This section of the website provides background information on Vipassana meditation. The practice was originally taught by the Buddha in India over 2,500 years ago. In recent years it has been taught to millions of students all over the world.
What is Vipassana meditation and how does it work
How the practice is taught and how courses work
Background on the principal teacher in this tradition
The line of teachers who preserved the technique
Goenkaji speaks about the practical benefits of the technique
S.N. Goenka addresses a Peace Summit on how to live in harmony
Questions that regularly arise in the minds of students