Manual of Insight


  • Author: Mahasi Sayadaw, Vipassana Metta FoundationTranslation Committee, Steve Armstrong, Joseph Goldstein & Daniel Goleman
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • File Size: 14353385 Bytes


The most comprehensive manual of the practice of insight meditation (vipassana), written by one of its foremost 20th century proponents, is translated into English for the first time.Manual of Insight is the magnum opus of Mahasi Sayadaw, one of the originators of the “vipassana movement” that has swept through the Buddhist world over the last hundred years. The manual presents a comprehensive overview of the practice of insight meditation, including the foundational aspects of ethical self-discipline, understanding the philosophical framework for the practice, and developing basic concentration and mindfulness. It culminates with an in-depth exploration of the various types of insight and spiritual fruits that the practice yields. Authored by th...

The Manual of Insight and The Noble Eightfold Path and Its Factors Explained


  • Author: Ven. Ledi Sayadaw
  • Release Date : 2017-07-01
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • File Size: 340515 Bytes


Knowing that reliable information on the practice of insight meditation was much needed by practitioners in the West, the renowned Burmese master Ledi Sayadaw wrote the The Manual of Insight. He covers many topics, such as the distortions of perceptions, the Noble Truths, the higher knowledges, Nibbana, and others, fully expounded and furnished with brief descriptions, some of which are drawn from the Pali texts, while others are the product of Ledi Sayadaw's own teachings. The second manual, The Noble Eightfold Path and Its Factors Explained, was written by the Ven. Ledi Sayadaw in Burmese and later translated into English by U Saw Tun Teik. It contains all the path-factors clearly explained by the venerable author who, as a senior member of the San...

Manual of Insight

Manual of Insight


  • Author : Mahasi Sayadaw
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2016-05-17
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614292913


Manual of Insight Book Description :

The most comprehensive manual of the practice of insight meditation (vipassana), written by one of its foremost 20th century proponents, is translated into English for the first time. Manual of Insight is the magnum opus of Mahasi Sayadaw, one of the originators of the “vipassana movement” that has swept through the Buddhist world over the last hundred years. The manual presents a comprehensive overview of the practice of insight meditation, including the foundational aspects of ethical self-discipline, understanding the philosophical framework for the practice, and developing basic concentration and mindfulness. It culminates with an in-depth exploration of the various types of insight and spiritual fruits that the practice yields. Authored by t...

The Manual of Insight

The Manual of Insight


  • Author : Ñāṇa ((Ledi Cha rā toʻ ;)
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 1975
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:651089940


The Manual of Insight Book Description :

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The Manual of Insight and the Noble Eightfold Path and Its Factors Explained

The Manual of Insight and the Noble Eightfold Path and Its Factors Explained


  • Author : Ven Ledi Sayadaw
  • Publisher : Pariyatti Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-07-01
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781938754487


The Manual of Insight and the Noble Eightfold Path and Its Factors Explained Book Description :

Knowing that reliable information on the practice of insight meditation was much needed by practitioners in the West, the renowned Burmese master Ledi Sayadaw wrote the The Manual of Insight. He covers many topics, such as the distortions of perceptions, the Noble Truths, the higher knowledges, Nibbana, and others, fully expounded and furnished with brief descriptions, some of which are drawn from the Pali texts, while others are the product of Ledi Sayadaw's own teachings. The second manual, The Noble Eightfold Path and Its Factors Explained, was written by the Ven. Ledi Sayadaw in Burmese and later translated into English by U Saw Tun Teik. It contains all the path-factors clearly explained by the venerable author who, as a senior member of the San...

Calm and Insight

Calm and Insight


  • Author : Bhikkhu Phra Khantipalo
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2003-09-02
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135799625


Calm and Insight Book Description :

This manual, by an experienced Buddhist, has been written so that it will be easily accessible also to the reader who knows nothing about meditation, but also contains knowledge and experience that can be gained only through practice....

Calm and Insight

Calm and Insight


  • Author : Laurence-Khantipalo Mills
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 1981
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0700701419


Calm and Insight Book Description :

This manual, by an experienced Buddhist, has been written so that it will be easily accessible also to the reader who knows nothing about meditation, but also contains knowledge and experience that can be gained only through practice....

The Progress of Insight
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The Progress of Insight


  • Author : Mahasi Sayadaw
  • Publisher : Buddhist Publication Society
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • Genre: Meditation
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789552400902


The Progress of Insight Book Description :

The practice of Vipassana or insight meditation was described by the Buddha as the “direct way” for the overcoming of all sorrow and grief and for realizing Nibbana, the state of perfect liberation from suffering. The essence of this practice consists in the four foundations of mindfulness: mindful contemplation of the body, feelings, states of mind, and mind objects....

The Birth of Insight
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The Birth of Insight


  • Author : Erik Braun
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2013-11-19
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780226000947


The Birth of Insight Book Description :

Insight meditation, which claims to offer practitioners a chance to escape all suffering by perceiving the true nature of reality, is one of the most popular forms of meditation today. The Theravada Buddhist cultures of South and Southeast Asia often see it as the Buddha’s most important gift to humanity. In the first book to examine how this practice came to play such a dominant—and relatively recent—role in Buddhism, Erik Braun takes readers to Burma, revealing that Burmese Buddhists in the colonial period were pioneers in making insight meditation indispensable to modern Buddhism. Braun focuses on the Burmese monk Ledi Sayadaw, a pivotal architect of modern insight meditation, and explores Ledi’s popularization of the study of crucial Budd...

Mindfulness and Insight

Mindfulness and Insight


  • Author : Mahasi Sayadaw
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2021-01-12
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781614295563


Mindfulness and Insight Book Description :

A clear, simple meditation method on practicing mindfulness for insight, which takes us to our goal of liberation, the end of all suffering. Discarding any striving or ambition to attain something, the refined guidance that Mahasi Sayadaw provides in this book will lead practitioners to systematically and gradually purify their minds of attachment, aversion, and delusion and to realize the successive stages of enlightenment, culminating in the attainment of enlightenment (nibbana). Mindfulness and Insight is an excerpt of two key chapters from the comprehensive, authoritative Manual of Insight, which expounds the doctrinal and practical aspects of mindfulness (satipatthana) and the development of insight knowledge (vipassana) up to and including nibb...