Monday, April 6, 2009

There are so many meditation centres in all over the world. Most of them are in Asian countries like Sri Lanka, Thailand, India etc. Some foreigner face lot of problem because of languages and when it comes to translate to English. Some are not in position to understand real mean because of language problem.The below mediation centres in Sri Lanka are recommended to meditate any one which are coming from foreign countries.

Kaduboda Meditation Centre
Tel. 01 445518 or 01 570306

Located 16 miles from Colombo, accessible by bus route 224 (Colombo/Pugoda).Started in 1956, and offers Vipassana instruction in the style of Mahasi Sayadaw of Burma.The centre can accommodate up to 70 meditators at a time. Accommodation, meals and services are offered free of charge, the centre being funded by donation. Meditators must dress in white throughout their stay (White clothing is available for foreigners). Meditators can stay for a number of weeks or months, and help can be given with visa extensions. It is recommended that meditators undergo an initial training period of 3 weeks at the centre. Tuition continues throughout the year, but as the centre can be full at times (particularly around poya days) it is wise to telephone ahead.

Paramita International Meditation Centre-Paramita International Buddhist CentreKadugannawa,Sri LankaTel/Fax (+94 81) 2570732

Nilambe Meditation Centre
Telephone 0777-804555 between 6pm and 9pm
E-mail address: upulnilambe/AT/yahoo.com

Damma Kuta -
Vipassana Meditation Centre - Dhamma Kutac/oMr. Brindley & Mrs. Damayanti RatwatteMowbray,Hidagala, PeradeniyaSri LankaTel: [94](081) 238-5774Tel: [94](060) 280-0057Fax: [94](081) 238-5774Email: info@kuta.dhamma.org

Lewella Meditation CentreE-mail us:Telephone us:(0094)-81-2240937Please note that the telephone line is available only from 7.00 a.m. till 7.00 p.m.Send us a fax:(0094)-81-2240937Please note that the fax line is available only from 7.00 p.m. till 7.00. amWrite to usLewella Meditation Centre,No 160,Dharmashoka Mw,Lewella,Kandy (KY) 20000,SRI LANKA.

Dekanduwa Meditation Centre
KananwilaKahatapitiyaHoranaInquiries and bookings should be made through: Buddhist Cultural Centre, 125 Anderson Road, Nedimala, Dehiwala. Tel: 734256.This is a newer Vipassana centre catering mainly to Sri Lankan meditators. English and Sinhala are both spoken by the monk-in-charge, and foreign meditators are welcome. Transport regularly leaves the BCC in Dehiwala (outskirts of Colombo) to go to the meditation centre, and the BCC should be able to arrange an interview with the teacher beforehand should this be required. The meditation centre is also accessible by bus from Colombo. The centre is under the direction of Ven. K Wimalajothi
Rockhill Hermitage International Meditation Centre
Address:Ven. P. Kassapa Nayaka Thera,Rockhill Hermitage Foundation,Wegirikanda, Hondiyadeniya,Via Gampola,Sri Lanka.Tel: Within Sri Lanka:081-2316448, 060-2801871International:+ 94 081-2316448 , +94 060-2801871Email: info@rockhillsrilanka.com

Vipassana Meditation Centre
Vipassana Meditation Centre - Dhamma SobhaBalika Vidyala RoadKosgamaSri LankaPhone: [94] (36) 225-3955Email: info@sobha.dhamma.org

Amamdaloka Intenational Meditation Centre
Mailing AddressAnandaloka International Meditation Centre .23/2, Galwausa road, Super Zone, Athurugiriya. Sri Lanka.Telephone +94(0)112772414