Dhamma Punna is located at Pune
opposite to Nehru Stadium, in Maharashtra
. The center aims to promote the practice of Vipassana
, one of India's most ancient meditation techniques. Vipassana is the practical spirit of the teachings of Buddha
, who taught Dhamma - the Universal Law of Nature.
Dhamma Punna offers meditation courses for 50 males and 40 females at a time. The center conducts 15 day special courses for professors and school teachers in May. In addition to ten day courses, there are 20, 30 and 45 day courses for advanced students. Childrenís course for one to three days is organized in the center and in schools. The center also conducts youth courses in various colleges.
Dhamma Punna is about 7 km from Pune Junction Railway Station.