Middle Discourses He sat on the seat spread out 2. What conversation was unfinished? The Buddha said: 2. They sit down cross-legged, with their body straight, and establish mindfulness right there.
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Does this imply simply awareness of body sensations since the sutta is titled kaya which translates as body? Isn't it astounding! I am content at heart with this practice. So arouse even more intense persistence for the attaining of the as-yet-unattained, the reaching of the as-yet-unreached, the realization of the as-yet-unrealized. I will remain right here at Savatthi [for another month] through the 'White Water-lily' Month, the fourth month of the rains.
Now on that occasion — the Uposatha day of the fifteenth, the full-moon night of the White Water-lily Month, the fourth month of the rains — the Blessed One was seated in the open air surrounded by the community of monks.
In mn, there is nothing to understand. To "develop of mindfulness immersed in the body", you can start with any paragraph, like this one When standing, he discerns that he is standing.
When sitting, he discerns that he is sitting. When lying down, he discerns that he is lying down. Or however his body is disposed, that is how he discerns it. And as he remains thus heedful, ardent, and resolute, any memories and resolves related to the household life are abandoned, and with their abandoning his mind gathers and settles inwardly, grows unified and centered.
This is how a monk develops mindfulness immersed in the body. Some people claim that they have "mindfulness immersed in the body. Kayagatasati Sutta is similar to Satipatthana Sutta, namely, an extensive list of various, often disconnected, practises. Where as Ananapanasati Sutta is a description of path fruition ; where each stage basically follows the preceding stage. OP: Whether it's walking, sitting, standing, lying down, bending etc. This is to be mindful of the sensations when doing these activities as sensations lead to craving, unwholesome roots, perception and thoughts which can be subjected to corruption.
For a more detailed description see: ignoring thoughts vs understanding them. Sign up to join this community. The best answers are voted up and rise to the top. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Kayagatasati Sutta Ask Question. Asked 1 year, 4 months ago. Active 1 month ago. Viewed times. How does this sutta then differ from Anapanasati Sutta? Val Val 2, 3 3 silver badges 14 14 bronze badges. Active Oldest Votes.
It doesn't mean "awareness of body sensations" in both sutta. Bonn Bonn 4, 1 1 gold badge 4 4 silver badges 16 16 bronze badges.
Nachtflug Nachtflug 1 1 silver badge 2 2 bronze badges. Dhammadhatu Dhammadhatu 1. You know why my ear and my head is hurting when I'm trying to follow the breath? Is it because I breath forcefully? For a more detailed description see: ignoring thoughts vs understanding them OP: How does this sutta then differ from Anapanasati Sutta?
Thus have i heard. Now a number of bhikkhus were sitting in the assembly hall, where they had met together upon returning from their alms round, after their meal, when this discussion arose among them: "It is wonderful, friends, it is marvellous, how it has been said by the Blessed One who knows and sees, accomplished and fully enlightened, that mindfulness of the body, when developed and cultivated, is of great fruit and great benefit. Then he addressed the bhikkhus thus: "Bhikkhus, what discussion are you engaged in? Breathing in long, he understands: 'I breathe in long'; or breathing out long, he understands: 'I breathe out long.
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