Informational Events

Public talks about Vipassana Meditation and other events are periodically scheduled in Michigan to provide interested persons with information about the technique.

One way to find out more about Vipassana Meditation is to come to one of these organized events. Following the introductory talks and video showings there will be an opportunity to ask questions and talk informally with experienced meditators.

No events currently planned.

Email webmaster if interested in setting up an event for your group.

For further information on Vipassana Meditation the following books available from Pariyatti Books are recommended:


Old Events...
Date & Time Movie On Television View Flyer
Sunday, February 24, 2008 (5:00pm) Introduction to Vipassana Priya Restaurant (Farmington Hills) View flyer
Saturday, April 14, 2007 (1:30pm) Introduction to Vipassana Crazy Wisdom Bookstore (Ann Arbor) View flyer
Sunday, September 10, 2006 (12:45pm) Mental Wealth Center For Yoga (West Bloomfield) MW flyer
Quarterly flyer
Sunday, June 25, 2006 (12:45pm) Introduction to Vipassana Center For Yoga (West Bloomfield) Intro flyer
Quarterly flyer
Sunday, May 28, 2006 (11:00am) Introduction to Vipassana Spartan Village Community Center (East Lansing) Intro flyer
Every Wed & Fri
Thru May 19, 2006 (9:00pm)
Doing Time, Doing Vipassana Public Access Channel 12 (Novi, Farmington, Farmington Hills areas) View flyer
Introduction to Vipassana (56min)

This public discourse by S.N. Goenka was given at the Vipassana Meditation Centre in Blackheath, Australia in 1990. This discourse is a thorough introduction to the Vipassana practice and the ten-day course, with a lively question and answer session at the end.
Informal Q&A Session follows.
Date: Sunday, May 28, 2006
Time: 11:00am
Location: Spartan Village Community Center (1460 Middlevale Rd, East Lansing, MI 48823)
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Date: Sunday, June 25, 2006
Time: 12:45pm
Location: Center for Yoga (6710 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322)
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Date: Saturday, April 14, 2007
Time: 1:30pm
Location: Crazy Wisdom Bookstore (114 S. Main St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104)
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Mental Wealth (62min)

This public discourse by S.N. Goenka was given at the Harvard Business School Club in New York City in August, 2000. Since Goenka was himself a businessman for many years, he addresses many points of interest to the audience. The discourse is a general introduction to Vipassana suitable for any audience and is followed by a lively question and answer session.
Informal Q&A Session follows.
Date: Sunday, September 10, 2006
Time: 12:45pm
Location: Center for Yoga (6710 Orchard Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48322)
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Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (52min)

This film is about the teaching of Vipassana meditation in the Indian prison-system and the remarkable results achieved in the attitudes and behavior changes of the inmates who participated.
Informal Q&A Session follows.

DTDV can also be seen on television in Michigan.
Date: Every Wed and Fri through May 19, 2006
Time: 9:00pm
Airing: Public Access Channel 12 in Novi, Farmington, Farmington Hills areas of Michigan
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