Wheel of Dhamma "Dhamma Pitha"
Gurjar Vipassana Kendra
Village : Ranoda, Ta. Dholka, Dist. Amdavad. Gujarat - INDIA
Phone : +91 898 000 1112, +91 9426419397, e-mail : info@pitha.dhamma.org
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Telephone
+91 898 000 1110
+91 98240 65668
+91 9824419959
+91 94264 19397

E-mail
info@pitha.dhamma.org

City Office :A-803, Narnarayan Complex, Opp. Jalaram Chhas, Near Swastic Cross Road, Navrangpura, Amdavad - Gujarat - INDIA

Tel : +91 898 000 1110
info@pitha.dhamma.org

Centre Contact:
Dhamma Pitha,
Gurjar Vipassana Kendra
Village Ranoda, Ta. Dholka, Dist. Amdavad - Gujarat - INDIA

Tel : +91 (2714) 294690
Tel : +91 94264 19397
Tel : +91 89800 01112

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Dhamma Pitha (also known as Amdavad Vipassana Meditation Centre) is run by Gurjar Vipassana Kendra. Dhamma Pitha means the Pitha(Centre) of dhamma in Pali Language. It is one of the numerous worldwide Centres dedicated to the teaching of Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. Goenka in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin.

 

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There are two Meditation Halls in the Centre. approx. 30 Students can do meditation in small meditation Hall and approx. 250 students can do meditation in new meditation Hall.

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Separate dining halls for male & female can serve up to 120 students each. Meals are non-spicy & indigenous. Reverse Osmosis system assures best drinking water here. Boiled; filtered and chilled water is also available.

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Pagoda includes 37 private meditation cells for old students. The individual meditation cells that make up the pagoda will allow old students to meditate more deeply with fewer distractions. These cells will be especially useful for those old students who are doing long courses at the Centre.

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The center has total 99 individual rooms with attached bathrooms. 64 rooms on Male side and 35 rooms on Female side. All the accommodations have solar hot water facility & are self contained, both Indian and western toilets options are available.

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Dhammapitha Location

Dhamma Pitha is located at Ranoda Village situated between Amdavad City and Dholka Town. It is approximately 35. Kms. away from Amdavad city, 3 Kms. before Dholka town.

Location : Centre is located at Ranoda Village situated between Amdavad City and Dholka Town.

Distance : 35 Kms. from Amdavad and 3 Kms. before Dholka Town (on Sarkhej - Dholka Highway).

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Arrivals by Airplane


 

Please try to arrange to arrive at the Amdavad airport before 1:00 PM on the day the course begins. Your departing flight should leave after 11:00 AM on the last day of the course.

Once at the airport, you will need to take a taxi to the Centre.

  • Take the Sarkhej - Dholka highway. 
  • Centre is situated at Ranoda Village before 3 KMs. from Dholka.
  • Centre is situated on the left side of the road while travelling from Amdavad to Dholka.

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Arrivals by Train

 

Please try to arrange to arrive at the Amdavad railway around 1:00 PM on the day the course begins. Your departing train should leave after 11:00 AM on the last day of the course.

  • Please go to the S.T. Stand, about 2 kms. from Amdavad railway station.
  • From there please take S.T. or a private Bus for Dholka town
  • Ask for “Dhamma Pitha” a request stopage before Ranoda Village.
  • The distance from S.T.Stand to the centre is approx. 35 KMs. It takes about one hour to reach.


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Arrivals by Bus




There are several options to reach the Centre when traveling by bus.

  • S.T. and private Buses are available almost every hour from S. T. Stand and Paldi Bus Stand for Dholka.
  • Ask for “Dhamma Pitha” – Ranoda Village.
  • Dhamma Pitha Centre is situated before Dholka.

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Driving to the Centre


 


For driving directions to and maps of the Centre please refer to The Centre Directions.

  • Go to Sarkhej. 
  • Take the way to goto Dholka. 
  • Centre is situated in Ranoda Village before 3 KMs. from Dholka.
  • Centre is situated on left side of the road while travelling from Amdavad to Dholka

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