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6. www.MeditationinIndia.org  annual Sarnath February Retreats and other retreats...

 

7. www.dharmayatra.org  Annual Pilgrimage in late July in southern France.

 

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WHERE TO GO IN THE DHARMA WORLD?

 

Places for Practice

 

Here is a modest selection of places and teachers, East and West, Monasteries, Ashrams and Centres for practice.

 

India

 

Christopher Titmuss, Jaya Ashmore, Zohar Lavie, Nathan Glyde, Radha Nicholson and other teachers in our Dharma network lead a variety of kinds of retreats every month between November andApril in north and south India.

 

Locations include Bodh Gaya, Sarnath, Tiruvannama and Rishikesh. Several of the programmes are run on donation basis. Managers keep the daily rate as affordable as possible where facilities require fixed payment. There is a request for donations for teachers/manager at the end of the retreat.

 

INDIA

 

See our websites for further information

 

www.meditationinindia.org

www.opendharma.org

www.sanghaseva.org

 

For information about our school

 

Pragya Vihar School
c/o Lord Abbot
Burmese Vihara
Bodh Gaya
Bihar, 824231
India.

http://www.pvschool.in/

 

The school is supported by Dharma friends
for Bodh Gaya's poorest children
For further information and for donations
see school website or contact: christopher@insightmeditation.org

 

The following is a selected list of monasteries, centres and other spiritual resources for practice, rural and city based.

 

The list includes teachers, organisations and publications devoted to spiritual exploration.

 

The list includes centres and monasteries where Christopher Titmuss teaches in Australia, France, Germany, India and Israel. See link on home page for Christoper’s international schedule.

 

Dedicated practitioners are strongly encouraged to make at least one trip in their lifetime to the East to explore their practice.

 

For a more comprehensive list of Buddhist centres and monasteries around the world visit www.buddhanet.net This website contains details of numerous monasteries and centres worldwide. A very useful resource. 

 

BURMA, MYANMAR

 

International dialing prefix for Myanmar +95

 

Chanmyay Yeiktha Meditation Centre
Teacher: Ven. Sayadaw U Janaka
Tradition: Vipassana using the Mahasi Sayadaw method

Dhamma Joti Vipassana Centre
http://www.joti.dhamma.org

 

Email: BANDOOLAMYANMAR@mtp400.stems.com
Tradition: Sayagi U Ba Khin

 

Mahasi Sasana Yeiktha Meditation Centre
http://www.buddhanet.net/m_centre.htm

 

Pak Auk Forest Monastery
Web site: www.paauk.org 
Teacher: Ven. Pa Auk Sayadaw
http://www.paaukforestmonastery.org/

 

Panditarama Meditation Centre
http://www.panditarama.net/

Teacher: Ven. Sayadaw U Pandita
Tradition: Vipassana using the Mahasi Sayadaw method

 

INDIA

 

Ashtanga Yoga Research Institute
http://kpjayi.org/

 

Auroville
http://www.auroville.org/

 

Bodh Gaya Retreats
Information about retreats in Thai Monastery, Bodh Gaya
www.meditationinindia.org


Bihar School of Yoga
http://www.biharyoga.net/bihar-school-of-yoga/about-bsy

 

Bodhi Zendo

http://www.bodhisangha.net/index.php/en/home

 

Choe Khor Sum Ling 
560071 Bangalore, India
http://www.cksl.in/


Daijokyo Buddhist Temple, Bodh Gaya

http://www.daijokyo.or.jp/80-foot-buddha-statue/Daijokyo_Buddhist_Temple2.html

 

Dhamma Bodhi
Bodhgaya, Gaya, 824234 India
Tradition: S. N. Goenka - Vipassana

Dzogchen Monastery
http://www.dzogchen.org.in/dzogchen-monastery

 

International Meditation Centre
http://www.bodhi.dhamma.org/

S.N. Goenka

 

Iyengar Yoga Institute
http://www.bksiyengar.com/

 

Krishnamurti Foundation
http://www.kfionline.org/

 

Mahabodhi Mahavihara
http://www.bodhgayatemple.com

 

Mahabodhi International Meditation Centre (MIMC)
http://www.karmaindiatravel.com/spiritual-tour-retreat-at-the-mahabodhi-international-meditation-center.html

 

Maitri Charitable Trust
Bodhgaya, Gaya District, Bihar 824 231
Web site:www.fpmt.org/maitri

Director Adriana Ferranti

 

Motilal Banarsi Dass Publishers
41-UA Bungalow Road, Jawahar Nagar
Delhi 110 007 India
Tel: 011- 2391 8335, Fax: 011- 2393 0689
Web site: www.mlbd.com

Publishers of books on Buddhism and India's foremost bookseller on books on Eastern religions.

 

New Delhi Sangha
Shantum Seth
http://www.buddhapath.com/Shantum%20Seth.html

 

Office of the Dalai Lama
Thekchen Choeling
P.O. McLeod Ganj
Dharamsala H.P. 176219 India
Dalai Lama's Official website:

www.dalailama.com

 

Open Dharma
Contact: Jaya Ashmore
Website:www.opendharma.org
Tradition: Offering a variety of Dharma programmes from a few days to weeks in various places in India and worldwide.
Teacher: Jaya Ashmore and others. 

 

Root Institute for Wisdom Culture 

Bodhgaya, Gaya District, Bihar 824231 India

Tradition: Tibetan, Gelugpa (FPMT)
Spiritual Director: Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche

 

Zohar Levi and Nathan Glyde

Offers retreats, dharma teachings worldwide and engaged Dharma programmes.

Sangha Seva www.sanghaseva.org

 

Sri Aurobindo Ashram

 

Tamil Nadu 605 002

 

Sri Ramanashram
Ramanashram PO
Tiruvannamalai 606 603
Tamil Nadu

 

Wat Thai (Monastery for Thai pilgrims)
P.O. Bodh Gaya,
Gaya, Bihar 824231 India
Tradition: Theravada.

2016. Currently building international meditation centre

 

Wat Thai Monastery
Sarnath
near Varanasi
Two annual day retreats in mid February with Christopher Titmuss and Zohar Lavie

 

Tushita Meditation Centre
McLeod Ganj
Dharamsala
Dharamsala, India a member of the FPMT
Spiritual Director: Lama Thubten Zopa Rinpoche

Centre for the study and practice of Mahayana Buddhism.

 

Vipassana International Academy
Dhamma Giri; P.O. Box 6
Igatpuri 422 403
Maharashtra; India.
Web site: www.vri.dhamma.org
s taught by S.N. Goenka
Ten-day courses of Vipassana meditation.

 

Yoga Niketan
PO Muni Ki Reti
Rishikesh  249192
Uttar Pradesh

 

SRI LANKA

 

International dialing prefix Sri Lanka +94

Buddhist Publication Society (BPS)
Web site:www.bps.lk
Excellent collection of Buddhist suttas, books and paperbacks for sale.

 

Devanam Piyatissa International Meditation Centre
Tradition: Theravada, Samatha and Vipassana
Teachers: Senior resident Nuns at the meditation centre.

 

International Meditation Centre
Kananwila, Horana, near Colombo Sri Lanka

 

Island Hermitage (Polgasduwa)
Dodanduwa, Galle District

 

Kanduboda Vipassana Meditation Centre
Web site: www.metta.lk/temples/kandubodha/index.html
Affiliation: Mahasi Sayadaw Meditation Centre

 

Nilambe Meditation Centre
Kandy, Galaha Road,
Sri Lanka
Web site: www.nilambe.org
for short and long term practice, especially for lay people, East and West.

 

Sarvodaya Movement 
www.sarvodaya.org
Founder: Dr. Ariyaratne
Largest development charity in Sri Lanka – based on Dharma practice. 

 

Vipassana Meditation Centre - Dhamma Kuta
Mowbray Galaha Road, Hindagala; Peradeniya, Sri Lanka.
Tel: (070) 800-057
Email: dhamma@sltnet.lk
Tradition: Vipassana meditation as taught by S.N.Goenka 

 

THAILAND

 

International dialing prefix for Thailand +66

 

Achan Naeb School Vipassana Insight Practice Centre
Location: Hua Hin, Thailand
Contact person: Rodrigo Aldana

 

Chom Tong Insight Meditation Centre
Web site: www.sirimangalo.org
or asia.sirimangalo.org/chomtong
Tradition: Satipatthana Vipassana based on Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw's teaching.

 

International Network of Engaged Buddhists
Bangkok
www.sulak-sivaraksa.org
ineboffice@yahoo.com

 

Samui Dharma Healing Centre
Web site: www.dharmahealing.com

 

Wat Asokaram
Sukumvit Road, Samut Prakan 10280
Meditation method: Anapanasati is the main technique taught

 

Wat Bhaddanta Asabha Theravada
Baan Bung, Chonburi, 20220 Thailand
Contact: Ajahn Somsak Sorado or Phra Ratha Mahaviriyo

 

Wat Chai Na
Tambon Na,
Amper Muang
Nakornsridhammaraj
southern Thailand.
Teacher: Meichee Patomwon,  a Buddhist nun since the age of 12,
(a beloved friend of Christopher for more than 40 years). Need translator.

 

Wat Kow Tahm
Monastery with the Cave
International Meditation Centre
P.O. Box 18
Koh Pah-Ngan
Surat Thani 84280 Thailand
Web site: www.watkowtahm.org

Wat Mahadhatu (Wat Maha Tat)
Section 5, Taprachan
Maharaj Road, Phranakorn, Bangkok 10200

 

Wat Ou Sai Kham
Chiangmai
Web site: www.jadebuddha.net

Wat Pah Ban Thad
Udon Thani www.luangta.com

 

Wat Pah Nanachat
(International Forest Monastery)
Bahn Bung Wai Amper Warin Ubon 34310 Thailand
Training monastery for Western monks - in the tradition of Ajahn Chah

Wat Pak Nam
Therdthai Road
Amper Phasicharoen, Bangkok 10160
Tel: 0-2467-0811

 

Wat Phradhatu
Chiang Mai 50160
Web site: www.sirimangalo.org
Tradition: Satipatthana Vipassana
Affiliation: Mahasi Sayadaw Lineage

Wat Sai Ngam
Tambon Donmasang,
Amper Muang, Supanburi 72000

Wat Suan Moke Monastery
(Monastery of the Garden of Liberation)
Amper Chaiya,
Surat Thani 84110
Thailand
www.suanmokkh.org
Teaching method: 10-day retreats from first day of the month;
Monastery of the Ajahn Buddhadasa (1907-1992), Thailand's most radical Dharma teacher of the 20th century. One of Christopher's two Dharma teachers.

Wat Tham Thong
Chom Thong Insight Meditation Centre
157 Ban Luang
Chiang Mai Province 50160
Email: wscthong@ntic.intanon.nectec.or.th

 

Wat U-Mong
Tambon Suthep
Amper Muang, Chiang Mai 50000

 

Wat Vivek Asom
Vivekasrom Vipassana Meditation Centre
Tambon Ban Suan,
Tradition: Vipassana as taught by Mahasi Sayadaw

World Fellowship of Buddhists (WFB)
Web site: www.wfb-hq.org
(for information about Thai meditation monasteries etc).

 

AUSTRALIA

 

For teaching programmes of Australian Dharma Teachers
Profiles & Schedules, see
www.insightmeditationaustralia.org/

 

Bobbi Allan
Subhana Barzaghi
Ellen Davison
Mal Huxter
Will James
Patrick Kearney
Anna Markey
Radha Nicholson
Carol Perry

 

Christopher Titmuss teaches annually in Australia from mid November for three weeks.

 

Blue Mountain Insight Meditation Centre
Blue Mountains
Patrick Kearney and other teachers
Australia
www.meditation.asn.au

 

 

Buddhist Library and Meditation Centre
Sydney
NSW.
www.buddhistlibrary.com.au

 

Dharma Cloud
147 Richmond Road
Morningside (entrance Bonar Street).
Brisbane,
Australia
www.dharma.org.au

 

Bodhgaya Development Association (BDA)
147 Richmond Road
Morningside (entrance Bonar Street).
Brisbane,
Australia
BDA contributes to support for Pragya Vihar School

 

Dharma Teachings and Retreats in Australia
Australia Insight Meditation Teachers Circle
www.dharma.org.au

 

Radha Anderson
Byron Bay area
New South Wales
www.radhanicholson.com

 

Subhana Barzaghi
22 Long Street
East Ryde NSW 2113
Australia;
www.subhana.com.au/

 

NEW ZEALAND

 

Jeremy Logan
www.insightmeditation.org.nz

Southern Insight Meditation
www.southern.insightmeditation.org.nz

 

Te Moata Meditation Centre
New Zealand
www.temoata.org

Wellington Insight Meditation Te Puaki Marama
www.insightmeditation.org.nz

 

EUROPE

 

ANGULIMALA
Buddhist Prison Chaplaincy Organisation
United Kingdom
www.angulimala.org

 

Arbor Verlag
Publishers of Buddhist books
Germany
www.arbor-verlag.de

 

Amaravati Buddhist Monastery,
Great Gaddesden,
Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP1 3BZ
www.amaravati.org

 

Associazone per la Meditazione
Rome
Italy
Corrado Pensa

 

Bhante Bodhidhamma
www.satipanya.org.uk

 

Bodhi Garden, Bodhi Tree

Brighton
Sussex,
England.
www.bodhigarden.org
Offering Dharma teachings and non-residential workshops.

Buddhismus Aktuell:
Zeitschrift der Deutschen Buddhistischen Union
Eching (near Munich)
Magazine
www.buddhismus-aktuell.de

Buddhistisches Zentrum
Scheibbs
Scheibbs / Neustift
Austria
www.bzs.at
bz.scheibbs@gmx.at

Buddha Haus
Utterbuhl 5
Oy-Mittelberg 3
D-87466.
www.buddha-haus.de
info@buddha-haus.de
Founder: Ayya Khema

Buddhist Monastic Retreats
Dhammapala,
Buddh.Kloster
Am Waldrand
CH-3718
Kandersteg
+41 (33) 675 2100
dhammapala@gmx.net 
Theravada Tradition
Switzerland

Dharma Yatra 
www.dharmayatra.org
The European Dharma Yatra, a summer pilgrimage through Southern France. 10 days, held in France in late July.

Gaia House
West Ogwell
Newton Abbot
Devon
England
www.gaiahouse.co.uk
Co-founders: Christopher Titmuss and Christina Feldman

Hans Gruber Germany
www.buddha-heute.de
Buddhist author, journalist, lecturer

Haus der Stille
Muhlenweg 20,
D-21514 Roseburg uber Buchen,
Germany
0049 (0) 4158 214
www.hausderstille.org

Karuna Institute
Natsworthy Manor
Widecombe
Devon
TQ13 7TR
www.karuna-institute.co.uk
training in Buddhist based psychotherapy.

Meditation Centre Beatenberg,
www.karuna.ch
Co-founders: Fred von Allmen and Ursula Fluckiger

Meditation Expert UK
www.meditationexpert.co.uk

Moulin des Chaves
Dharma Centre
southern France
Martin and Gail Aylward
www.moulindechaves.org/

Nicole Stern
Dharma Training & Dharma Coaching
Personal, business and retreats
82335 Berg near Munich
Germany
www.dharma-training.de

www.mindful-work.de

O. W. Barth Verlag
Publisher of Buddhist books
Frankfurt/ Main
Germany
www.fischerverlage.de

Seminarhaus Engl
D-84339
Unterdietfurt
Germany
www.seminarhaus-engl.de

Satsang Teachers in the West
www.satsang.nu
Details of about 90 Western Satsang teachers

Sharpham House
Ashprington
Totnes
Devon TQ9 7UT
England
centre@sharpham-trust.org
Stephen and Martine Batchelor
France
www.stephenbatchelor.org

 

Texts and audios in German
www.dhamma-dana.de

Theseus Verlag
Publisher of Buddhist books
Berlin
www.theseus-verlag.de
theseus@verlagsgruppe-dornier.de

Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
Plum Village
Thenac, France
www.plumvillage.org

Tineke Osterloh
Blankeneser Haupstrasse 34
22587 Hamburg
Germany
www.klarheit-finden.de

Tushita Centre, Pauenhof,
Pauenhof e. V.
D - 47665 Sonsbeck Hamb
Pauendyck 1
(30 minutes from Dussledorf)
Germany
www.pauenhof.de

 

Ursache & Wirkung: Buddhismus in Gesellschaft und Leben
Magazine
Vienna
Austria
www.ursache.at

 

Verlag Beyerlein & Steinschulte
Publishers of Buddhist Books
Stammbach
Germany
www.buddhareden.de

Zeh Verlag
Publisher of Buddhist Books
Berlin
Germany
www-zeh-verlag.de

Zentrum for Buddhismus
Waldhaus am Lacher See
Heimschule 1
D 56643, Nickenich
Germany
www.buddhismus-im-westen.de

 

ISRAEL

 

Tovana (Insight Meditation network in Israel)

Stephen Fulder and other Israeli teachers
www.tovana.org.il

 

NORTH AMERICA

 

Norman Feldman, Molly Swan

Ontario, Canada.
http://www.truenorthinsight.org/index.php/en/

http://www.insightmeditationretreats.ca/

Barre Centre for Buddhist Studies


MA, USA.
 

www.dharma.org

Teachings and practices from Pali Canon
and Theravada tradition
www.accesstoinsight.org

Buddhadharma Practitioners Quarterly
www.thebuddhadharma.com

Buddhist AIDS Project
www.buddhistaidsproject.org

Buddhist Peace Fellowship
www.bpf.org

Cambridge Insight Meditation Centre
www.cimc.info
Larry Rosenberg, Narayan Liebrenson Grady
Michael Liebenson Grady

Cloud Mountain Retreat Centre
NW Dharma Association
PO Box 31095
Seattle, WA 98103

Dharma Seed Tape Library
www.dharmaseed.org
Offers taped teachings of insight
meditation teachers

Dzogchen Retreats
Lama Surya Das
www.dzogchen.org
retreat@dzogchen.org

Foundation for the People of Burma
info@foundationburma.org

Gay Buddhist Fellowship
San Francisco
www.gaybuddhist.org

Green Sangha
Bay Area,
California
spiritual activism for environment
www.greensangha.org

Insight Meditation Society (IMS)
1230 Pleasant Street
Barre
MA 01005
USA.
Co-founders:Joseph Goldstein and Sharon Salzberg
www.dharma.org

 

Inquiring Mind
semi-annual journal primarily for the US Vipassana Community
www.inquiringmind.com

'In the Footsteps of the Buddha'
Annual pilgrimage to India with Shantum Seth
www.buddhapath.com

John Orr
http://www.newhopesangha.org/about.htm

Karuna Centre for Peace-Building
Director:Paula Green
www.karunacenter.org

Lesbian Buddhist Sangha
www.lesbianbuddhistsangha.org

Prison Dharma Network
Boulder, Co.
www.prisondharmanetwork.org

San Francisco Zen Centre
www.sfzc.org

Sati Centre for Buddhist Studies
USA
www.sati.org

Seattle Insight Meditation Society
Rodney Smith
www.seattleinsight.org

New York Insight Meditation Centre
www.nyimc.org
nyinsight@earthlink.net

May all Sanghas Live with Wisdom

Please email christopher@insightmeditation.org to add name and website of Dharma centres and monasteries to this list.