With the Compliments of MR. N. WIJEWARDANE Chairman Bank of Ceylon THE WAY OF BUDDHIST MEDITATION (Serenity and Insight according to the Pali Canon) by KHE:\HNDA THERA " D o e ~ the road wind uphill all the way? Yes, to the very end. Does the journey take the whole long dav? From morn till night, my friend." CHRISTINA RossETTI Permission to reprint this book could be had on application to the author Printed at Lake House Printers & Publishers Ltd. 41, W. A. D. Ramanayake Mawatha Colombo 2 Published for free distribution as a dhammadana by Mr. & Mrs. Nissanka Wijowardane To the memory of the venerable Pae!ael)t; Siri Vajiranal)a Maha Nayaka Thera Colombo, Sri Lanka and to the venerable PaJ).