Global Vipassana Pagoda, Gorai, Mumbai

Global Vipassana Pagoda Entrance Gate

Global Vipassana Pagoda Entrance Gate

Global Vipassana Pagoda is the largest free-standing stone dome pagoda in world, located in Gorai Mumbai. The

Global Vipassana Pagoda

Global Vipassana Pagoda

tallest point of

Global Vipassana Pagoda, Main Dome

Global Vipassana Pagoda, Main Dome

the structure is at 96.12 meters. The pagoda is a copy of Myanmar pagoda named Shwedagon Pagoda. Inside the massive dome there is meditation centre. There is also a smaller meditation centre open to public besides the main dome, where they teach you certain meditation techniques.

Ashoka Stumb Replica at Global Vipassana Pagoda

Ashoka Stumb Replica at Global Vipassana Pagoda

There is a replica of Ashoka stumb in the same complex. Also, there are painting depicting the life of Gautama Buddha. Also, there is an auditorium which shows film on how the pagoda came into existence.

To visit the pagoda one needs to take a ferry from Borivali’s Gorai creek, it’s the same ferry which goes to Esselworld. It cost Rs 50 two-way. The entry to the pagoda is free. It is a nice

Global Vipassana Pagoda Gate from inside

Global Vipassana Pagoda Gate from inside

tourist spot which one can visit in couple of hours.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s