Vipassana Mediation Center Dhamma Sineru is the best place in to learn Vipassana meditation technique in Sikkim and You must apply online for a 10 Day Vipassana Retreat to learn the technique.
The people of Sikkim are fortunate enough to have a Vipassana center.
If you are new to vipassana meditation and don’t know what you are getting into here is what might help you: Vipassana meditation 101
There are two vipassana meditation centers in Sikkim:
- Dhamma Sineru.
- Dhamma Sikkim.
Dhamma Sineru is the best center to enroll for, you will out why.
Sikkim is all in one package, you get to cherish nature every where you go.
Think of meditation,what is the first thought that enters your mind?
Is the thought scary or relaxing,calming or anxious. Most people relate meditation to calmness and peace,love and compassion,filled with positivity, very connected to nature,.And I think you do the same.
Now here is the more tricky part.
Think of meditating in a crowded street in Delhi or Mumbai with cars hoking and people screaming and shouting.You will find you can’t fit meditation into scenario.
What if I tell you to imagine meditating in the mountains, or in places with beautiful natural beauty. Just the thought of rich white snow filled mountains, the bluest sky and cool air ,grand natural beauty is enough to calm your cluttered mind.
Sikkim offers natural beauty and Dhamma sineru Vipassana Meditation.
Dhamma Sineru: Best vipassana meditation center in Sikkim
FYI: Sineru in ancient pali language means mountain,forming the center of the world.
Dhamma sineru is located in upper samdong, a village with a fine population.
The village people are friendly and good hearted to travelers,and it’s one of the safest place you can find in the whole world.Upper samdong is filled with nature, streams and rivers flowing through out the year, the people are blessed to have their share of mountain views.
Few homes surround the center making it really peaceful and the environment very calm,silent. If you come from a very noisy place,the silence will surprise you.
About Dhamma Sineru.
Once you enter Dhamma Sineru for the course, you are not allowed to go out the center till you decide to leave the course or complete the course. Unlike other meditation techniques ,Vipassana is quite different and requires you to follow some set of rules strictly.
The center has a main dhamma hall where the meditation technique is taught and where actual practice takes place.
There are two dormitories for male and female meditators which has the capacity to accommodate 12 meditators each and the center also provides accommodations with twin sharing basis for both male and female meditators.
The center has two mini Dhamma halls and one main dhamma hall.
The center provides courses mainly in three different languages which are English, Hindi and Nepali.
The best thing about meditating in Dhamma Sineru is it’s perfect natural environment.
The center is engulfed by nature.
Early morning views of the mountains ,the crystal clear blue sky ,fresh breathable air,the peacefulness and the calmness of the place will keep you motivated and focused on the task at hand.
To participate in 10 day meditation course you need to register online.
I will guide you on how to do that:
How to apply online for 10 day vipassana course.
To learn this meditation technique,it’s mandatory to apply for a 10 day course. As the mediation technique is quite different and 10 days time will give you a basic idea of the technique.
It requires you some time to actually understand and get established in the meditation technique.
Like learning any new skill requires you some time, a teacher,a place etc.
To learn vipassana is no different, you need the right environment, a teacher,and continuous practice.
Apply online for 10 day vipassansa
- Google Dhamma Sineru course schedule or sineru.dhamma.org
- Click on courses
- look for 10 day courses according the current year.
- You will get the results related to your search.
- If available in the month you desire ,click apply.
- Fill out the form provided there.
- Wait for your conformation email, it does not take much time.
- You are all set.
Here is some additional information on how to reach Sikkim and how to reach the office of vipassana center in Gangtok.
If you want to apply for a course in any other center,then follow the following steps:
- Google Dhamma.org
- Select courses
- In the search bar type the name of the region or the center you want to apply for.
- Fill out the form provided there.
- Wait for the conformation mail.
That’s how you can register online for a 10 day meditation course.
We all have questions and we all search for answers.Most of the time the answers are within us rather than without.
Most of the time we search outside.As a result we find ourselves with no answers at all.
All that you require is a little leap of faith and you can transform your entire life.
Hope this post helps you in every way it can!!
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