Ven. Webu Sayadaw: a talk by Patrick Given-Wilson

published 4 years ago by podcasts@pariyatti.org

Webu Sayadaw was important for two reasons. One was that in his time he became one of the most venerated monks in Burma; he was known as an arahant, a fully-liberated person. And the second reason is that he encouraged Sayagyi U Ba Khin, Goenkaji's teacher, to start teaching meditation without delay. For a householder to be encouraged by a monk of such standing, gave Sayagyi enormous status, prestige and backing in his work throughout his life. In this video, Patrick Given-Wilson explores this important relationship between Ven. Webu Sayadaw and Sayagyi U Ba Khin taking us through the significant life events of this inspiring monk who was known for giving all importance to diligent practice over scholastic achievement. Download Video (1.5 GB) Copyright 2016 Dhamma Bhumi, Australia For more information about Vipassana meditation please visit Dhamma.org. Books and audio resources are available for purchase from the Pariyatti bookstore. May all beings be happy!

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