Meaning of VIPASSANA in English
This form of meditation is widely practiced in Theravada Buddhism. Its goal is the realization of the three marks of existence : suffering , impermanence , and " no-soul ." It leads to the realization of the true character of Emptiness . Vipassana and Samadhi are considered prerequisites for attaining nirvana by Theravada Buddhism.
Buddhism English glossary. Английский глоссарий буддизма. 2012