Nirvana is the extinction of all illusion from consciousness especially the deep-rooted delusion of `I`. It has been described as that which is Unborn, Unoriginated and Unformed. This well researched and clear-sighted collection of essays is the work of an eminent writer in the field of Indology. Though written from the standpoint of Theravada, the author occasionally expresses views that life outside the mainstream of current Theravada.A collection of refreshingly original essays offer enquiry into the self from the Buddhist Perspective.
Dr. Susunaga Weeraperuma is a prolific author whose writings testify to his profound understanding of Indian Philosophy, Vedanta and Buddhism. Author of New Insights into Buddhism, A Bibliography of the Life and Teachings of Jiddu Krishnamurti among others his celebrated book of reminiscences entitled J. Krishnamurty as I Knew Him has been translated into several languages.