On The Path To Freedom is written by Sayadaw U Pandita. He was regarded as one of the foremost Vipassana masters. He received his education in Myanmar’s Theravada Buddhist tradition. He has trained many of the Western teachers and pupils of the Mahsi form of Vipassana meditation as a successor to the late Mahsi Sayadaw. In Yangon, Myanmar, he was the abbot of Paitrma Meditation Center.