Practical Vipassana Meditation Exercises *

by The Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw

Talk given to his disciples on their induction into Vipassana Mediation at Sasana Yeikhta Meditation Center, Yangon, Myanmar

Translated from the Myanmar language by U Nyi Nyi

Original Publisher : The Buddhasasanuggaha Association, Yangon, Myanmar

Dhamma dana distribution : Tathagata Meditation Center, San Jose, California

22 pages

Vipassana (Insight Meditation)

Understand correctly the nature of the psycho-physical phenomena taking place in the body

(a) rupa : material qualities

(b) nama : acts of consciousness or awareness

(c) breathing : vayodhatu (the element of motion)

Yogi should behave as if he were a weak invalid

Noting (at all times)

Physical object of attention and the mental act of noting occur as a pair

Realize all phenomena are anicca, dukkha, and anatta


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