| Published: June 25, 2015
Impact of Vipassana Meditation on Life Satisfaction
Vipassana Meditation is measured to be the embodiment of the tradition from 2500 years back. It is non-scientific technique of self-observation which leads to progressive improved insight and positive life satisfaction attributes, as also, inculcations of family, friends, school, living environment and self life-satisfaction. The goal of this research was to study the effectiveness of Vipassana meditation on life satisfaction. In this study 120 student participants (experimental and control) were selected. The experimental group was given Ten Days (ten hours per day and total hours taken was three hundred hours) Vipassana meditation course. After meditation course the Satisfaction with life scale was administered to experimental and control group immediately. The effect of intervention on experimental group was studied by comparing with control group in pre-post test phases. For analysis of data the GLM- Repeated measures of ANOVA was used. Findings indicate that Vipassana meditation had positive effect on the level of life satisfaction.
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© 2015 I T Inwongsakul, S Kumar
Received: March 22, 2015; Revision Received: April 29, 2015; Accepted: June 25, 2015
Published in Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015