The Progress of Insight

wheel 2The author of this treatise, the Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw (U Sobhana Mahathera), is a Buddhist monk of contemporary Burma and an eminent meditation master. A brief sketch of his life is included in this volume. The path of meditation described in these pages was, and still is, taught by him in his meditation center called Thathana Yeiktha, in Rangoon

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Dhammacakkappavattana Sutta

wheel 2Setting in motion the wheel of Dhamma

This is the first speech of the Buddha, given shortly after his Awakening to the five monks with whom he had practiced austerities in the forest for several years. The sutta contains the essential teachings of Buddhism

 

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