Many people ask us what type of meditation we practice. Here you can read about it. Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin.
Dr. Fleischman, a teacher in the same meditation tradition that we practice, answers questions such as “how would you define meditation?” and “can you share what the purpose of meditation is from your perspective?” and “can you start by describing what actually happens when someone tries to meditate?” A helpful interview for anyone interested in learning more about Vipassana meditation as taught by Mr. S.N.Goenka.
“Vipassana, 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, i.e., an Art of Living. For those who are not familiar with Vipassana Meditation, an Introduction to Vipassana by Mr. Goenka & related videos and Questions & Answers about Vipassana are available.”
Ontario Vipassana Centre
Link to Ontario Vipassana Meditation Centre.
Do you live in Ontario? Here is the website to the Ontario Vipassana Centre. This website has information on the course schedule, practice guidelines, daily food menu, as well as things to consider before you sit a course in this tradition. If you have any questions, never hesitate to ask us.
Vipassana Meditation Centre in BC
Link to BC Vipassana Mediation Centre.
Do you live in British Columbia? Find the centre closest to you. The food and accommodations are different at each centre, but the meditation is taught exactly the same way.