Vipassana: Its Relevance to the Present World

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A collection of reports presented at an international seminar sponsored by the Vipassana Research Institute held at the Indian Institute of Technology in April, 1994. The papers focus on Vipassana’s impact in the fields of education, prison reform, improved management in business and government, physical and mental health, and the Pali Tipitaka research and publication project.

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A collection of reports presented at an international seminar sponsored by the Vipassana Research Institute held at the Indian Institute of Technology in April, 1994. The papers focus on Vipassana’s impact in the fields of education, prison reform, improved management in business and government, physical and mental health, and the P?li Tipi?aka research and publication project.

  • Introduction and background
  • Excerpts from the Inaugural Address
  • Opening Talk by S.N. Goenka
  • Closing talk by S. N. Goenka
  • Vipassana: The Unique Contribution of the Buddha
  • Pali – A Brief Overview
  • Pali Tipitaka as the Source of Vipassana
  • Vipassana Research and Publications Project
  • Vipassana and Business Management
  • The Effect of Vipassana on the Work Environment
  • The Relevance of Vipassana for the Environmental Crisis
  • Vipassana-Its Relevance to the Individual and Society
  • Vipassana — My Experience
  • Before and After: Six Case Studies of Improvement in Mental Health
  • Vipassana and Health
  • Vipassana Meditation:A Positive Mental Health Measure
  • Integrating Vipassana with Naturopathy- Some Experiences
  • Humanistic Psychology and Vipassana
  • Psychiatry and Meditation
  • Anapana Meditation for Children
  • Education and Children’s Courses
  • Holistic Education and Vipassana
  • Vipassana Meditation Courses In Tihar Jail
  • First Vipassana Meditation Camp in Tihar Jail
  • Jail Courses and Vipassana
  • Vipassana in Jails: An Historical Review
  • Personal Account of an Ex-Prisoner of Baroda Jail
  • Vipassana and Mental Health in Tihar Jail

Paperback, 141 pages

Vipassana Research Institute, 1/1/98

ISBN:  8174140182

 

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