Vol. 27, No.5, 10 May, 2017
WORDS OF DHAMMA
Kumbhupamam kayamimam viditva,
Nagarupamam cittamidam thapetva;
Yodhetha mara, paññavudhena,
Jitañca rakkhe anivesano siya.
Knowing the body to be as fragile as an earthen pot, making the mind secure and strong like a fortress, one should battle Mara with the weapon of wisdom, then guard what's won by keeping watch over the mind and remaining detached.
- Dhammapada 40, Cittavagga
It is a documentary showcasing the history of Vipassana and concentrates on the early years of the construction of the Global Vipassana Pagoda until mid-2006. It details how the structure was built and how the novel construction method of masonry was used instead of concrete.
In this discourse, delivered at IIT, Mumbai, Mr. S. N. Goenka explains Vipassana: quintessence of the Buddha's teachings and clears misconceptions about the Buddha