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Vedansha School, Rishikesh

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100 Hour Meditation Teacher Training

100 Hours Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training in Rishikesh

100 Hours Vipassana Meditation Teacher Training focused on the preparation of a meditation teacher who mainly focused on teaching ancient Vipassana techniques or known as a 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 a beginner you can join this course also. 100 Hours Vipassana Meditation teacher training helps to control emotions, become mindful 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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100 hours vipassana meditation teacher training15-May-202329-May-2023Apply Now
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NOTE:- If the 1,15th is Sunday then the class will start on the 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

Meditation Teacher Training

  • 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