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Address: 212 Station St, Blackheath, New South Wales 2785, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)2 4787 7436
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Excellent Place to Relax and Meditate

Great, quiet location. Meditation times were very good. Time to relax and enjoy the fresh mountain air at nearly 1000m height. Food was INCREDIBLY good! Highly recommend this... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2015
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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I did the 10 days meditation course, which was well organised and efficiently run. However, although the course had value, I am very disappointed to say it left me very traumatised and extremely upset because of my experience with the female assistant teacher, a middle aged Indian lady by the name of Chandiri, who much to my dismay was fraudulently... More 

1 Thank sunnysunday20
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Great, quiet location. Meditation times were very good. Time to relax and enjoy the fresh mountain air at nearly 1000m height. Food was INCREDIBLY good! Highly recommend this place (I have been there 3 times)

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Checkout website and understand the requirements for this retreat. Vegetarian food is ok; but I was a meat-lover! Note that no dinner is served - only fruits. Good, clean rooms with comfortable bed (Not 5 star) and efficiently run by groups of volunteers. In the Aussie tradition, the whole retreat is very well run like clock work; wake up at... More 

5 Thank Jclin2013
perth, australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

My husband and I both did this amazing ten day retreat and just felt so uplifted and at peace. The centre is a stunning location and the food is amazing and the staff made up of volunteers are just so caring, kind and helpful. It is a space for you to take yourself out of your busy lives and live... More 

2 Thank doglover002
Katoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2015

I've done lots of courses at Dhamma Bhumi (the other name for the Vipassana Meditation Centre at Blackheath) and it's a beautiful spot to do this extraordinary 10-day silent retreat. The food is fabulous and everyone comes out of the course all shiny and glowing. Try it - it's amazing. There is no fee - the centre runs totally on... More 

1 Thank KatoombaSue
Cork, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 via mobile

The ten day course at the academy has been a life changing course for me. Amazing atmosphere. Loved the vibrations around the place. The kind behavior of dhamma sevaks (volunteers)- (They were extremely polite), meditation course scheduled for ten days, Sri Goenkaji's discourses filled my heart with peace and love. Sab ka mangal sab ka kalyan!! It is a must... More 

2 Thank tarvelbuff
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Dhamma Bhumi has got to be the most serene, tranquil place on Earth. I have been going to this Vipassana Meditation Centre for the past 18 years now. Much has changed as the building continually expands to accommodate for the growing number of those seeking self awareness. What hasn't changed is the amazing atmosphere of peace & love. This is... More 

4 Thank beyourselfnow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013

I went there for the 10 day retreat just expecting to learn meditation but instead came away with a life changing experience..It wasn't easy but very worthwhile with excellent basic accomadation, amazing vegetarian food ( fruit and tea for dinner) and the staff who all volunteer are great people, if you commit to the long days of meditation you will... More 

15 Thank AsitisSydney
Newcastle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2012

This is definitly not an attraction but a place for those wishing to explore serious meditation. It is a real commitment.

9 Thank Noel D
Blue Mountains National Park, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2012

This is a special place where you can explore your inner self & come away feeling so refreshed & in tune with who you are.

7 Thank jean i

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