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Insight Meditation by Mahasi Sayadaw

Insight Meditation by Mahasi Sayadaw. Mahasi was a leading figure the revival of Buddhism in Burmas post-independence period, a movement that established many centers for teaching insight meditation. The Mahasi method is designed to allow lay people in the modern world to attain the experience of enlightenment, or nibbana. Vipassana meditation in this tradition is also known […]

Intuitive Awareness by Ajahn Sumedho

Intuitive Awareness  is compiled from talks given mainly in 2001 by Ajahn Sumedho; they convey an intuitive understanding of the Buddha’s teaching which has arisen from over 35 years of practice as a Buddhist monk. Ajahn Sumedho’s approach starts with accepting ourselves as we are. By doing this a relaxation can take place that creates […]

Exploration into Insight J Krishnamurti

Exploration into Insight is the transcription of talks that took place during more than 30 years within a group of people from various disciplines, backgrounds and pursuits, deeply concerned with the problems facing humanity and with one central interest, the unfoldment of the self through the perceptive field of self-knowledge. J Krishnamurti’s role in these dialogues is […]

Bag of Bones – A Miscellany on the Body compiled by Bhikkhu Khantipálo

The body is thought to be most obviously “me,” what I regard as the most tangible part of myself. Around it therefore are constructed many views, all of them distorted to some extent, which prevent insight arising into the body as it really is. This book is a small anthology relating to the body in […]

The Manuals of Ledi Dipani

The Manuals of Ledi Dipani is written by the  Burmese Buddhist monk Maha-Thera Ledi Sayadaw and is actually three books: The Vipassana Dapani – or the Manual of Insight, Niyama Dipani or the Manual of Cosmic Order, and Patthanuddasa Dipani – or the Buddhist Philosophy of Relations. These instructions are meant as initial studies before commencing the Practice […]

The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice – a Zen guide

“The Fundamentals of Meditation Practice” by Ting Chen is a Zen work about the basics of meditation posture and breathing techniques. Through 182 pages Ting Chen explains in details the best position of all the body parts and how to train for sitting in full lotus position. The first part of the book builds up […]

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