Along the Path (3rd Edition)
The Meditator’s Companion to Pilgrimage in the Buddha’s India and Nepal
Along the Path (3rd Edition) is full of practical and inspiring information for meditators who plan to visit the sacred sites where the Buddha and his disciples lived and taught in India and Nepal. In this unique guidebook, readers will discover a rich anthology of stories relating to each of the sites, as well as helpful maps, creative artwork, and spiritual narratives from experienced travelers. Each site entry includes insider information and tips with detailed descriptions of transportation, accommodation, and local cuisine; suggested excursions and activities in the vicinity; and highlights of established Vipassana meditation centers best suited to accommodate visiting meditators. This third edition has been updated and revised to feature "off the beaten path" pilgrimage sites throughout India, newly constructed Vipassana centres, and additional stories from the Pali canon.