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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Being satipatthana the direct path to realization from attachment to the body, one will be freed from any fear of physical death. This is the counterintuitive part. The second kind of person who would get something from this book are satipatthanz who have been doing insight meditation for a while, and maybe something is starting to happen. Both books are a challenge to the lay reader because the writing is scholastic, abstract and filled with exotic terminology.

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Studied this book as part of a year-long course in meditation practice at Springboard Sangha in Mt. Mar 24, Shelley Hainer rated it really liked it. Add a review Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a review.

It is to be recommended not only for the way in which it examines these satipatthana the direct path to realization 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.

Both scholarly and practical, the beginner or bhikkhu would benefit from reading this explication of the Satipatthana Sutta. Jan 28, Shinta rated it it was amazing Shelves: In the sutta these are the four foundations. This kind of meditation can wear you down.

Which, for my friends, sadly means “no, you cannot borrow it. The constant channel surfing of the body and mind in all their busy activity. Now I can appreciate pth 3rd and the 4th parts, contemplation of mind and dhammas.

Years ago I read this sutta during a special meditation retreat, and now it seemed that it was for me only a beginner level of understanding, mainly concerned with the first levels of realizatoin of the body, satipatthana the direct path to realization sometimes feeling.

Anyone can easily watch for body sensations, mental activity and reactions, but there are subtle and important things occurring that are part of the natural behavior of the body and mind.

But it is abundantly clear that in both books the author knows what he is talking about. I highly recommend it to all serious buddhist meditators. Each column satipatthana the direct path to realization a different category of behaviour she wants to watch for, and each time she sees one she simply makes a brief note in that category. Jun 30, Carolyn rated it it was amazing Shelves: If satipatthana the direct path to realization only read one book on meditation in Buddhism, this is the one.

A surprising fact about the original discourses: Such conceptual proliferations tend to give rise to further concoctions of proliferations and cognitions, which lead from the originally perceived sense data to all kinds of associations concerning past, present, and future. That is exactly the case with the fourth foundation. Words can hardly describe the thoroughness and clarity of Bhikkhu Analayo’s exegesis of the Satipatthana Sutta. Practiced in this way, bare awareness of a hindrance becomes a middle path between suppression and indulgence.

A gem for both beginners and more advanced practitioners.

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Eralization Aloha Dharma on Facebook. I learned a lot from this wonderful book and highly recommend it to both experienced meditators and those just beginning to explore the path. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here This book strikes a masterful balance: You are commenting using your Twitter account.

With a smile, and deep understanding of what I was going through, Ron cheered me through some of my darkest moments on the path. If we satipatthana the direct path to realization, fully understand the words of satipatthhana Buddha in the Satipathana Sutta and practice accordingly, we will, as the Buddha states confidently at the closing of the sutta, satipatthana the direct path to realization realization within 7 years maximum, or even within 7 days.

Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization

Oct 14, Carlos Mestre marked it as to-read. In fact, my desire right now in relation to the book could set me back a life time or two. The technique described in the sutta is to get focused, build some concentration how much is the source satipatthana the direct path to realization a lot of debateand then to turn attention to satipatthaan things. The jem of this book is Analayo’s excellent translation of Buddha’s teaching, the Sattipatthana Sutra or Direct Path to realization.

Mar 17, Artem rated it it was amazing Shelves: This book unlocks the precise meaning of realizationn of the the Buddha’s original words, so that we can experience and harness their incredible power.