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100 Hours Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training in Rishikesh

100 Hours Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training focused on preparation of meditation teacher who mainly focused on teaching ancient vipassana techniques or known as silent meditation retreat. Vipassana Meditation teacher training is certified by Yoga Alliance USA as a continuing education YACEP for already yoga teachers. If you are beginner you can join this course also. 100 Hours Vipassana Meditation teacher training helps to control emotions, become mindfulness and heal emotional imbalance.

``Vipassana master is someone who can control not only his emotions but also share peace and silence with others`` - Dr. S.K Pandey

Our Program-

DurationStudy DaysFree DayGraduationPrice
15 Days/14 NightsMonday-SaturdaySundayCertificate Of Teacher
Of Meditation (Also Yoga Alliance)
72314 INR (875 USD ) In Twin Shared Room

80579 INR (975 USD ) In Private Single Room

Benefits Of 100 Hrs Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training


  • Learn ancient meditation practice of Himalaya for teaching others
  • For students who are searching continuing education and further development in yoga, mind – body medicine, meditation and concentration
  • Learn how to calm your breath, control air element and create inner silence
  • Be able to relief stress and be resistant to it after specific practice
  • Manage your anger, pain, emotional imbalance, uncontrolled
  • Learn concentration practice to reach level of minimum Pratyahara untill Dhyana
  • Be able to teach beginners and intermediate students


100 Hrs Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training Is Suitable For


  • Beginners & intermediate students.
  • Students who already learned asana and want to learn deeper meditation
  • Students who are interested in vipassana tradition of Buddha


100 Hrs Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training – Main Points


  • Asanas according Hatha & Yin style for body stability and muscle relaxation
  • Pranayama, Concentration practice & Meditation
  • Yoga Philosophy, Mantra ajapa-japa
  • Yogic Nutrition
  • Elements of Ayurveda (in last week of the month)
  • Meditation theory, Meditation practice,
  • How to assess meditative state scientifically
  • Meditation Philosophy
  • Vipassana Meditation Anatomy related organs
  • Teaching methodology

100 Hour Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training Schedule In Rishikesh 2022-23


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NOTE:- If 1,15th is Sunday then class will be start on 2,16th.



  • Certificate of Vipassana Teacher of Meditation according Yoga Alliance (in case of Continuing Education)
  • Theoretical and practical skills.
  • Maala (string of beads) energized by our Guru Ji Yogachariya Dr. S.K.Pandey, PhD (Yoga & Naturopathy).
  • 14 nights accommodation.
  • Wi-Fi.
  • 3 times of yogic nutrition, beverages.
  • Study materials.
  • Cleansing Kit
  • Yogic Shatkarma sessions
  • T-shirts (1) with symbolic of school.
  • 1 excursion in Himalaya.
  • 1 short aura check up.
  • 1 ayurvedic massage


Check In : 13:00 Pm | Check Out:12:00 Pm

Eligibility Criteria:


  • Your interest to learn Vedic science
  • Successful pre-payment.
  • In their own interest individuals with disabilities or ailments are advised to refrain from applying.
  • Minimum age at the time of admission is 18 years. Applicants aged over 60 years could applied after consultation with us oer e-mail/phone/skype/facebook .Contact us(make like direct link).
  • Pregnant women need a medical authorisation permitting them to practice yoga from their own country with translation in English.
  • Any candidate found unfit after commencement of the course will not be permitted to continue the training and a refund of fees and other charges will not be admissible.



06:00 – 06:30Wake Up And Cleansing.
06:30 – 07:00Shatkriya And Herbal Tea (Yogic Cleansing With Jala Neti (Special Techniques Of Nose Cleansing), Pooja (Mantra Recitation & Fire Ceremony Purification).
07:00 – 08:30Asanas practical class Hatha or YIN
08:30 – 09:30Pranayama: breathing exercises in Vipasana.
09:30 – 10:30Breakfast: Special Yogic Menu.
10:30 – 11:30Meditation philosophy/Ayurveda for meditation/teaching methology.
11:30 – 12:30Vipassana Meditation practice and theory (2 sessions with scientifically proven assessment)
13:00 – 14:00Lunch
14:00 – 15:00Free time.
15:00 – 16:00Meditation anatomy 1 week/Practicum of meditation 1 week.
16:00 – 17:30Meditative Asana practice hatha yoga
17:30 – 18:30Yoga Nidra/ guided Meditation: guided relaxation practice, meditation and concentration.
18:30 – 19:30Dinner.
19:30 – 21:00Free Time.
21:00– 22:00Vipassana instructed self practice
22:00 – 06:00Sleep.

100 Hours Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training Plan


  • Origin of Vipassana
  • Meaning of Vipassana
  • How to reach deep concentration state from Yama to Prayahara?
  • Vipassana and other meditation styles?
  • Requirements for Meditation practice
  • Meditation and Concentration in Vipassana
  • Role of silence in Vipassana, inner and outer silence
  • Vipassana diary
  • Asana for Vipassana Silent Meditation
  • Pain during practice in Vipassana Silent Meditation
  • Mindfulness during Vipassana
  • How to create inner peace?


Vipassana According to Goenka


  • Experience of body sensations, joy & pain
  • Concept of systematic attention to sensations
  • Concept of anicca (impermanence, change) dukkha (unsatisfactoriness/suffering) and anatta (non-self, impersonal)
  • Purification and way of removing of old samskharas
  • State of Kalapas
  • Limitations of Goenka Method
  • Samma Vaca
  • Sama Kammanta
  • Samma Ajiva
  • Samma Vayama
  • Samma Sati
  • Samma Samadhi
  • Samma Sankappa
  • Bhavana Maya Panna Concept
  • Concept of 10 Parami to dissolve the EGO
  • Nekkhamma – renunciation
  • Sila – morality
  • Viriya – effort
  • Panna – wisdom
  • Khanti-tolerance
  • Sacca-truth
  • Adhitthana – strong determination
  • Metta – pure
  • Upekkha-equanimity
  • Dana-charity


Vipassana Practice


  • Simple guided Concentration
  • Breath awareness Meditation
  • OM Meditation
  • AUM Meditation
  • Yoga Nidra and Body scanning
  • Aura cleansing Meditation
  • Body stillness and silence
  • Trataka Meditation
  • Sound Meditation
  • 5 Prana Meditation
  • 5 elements meditation
  • Akasha Meditation
  • Agni Meditation
  • Nadis meditation
  • Object bound meditation
  • General chakra Meditation
  • Walking Meditation
  • Mantra Japa Ajapa Meditation
  • Postures for meditation practice


Pranayama & Vipassana


    • Pranayama, main principles for vipassana
    • Pranayama and body steadiness
    • Pranayama Techniques required for vipassana
    • Pranayama and inner silence
    • (Abdominal breathing, Preparational breathing, Kapalabhati, Nadi Shodana with/without retention Level I, II, Ujjayi breathing).
    • The pranic body
    • Parana energy and human’s lifestyle
    • Breathe exercise, health and pranayama
    • Preparational breath
    • Breath and increase life span. Hidden ancient techniques
    • Kriyas (Body Cleansing Methods): (Jala Neti, Netra Shuddhi, Sutra Neti, Kapalabhati, Trataka Shanka Prakshalana)
    • Advanced Kriyas (Netra Shuddi, Sutra neti,Shanka Prakshalana)
    • Levels of Kapalabhati. Use of Mudra and Bandha
    • Levels of Nadi Shodhana. Use of Mudra and Bandha
    • Nadi Shodhana. Level of retention.
    • Ujjayi breathing. How to do, effect.
    • Bramari pranayama. How to do, effect.
    • Bhastrika Pranyama. How to do, effect. Precautions.
    • Surya Bheda. How to do, effect. Precautions.
    • Sheetali pranayama. How to do, effect. Time for practice
    • Shetkari pranayama. How to do, effect. Time for practice
    • Chandra Bheda pranayama. How to do, effect. Time for practice contraindcations
    • Safety techniques and precautions in Pranayama techniques
    • Pranic body and 3 main Nadis
    • Is it possible to feel Pranic body?
    • Concept of mudra and bandha
    • Moola, Uddyana Bandha, Jalandra Bandha
    • Ashwani Mudra
    • Dyana, Ajali, Prithvi, Varuna, Shakti, Gyana, Chin, Shambhavi, Khechari Mudra, Hansi mudra, Vayu mudra, akash Mudra, Shunya Mudra,

Surya mudra,Jalodarnashak mudra, Apan mudra,Pran Mudra, shankh mudra, Apan Vayu Mudra,

  • Ling Mudra, Dhyan Mudra, Lotus Mudra
  • Shatkarma (concept, aim, safety, performance)
  • How to add pranayama in yoga class of 30, 60, 90 min
  • What is border between pranayama and meditation
  • 5 Pranana concept. Prana, Apana, Udana, Samana, Vyana
  • Role of 5 prana in spiritual practice and healing
  • Contemporary research on pranayama techniques
  • Kevala kumhaka. How to reach. Benefits.
  • Gas changes in blood during the performance of kevala kumhaka.
  • Role of ayurveda on pranayama practice
  • Feeling of prana in daily life
  • How to create place for successful pranayama practice
  • Pranayama practice at home andhigh vibrative spiritual place
  • Where to practice Pranayama after Rishikesh


Asana Practice For Vipassana

Hatha Yoga Asana – Practical Aspects

1 – Backward Bending Postures


  • Bhujangasana (cobra pose)
  • Tiryaka Bhujangasana (Twisting cobra pose)
  • Bhujangasana (cobra pose)
  • Saral Dhanurasana (Easy bow pose)
  • Setu Asana (Bridge pose)
  • Chakrasana (Wheel pose)


2 – Standing Asana


  • Tadasana (Palm tree pose)
  • Tiryaka Tadasana (Swaying palm tree)
  • Kati Chakrasana (Waist rotating pose)
  • Tiryaka Kati Chakrasana (Swaying waist rotating pose)
  • Trikonasana (Triangle pose Variation 1,2,3,4)
  • Surya namaskar (Salutation to Sun with devine Mantra)
  • Chandra Namskar Moon Salutation


3 – Twisting Pose


  • Meru Vakrasana (Spinal twist)
  • Ardha Matsyendrasana (Half Spinal twist)
  • Bhu Namanasana (Spinal Twist Prostration pose)
  • Parivritta Janu Sirsasana (Spinal Twist Prostration pose)


4 – Forward Bending Postures


  • Paschimottanasana (Seated forward bend)
  • Pada Parasar Paschimottanasana (Legs spread back Stretch pose)
  • Janu Sirsasana (Head to knee pose)
  • Adha Padma Paschimottanasana (Half Lotus back stretching pose)
  • Padahastasana (Hand to foot pose)
  • Sirsa Angustha Yogasana (Head to Toe Pose)


5 – Inversion Postures


  • Sarvangasana (Shoulderstand)
  • Salambha Sirsasana (Suported headstand pose)
  • Plow pose (Halasana)


Yin Asana-Practical Aspects


  • Reclining Leg stretch
  • Squat
  • Neck release
  • Ankle stretch
  • Butterfly
  • Lying spinal twist
  • Lying chest opener
  • Saddle Sphinx
  • Seal Side
  • Seal Straddle
  • Dangling
  • Snail
  • Baby dragon
  • Twisted dragon
  • Winged dragon
  • Supported bridge
  • Eagle arms
  • Thread the needle
  • Wrist flexor stretch
  • Wrist extensor stretch
  • Caterpillar
  • Practicum Beginner Sequence
  • Sequence for Digestion
  • Sequence for Insomnia
  • Intermediate sequence if beginner is mastered
  • Neck & Shoulder problems sequence
  • Lower back problems sequence
  • Upper Back problems relief
  • Stress relieving sequence
  • Sequence for Sciatica
  • Hips flexibility sequence
  • Hamstrings Sequence


Vipassana And Mantra Practice


  • What is Mantra?
  • Shiva Mantra
  • So Ham Ham So
  • Gayatri mantra
  • Maha Mritunjaya mantra
  • Surya mantra
  • Surya namaskar mantra
  • Shakti mantra
  • Role of Mantra in Vipassana
  • AUM Mantra
  • Mantra for health


Meditation-Philosophical Aspects:


  • Human Life: Meaning & Aim of Life.
  • Yoga Introduction / its Origin & Development.
  • Introduction of Patanjali’s Yoga-Sutra.
  • Panch-Klesha (Five Causes Of Pain & Miseries).
  • Yama, Niyama (social and personal rules and regulations) Asana (physical posture), Pranayama (breathing techniques), Pratyahara (withdrawal of the mind from the senses), Dharna (concentration), Dhayan (meditation), Samadhi (self-realization). Phlosophy of mudra and bandha. Elements of Swara yoga.
  • Classification of meditation.
  • Different types of yoga meditation & how to choose the suitable one.
  • Research on meditation.
  • Role of brain waves on meditative practice.
  • Obstacles in meditative practice & how to overcome them.
  • Preparation to meditation.
  • How to meditate step by step.
  • Diet and nourishment for meditative practice.
  • Connection of meditaton & pranayama.
  • What is Antar mouna.
  • Is it possible to reach Samadhi?


Practicum And Teaching Methodology


  • Concept of teaching methodology in vipassana
  • How to teach different types of vipassana to different category of clients
  • How to create your own vipassana class or workshop
  • How to teach concentration and meditation
  • How to create 30, 60 min yoga class
  • Teaching clients with limitations
  • Mantra in teaching practice, how to adjust mantra to silence
  • Obstacles in teaching
  • How to observe & assess others
  • How to create the correct meditative sequence
  • Assessment and observation of others
  • Obstacles in teaching
  • What to do in you have clients of different Level in one group
  • Continuing education in vipassana
  • What is next after reaching pratyahara?
  • Yoga therapy and vipassana


Anatomy And Physiology Of Vipassana Related Organs

Muscular System.


  • Function, shapes, types of contractions f thorax muscles. Stretch reflex.
  • Classification of muscles. Muscles groups of upper extremists, spine, thorax.
  • Range of movement. Body axis. Theory of gravity.
  • Abnormal Postures . Kyphosis, Lordosis, Scoliosis, Flat back, Osteoporosis, Hyper and Hypomobility and its influence on pranayama practice.
  • Use of props for postural correction in pranayama


Respiratory system.


  • Introduction of respiration
  • Organs of respiration. Nose, Lungs, diaphragm, abdomen. Function and structure of respiratory tract
  • Muscles of respiration and their role in breathing act
  • Types of breath. Mechanics of Yogic Breath
  • Mechanism of inhalation and exhalation
  • “Dead space” and it’s role in pranayama practice
  • How to increase the


Nervous system.


  • Introduction. Types of Nervous system. Central and Peripheral Nervous System.
  • Afferent and Efferent parts
  • Function of nervous system in movement
  • Function of nervous system in breath
  • Reflex and its role in physical practice
  • Pathological conditions pranayama
  • Pathological conditions in meditation and concentration
  • Pathological conditions in Kriya