"Do not give way to heedlessness. Do not indulge in sensual pleasures. Only the heedful and meditative attain great happiness."

(Dhammapada 27 - Appamādavagga)


Dhammanikhom Vipassanā-Meditationszentrum


At Most Venerable Phra Prom Mongkol Vi´s (Venerable Phra Ajarn Tong Sirimangalo) suggestion and with his blessings, the Buddhist teaching and the Vipassanā meditation (insight- or mindfulness meditation) shall be taught and promoted in one more meditation center in Germany. 

From 2015 till 2017 first activities and courses took place in Brandenburg in a small village called Lieberose. Since December 2017 the Dhammanikhom Vipassanā-Meditationszentrum is located in Heinersbrück nearby the city of Cottbus.

The center has been named by Most Venerable Phra Prom Mongkol Vi (Venerable Phra Ajarn Tong Sirimangalo) as Dhammanikhom Vipassanā-Meditationszentrum 

Dhammanikhom describes a community of persons, who come together to live and practice the Dhamma together. It can be translated as a Dhamma community or related to the place as Dhamma settlement.


Dhamma is the Teaching of the Buddha.


Nikhom (= Thai) or Nigama (= Pali) means community, settlement, colony, also meeting place, market or small town. It describes a hamlet which is bigger than a village and which has a market place or is a market.