Southeast Vipassana Center

Dhamma Patāpa

Offering courses in Vipassana Meditation as taught by S.N. GOENKA
in the tradition of Sayagyi U Ba Khin

Instructions for Rideshare:

Southeast Vipassana Center generates a separate rideshare board for each course, available for use by participants accepted into that course. Please check your acceptance email for the rideshare board link to your course, and for details on updating the information on the rideshare board. For any further assistance, contact the rideshare coordinators at rides@patapa.dhamma.org

Directions & Maps to Southeast Vipassana Center

Dhamma Patāpa, the Southeast Meditation Center, is located in Jesup, GA which is in the South Central part of Georgia in Wayne County. It is located on a property with beautiful old pine trees, oaks, and other varieties of trees and vegetation. The beauty and seclusion of this property makes for an ideal meditation environment which will serve students in the Southeast for years to come.

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Jesup, GA is easily reached by car. It is 25 minutes away from I-95. Please follow the directions provided via Google Maps above, the printer friendly directions below, or by GPS using the special instructions given below. Please call the center at (912)588-9807 if you get lost.

By GPS: Because GPS unit maps often cannot accurately locate the Southeast Vipassana Center address, set your GPS unit to the intersection of Broadhurst Rd E and Rogers Break. Rogers Break only goes in one direction from the intersection. Turn on Rogers Break, drive for about 0.5 miles. Southeast Vipassana Center is the 2nd driveway on the right. From there, follow the signs to the Registration Building.

The following links provide printer friendly directions from various points.

Approximate travel time from:

Savannah, GA 1 hour

Jacksonville, FL
2 hours

Gainesville, FL
3 hours

Macon, GA
3 hours

Orlando, FL
4 hours

Tallahassee, FL
4 hours

Atlanta, GA
4.5 hours

Charlotte, NC
4.5 hours

Asheville, NC
6 hours

Birmingham, AL
6.5 hours

Raleigh, NC
7 hours


GREYHOUND SERVICE is available to:
  • HINESVILLE, GA (38 miles from the Center)
  • BRUNSWICK, GA (44 miles from the Center)
From both of these towns, travelers will need to get a taxi to take them to the Center. Below is the taxi service information for both of these towns. Please call several days in advance to check availability and make a reservation.
Hinesville, GA: Blue Line Taxi Service - (912) 368-4077; approximately $60
Brunswick, GA: Metro Cab - (912) 554-2000; approximately $80

AMTRAK SERVICE is available to:
  • JESUP, GA (11 miles from the Center)
Below options exist to get to the Center from Jesup AMTRAK station

Option1: Travelers arriving at the Jesup Amtrak station should call the center at (912)588-9807 a few days before arrival to notify the management team of the date and arrival time. We may be able to transport students to the Center
Option2: Call Wayne County Transit a few days ahead of arrival. 912-427-5914. Depending on their schedule, they may be able to provide transportation. Cost is $6.00 one way
Option3: There are no taxi services in Jesup but there is one in Hinesville that will come to Jesup: M&L Cab 916-877-5022. Must schedule ahead of arrival

SAVANNAH, GA (Savannah/ Hilton Head International Airport (SAV))- There are 3 taxi companies that will drive from the airport directly to the Center.
A1 Taxi - (912) 925-9900; approximately $115, each additional person $5-10, up to 8 people, needs 1 day notice
Magikal Taxi - (912)897-8294; approximately $150, up to 10 people, needs 1 or 2 days notice
M & P Taxi - (912) 927-2872; Round trip rate: $105 each way. One way rate: $120. Multiple Passengers: round trip or one way- each additional person: $5. Up to 6 people.

JACKSONVILLE, FL (Jacksonville International Airport (JAX)) - ABC Limo Service will take people from the airport directly to the Center for approximately $150 for 1-2 people, 3rd person is additional $50. You will need to inform them of your arrival time.
Toll-free number: (877) 300-8570
Website: www.jaxairportlimo.com

BRUNSWICK, GA (Brunswick Golden Isle Airport BQK)-  Metro Cab - (912) 554-2000; approximately $80 (Please call several days in advance to check availability and make a reservation)

Southeast Vipassana Center
Dhamma Patāpa

476 Rogers Break
Jesup, GA 31546