In all references to vedanā in the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta the Buddha speaks of sukhā vedanā, dukkhā vedanā, i.e., the body sensations; or adukkhamasukhā. The following sutta contains the longest treatment of satipaṭṭhāna found in the Canon. However, despite its length, its treatment of the topic is far from complete . Maha Satipatthana Sutta A sutta should be read again and again as you will tend to forget its The original Pàëi text of this Sutta can be found in Mahà-.

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Feeling satipatthaba of tongue-contact…. There are qualities that act as a foothold for mindfulness as a factor for awakening. This is how mindfulness is the governing principle. Whatever desire is accompanied by restlessness, conjoined with restlessness: As he was sitting there, he said to the Blessed One: This partly has to do with the nature of the topic itself.

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These are called the effluents to be abandoned by dispelling. This means actively getting engaged in maximizing skillful mental qualities and minimizing unskillful ones. To foster appropriate attention to them: Thought directed at tactile sensations….

I have heard that on one occasion the Blessed One was staying among the Kurus. According to Bhikkhu Sujato, it seems to emphasize samatha or calm abiding, while the Theravadin version emphasizes Vipassana or insight.

In the noble eightfold path, it is the seventh factor, following on right effort and leading to right concentration. Contact at the intellect disintegrates.

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If anyone would develop these four establishings of mindfulness in this way for seven days, one of two fruits can be expected for him: He sees that the way the individual conducts himself will lead inevitably to a particular destination. This is called right mindfulness. Just this very noble eightfold path: These are sesame seeds. And whatever there is that arises in dependence on contact at the intellect—experienced as pleasure, pain or neither-pleasure-nor-pain—that too disintegrates.

To foster appropriate attention to it: That is where, when ceasing, it ceases. And what is right resolve? This is called the stress of separation from the loved.

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These passages on mindfulness are treated as the first element in the 37 wings to awakening. Available on-line at http: To foster appropriate attention to that: Part of a series on.

These are the five strings of sensuality that, in the discipline of the noble ones, are called the world. There are themes for calm, themes for non-distraction [these are the four establishings of mindfulness]. Satipatthaana sorrow, sorrowing, sadness, inward sorrow, inward sadness of anyone suffering from misfortune, touched by a painful thing, that is called sorrow. That is the fetter there.

That is where this craving, when arising, arises.

Thought directed at aromas…. Polak, GrzegorzReexamining Jhana: The Experience of Insight. With becoming as a condition there is birth.

Thus mindfulness keeps the proper frame of reference in mind, alertness watches events related to that frame of reference, and these two qualities together give guidance to ardency so that it can, in line with right effort, abandon things that need to be abandoned, and to develop those that need to be developed.


This is called satiaptthana constricted desire.

That is where, when dwelling, it dwells. If she saw no dirt or blemish there, she would be pleased, her resolves fulfilled: The difference lies simply in the subtlety of one’s focus.

In the five strengths and five faculties, it is the third sufta, following on persistence and leading to concentration.

Typical of such approaches, Thanissaro writes: When the mind is with the breath, all four frames of reference are right there. There is the release of the mind [through good will, compassion, empathetic joy, or equanimity].

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These are kidney beans. According to Sujato, samatha and vipassana are complementary elements of the Buddhist path.

Retrieved from ” https: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Whatever is experienced as bodily pain, bodily discomfort, pain satipahthana discomfort born of bodily contact, that is called pain. Whatever remains, he discerns as present: At first glance, the four frames of reference for satipatthana practice sound like four different meditation exercises, but MN makes clear that they can all center on a single practice: