The greatest gift is the
gift of the teachings
 
Bhante Khippapanno's Dharma Talks at Insight Meditation Society - Forest Refuge
Bhante Khippapanno
Bhante Khippapanno, ordained a Buddhist monk in 1949, practiced vipassana in India and Burma with Dipa Ma, Mahasi Sayadaw and Shwe Oo Min Sayadaw. He founded Jetavana Vihara, Washington, DC, 1982, and Sakyamuni Meditation Center, CA, 1988. He helped establish Phuoc Son Meditation Center, Vietnam, 1994.
2016-06-20 The benefits of mindfulness of breathing and the importance of morality 61:06
There are five benefits 1. having a peaceful mind 2. subtle and refined breathing 3. not being thirsty, no need of drinking water 4. having happy mind states 5. overcoming unwholesome mental state easily Morality is the foundation of concentration and wisdom
June 2016 at IMS - Forest Refuge

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