Welcome to MVMR

Welcome to Mahasi Vipassana Meditation Resources (MVMR)

On this website you will find all the information needed in order to learn the basics of Vipassana (Insight) meditation as taught by Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw.

Most of Mahasi texts included in MVMR are offered in e-book formats for easier offline reading.

How to use this website

It is highly suggested to read all included Mahasi material, as this will help you understand the fundamentals of his famous Vipassana meditation noting technique.

However, if you want to learn the basics in order to start meditating immediately, you can:

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Although the material provided by MVMR is more than enough to get you started, if you want to have a deeper knowledge of Mahasi Vipassana, you should definitely read his book The Manual of Insight.


The person behind MVMR is far from being considered an expert in Mahasi Vipassana or Buddhism in general and thus is unable to provide any guidance or advice.

This website was created by a beginner and is nothing more than a “personal notebook” published online, aiming to be a helpful resource for other people around the world with the same interest in insight meditation.