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    V ā€“ Vipassana-The art of Meditation

    Vipassana-The art of Meditation – It has been twelve years since I first experienced the 10 day Vipassana course at Dhamma Giri, Igatpuri. My first introduction to Vipassana was quite unexpected. I was told, it would be a silent meditation, with no eye contact, no reading or music, no exercise, no communication,  and overall no cellphones. I was prepared for all this as the benefits were so immense that cannot be measured in any form. The Igatpuri Centre  The Igatpuri centre is beautifully situated in a hilly area with trees all around and a lake nearby. Well planned rooms with attached bathrooms, well lit areas, dining room, reception area, meditation…