Vipassana in other traditions

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Vipassana in other traditions

Postby Sovietnik » Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:42 pm

Is Vipassana meditation practiced in other Buddhist traditions as well, besides theravada?

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Re: Vipassana in other traditions

Postby Kare » Sun Mar 16, 2014 12:50 pm

Sovietnik wrote:Is Vipassana meditation practiced in other Buddhist traditions as well, besides theravada?


There is a certain range of variations in Theravada Vipassana. For instance, the Goenka method is not exactly like Mahasi method. With this in mind, you can look at some forms of Zen, and also at Tibetan Mahamudra and Dzogchen, and you will find that they at least come very close to Vipassana.
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Re: Vipassana in other traditions

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Mar 16, 2014 3:44 pm

Here are some comments/comparisons about Zen practice:
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... 20#p210963

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