Vipassana or vipasyana in the Buddhist tradition means insight into the true nature of reality. Due to the popularity of Vipassana-meditation, the mindfulness of breathing has gained further popularity in the west as mindfulness.
"Practical Vipassana Exercises" is a basic, short and direct instructional ebook on the Vipassane meditation practice: the preparatory stages with a series of
basic exercises. Part two, deals with the progressive practice and the practical vipassana exercises. The appendix explains the techniques involved in the
Mahasi Sayadaw tradition.