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Vipassana at Home is a 10 day meditation course designed to fit within daily life.
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7th October 2022
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The Course:

Vipassana at Home is an online meditation course for people who want to explore meditation in their everyday life.

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7th October 2022
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The course introduces you to the Vipassana meditation technique over the course of 10 days.

You will meditate every morning and evening using 1-hour pre-recorded guided meditations.

These are aided by live online lectures and group meditations which will also be recorded.

Additional support is given through live Q&A and a chat group.

All you need is a quiet and comfortable space to meditate and a full commitment to practice.

The course runs off donations which are accepted at the end of the course. A €5 refundable registration fee helps you commit.

The course emphasises the practice of meditation.
Next Course
7th October 2022

Course Content:

The course emphasises the practice of meditation. Two hours of meditation per day will help you become established in the technique.

The lectures will help you understand the principles behind the practice and how they apply and give you an opportunity to ask any questions that come up.

By the end of this course, you will have an understanding of how to practice these techniques for yourself and apply them to your daily life to improve interpersonal relationships, manage your emotions and stress level and engage with life more fully.

The course starts on a Friday evening and ends 10 days later on Monday morning.

Live zoom sessions will be on Saturdays, Sundays and the Wednesday at 3PM Bangkok time.

These will also be recorded for participants in other time zones.

What we teach

Anapanasati Meditation

Mindfulness of breathing to calm the mind to a point where we can observe mind & body.

Vipassana Meditation

To understand and learn the nature of mind & body and come out of habits of creating suffering and dissatisfaction.

Metta Meditation

Loving-kindness to cultivate beneficial qualities such as compassion, joy, kindness and gratitude.

Application to Daily Life

How to apply Vipassana in your daily life to be free from harmful emotions and behaviours

Vipassana, also known as mindfulness meditation, means to see clearly.
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7th October 2022

What is Vipassana?

Vipassana, also known as mindfulness meditation, means to see clearly.

In this style of meditation we train ourselves to observe our reality as it is, not as we would like it to be or as we assume it to be. Therefore, we practice without visualisations, mantras or any modification to experience. Only then can we see ourselves as we really are.

By deeply understanding our nature, we learn to overcome harmful emotions, thought and behaviours and master the art of living.

The Vipassana technique has been around since the time of the Buddha (450BC) and while traditionally practised in Buddhist contexts, it is a completely non-religious tool to learn the art of living and helping others.

Benefits of Vipassana

Freedom & happiness

Over time, the practice calms the hindrances and behaviours that stand in the way of happiness and freedom to be who we are.

Improved relationships

Transforming how we relate to our self and others. As we become more kind and understanding of ourselves it naturally flows over to those around us.

Be less distracted

Directing your mind intentionally, there is less worry, rumination and distraction. Naturally, we are more fully present with anything, whether that is work, leisure or relationships.

Your Facilitator.

Headshot of Reimar Scholz. Meditation Instructor.

Reimar was raised in Germany. Growing up, he loved high intensity sports and holds a Taekwondo Black-Belt. Through these he first experienced states of high clarity, flow and presence.

At 18 he moved to Australia to study and work in Economics & Finance. Stress, anxiety and a lifelong struggle with eczema led him to discover Vipassana Meditation. Feeling early benefits, he dedicated himself to the practice alongside his full time job.

He sits multiple Vipassana retreats every year and practices avidly on and off the cushion. He draws mainly from Burmese and Thai Theravada Buddhist teachings. Influential teachers include Culadasa, S.N. Goenka, Mahasi Sayadaw & Sam Harris.

Since COVID, he lives in Thailand, exploring Vipassana meditation and how it applies in other practices such as contact improvisation dance and freediving. Since August he is staying at Wat Sopharam as a student of Ajahn Phra Puttar.

He believes in a balanced and integrated approach that calls for a full engagement in life. First, your practice happens within your life, then, your life happens within your practice.

Inspired to share the benefits of Vipassana, he founded vipassanathome.org in September 2021.

Next Course
7th October 2022

FAQs

If you still have questions, don't hesitate to get in contact with us.

Can I still join the discourses if I am in a different timezone?

Live zoom discourses try to make it possible for Europe, Asia and Australia to join most sessions. Not all timezones will be able to watch them live. All discourses will be recorded and shared in case you cannot attend the live sessions.

Can I do this course while in a full-time job?

Yes the course is designed so that you are able to participate.

Guided meditations are shared the day before and you can fit them into your morning and evening routine.

I am worried I am not capable of meditating for two hours everyday. Should I still join?

If you are in reasonable physical and mental health and are sincerely and genuinely interested in trying out this practice it will be possible. 

It all depends on the commitment you bring to the 10 days and if you are open and willing to apply yourself patiently and diligently, you will surely see tangible benefits.

If you cannot sit cross-legged, we can adjust your posture to sit on a chair or use cushions as help.

Why do I have to join for the entire 10 days?

Traditionally this technique is taught over 10 days as each day a new step is introduced. To give this technique a fair trial and be able to practice on your own, committing to the full 10 days is highly recommended.

Will I receive any support during the course?

You are free to message the instructor at any time if you need guidance or support or even reach out for 1-on-1. We also organise a Whatsapp group for you to share and connect with other participants. During live sessions, you will also have time for Q&A.

Who is this course for?

This course is for anyone who wants to be introduced to Vipassana meditation or go deeper into their practice. Not everyone has time or opportunity to attend a full 10 day Vipassana course and this course is meant to serve as a bridge towards full 10 day retreats.

This is a beginner friendly course. If you have never meditated before, have had a casual relationship with meditation or have even attended a Vipassana retreat but want to stabilise and reinvigorate your daily practice, this course is for you.

Is Vipassana At Home associated with Dhamma.org?

No, we are not associated with Dhamma.org. The technique taught is very similar to the one taught in S.N. Goenka Vipassana centers but our teaching approach is informed by the facilitators experience in other Vipassana traditions as well.

The course is by no means a substitute to a full 10-day Dhamma.org course. We highly recommend any practitioners to attend a full in-person retreat to really experience the technique.

Where do donations go?

Offering our courses for free allows us to pass on the Vipassana teachings to those who need it, whatever position they are in. Donations go towards operational costs, supporting the teacher and the monasteries and teachers he learns from.

Donate here

Contact us

If you still have questions about Vipassana at Home, feel free to contact us here:

reimar@vipassanaathome.org
WhatsApp +66 804438813
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