Please be in the Dhamma Pallava by 5.00pm. If it is not possible, please contact us.
Please make all your travel arrangements before the course starts.You will not be able to use your internet devices until after the end of the course. There is no Internet access for course participants at the Center available (even after the end of the course).
Dhamma Pallava address:
Dhamma Pallava, Vipassana Meditation Centre,
51°59'21.8"N 18°20'04.2"E, 63-233, Poland
HOW TO GET TO THE DHAMMA PALLAVA
1. By car
This is the most convenient way to get to the Centre. There is no public transportation directly to the Centre.
You can find us on Google Maps by typing 'Dhamma Pallava' in the browser.
You can leave your car in the fenced parking slot. Please park close to the main gate.
If you are coming by car and have free places in the car please don’t forget to help other participants by offering a lift. To do so subscribe on ourRideshare Board.
If you would like to get a lift or you are travelling by car and can offer someone a lift please use ourRideshare Board.
Please note that we do not contact the participants regarding shared transportation.
3. By public transport
The public transportation will only take you to the nearest towns. We organize a shuttle bus from Turek and Malanów (see below).
There are many buses from Konin to Turek.
There are direct buses from many European cities to Poznań or Warsaw and many connections between Poznań/Warsaw and Konin.
You can check the links below:
From some big polish cities like Wrocław, Toruń, Bydgoszcz, Trójmiasto operate private bus companies like Hoper and SuperPKS, which can take you directly to the Centre. Early registration and booking are required.
4. Shuttle service organized by Vipassana centre
To help you to get to the Centre after public transport, there is a shuttle service on the first day of the Course. There will be a car (marked with a sign VIPASSANA behind the front window) from the bus station in Turekand bus stop in Malanów.
The cost of the ride is 20PLN per person and should be paid to the driver. Please have an exact amount, as the driver might not have a change.
Meeting pointin Turek bus station in Turek next to shopping centre Karuzela
Meeting Point in Malanów is at the Malanów bus stop.
Departure time from Turek1:30pm, 3:30pm and 5.30pm.
Departure time from Malanów: 1:45pm, 3:45pm and 5:45pm.
Contact to the driver (he speaks English): +48 601 773 863.
For the way back it usually turns out to be possible to share a ride with other course participants in their car. All those that have no ride covered by the morning of the last day of the course can come at 9.30am to the managers office, and then we organize a shared taxi for all at 10.00am.
5. Taxi from Turek
You can also take a taxi from Turek to the centre. The price of an individual taxi from Turek to Dhamma Pallava is about 60PLN, and from Konin 150-160PLN.
Taxis in Turek:
Taxi Driver Tomek: +48 601 773 863
Other taxis from Turek: +48 607 604 979; +48 888 446 887; +48 601 695 439
6. Old students coming for setup
There is no shuttle bus for setup. If you can not find transport to the centre please contact centre manager (via email: [email protected], in case of emergency call: +48 504 340 425) as soon as possible informing them about your arrival day and time, to check if someone can pick you up from Turek or Malanów. You might need to wait for other students to arrive at the meeting point.
We can not guarantee that the pickup will be possible. If not - please take a taxi.
If you are coming for setup please come to the centre by 10pm the latest. If you can't manage to arrive before 10pm, be prepared to arrive the following day.
7. By air
The closest airports are in Poznań and Warsaw. There are local buses/trains from airports to the main railway station in these cities.
Should you have any further questions please do not hesitate to contact us by replying to your confirmation email (optionally you can also call us at +48 505 830 915 or write to [email protected]).