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Satya Narayan Goenka (1924-2013)

Supported by his wife industrialist Satya Narayan Goenka took up the task of spreading Vipassana across the world since 1969, following the teachings of his guru Sayagyi U Ba Khin from Burma.

Mr. Goenka has taught tens of thousands of people in more than 300 courses in India and in other countries, East and West. In 1982 he began to appoint assistant teachers to help him to meet the growing demand for courses. Meditation centers have been established under his guidance in India, the United States, Australia, New Zealand, France, the United Kingdom, Japan, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Burma, Nepal and other countries.

Satya Narayan Goenka was vegetarian as are his centers.

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