• BEAUTIFYING THE MIND

The Buddha's Techings on Effort
by SAYADAW U PANDITA
transciption by SAYALAY DAW BHADDA MANIKA
translated and edited by BHIKKHU VIVEKANANDA
edited by DR PENNY GRAY
 


ISBN 983-3512-26-7
IJ131/07
Size: 5.5” x 8.25”
Pages: 148 pages
Weight: 240gsm

“Effort is a vital theme in the Buddha’s teachings on mental development. Many passages from the Tipitaka account for this. In a masterly manner the Venerable Sayadaw U Panditabhivamsa of Myanmar has knit the relevant teachings into an inspiring presentation drawn from the Buddhist canon. The Venerable Sayadaw is an exemplary manifestation of someone who consistently applies heroic effort. Even at the age of eighty he is still travelling far and wide throughout the year to teach insight meditation and spread the Dhamma. This book is based on a series of talks given during an insight meditation retreat conducted at the Panditarama Vipassana Meditation Centre, Lumbini, Nepal, in February 2000. The talks were delivered to a mixed audience of Western meditators and a larger group of Newari Buddhists from the Kathmandu valley, some of whom would be direct descendants of the Sakyamuni clan of the Buddha. The talks contain reference to both groups as the Venerable Sayadaw endeavours to encourage the individual meditators in their practice.”
from FOREWORD by Bhikkhu Vivekananda

Sayadaw U Pandita is the Ovadacariya (Chief Preceptor) and Abbot of Panditarama Meditation Centre in Yangon, Myanmar. He also heads the Panditarama Hse Main Gon Forest Meditation Centre and other branch monasteries in Myanmar. A world renowned meditation master, Sayadaw is the author of In This Very Life; The Liberation Teachings of the Buddha, a book based on talks given by Sayadaw in a three-month retreat at the Insight Meditation Society in Massachusetts, USA, in 1984.






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