Meditation Center

Today, even though we may have different sort of facilities brought by the science & technology, but our minds are still poor and buffeted with the defilements We cannot live peacefully with these defilements in our mind. So Meditation helps us to settle them and come closer to wisdom and live a life with ease and comfort. There are many meditation centers in Nepal, but the following are just a few.

180x127-pullahariPullahari Monastery
Rigpe Dorjee Institute
P.O. Box 11015, Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: (977-1) 4498196
Fax: (977-1) 4471112
Contact Person: Tenzin Dorjee

180x127-kapanKopan Monastery
GPO Box 817, Kathmandu
Phone: (977-1) 4481268
Fax: (977-1) 4481267
Director: Geshe Lhundrup Rigsel

180x127-vipassanaNepal Vipassana Center
Dhammashringa, Budhanilkantha, Kathmandu, Nepal
Jyoti Bhawan, Kantipath, P.O.Box 133,
Kathmandu, Nepal
Phone: (977-1) 4225490, 4225230
Fax: (977-1) 4224720, 4223636
Web: Vipassana Research Academy

180x127-medcentGanden Yiga Chözin Buddhist Meditation Centre
Near Kharai Lakeside
Kaski District, Pokhara 6
Phone (Mobile): 981025146
Fax: 1410092
Director: Ven. Stefano Brunori


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