Published as a part of the series by VRI on the 'Great Disciples of the Buddha', this book aims to inspire old students to continue their practice seriously as well as to motivate new students to walk the same path as the exemplary practitioners of Vipassana meditation.
Mahamoggallāna, born in a rich Brahmin family in Rajgriha, was raised in the lap of luxuries. Disenchanted of pursuing fleeting sense pleasures in the guise of enjoyment, he and his childhood friend Sariputta, embarked on a spiritual journey in search of liberation.
This book narrates the quest for liberation of this great meditator, who was considered as the foremost in psychic powers and made a phenomenal contribution to the spread of Vipassana. It also contains guidance given by the Buddha to Mahamoggallāna and conversations between Mahamoggallāna and other great disciples on the subtle aspects of Vipassana meditation.
This book is ideal for Vipassana meditators as well as non-meditators.