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The Progress of Insight: (Visuddhiñana-katha), by The Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw, translated from the Pali with Notes by Nyanaponika Thera (1994; 33pp./99KB)
Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw, the late Burmese meditation master, helped to spearhead the modern popular revival of satipatthana (mindfulness) meditation. Having combined extensive knowledge of the Buddhist scriptures with practical experience, he organized the complex workings of mindfulness meditation into a systematic method that is now widely taught and practiced at lay retreat centers around the world.
Satipatthana Vipassana, by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw (1995; 28pp./85KB)
An introduction of the basic principles involved in the practice of insight meditation, as taught in the Burmese Mahasi school of meditation, developed by the author.
Thoughts on the Dhamma, by the Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw, selected from his discourses (2005; 24pp./73KB)
This collection of short excerpts from Dhamma talks by Mahasi Sayadaw sketches in broad strokes the essence of his teachings. Topics covered include the nature of the five aggregates (khandha), the role of virtue (sila), the relationship between concentration and insight, and how the persistent application of mindfulness towards nama-rupa (mental and physical phenomena) can eventually lead to the arising of liberating insight.