The Art of Dying


  • Author: Vipassana Meditation
  • Release Date : 2019-07-07
  • Genre: Buddhism
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This anthology of stories, discourses, and poems about death, and preparing for death through Vipassana meditation, is dedicated to Mr. S.N. Goenka. He willingly embraced his teacher Sayagyi U Ba Khin’s mission to introduce Vipassana meditation throughout the world, and with open hands joyfully shared the teaching of the Buddha.This book is also dedicated to those who faced their own deaths or the deaths of loved ones, and whose stories inspire us to take up and diligently practice the Buddha’s teaching.For many years my husband and I were editors of the Vipassana Newsletter. This afforded us a unique opportunity to hear and see many inspiring stories about meditators who had died bravely and peacefully, filled with the wisdom of their meditation...

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 Art of Living
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The Art of Living


  • Author : William Hart
  • Publisher : Pariyatti
  • Release Date : 2011-01-11
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
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  • ISBN 10 : 9781928706731


The Art of Living Book Description :

This is the classic introduction to Vipassana meditation: a full-length study of the teaching of S. N. Goenka, prepared under his guidance and with his approval. Useful for meditators and non-meditators alike.This was the first book to appear in English that accurately describes the practice of Vipassana at length for the general reader. It includes stories by Goenkaji as well as answers to students' questions that convey a vivid sense of his teaching....

Vipassana Meditation

Vipassana Meditation


  • Author : Ilse Aschenbrenner
  • Publisher : Ilse Aschenbrenner
  • Release Date : 2010
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  • ISBN 10 : 9783902458049


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Samatha Vipassana Meditation in Accordance with the Four Foundations of Mindfulness to Reach Lord Buddha Dhammakayas and Nibbana

Samatha Vipassana Meditation in Accordance with the Four Foundations of Mindfulness to Reach Lord Buddha Dhammakayas and Nibbana


  • Author : Phra Thepyanmongkol
  • Publisher : Dhammakaya.tv เรารักวัดหลวงพ่อสด
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  • Genre: Religion
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Samatha Vipassana Meditation in Accordance with the Four Foundations of Mindfulness to Reach Lord Buddha Dhammakayas and Nibbana Book Description :

The Most Profound Teachings of Luang Phor Wat Paknam Phra Mongkol-Thepmuni (Luang Phor Sodh) Presented and Explained by Phra Thepyanmongkol Phra Thepyanmongkol has been my student since 1973. At that time, he was a layman, named Mr. Sermchai Polpatthanarithi. I taught him samatha-vipassanā meditation based on Lord Buddha’s Four Foundations of Mindfulness to Dhammakāya and Nibbāna and the transcendental knowledge or vijjā of seed-element or dhatudhamma purifi cation, also called āsavakkhayaāa, which I had learned from and practiced with Luang Phor Sodh until he passed away. Then, I assigned Mr. Sermchai and Phra Khru Kaisornvilard (Natthanan Kulsiri) to collect the teachings of Luang Phor Sodh in order to publish them as a book. These te...

Vipassana Meditation

Vipassana Meditation


  • Author : William Hart
  • Publisher : Pariyatti
  • Release Date : 2013-01-02
  • Genre: Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781938754265


Vipassana Meditation Book Description :

This is Swedish translation of the classic introduction to Vipassana meditation: a full-length study of the teaching of S. N. Goenka, prepared under his guidance and with his approval. Useful for meditators and non-meditators alike. This was the first book to appear in English that accurately describes the practice of Vipassana at length for the general reader. It includes stories by Goenkaji as well as answers to students' questions that convey a vivid sense of his teaching....

Doctrinal Backgrounds of Vipassana Meditation

Doctrinal Backgrounds of Vipassana Meditation


  • Author : R. C. van Oosterwijk
  • Publisher : Barkhuis
  • Release Date : 2012
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9789491431098


Doctrinal Backgrounds of Vipassana Meditation Book Description :

Vipassan -meditation (or practice) has become popular in South East Asia and the West. However, these practices aiming at reaching insight are taught in many varieties. The focus of this book is on the doctrinal sources of a number of vipassan -practices. Part one considers a number of methods by modern teachers and scholar-monks about vipassan -meditation, and compares these with the canonical Pali discourses they refer to.In Part two the author analyses which principles related to insight and practices to develop insight have been widely accepted in the Pali discourses. Futhermore, a comparison with some discourses available in English from Chinese versions is offered. This study is written for those who have a practical or theoretical interest in ...

The Art of Living
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The Art of Living


  • Author : William Hart
  • Publisher : Pariyatti
  • Release Date : 1991
  • Genre: Buddhism
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781928706205


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A STUDY GUIDE FOR SAMATHA VIPASSANA MEDITATION BASED ON THE FIVE MEDITATION TECHNIQUES

A STUDY GUIDE FOR SAMATHA VIPASSANA MEDITATION BASED ON THE FIVE MEDITATION TECHNIQUES


  • Author : Phra Thepyanmongkold
  • Publisher : Dhammakaya.tv เรารักวัดหลวงพ่อสด
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A STUDY GUIDE FOR SAMATHA VIPASSANA MEDITATION BASED ON THE FIVE MEDITATION TECHNIQUES Book Description :

The National Coordination Center of Provincial Meditation Institutes of Thailand was established with the commitment of Directors from 338 Meditation Centers (out of over 400) invited by the National Buddhism Organization to a conference at Wat Yannawa, Bangkok, April 23-25, B.E. 2551 (2008). There were fi ve objectives. Three were established at the conference and the last two were added later. 1. To support the Sangha Body’s Provincial Meditation Centers to administer Buddhist Education effectively, 2. To cooperate with Provincial Meditation Centers to teach meditation at the same high standard for all people at all levels, 3. To assist Provincial Meditation Centers with academic scholarship. 4. To cooperate with the Chiefs of the Sangha Regions ...

The Only Way

The Only Way


  • Author : Phra Suphrommayānathēra (Thōng.)
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2003
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  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:634331364


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Realizing Change

Realizing Change


  • Author : Ian Hetherington
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2020-06-15
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  • ISBN 10 : 1681723492


Realizing Change Book Description :

Featuring accounts by practitioners living everyday lives, this introduction to Vipassana meditation provides a way for readers to learn more about its benefits. Explained is what takes place before, during, and after a ten-day silent meditation retreat. Each participant follows the same discipline: silence, a basic moral code known as the five precepts, a prescribed timetable, a vegetarian diet, and a commitment to practicing only what is taught at the retreat. This first-person account of the retreat reveals the challenges and benefits of facing reality head-on through direct observation and of learning to observe instead of reacting to thoughts, emotions, and sensations. In addition, the ways in which Vipassana meditation techniques are applied to...