Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Mindfulness - Development

Mindfulness is a Gigantic topic that is hard for those that wait for the fruit to drop from the Tree! hehe!

Hi all,
from Majjhima Nikaya - The Middle-length Discourses
MN 10: Satipatthana Sutta — The Foundations of Mindfulness/The Discourse on the Arousing of Mindfulness/Frames of Reference {M i 55} [Nyanasatta | Soma |Thanissaro].
The Buddha's comprehensive practical instructions on the development of mindfulness as the basis for insight.
[The text of this sutta is identical to that of the Maha-satipatthana Sutta (DN 22), but without its detailed exposition of the Four Noble Truths (sections 5a,b,c and d in part D of that version).]
this is interesting!
I click on the title n it direct me this site where the sutta's details are found!
you and ganz go select some for discussion!
This one is a good one though.
it deals with specific aspects that most don't or can't comprehend! 
Yes! Need to do lots of "Homework" then can understand what GM shares.
The word "satipatthana" is the name for an approach to meditation aimed at establishing sati, or mindfulness. The term sati is related to the verb sarati, to remember or to keep in mind. It is sometimes translated as non-reactive awareness, free from agendas, simply present with whatever arises, but…

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