Each student who attends a Vipassana course is given this gift by a previous student. There is no charge for either the teaching, or for room and board. All Vipassana courses worldwide are run on a strictly voluntary donation basis. There is no wealthy foundation or individual sponsoring them. Neither the teachers nor the organizers receive any kind of payment for their service. At the end of your course, if you have benefited from the experience, you are welcome to donate for the coming course, according to your volition and your means.
Donations given at the end of a course and other general dana are used to finance future courses and center operations. This includes Construction Activities, food, utilities, supplies, and maintenance. All donations are tax deductible.
Old students can make donations directly at the center or by sending Cheques or DD's at the following Mumbai address:
C/o SS Taparia,
1st Floor, Vastushilp,
Gamadia colony road,
Mumbai - 400007
Tel: +91 9930796064
Cheques to be drawn in favour of Jeevan Sandhya Mangalya Sansthan Vipassana