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Description

This is the official iOS mobile App for Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin.

Vipassana Meditation
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, an Art of Living. Vipassana is the process of self-purification by self-observation. One begins by observing the natural breath to concentrate the mind. Then, with a sharpened awareness, one proceeds to observe the changing nature of body and mind and experiences the universal truths of impermanence, suffering and egolessness. This truth-realization by direct experience results in mental purification.

Courses
The technique of Vipassana Meditation is taught at 10-day residential courses during which participants learn the basics of the method, and practice sufficiently to experience its beneficial results. There are no charges for the courses - not even to cover the cost of food and accommodation. All expenses are met by donations from people who, having completed a course and experienced the benefits of Vipassana, wish to give others the opportunity to also benefit.

Locations
Courses are given in numerous Meditation Centers and at Non-Center course locations. Each location has its own schedule of courses. In most cases, an application for admission to these courses can be completed online using this App. There are numerous Centers currently in operation and more in development around the world, including Africa, Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

Features of this App
-Learn more about Vipassana Meditation.
-Find locations near you that offer Vipassana Meditation courses from a complete worldwide listing or map of over 300 locations spread across 80+ countries.
-Locate Vipassana Meditation courses using search criteria such as dates, regions, and instruction languages.
-Apply and register to attend a Vipassana Meditation course.
-Download or listen online to audio resources in different languages, including instructions for mini Anapana meditation.

Old Students
If you have completed a 10-day course in this tradition then you can enter the Old Student section of this App to access the following:
-One hour group sitting recordings in 25+ different languages.
-Play group sitting recordings with an option to log your daily sittings. All logged data is only stored locally on your device.
-Old Student reference materials to guide your practice, including the 10-day discourse recordings and summaries.
-Download or listen online to audio resources in different languages, including discourses for 10-day, Mahāsatipaṭṭhāna Sutta, 1/2/3-day, and 7-day teenager courses; morning chantings and dohas for 10-day courses; special chantings; and instructions for mini Anapana.
-Find information about group sittings near you and elsewhere around the world

What’s New

Version 1.4.2

- fixed issue causing app to crash because of updated content

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Information

Provider
SAYATGYI U BA KHIN MEMORIAL TRUST OF MASSACHUSSETS, INC
Size
82.3 MB
Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Languages

English, Dutch, French, Gujarati, Hindi, Korean, Marathi, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Telugu, Traditional Chinese

Age Rating
4+
Copyright
Price
Free

Supports

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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