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RULES OF CONDUCT FOR YOGI IN INDONESIA SATIPATTHANA MEDITATION CENTER
(ISMC)
YAYASAN SATIPATTHANA INDONESIA (YASATI)
 
  1. Yogi Yogi are required to read the rules of conduct before making an application. Yogi must fill out, approve and sign the registration form and obey all regulations in ISMC Rules of Conduct to be able to join the meditation program. If yogi did not obey the regulations in ISMC or disturb other participants, then Yasati reserves the right to discontinue yogi from the program of meditation.
     
  2. Yogi must implement vipassana meditation practice in accordance with the method of Mahasi tradition taugh by meditation teacher (Sayadaw/Bhikkhu/Sayalay). Yogi should not perform other meditation exercise methods without the approval of meditation teacher. It is absolute and important that all forms of prayer, worship or religious ceremonies such as fasting, burning incense, counting prayer beads, reciting mantras and the like are not permitted during the practice of meditation.
     
  3. Yogi shall undergo a medical examination conducted by a team of doctors appointed by Yasati or carry a health reference. Yogi are obliged to honestly tell if there is a disease suffered physically or mentally and inform drugs taken regularly in the registration form and also to the doctors of Yasati. If the examination of candidates has not meet the requirements of a healthy condition by a team of doctors then Yasati reserves the right to postpone or refuse the participation of candidates to the readiness of physical and mental of the yogi.
     
  4. Yogi must carry out exercises to completion in accordance with the schedule approved by the yogi before registration. Yogi will not be given permission to leave the practice before completion without good reason that can be accepted by Yasati.
     
  5. For training participants are required to:

    a. bring everyday personal needs such as soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, tissue and others as well as medications commonly taken when sick.

    b. wake up at 03.30 am and go to sleep after metta chanting at 21.00 pm.

    c. observe AtthangaSila / Eight Precepts.

    d. well-dressed and wearing uniform that has been determined by Yasati, namely sleeved plain unpatterned white top (not tight and not sheer) or Yasati shirt and sarong / longji (which can be purchased in ISMC).

    e. deposit cell phone, wallet, camera, tape and other valuables. Loss of goods that are not deposited is not responsibility of Yasati.

  6. During the exercise yogi are prohibited from:

    a. bring and consume drugs, cigarettes, alcohol or the like.

    b. talk to anyone except to meditation teacher or organizer of Yasati if need assistance. (yogi could write notes on the paper provided in place of drinking).

    c. whispering, correspondence, writing, reading, playing or listening to music, singing, whistling, or doing physical exercise.
    d. bring food into Kuti, except drinking water.

    e. drying clothes in front of Kuti (room).

    f. bring goods to Dhammahall in the form of plastic bags, handbags, medicated oil, small bottles and others because they would disturb the concentration of other yogis.

    g. washing clothes, for that please bring enough clean clothes for exercise. Washing clothes is only allowed for a meditation program of more than 1 month.
     
  7. During exercise, yogi must pay full respect to meditation teacher and methods of satipatthana meditation practice. Doing sitting meditation inside Dhammahall by not leaning against the wall, pole or anything to support back and head.
     
  8. Yogi are required to follow the schedule of Dhammatalk and interview with meditation teacher.
     
  9. Male yogi are not allowed to cross the line of female exercises area in Dhammahall and vice versa.
     
  10. Yogi are expected to maintain the cleanliness of the bedroom and bathroom during the exercises. After completion of training please return the borrowed sarung and longji to the office.
     
  11. Yogi suffered serious health problems during exercises are required to immediately report to Yasati for treatment. Disorders or pain that arises due to the practice of meditation that does not follow the instructions of meditation teacher is beyond the responsibility Yasati.
     
  12. Yogi should take suitable amount of food so it does not waste food because taking more and are not eaten away. For yogi who is not a vegetarian, it is recommended not to take vegetarian food prepared for vegetarian yogi.

These rules are arranged in order to maintain the smoothness and comfort of yogi during the practice of meditation in ISMC so that meditation exercises can be successful. These rules and regulations are arranged for implementing the purity of Vipassana practice.
TATA TERTIB YOGI  DI INDONESIA SATIPATTHANA MEDITATION CENTER
(ISMC)
YAYASAN SATIPATTHANA INDONESIA (YASATI)
 
  1. Yogi diwajibkan membaca tata tertib yogi sebelum melakukan pendaftaran. Yogi wajib mengisi, menyetujui, dan menandatangani formulir pendaftaran peserta dan mentaati seluruh peraturan Tata Tertib Yogi di ISMC untuk dapat mengikuti latihan/program meditasi. Apabila yogi tidak mentaati tata tertib yogi di ISMC atau mengganggu peserta yogi lain, maka Yasati berhak untuk menghentikan yogi dari program meditasi.
     
  2. Yogi harus melaksankan latihan meditasi vipassana sesuai dengan metode Mahasi yang diajarkan oleh guru pembimbing Yasati (Sayadaw/Bhikkhu/Sayalay) dan tidak boleh melakukan latihan meditasi metode lain tanpa persetujuan guru pembimbing. Adalah mutlak dan penting bahwa segala bentuk sembahyang, pemujaan atau upacara keagamaan seperti puasa, membakar dupa, menghitung tasbih, membaca mantra dan sejenisnya tidak diijinkan selama latihan meditasi.
     
  3. Yogi wajib menjalani pemeriksaan kesehatan yang dilakukan oleh tim dokter yang ditunjuk oleh Yasati atau membawa surat keterangan sehat. Yogi diwajibkan jujur memberitahukan apabila terdapat penyakit diderita secara phisik ataupun mental serta memberitahukan obat yang diminum secara rutin di dalam formulir pendaftaran dan kepada tim dokter Yasati. Apabila dalam pemeriksaan calon peserta belum memenuhi persyaratan kondisi sehat oleh tim dokter maka Yasati berhak menunda/menolak keikutsertaan calon peserta sampai dengan kesiapan phisik/mental yogi mengijinkan.
     
  4. Yogi harus melaksanakan latihan sampai dengan selesai sesuai dengan jadwal yang telah disetujui oleh yogi sebelum pendaftaran dan yogi tidak akan diberikan ijin untuk meninggalkan latihan sebelum selesai tanpa alasan yang kuat yang dapat diterima oleh Yasati.
     
  5. Untuk mengikuti latihan peserta diwajibkan:

    a. membawa keperluan pribadi sehari-hari seperti sabun, shampoo, sikat gigi, odol, tissue dan lain-lain serta obat-obatan yang biasa diminum apabila sakit

    b. bangun pagi pada pukul 03.30 wib dan mulai tidur setelah metta chanting pukul 21.00 wib

    c. melaksanakan AtthanggaSila / Delapan Sila

    d. berpakaian rapi dan memakai seragam yang telah ditentukan oleh pihak Yasati yaitu atasan putih polos berlengan (tidak ketat dan tidak tipis) ataupun kaos Yasati dan Sarung/Longji (yang dapat dibeli di ISMC)

    e. menitipkan ponsel, dompet, kamera, tape dan barang berharga lainnya. Kehilangan barang-barang yang tidak dititipkan adalah bukan tanggung jawab Yasati.

  6. Selama latihan para Yogi dilarang untuk:

    a. membawa dan mengkonsumsi NARKOBA, rokok, minuman beralkohol atau sejenisnya

    b. berbicara dengan siapapun kecuali dengan guru pembimbing dan pengurus Yasati apabila memerlukan bantuan (yogi dapat menuliskan catatan di kertas yang disediakan di tempat minum)

    c. berbisik-bisik, surat menyurat, menulis, membaca, memainkan atau mendengarkan musik, menyanyi, bersiul dan olah raga
    d. membawa makanan ke dalam Kuti, kecuali air putih untuk minum.

    e. menjemur baju di depan Kuti (kamar).

    f. membawa barang-barang ke Dhammahall berupa kantong plastik, tas, minyak angin, botol-botol kecil dan lain-lain karena akan mengganggu konsentrasi yogi lain.

    g. mencuci pakaian, untuk itu mohon membawa pakaian bersih secukupnya untuk latihan. Mencuci pakaian hanya diperbolehkan untuk program meditasi lebih dari 1 bulan.
     
  7. Selama latihan, yogi harus menaruh penuh rasa hormat kepada guru pembimbing dan metode latihan meditasi satipatthana yang dijalankan. Melakukan meditasi duduk di dalam Dhammahall dengan tidak bersandar di dinding, tiang atau apapun untuk menopang punggung dan kepala.
     
  8. Yogi diharuskan mengikuti jadwal Dhammatalk dan interview dengan guru pembimbing.
     
  9. Yogi pria tidak diperkenankan melewati area batas latihan yogi wanita dan sebaliknya di Dhammahall.
     
  10. Yogi diharapkan untuk menjaga kebersihan kamar tidur dan kamar mandi selama latihan. Setelah selesai latihan, harap kembalikan sarung dan longji pinjaman ke kantor.
     
  11. Yogi yang mengalami gangguan kesehatan serius selama latihan, diharuskan segera melaporkan kepada Yasati untuk pengobatan. Gangguan atau sakit yang timbul karena latihan meditasi yang tidak mengikuti petunjuk guru pembimbing adalah di luar tanggung jawab Yasati.
     
  12. Yogi hendaknya mengambil makanan secukupnya sehingga tidak membuang makanan dikarenakan mengambil makanan lebih banyak dan tidak dimakan habis. Untuk yogi yang bukan vegetarian, dianjurkan tidak mengambil makanan peserta vegetarian yang jumlah makanannya tidak banyak.

Tata Tertib ini disusun dalam rangka untuk kelancaran dan kenyamanan latihan meditasi para yogi selama di ISMC sehingga dapat meditasi dapat berhasil. Peraturan dan tata tertib ini disusun untuk kemurnian pelaksanaan latihan Vipassana.