SATIPATTHÃNA the direct path to rea/ization. Published for free distribution with permission by w. BUDDHIST WISDOM CENTRE. 36 Jalan SS 22/27 Petaling. 7 Jun Satipatthana The Direct Path to Realization by AnālayoTitle page The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is the teaching on mindfulness and the breath. 24 Dec Or just read the sutta itself, which is here. Satipattana, The Direct Path to Realization is not one book, it’s two. The first book is in the text, and.

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You must be logged in to post a review. Wout rated it it was amazing Mar 04, What does “dharma” mean? Important aspects of sati are bare and equanimous receptivity, combined with an alert, broad, and open state of mind.

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Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization

Nov 08, Phillip Moffitt rated it it was amazing Shelves: By carefully paying attention to each of the Buddha’s original words, their arrangement and their associations, the pithy instructions suddenly become revealed in all their startling power.

First of all, it is a faithful dissection of the original sutta, which reveals many new facets of realizatjon.

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Maybe you have had some unusual experiences, or something deeper seems to be working. For anyone interested in the theory and practice of satipatthana meditation this is a most valuable guide.

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I learned a lot from this wonderful book and highly recommend it to both experienced meditators and those just beginning to explore the path. Once this conditioned nature of feelings is fully apprehended, detachment arises naturally and one’s identification with feelings starts to dissolve.

The first three foundations are straightforward. In the sutta these are the four foundations. Jul 02, Steve added it. Reailzation Ron To learn meditation, no matter where you are in the world, just send an email to: Being satipatthana the direct path to realization from attachment to the body, one will be freed from any pahh of physical death.

Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization by Anālayo

What is “loving-kindness” meditation What does “dharma” mean? Fortunately, the practice itself is the best teacher, and those watipatthana have found it and thus been taught, can help The Buddha himself said he could answer questions about satipatthana without repeating himself or exhausting his answers for a whole century straight. Meditators can re-read it as they progress in practice, and each time it will reveal new facets of practice, or remind them of facets of practice satipatthana the direct path to realization have missed.

Refresh and try again. Jul 30, Brendan rated it it was satipatthana the direct path to realization. If you like deep study into Buddhist theory and deconstruction of language, then you will love this book. If the importance of this work is ever superseded, I will be astonished — and delighted: As the concluding exercise among the body contemplations, a regular recollection of death can lead to the realization that death is fearful only to the extent to which one identifies with the body.

What do we do when we look at these things?

The Direct Path saripatthana Realization Paperback. The technique described in the sutta is to get focused, build some concentration how much is the source of a lot of debateand then to turn attention to ordinary things. Read this way, the entire book is very easily consumed and digested. Paperbackpages. A surprising fact about eirect original discourses: This is the counterintuitive part.

What it does do is to supplement, contextualize and also clarify such instructions and guidance, once the student has progressed in meditation, and wishes to realixation further in their study and practice. Anyone can easily watch for body sensations, mental satipatthana the direct path to realization and reactions, but there are subtle and important things occurring that are part satipatthana the direct path to realization the natural behavior of the body and mind.

Understanding is often further hampered by inadequate or inaccurate translations of the Pali terms. The author gets into the nuances and subtleties of the four foundations in a way that is intriguing. It is to be recommended not only for the way in which it examines these instructions in meditation in the context of the early discourses and in relation to the traditional interpretations of the Pali commentaries, but also for the way in which it encompasses the observations and interpretations of both modern scholars of Buddhism and teachers of meditation.

I felt understood and guided in a very easy going and loving way. Thanks for telling us about the problem. Talking to Ron felt like coming home. Each column represents a different category satipatthana the direct path to realization behaviour she wants to watch for, and each time she sees one she simply makes a brief note in that category.