Celebrated Vipassana meditation teacher S. N. Goenka interprets the Buddha's teachings in this collection of lectures, essays, and interviews. These writings provide insights into how one of the most influential contemporary Buddhist practitioners defines Vipassana and how he uses it to achieve peace of mind and lead a happy, useful life. Included are transcripts of recent talks given at the World Economic Forum in Davos and at the Millennium World Peace Summit, and a previously unpublished interview conducted by Alan AtKisson, former editor of In Context magazine.
"S. N. Goenka is another rising star in North America.... [This book] is a good Goenka primer."
S N Goenka has trained more than 700 assistant teachers who conduct courses in Vipassana centers around the world.