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Yasati stands for Yayasan Satipatthana Indonesia or Indonesia Satipatthana Foundation is a non-profit organization aiming in spreading Dhamma practices, especially by conducting routine

mindfulness meditation retreats in various locations in Indonesia.

Started from a small group of Dhamma Fellows years ago, with a few hours of meditation practice each meeting, the number of participants have been increasing from time to time. Focusing on the development of mindfulness meditation practice, construction was talked and designed. Finally permanent facilities are built to support short and long term meditation programs.

The first Indonesia Satipatthana Meditation Center (ISMC) is built in a compound of around 2 hectares. It`s located in village of Bakom, Puncak. Three-hour drive away from Jakarta, the center is quiet, with cool suitable whether.

Facilities include a large Dhamma Hall which could accomodate around 150 yogis, dining hall, audio room, 36 kuties for yogis, 8 kuties for dhamma volunteers, and 4 special rooms for teachers.


Satipatthana or the practice of mindfulness was recommended by the Buddha for all who seek to grow spiritually and eventually attain the realization of enlightenment. The method taught here is the foundation of all Buddhist meditation practice. This form of meditation may be practised with benefit by all,

Buddhists and non-Buddhists alike, because its aim is simply to expand the practiser`s consciousness and bring him face to face with his mind.

According to the instructions of Satipatthana Sutta, the discourse of the Buddha, dealing with the practice of mindfulness, one should be mindful of the activities of walking, standing, sitting, and lying down respectively. One should also be mindful of other bodily activities as each of them occurs.

The actual method of practice in Mindfulness Meditation is to observe or to contemplate the successive occurrences of seeing, hearing, etc., at our six sense doors. Programs in our centers will guide you step by step getting through the path ...

Programs are given in City Center and Bakom Forest Meditation Centers and also at several non-center monasteries. Each location has its own schedule of programs. In most cases, application for admission to the programs can be applied online at this website. Three-day and ten-day programs are regularly held at Bakom forest meditation centers. They are taught by experienced teachers (Sayadaws). There are no charges for the programs. All expenses of food and accommodation are donated from yogis who have benefited from the programs as well as sincere devotees who seek to cultivate their perfections.

Sadhu, sadhu, sadhu...