Location on Google maps
GPS coordinates: 12.51 ,76.20
Dhamma Vana is approximately 1 hour 30 minutes driving from Mysore city.
Driving from Mysore, take the road to KrishnaRaja Nagara (K.R.Nagar)
From K.R. Nagar, take the road to Chunchunkatte.
On the Chunchunkatte – Hansoge road, around 12 kms from Chunchunkatte, Dhamma Vana is located on the right hand side after you cross Dammanahalli.
From Majestic, Bengaluru, Karnataka to SH 86 via NH75.
Travel time: 3 hr 46 min (210 km)
1. Head south
2. Use any lane to turn left onto Tank Bund Rd
3. Use the right 2 lanes to turn right to stay on Platform Rd
4. Continue straight to stay on Platform Rd
5. Turn left onto S End Rd
6. Turn right towards 1st Cross Rd
7. Turn right onto 7th Main Rd/Sri M Ramamurthy Rd
8. Turn left onto Bangalore – Mumbai Hwy/Bangalore-Shimoga Rd/Pune – Bengaluru Hwy/Tumkur Main Rd
9. Keep right to continue on NH75
10. Take the exit towards NH75
11. Turn left to stay on NH75
12. Keep right to stay on NH75
13. Turn left
14. Merge onto SH 8
15. Sharp right to stay on SH 8
16. Turn left onto Arsikere – Mysore Rd
17. Turn right onto SH 8
18. Turn left
19. Turn right towards SH102/SH108/SH 57
20. Turn left onto SH102/SH108/SH 57
21. Turn right onto SH102
22. Turn left to stay on SH102
23. Turn right onto Halli Mysore – Keralapura Rd
24. Turn right onto Ramanatapura Rd
25. Turn left onto SH 86
26. Arrive at location: SH 86
- the Centre is on the west side of the road and is signposted Dhamma Vana Vipassana International Meditation Centre.
Direct bus to the center:
Bus towards Somwarpet
6:30 am Suburban bus stand
6:45 am Ramaswamy circle
Bus towards Rudrapatna
1:00 pm Suburban bus stand
1:15 pm Ramaswamy circle
Take a bus from Metropole Circle to K R Nagar
- Take a direct bus from Majestic to K R Nagar
- Take a bus to Mysore and a connecting bus to K R Nagar
K R Nagar to Nadappanahalli Gate
Take any bus from K R Nagar going towards Nadappanahalli/ Kollur and get down at Nadappanahalli Gate the centre land is 100 m from the Nadappanahalli Gate stop.
Please do not go to the Nadappanahalli village bus stop since it is 1 km away from Nadappanahalli Gate.
KR Nagar to Nadappanahalli Gate bus timings
6:00 am, 6:30 am, 7:30 am, 8:00 am, 9:30 am, 10:00 am,1:15 pm, 3:00 pm, 4:30 pm