Useful Resources 相關資料
Online Books and Discourses (英語資料)
Index of English Articles by Goenkaji
Over the years Goenkaji has travelled around the world spreading the message of Dhamma. This page is a collection of a few of the Dhamma discourses given by him and various articles written by him.
Questions and Answers by Goenkaji
In the course of his Dhamma work, begining in 1969, Goenkaji has been asked thousands of questions, by Vipassana students and others all over the world. The questions range a fascinating spectrum from what is Dhamma, Vipassana meditation, aim of life, human misery, God, rebirth to insomnia....
The answers and questions have been broadly categorized under various sections based on the nature of the question. A section at the end, under 'Vipassana Practice', provides clarifications about the practice to Vipassana students.
Links to eBooks available for online purchase and download from the VRI Website
Including English Publications such as:
- 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.
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.
Inspiring Question and Answers as well as 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.
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
"Inner Peace for World Peace" and "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.
A guide to learn the Pali language
Pariyatti.org: Vipassana Resources
Free Resources of eBook, videos & audio clips, Discourses in different languages are available for download or online viewing.
Online Audio and Video (英語影音)
Listen to Public Talks by S.N. Goenka in B.C., Canada
All talks are in MP3 format and may be FREELY downloaded for private, non-commerical distribution to anyone interested in Vipassana meditation.
Hill of Dhamma Video
A short documentary film (16 minutes) that tells about the technique of Vipassana, the 10-day courses and Dhamma Giri, the first Center in this tradition to be established in India.
Introduction to Vipassana Meditation Video by Goenkaji
For those who are not currently familar with the ancient technique of Vipassana Meditation, its non-sectarian nature and its benefits, a video discourse approximately 17 minutes in length is available for viewing in both English and Hindi languages. Please select the language and the video format which you prefer below.
More Videos on YouTube from Vipassana.org
S.N. Goenka presenting at the World Peace Summit 2000
In September 2000 a gathering of spiritual leaders from around the world was held at the United Nations World Headquarters in New York City. This gathering, called the World Peace Summit, was to discuss various ideas for achieving peace among people of the world from different countries, religions, and other backgrounds. Mr. Goenka addressed the general assembly of this World Peace Summit and proposed several points for consideration by the delegates.
Dhamma Podcasts from Pariyatti.org
Dhamma Podcasts are downloadable and streaming audio of S.N. Goenka's public talks and question and answer sessions, as well as that of other speakers discussing various aspects of Vipassana. A new podcast is added each month with new content.
Vipassana in Prison Movie Trailer
The trailer of the documentary film about the first Vipassana Meditation course held inside the highest level maximum-security state prison in Alabama, USA, 2002.
Bhavatu sabba mangalam ...