The word santi in the language of páli means peace, tranquility. The center is situated close to Miguel Pereira, RJ. about 119 km from Rio de Janeiro, 391 km from Sao Paulo and 36 km from Vassouras. The center offers 10 days courses and other types of courses, accommodating up to 100 seated students and 16 servers.
Meditation courses can take place in temporary places such as camp sites, religious retreat centers, churches and the like. In meditation centers, courses are held throughout the year. In addition to Dhamma Santi there are three more centers in the country(Dhamma Sarana, Dhamma Yyana and Dhamma Bhassara) and four no centers.