Embarking on a 10-day Vipassana meditation retreat can potentially change your life forever. But with so many locations around the world, where to do it? Let’s review the best locations for a Vipassana retreat.
Dhamma, an international NGO, organizes Vipassana retreats around the world in over 100 countries on all continents.
Best Vipassana Retreat Locations
Dhamma Pataka (South Africa)Dhamma Pataka (South Africa)
Dhamma Pataka is a very special location located on a mountain slope near Worcester, about 1h away from Cape Town. Fantastic food and accommodation as well as meditation hall.
The place is truly unique, very comfortable, and perfect for the practice of Vipassana.
Bebrusai (Lithuania)Bebrusai (Lithuania)
Lithuania is a sparsely populated Northern-European country located in the Baltic gulf. This location, a rented holiday resort, rests alongside a beautiful lake and offers pleasant basic accommodation as well as a fantastic food selection. Easy to reach from Vilnius.
Marrakesh (Morocco)Marrakesh (Morocco)
This non-center location is absolutely lovely, located near Marrakesh and not far from the international airport. Mediterranean vegetarian food including local olive oil and olives is provided in a fantastic lovely resort that boasts fantastic weather all year round.
What’s your favorite location for a Vipassana meditation retreat?