This book helps to fill what has long been a glaring gap in the scholarship on Early Buddhism, offering us a detailed textual study of the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta, the. Bhikkhu Anālayo (): Satipaṭṭhāna – The Direct Path to Realization. Windhorse Publications. A free PDF version of the book. Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization is a gem. Ven. Analayo has done a superb job of elucidating this core teaching of the Buddha. His clarity of style.
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If the dircet of this work is ever superseded, I will be astonished — and delighted: The Direct Path to Realization Paperback. It is Analayo’s dissertation, so it isn’t a quick read, but it is thorough, informative, and all you need to know. They roughly correspond to the body, the mind, and how you react to the contents of the body and mind. I felt understood and guided in a very easy going and loving anqlayo.
Mar 24, Shelley Hainer rated it really liked it. Otherwise, read the more friendly summaries. Their birth in grief and ashes. As the concluding exercise among the pwth 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.
This needs to be reread regularly by any Buddhist practitioners. I highly recommend it to all serious buddhist meditators.
Add a review Cancel reply You must be logged in to post a review. An incredibly detailed and thoughtful study of the Four Foundations of Mindfulness.
Working with satipathtana group made what could otherwise sstipatthana dry reading vital and lively. Return to Book Page. The Buddha’s instructions in the Satipatthana Sutta can seem at once cryptic and repetitive, covering as it does a seeming variety of meditation subjects which are, apparently, to be approached in much the same way.
Each column represents a different category of behaviour she wants to analxyo for, and each time she sees one she simply makes a brief note in that category. About Ron To learn meditation, no matter where you are in the world, just pat an email to: Notify me of new posts via email.
Thankyou to SamKR for the link. The first book is in the text, and the second is in the footnotes, which sometimes take up half a page. At the very end he explains that if anyone does this kind of meditation day and night diligently for just two weeks she can expect to reach awakening stream entry.
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I saw him walking around with it the other day. The Buddha adds that if you keep it up at a more moderate level you can expect awakening in 7 months to 7 years. It is as if we had inherited a powerful spacecraft, but couldn’t quite figure out the instruction booklet and so couldn’t engage some of its gears, and the inventor is gone so we can’t ask him directly. Mar 15, Frank Marcus rated it it was amazing Shelves: I got this book for a foundations anakayo mindfulness class I took last fall.
So two weeks of nonstop mindfulness is, well… aspirational. Finally finished rereading this masterpiece again. Realizatiion a comment Comments 1.
What is “loving-kindness” meditation What does “dharma” mean? I went to the library and used their internet and had a good search too, but it seems there’s no electronic edition available yet.
If you are serious about knowing what is in the Satipatthana, this is probably your go-to book. Email required Address never made public. 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 go further in their study and practice. At least, this is what this book did satipathtana me, and it was both inspiring and empowering.
The constant channel surfing of the body and mind in all their busy activity. Like Aloha Dharma on Facebook. The second kind of person who would get something from this book are those who have been doing insight meditation for a while, and maybe something is starting to happen. Wout rated it it was amazing Mar 04,