his Assistant Teachers in tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin can register and attend this 1-Day Mega Vipassana Meditation Course

It is mandatory for all meditators to present a photo identity card such as driving license, voter ID card, pan card or passport along with a photocopy of the same.

Handbags, Mobile Phones, Camera and Other Electronic Devices will not be allowed inside the Pagoda

It is compulsory to register each individual Sadhaks even if coming in large groups. Kindly call on the telephone numbers above for registering large groups.

There is no overnight staying facility before, during or after the course at Global Vipassana Pagoda, so kindly plan your travel accordingly. Here is a list of Hotels for those travelling from outside Mumbai. note Global Vipassana Foundation has provided the names, contact information and prices of these hotels as a courtesy. Global Vipassana Foundation is not responsible for these hotels and their prices. Kindly contact the hotels directly for updated information)

Meditators are requested not to bring their children to 1-Day Mega Course as children are not permitted inside the Global Vipassana Pagoda.

Dhamma Servers are required for one day Mega Course

Pujya Guruji's Discourse on Benefits of DhammaSeva, please click on the below link:

To reach Pagoda, Maps & Directions, Public Transport services, please click on the below link:


Official Vipassana Meditation Facebook page has been setup. Follow us on Facebook by clicking the link below or searching for keyword "@VipassanaMeditation"

Facebook will feature Lord Buddha, Sayagyi U Ba Khin and Pujya Guruji's quotes, dohas, annoucements of 1-Day Mega Courses, interesting facts and updates about Vipassana Meditation


Official Vipassana Meditation YouTube channel has been setup. Follow us on YouTube by clicking the link below.

YouTube features videos of Pujya Guruji's Introduction to Vipassana, The Great Global Vipassana Pagoda, The Hill of Dhamma,Pujya Guruji's last journey, Doing time Doing Vipassana.


Official Vipassana Meditation Twitter Account has been setup. Follow us on TWITTER by clicking the link below or searching for keyword "@VipassanaOrg".

Twitter will feature Lord Buddha, Sayagyi U Ba Khin and Pujya Guruji's quotes, dohas, annoucements of 1-Day Mega Courses, interesting facts and updates about Vipassana Meditation.


Official Vipassana meditation Pinterest account has been set up. Follow us by clicking the link below

Get exclusive images on the history of vipassana, the global vipassana pagoda, teachers of vipassana and more

The links for Facebook, You Tube, Pinterest and Twitter can also be found on

With Metta,

Trustees of Global Vipassana Foundation


Guest Author: 07 May 2014

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Guest Author: 07 May 2014

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