One of 16 centers in North America where the technique of Vipassana meditation is taught and practiced, Dhamma Visuddhi is situated on 15 acres of forested property on the bluffs overlooking the Red Cedar river and the town of Menomonie, Wisconsin. The site is within the city limits, and yet very quiet and secluded. Dhamma Visuddhi, a name that means ‘Purity of Dhamma’, is a little more than one hour east of the Minneapolis/ Saint Paul airport in a traditional dairy farming area of western Wisconsin, and is easily reached by regularly scheduled public transportation.
Built in the 19th century, the mansion is the visual centerpiece of the campus. It houses the kitchen and dining halls along with some student accommodations.
Originally built as a conference center, this structure functions efficiently and comfortably as the Meditation Hall complete with separate entrances for men and women.
Students will find comfortable dorm style accommodations in several buildings on campus. There are separate residences for men and women all with shared rooms and some with bunk beds. The center can accommodate up to 45 students per course.