Sunday, 29 September 2013

Padma Bhushan Global Vipassana Acharya Dr. Satya Narayan Goenka's Demise

The following announcement came from the U Goenka organization:

Param Pujya Gurudev Shri Satya Narayan Goenka, Global Acharya of Vipassana Meditation, has passed away peacefully at the ripe age of 90 at his residence on Sunday, 29th September, 2013 at 10:40 PM, Indian Time.

His Funeral will be held on Tuesday, 1st October 2013 at 10:30 AM, Indian Time, at Electric Funeral Ground near Oshiwara Bridge, Relief Road, (Opposite Ghaswala Compound), Jogeshwari West, Mumbai, India.

May he be happy, peaceful & liberated.

''All conditioned things are transitory. When one understands this with wisdom, then he is disgusted with suffering. This is the path to purity.'' -Dhammapada-277.

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