‘The Clock of Vipassana has struck’ is a tribute to Sayagyi U Ba Khin, teacher of Mr. S. N. Goenka and an outstanding civil servant from Myanmar. His accomplishments, in two usually incompatible fields were singular: He was a shining star of Dhamma (the truth, the teaching) as well as a high level government official of tireless devotion and impeccable conduct. U Ba Khin’s career was that of an ideal householder, combining unwavering dedication to Vipassana meditation with unwearying commitment to the public service.
This book contains the following information:
- A description of the life and personality of U Ba Khin, as a man and as a teacher of meditation, by narrating episodes of his life and reminiscences of people who met him and underlines the importance of his contribution to the dissemination of this technique.
- Delineation of the essential characteristics of the practice of this technique of meditation by presenting U Ba Khin’s writings, along with commentaries thereon.
- Introduction to the Vipassana meditation and organization of the courses.
This book is ideal for Vipassana meditators as well as non-meditators.