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By Mahasi Sayadaw

This 56-page publication is a 1957 translation of an introductory discourse given by means of the Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw at the function, approach to perform, and advantages of the approach of meditation which he taught, referred to as Satipaṭṭhāna Vipassana.

The treatise incorporates a short explication of Vipassana's position within the Buddha's educating and its reference to the theoretical origin within the Abhidhamma instructing, and proceeds with specified directions at the perform of different features of perception meditation.

The Ven. Mahasi Sayadaw (1904-1982) was once the most eminent of the scholar-monks and meditation lecturers of Burma of the previous century. In 1949 he used to be asked via the then best Minister U Nu to return to Rangoon to provide education in meditation perform. He carried out in depth meditation classes on the Thathana Yeiktha Meditation Centre until eventually his loss of life in 1982.

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