Young People

Young People

Information about courses in Anapana meditation for Children & Young People

Children's Courses

Specially adapted courses give children and young people between the ages of 8 and 12 the opportunity to learn Anapana meditation (the first stage in Vipassana) at Dhamma Bhanu and Dhammadicca. The one-day course also includes physical and creative activities.

Anapana meditation helps develop concentration of the mind and can have many benefits for children. Many experience a positive change in outlook, behaviour and attitude. They develop an inner strength that helps choose right and appropriate actions over wrong actions. Many also find that their memory has strengthened and they are more able to overcome worries and calm their mind.

Please contact the centre for further information about the courses and how to apply.

All application forms must be accompanied by a parent/guardian form which must be filled out and returned to the centre.

If the number of participants are less than 6, the course will be cancelled. Thank you for your understanding.


How to continue meditating:

For use by those children who have attended an Anapana meditation course

Group Sitting for Children

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Serving the Course

Old Students who would like to serve this course are required to read the Course Safety Guidelines here and submit a special application form avilable here.

The completed application should be posted to

Dhamma Bhanu

Children's Course

2-1 Iwakamioku

Hatta Kyotanba-cho


Kyoto 622-0324


Documentary Children's Course

"Seeds of Awareness"

 The video is here.