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Vipassana Silent Meditation Retreat

Vipassana Silent Meditation Retreat 

Vipassana silent meditation retreat is one of the popular meditation part of Meditation. However if we look in the past we can see that Vipassana belongs to the tradition of Buddha meditation.

What is vipassana silent meditation retreat?

The main practice of Vipassana consists of mentally scanning one by one of each body part and feeling the sensations in each of these body parts. Practitioners are instructed to move their attention down from the top of the head to the tips of the toes and then in the opposite direction in a repetitive pattern, paying attention to somatic sensations.
The instruction for the subject is to keep your attention moving and to observe, objectively and with equanimity, the sensations that you experience. Given the explicit focus on tomato sensory sensations, this particular tradition of Vipassana is a good example of meditation practice where focused attention and open monitoring are combined.

Please note that Vipassana is have some guided and some instructed practice. Vedansha Institute of Vedic Science and Alternative Medicine will explain and show how to do the practice that you will perform yourself. Only by this way you can concentrate more on your own emotions, sensations, and feeling without external influence. Don’t worry, they will support you in this way.
How you will do your practice?
You will get instructions for whole your retreat in written form (approx. 5 pages) . Before your practice will start we will explain you what you should do and how. We will support and guide you during whole program.

Who we are?

Vedansha Institute of Vedic science and alternative medicine founded by Dr.S.Pandey Ji . We cover education in whole vedic science (yoga & meditation, ayurveda, vedic astrology & vastu). teacher training programs help people to make yoga their profession or integrate it in daily life. Our special retreat programs help people to control their emotions, remove fears, to improve their life, find harmony and happiness. Therapy courses will help to support common and non-curative diseases.

What is our aim?

To prepare yoga teacher or yoga practitioner who will understand yoga as a vedic subject and will be capable to  teach others and share knowledge in asana, pranayama, meditation, mantra, yoga philosophy, ayurveda, yoga anatomy, asana alignment. 

Our Program

Duration

Study days

Free Day

Excursion & Ayurvedic Massage

Price

8 days/7 nights

Monday-Saturday

Sunday

1 Excursion

1 Ayurvedic massage

22000 INR (Equivalent to 320 USD Approx) in double shared room, 24000 INR (Equivalent to 350 USD Approx) in private room

11 days/10 days

Monday-Saturday

Sunday

1 Excursion

1 Ayurvedic massage

29000 INR (Equivalent to 420 USD Approx) in double shared room, 33000 INR (Equivalent to 480 USD Approx) in private room

The Vedansha Insitute of Vedic sciences and alternative medicine is accredeted by International Yoga Alliance (USA) and Alternative medical council Colcatta (India) and offered Vipassana (silent meditation retreat).
This course is suitable for:

  • Intermediate & advanced students.
  • For people who have experience in meditation.

Dates of Vipassana retreat  2018 – 2019

Month

Dates of begin

Free places

January

Every day except weekends

Yes

February

Every day except weekends

Yes

March

Every day except weekends

Yes

April

Every day except weekends

Yes

May

Every day except weekends

Yes

June

Every day except weekends

Yes

July

Every day except weekends

Yes

August

Every day except weekends

Yes

September

Every day except weekends

Yes

October

Every day except weekends

Yes

November

Every day except weekends

Yes

December

Every day except weekends

Yes

Included:

  • Daily practical meditation, concentration, and awareness sessions.
  • Consultation and individual issued plan of retreat with guided recommendations.
  • Certificate of attendance.
  • 1 brief aura check-up.
  • 1 excursion to the Himalaya.
  • 3 daily vegetarian meals.
  • 7 nights’ accommodation.
  • Mala string of beads energized by a Yogacharya, Dr. S.K.Pandey-Ji.
  • Study materials.
  • Yoga cleansing kit.
  • Herbs suggestions for well-being.
  • 1 t-shirt with the school symbol.

Optional for moderate payment:

  • Airport transfer.
  • Other ayurvedic procedures.
  • Ayurvedic doctor conculatation.
  • Number of excursions more than mentioned above.
  • Detailed Aura check-up with providing of written report about Aura statement, disturbances in Aura if they are present, supporting methods and treatment advises of naturopathic specialist (individual plan of asana postures, pranayama, herbs, meditative practice).
  • Detailed horoscope assessment.
  • Extra nights of accommodation.

Check in : 13:00 pm | Check out:12:00 pm

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Your interest to learn Vedic science.
  • Successful payment of deposit.
  • In their own interest individuals with disabilities or ailments are advised to refrain from applying.
  • Minimum age at the time of admission is 18 years. Applicants aged over 60 years could applied after consultation with user e-mail/phone/skype/facebook .Contact us(make like direct link).
  • Pregnant women need a medical authorisation permitting them to practice yoga from their own country with translation in English.
  • Any candidate found unfit after commencement of the course will not be permitted to continue the training and a refund of fees and other charges will not be admissible.

Daily Schedule:

Day 1:

  • 13:00  Arrival.
  • Lunch.
  • Free time and relax.
  • 16:30  Aura check up and individual consultation, set up a plan of Vipassana, orientation, Kriya practice, and the issue of evaluation and practical list.
  • 18:00  Dinner.
  • 19:00  Free time.
  • 22:00  Sleep.

Day 2 – 7:

  • 06:00  Wake up and shower.
  • 07:00  Morning meditation with a special pranayama technique.
  • 08:00 Breakfast.
  • 09:00Free time.
  • 10:00Walking awareness meditation with mantra chanting on the Ganges river.
  • 11:30Dinner.
  • 12:30Free time.
  • 14:00Mandala / yantra creation and meditation.
  • 15:30  Mantra chanting (can be used as personal mantra) for a particular amount of times (possible to do outside on the Ganges or in Himalaya).
  • 16:30  Temple visit with mediation by desire.
  • 18:30  Group guided Meditation.
  •   Dinner.
  • 20:00  Reading or free time.
  • 22:00  Sleep.

DAY 8:

  • 06:00  Wake up.
  • 06:30   Excursion or classes (depends on day).
  • 09:30  Breakfast.
  • 10:30   Vipassana practice.
  • 12:00  Check out.

Teaching Plan of Vipassana silent meditation retreat

Pranayama & Mudras:

Introduction to Pranayama.

Basic Pranayama Techniques & Benefits for Mediatation (Neti, Kapalabhati, Nadi Shodana).

The pranic body.

Parana and lifestyle.

Nadi and their role in Meditation.

Breathing and life span.

Kriyas (Body Cleansing Methods): (Neti, Kapalabhati, Nadi Shodhana).

Meditation:

Meditation Practice (Vipassana Japa and Ajapa meditation, Vipassana Breath awareness Meditation, Vipassana Nada Meditation, Mantra and Vipassana awareness, Vipassana Kundalini Meditation).