How to Reach
The Dhamma Pattana center is situated inside the Global Vipassana Pagoda Complex. To reach it you have to come to Borivali and take a ferry boat from the Gorai jetty.
Dhamma Pattana Vipassana Centre
Inside Global Vipassana Pagoda Campus
Next to Esselworld, Gorai Village,
Borivali (West), Mumbai 400091
From Borivli (west) to Global Vipassana Pagoda
On Borivli Station come out on the west exit gate of the Station, take Bus Number 294 to Gorai Bus Depot or an Auto Rickshaw (smaller version of a taxi). After getting down at the Gorai creek take a ferry from Gorai Jetty (adjacent to the bus stand) which will take you to Esselworld. Then from Esselworld to Pagoda the walking distance is 5 to 10 minutes.
From Airport To Global Vipassana Pagoda
One can drive directly to the Global Vipassana Pagoda Site from the Airport ( tell the taxi driver to take you to Essel world ) the approximate driving time should be (2 1/2 hour). A ferry Service is available at the Gorai jetty to Essel World. Then from Esselworld to Pagoda the walking distance is 5 to 10 minutes.
Drive to the Global Vipassana Pagoda
You can also drive directly to the Global Vipassana Pagoda - if driving from Airport, then take the Western Express Highway upto Dahisar. On the Mira Bhayander road, take a left at the large Shivaji statue at Dahisar. You should see a signboard for Esselworld. Keep proceeding on the same road and take a left when you see the signboards for Esselworld. Drive all the way to the gate of Esselworld and inform the security that you want to go to the Global Vipassana Pagoda.
Care Hire Services in Mumbai
Dial-a-Taxi service is provided by the following taxi operators in Mumbai for services in Mumbai region only.
You can hire them from the Airport terminal's arrival lounge.
Meru Taxi - Tel +91-22-44224422
Tab Cab - Tel +91-22-63636363
Easy Cab - Tel +91-22-43434343
There are many hotels available in Mumbai. A small list is provided below where Vipassana students are staying regularly. Please note that DPVC is not responsible for any services provided by these hotels or the Taxi companies.
Near Mumbai International and Domestic airport (Free airport transfer is available)
Vile Parle East, Tel +91-22-26182029
Andheri East, Near Airport
Tel +91-22-28232323, +91-22-28261212,
On the Western Express highway and closer to Dhamma Pattana ( next to Goregaon Station East)
Hotel Karan Palace Plot No.8, Sonawala Road , Goregaon (E), Mumbai - 400 063.
Hotel Sai Leela
Plot No.9, Sonawala Road , Goregaon (E), Mumbai - 400 063.
Near Mumbai main business district
Hotel Lawrence +91-22-22843618
Hotel Residency +91-22-66670555 firstname.lastname@example.org