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Global Vipassana Pagoda

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Ranked #18 of 280 Attractions in Mumbai (Bombay)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Though a bit awkward to access, the Global Vipasana Pagoda is a place that each one of us should visit & also try an attend the 10 day meditation 'course' (free of cost). The experience inside the pagoda has a very calming effect on one's mind. Would want to visit again soon.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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23 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Scenic location , very peaceful environment. Aesthetic construction. Good connectivity by road. Can drive there through your own vehicle or can take bus from Bhayandar station west...very good frequency of buses.

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Mumbai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

While the pagoda itself is a beautiful structure, which resonates with peaceful vibrations and a sense of deep calmness, the journey there was not so wonderful. Maybe more frequent buses could be arranged for those who wish to visit.

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Ive been here a few times in the last 5 years. Each visit is more peaceful than the one before. The land around the pagoda resonates with me for some reason. The sight of meditators in the morning and the chanting of the Vipassana acharya is soothing. I recommend one not only visit this place but also try the 10... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Global Vipassana Pagoda is one of the most peaceful places i have ever been to, the staff is courteous and well mannered ...its a replica of Shwedagon pagoda. Global Vipassana Pagoda complex will consist of the following structures: Pagoda dome containing relics of Buddha Vipassana meditation centre Dhamma Pattana Museum depicting life of the Buddha Two smaller pagodas on the... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The Pagoda is a place with serenity and the travel to the Pagoda is great.It is adadjacent to water kingdom.The boat ride is fun, with water all around and enjoying the waves hitting the boat. The greenery around the Pagoda is a nice view and worth clicking.The statues are huge.Its a very big area to have a walk,which requires 4-5... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

I specially liked the journey from the city till Pagoda. Its adjacent to Water Kingdom and a hugely built tomb which has no supporting pillar which itself is a stupendous piece of art. greenery on the outskirts is pleasing and you can hear the screams coming from essel world and water kingdom when you pass long the road.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We have been living pretty close to this place but were always deciding on when to visit it. Eventually in the month of July 14, we went to visit it. I drove to it through the uttan road. The road is two-way with no dedicated lanes. Global vipassana is just next to essel world. There's open Parking in the front.... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Dream of Shri Goenka Ji...close to the heart for those who believe in Vipassana! Huge, pillarless prayer hall is an architectural marvel. Vipassana gallery and gardens around worth spending time. Waiting for the project to complete. Suggestion to put directions on the way. Also the toilet facility needs to be improved.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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56 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

A beautiful and very unique Buddhist Pagoda that has one of the biggest support free semi spherical domed hall, big enogh to accommodate apx 8000 meditators. The center of this dome has an imbedded relic of the great Buddha and this structure is a great tribute to the Buddha whose teachings have followers all over the world. The large golden... More

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