Wheel of Dhamma

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Malaya
Malaysia Vipassana Meditation, Dhamma Malaya, Malaysia
Centre Location: Website | Map
** Unless noted otherwise, course instructions are given in the following language(s): English / Mandarin

Dhamma Malaya provides private single rooms for 108 students and 24 servers. It is near the east coast, 3 hrs from Kuala Lumpur, on a breezy rise in a plantation. The two halls and 74 aircon cells have cool floors, high pyramid roofs and provide multi-language facilities.

Kulim is a non-centre site in Kedah, east of Penang, for about 40 people, with small dorms. Johor has non-centre courses several times a year at Saleng Eco Farm for about 50 students, with dorm rooms.

How to Apply to Attend or Serve a Course
  1. Access the application form by clicking Apply for the desired course. Old students will be given the option to serve.
  2. Please carefully read the Introduction to the Technique and Code of Discipline which you will be asked to follow during your course.
  3. Fully and completely fill out all the sections of application form and submit it. An application is required to register for all courses.
  4. Await notification. All correspondence will be through e-mail if you give an e-mail address in your application. Due to the large volume of applications, it may take up to two weeks before receiving notification.
  5. If your application is accepted then we require you to confirm you will be attending in order to secure your place in the course.
Additional information
 Tel: [60] (016) 3414776 (English), [60] (012) 3390089 (Mandarin), [60] (010) 8166405 (Tamil)

 E-mail: [email protected]
Web: www.malaya.dhamma.org
 

If you have not attended a course in this tradition, please only submit one 10-day course application.
Old students may apply to sit no more than two 10-day courses with at least a 10 day gap between courses. 

Any additional applications will not be processed.

 

Schedule for Teenagers' and Children's Courses
 
Short Courses
1-Day and 3-Day courses are short courses for old students only.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2019 Short Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
25 Aug 1-Day Completed Kajang, Taman Sri Langat For old students
Course starts from 12:30 pm to 7 pm
01 Sep 1-Day Completed PJ, Sri Manja For old students
AT will conduct this course
Course starts from 12:45 pm to 7 pm
Apply* 22 Sep 1-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Kajang, Taman Sri Langat For old students
AT will conduct this course
Course starts from 12:30 pm to 7 pm
Apply* 06 Oct 1-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed PJ, Sri Manja For old students
Course starts from 12:45 pm to 7 pm
Apply* 03 Nov 1-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed PJ, Sri Manja For old students
Course starts from 12:45 pm to 7 pm
Apply* 24 Nov 1-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Kajang, Taman Sri Langat For old students
Course starts from 12:30 pm to 7 pm
Apply* 01 Dec 1-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed PJ, Sri Manja For old students
AT will conduct this course
Course starts from 12:45 pm to 7 pm
Apply* 01 Dec - 22 Dec 1-Day Women - Open Men - Open Servers - Closed Kajang, Taman Sri Langat For old students
Course starts from 12:30 pm to 7 pm
 
Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
All ten day courses begin on the evening of the first day and end on the early morning of the last day.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2019 Ten Day & Other Adult Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
21 Aug - 01 Sep 10-Day Completed Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
22 Aug - 02 Sep 10-Day Completed Kulim English - Mandarin
Apply* 11 Sep - 22 Sep 10-Day In Progress Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
Apply* 11 Sep - 22 Sep 10-Day In Progress Kulim English - Mandarin
Apply* 25 Sep - 06 Oct 10-Day Open Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
Apply* 09 Oct - 20 Oct 10-Day Open Johor, Saleng Eco Farm English - Mandarin
Apply* 09 Oct - 20 Oct 10-Day Open Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
Apply* 09 Oct - 20 Oct 10-Day Open Kulim English - Mandarin
Apply* 23 Oct - 03 Nov 10-Day Open Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
Apply* 06 Nov - 17 Nov 10-Day Open Kulim English - Mandarin
Apply* 06 Nov - 17 Nov 10-Day Open Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
Apply* 20 Nov - 01 Dec 10-Day Open Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
Apply* 04 Dec - 15 Dec 10-Day Open Kulim English - Mandarin
Apply* 04 Dec - 15 Dec 10-Day Open Johor, Saleng Eco Farm English - Mandarin
Apply* 04 Dec - 15 Dec 10-Day
English / Tamil
Open Dhamma Malaya English - Tamil
Apply* 18 Dec - 29 Dec 10-Day Open Dhamma Malaya English - Mandarin
For people living in Malaysia or Singapore
21 December, 2019 - 01 January, 2020 10-Day Applications accepted starting 22 Sep Kulim English - Mandarin
 
Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Courses for young people.
See Comments for any special instructions for events in this section.
2019 Teenagers' and Children's Courses
Attend / Serve Dates Course Type Status Location Comments
Apply* 17 Nov Mandarin Children and Teenager's Course (Age 8-18 years)
Mandarin
Open Dhamma Malaya Mandarin
Apply* 24 Nov Mandarin Children and Teenager's Course (Age 8-18 years)
Mandarin
Open Sierramas Mandarin
Apply* 01 Dec Mandarin Children and Teenager's Course (Age 8-18 years)
Mandarin
Open Johor, Saleng Eco Farm Mandarin
 
 

The online application form encrypts your information before it is sent from your computer to our application server. However, it may not be totally secure even though encryption is used. If you are concerned about the possibility of security risks of your confidential information while it is on the Internet, do not use this form and instead download an application. Print and complete it. Then please send the form to the course organizers. By faxing or posting your application form it may delay the registration process by one to two weeks.


To access the Old Student Regional Site please click http://www.malaya.dhamma.org/os. A user name and password will be required to access these pages.

Questions may be addressed to Email: [email protected]

All courses are run solely on a donation basis. All expenses are met by donations from those who, having completed a course and experienced the benefits of Vipassana, wish to give others the same opportunity. Neither the Teacher nor the assistant teachers receive remuneration; they and those who serve the courses volunteer their time. Thus Vipassana is offered free from commercialisation.

Old students are those who have completed a 10-day Vipassana Meditation course with S.N. Goenka or his Assistant Teachers. Old students have the opportunity to provide Dhamma Service at the courses listed.

Bilingual courses are courses which are taught in two languages. All students will hear daily meditation instructions in both languages. The evening discourses will be heard separately.

Meditation courses are held at both center and non-center locations. Meditation centers are dedicated facilities where courses are held regularly throughout the year. Before meditation centers were established in this tradition, all courses were held at temporary sites, such as campgrounds, religious retreat centers, churches and the like. Today, in regions where centers have not yet been established by local students of Vipassana who live in the area, 10 Day meditation courses are held at non-center course sites.


10-day Courses are an introductory course to Vipassana Meditation where the technique is taught step-by-step each day. The courses begin after a 2 - 4 pm registration period and orientation, followed by 10 full days of meditation, and end the morning of the 11th day by 7:30 am.

Children's Courses are open for all children aged 8-12 years old who wish to learn to meditate. Their parents/guardians do not have to be meditators.

Teenagers' Anapana Courses are available for teens in different age ranges from 13-18 years old. Their parents/guardians do not have to be Vipassana meditators.

Old Student Short Courses (1-3 days) are for any student who has completed the 10-day course with S.N. Goenka and his assistant teachers. All old students are welcome to apply to attend these courses, including those where it has been some time since their last course.