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Global Vipassana Pagoda

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Ranked #17 of 262 Attractions in Mumbai (Bombay)
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks
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Type: Monuments/ Statues, Landmarks

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

I went there with my grandmum and it was a nice experience. They have a ten-minute meditation session, which I participated in. There is a display of paintings that take you through the life of Buddha. The bad thing is that you can hear ecstatic screams from Esselworld/Waterkingdom. That disturbs the peaceful ambience. Also, sorry to say, but us Indians... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

It was a long long nice run to this place from our home in Mumbai. And once you have gone past the dusty mira lane, the rustic Udan greenery is very soothing.... The Pagoda is impressive - we went on a very sunny, hot Oct afternnon, had lunch at the place and explored it leisurely. The paintings deserve special mention... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Global Vipassana Pagoda is an expression of our gratitude towards the Buddha who strived for incalculable aeons to reach Supreme Enlightenment. Its the biggest structure that I ever saw in Mumbai.

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mumbai
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27 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

The Global Vipassana Pagoda is a Meditation Hall near Gorai, North-west of Mumbai, India. The Pagoda was inaugurated by Pratibha Patil, then President of India on 8 February 2009.[1] It is built on donated land on a peninsula between Gorai creek and the Arabian Sea. The pagoda is to serve as a monument of peace and harmony. The center of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The most recent architectural wonder of Mumbai- has a meditation centre and wall murals from the life of the Budha- needs at least half a day, best to visit on a Sunday to avoid the weekday traffic !

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

A beautiful oasis just 45 minutes out of Mumbai. A must visit for people who like to meditate or just check out the Pagoda for its construction!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Good and Watchable structure with no pillars in middle. made with a very good technology. It is situated near essel world in Borivali any body can reach there from Borivali than by boat and from Bayander by Bus Route # 14.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

It was quite a find, we went out looking for Uran beach and drove to this beautiful spot. Spent time wandering around admiring the architecture, the huge meditation hall, 15 minutes meditating, a short orientation on Vipasana, explained very gently by a young volunteer. Even on a warm Saturday afternoon, the place is quiet, inspite of small groups of people... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

If you plan to do meditation inside, make sure you book in advance. Else it is a waste of money, as you can't do anything but to look at the structures, which is still under construction.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I had heard a lot about this place but due to some reason was not able to visit. At last this week I found an opportunity to visit this place. Was really dis-heartened to see this place. We approached through the Gorai ferry. The Essel world people run these ferries which have no time table, or even if they have... More 

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