Dhamma Anurakkhī (Pulivendula, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh)

Dhamma Anurakkhī meaning, “Preserver of Dhamma” is an upcoming Vipassana International Meditation Center on 19 acres of land at Pulivendula, Kadapa(dt), A.P.

The first Tapodana program was held in this site on 3rd APR 2022.

Meditators, who just completed a ten-day gypsy (non-center) course in Kadapa, also participated in this first Tapodana program. Ten day gypsy courses are planned in Kadapa until the center is ready to facilitate courses. One day courses for old students are conducted in the center every last Sunday of the month.

The Center is designed to run long courses and Short/Teenager courses simultaneously along with Ten day courses with dedicated areas for each. First phase development of the center was started in JAN 2023 with Teenager/Short Course Area to accommodate 68 Mediators. Initially this area is to be used for 10 day courses until development of other course areas.

The Center is situated on the ring road of Pulivendula in a quiet and secluded environment 2 km from the newly constructed APSRTC bus stand. Public and private travel direct buses are available from major south Indian cities to Pulivendula. Kadapa(HX), Yerraguntla(YA) are nearby railway stations. Kadapa(CDP), Tirupati(TIR), Bangalore(BLR) are near by airports.

e-mail [email protected]

Contact Number: 9880688995 Mr. Nanda Kishore



If you would like to give a donation to the center to support one of the construction projects, please see below for more information. Donations can be made toward construction costs by specifying the Building Name.