Published as a part of the series by VRI on the 'Great Disciples of the Buddha', this book aims to motivate old students to continue their practice seriously as well as to inspire new students to walk the same path as the exemplary practitioners of Vipassana meditation.
Anuruddha was a cousin of the Buddha and one of his ten principal disciples. Growing up in the midst of all luxuries, this delicate prince preferred to pass his time in the pursuit of fleeting pleasures and initially was not interested in learning Vipassana meditation. However, after realizing ephemeral nature of life, he started practicing Vipassana and attained full liberation. Anuruddha was regarded as the foremost in acquiring faculty of the divine-eye.
This book contains the life story of Anuruddha, his journey on the path of Vipassana meditation which provides an insight into the transformation of this delicate prince to a fully liberated person, his conversation with the Buddha and other great disciples of the Buddha on the subtle aspects of Vipassana meditation and his contribution to the spread of Vipassana.
This book is ideal for Vipassana meditators as well as non-meditators.