Samatha, Jhana, and Vipassana

Practice at the Pa-Auk Monastery

A clear and comprehensive handbook to a revered path of meditation.



264 pages, 6 x 9 inches


ISBN 9781614293576

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Wed, 02/28/2018 - 15:07 -- Dana Guth

This step-by-step meditator’s guide walks the reader through practices that can hold the key to unlocking new levels of concentration and insight. A student of the famed Pa-Auk Monastery and a practicing psychiatrist, Jeon Hyun-soo, MD, PhD, uses these two paths to guide the reader to a new understanding of themselves and the world around them. Drawing both from Jeon’s own experience with Pa-Auk Sayadaw and from the words of the Buddha, this is an authentic and practical guide to samatha, materiality, mentality, dependent origination, and vipassana.