Manual of Insight
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 17 May 2016
  • ISBN : 9781614292913
  • Page : 744 pages
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Download or read online book entitled Manual of Insight, was written by Mahasi Sayadaw and published by Simon and Schuster in pdf, epub and kindle format. This book was released on 17 May 2016 with total pages 744. 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 the master who brought insight meditation to the West and whose students include Joseph Goldstein, Jack Kornfield, and Sharon Salzberg, Manual of Insight is a veritable Bible for any practitioner of vipassana.