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English Publications

 

Gotama the Buddha: His Life and His Teaching A brief sketch of the life and teaching of the      Buddha, with a brief description of the Six historical Councils.

  

The Discourse Summaries Summary of the eleven discourses during the ten day course

 

Discourses on Satipatthana sutta Explanation of the Maha Satipatthana sutta in depth by Goenkaji during the Satipatthana course.

   

The Gracious Flow of Dharma This three-day series of public talks by Goenkaji contains a detailed explanation of what is pure Dhamma and how to practise it and lead a better life.

 

For the benefit of many Inspiring Question/Answers and talks of Goenkaji.

 

Was the Buddha a pessimist  When Buddha's teachings were lost to India there was a misunderstanding that he was a pessimist. However this is note true - read this to understand with examples.

 

Come People of the World  A collection of hindi couplets (dohas) chanted by Goenkaji during the 10-day Vipassana course (with english translations.)

  

S. N. Goenka at the United Nations  

        1. Inner Peace for World Peace
        2. Buddha: The Super-Scientist of Peace

 

Why was the Sakyan Republic destroyed? The Sakyans did not follow the teaching of Buddha and were intoxicated with caste-pride which lead to their destruction.

  

Pali Primer A guide to learn the Pali language

 

Research related publications

 

Tipitaka related publications 

        The Essence of Tipitaka
        The Maha Satipatthana Sutta

 

 

English pamphlets:-  in PDF. To read these files, you will need Acrobat reader

 

What Senior Administrators Say About Vipassana-I

 

What Senior Administrators Say About Vipassana -II

   

What Senior Administrators Say About Vipassana -III

 

Vipassana In Prisons

 

Vipassana — An Art of Corporate Management

 

Vipassana & Health

 

Vipassana in Government

  

Drug Addiction And Therapy: A Vipassana Perspective

 

Guidelines for the Practice of Vipassana meditation

 

 

Hindi publications:-  in PDF. To read these files, you will need Acrobat reader

 

Dhammageet Pali chantings with hindi translations (including those played in ten day course)

 

Kya Buddh dukhvadi the?  Buddha was not a pessimist. This is explained in detail with examples.

   

Mangal jage grihi jeevan mein  This book is concerning how a good householder should live to generate harmony in household life.

  

Vipashyana ka pratham jail shivir - kendriya karagraha - Jaipur The Vipassana course at Jaipur jail was very inspiring to the inmates and associated people. The book describes their experiences in short.

  

Tipitaka related publications
        Suttasaar - 1, 2, 3
        Anguttara Nikaya - 1
        Dhammapad
        Dhammavani sangraha

 

 

Hindi pamphlets

 

Sampraday Na Dharma Hai

 

Dharam Darshan

 

Chale Dharma Ke Panth

  

Apana Antar Dekh

 

Shashantantra Mein Vipassana

 

Citta Samta Na Khoy (Rajasthani dohas)

 

Dharma Sada Mangal Karai (Rajasthani dohas)

 

Apano Karam Sudhar (Rajasthani dohas)

 

Dhup Chaw Ri Jindagi (Rajasthani dohas)

 

Man Ra Mail Utar (Rajasthani dohas)

 

Dharma Kya Hai

 

Dharma Ka Sar

 

Dharma Ka Sahi Mulyankan

 

Samata Dharma

 

Dharma Ka Sarvahitkari Swaroop

    

Samyak Dharma

 

Satya Hi Dharma Hai

 

 

Morning chanting in Pali (played during the 10- day courses)

 

Pali-Hindi translation

  
Pali-English translation

 

 

 

Farsi

 
 

The following tanslations in Farsi are available for free download as a pdf :

 

The Art of Living - by William Hart

 

Come People of the World

 

The Gracious Flow of Dhamma

 

The Discourse Summaries

 

Meditation Now - Inner peace through inner wisdom

 

Healing the Healer & The Experience of Impermanence by Dr Paul Fleischman

 

Vipassana Addictions & Health (Seminar 1989)
 

Mahasatipatthana Sutta - Farsi Pali

 

 

Links to non-VRI publications

 

Text associated with Dhamma in prison in German available at
http://www.prison.dhamma.org/german/vipassana_in_prison_german.html

 

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