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| Published: June 25, 2015

Impact of Vipassana Meditation on Life Satisfaction

Phra Taweepong Inwongsakul

Research scholar, Department of Studies in Psychology, University of Mysore, Mysore -570 006, Karnataka, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Sampathkumar

Assistant Professor, Department of Studies in Psychology, University of Mysore, Mysore -570 006, Karnataka, India. Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.076/20150203

DOI: 10.25215/0203.076

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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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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.076/20150203

10.25215/0203.076

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Published in   Volume 02, Issue 3, April-June, 2015