S. N. Goenka


Learn how to observe ~ S.N. Goenka

“By observing the anger, you will find that automatically it passes away. You become free from the anger if you learn how to observe it objectively.” – S.N. Goenka

World Peace ~ S.N. Goenka

There cannot be peace in the world when people have anger and hatred in their hearts. Only with love and compassion in the heart is world peace attainable. ― S. N. Goenka

S.N. Goenka ~ The Torch Bearer of Vipassana Meditation

Satya Narayan Goenka, or S.N. Goenka as he is fondly called, was born on 29th January 1924. He was born in Burma to an Indian business family. He moved to India in the year 1969 and started teaching meditation. Through his teachings, he emphasized that Buddha’s path to liberation was non-sectarian. He later became an influential teacher. He played a vital role in the set up of non-commercial Vipassana meditation centers across the globe. He won the Padma Bhushan in the year 2012.