MAJJHIMA NIKĀYA III 2. 9. Kāyagatāsatisuttaṃ () Mindfulness established in the Body. I heard thus. At one time the Blessed One lived in the monastery. A Study of the Kayagatasati Sutta and Related Texts Concerning Buddhist Meditation Practice By Meas Savoeun (Sumedho) A Thesis Submitted in Partial. A new series on Kayagatasati Sutta during One Day Retreats was started at Nissaranavanaya monastery by Ven. Panadure Chandaratana.

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Sahadhammika,p. On the other hand, in kayagataszti meditation there is no place for thinking or for being thoughtful. Seeing is, for example, a type of ndma’, it experiences a visible object.

However, in real and fruitful meditation practices if one wants to develop the object of kdyagatdsati practice, compulsorily it requires to know and to understand clearly kayagaasati sevenfold skill in learning and the tenfold skill in giving close attention as already respectively presented above in detail.

It is very highly recommended, and was regarded as a short manual summarizing the path of practical aspects of Buddhism. With respect to these three Tipitaka collections, the practical aspects of teachings: If a strong man was to open the wall on any side, would water pour out?

In order to do away with sakkaya-ditthi the personality-belief which is the root cause of all misunderstanding of all realities of physical and mental phenomena, we should understand the related aspects of what is concerned with it and how to get away from misunderstanding of it.

Kaya is also the fifth sense-organ, the body-organ. They prevail over fear and terror, and live having mastered fear and terror whenever they arose.

Kayagatasati Sutta කායගතාසති සූත්‍රය

With respect to his modern technique of meditation practice generally accepted by ustta Buddhist scholars, the Venerable Mahasi Sayadaw oayagatasati in detail and describes the way how to reflect and contemplate on not-self or no soul, leading to the final goal of Buddhism that is the end of all kinds of sufferings, the Nibbana.

One should develop the mental state of mindfulness up to appropriate levels of concentration so as to see and comprehend, as it regards the five aggregates subject to clinging, to bring about the insight into their reality. The unsurpassed mind as unsurpassed mind, Furthennore, Abhidhamma Pitaka, Commentaries, and Sub-commentaries will be more examined as well.


Accordingly we can see its combined tenn that: As beings have been wandering into different planes of samsdric existence are due to their respective wholesome and unwholesome courses of bodily action, verbal action and mental action. The mind unaffected by hate as mind unaffected by hate, 5.

This one thingO monks, if developed and cultivated, leads to great benefit.

These, bhikkhus, are called the five aggregates. With respect to the right way of insight development, people not practicing in meditation grasp at the rising mind and matter every time they see, hear, touch, or become aware of. They wield the many kinds of psychic power: Just as if a skilled butcher or his assistant, having slaughtered a cow, were to sit at a crossroads with the carcass divided into portions, so a monk reviews this very body Importantly, mindfulness must be established merely for the sake of its increasing cultivation and gaining insight knowledge.

Iddhi psychic or supernormal power ; see also in detailed description Bhikkhu Nanamoli, tr. Bhikkhus, like a bather or his apprentice, would place some bathing powder in a bronze vessel, would mix it sprinkling water and turning itinto a ball of lather.

These wrong evil mental factors and evil deeds go together with the life-continua of beings, although they become great brahma beings in the brahma worlds, they are still the puthujjanas worldings. For the brief method, regarding the four great elements, it is given in the Mahasatipatthana Sutta ‘ and for the detailed method it is given in kayagarasati respective discourses as already mentioned above certain discourses, i. Like a man come to a wet sappy log with an overcover, saying, ,ayagatasati will light a fire, and make fire.

Kayagatasati Sutta – Wikipedia

Breathing out long knows, I breathe out long. It is synonymous with kaydnupassand which means the contemplation or observation of the body. This is called the right concentration.

This body too is subject to that same, has not gone beyond it. What, friends, is the internal element of cohesion? There are two related main types of sakkaya-ditthi, i. The base consisting of boundless space, Anyone who has developed and cultivated mindfulness of the body includes all of the skillful qualities that play a part in realization. We kayagataxati in kayabatasati not let these graspings arise, to be free from them.


Kayagatasati Sutta

The practical principles, on the three anupassands as referred basically here in my related writing, are popularly mentioned and taught by many Mehm Tin Mon, The Essence of Buddha Abhidhamma, op.

The contracted mind as contracted mind, 8. By means of daily practice, it is very useful at all times.

White bones, the color of shells … Decrepit bones, heaped in a pile … Bones rotted and crumbled to powder. When a mendicant has developed and cultivated mindfulness of the body, they kayagataaati capable of realizing anything that can be realized by insight to which they extend the mind, in each and every case. Wisdom Publications,vol. And hate occurs in the mode of condemnining living beings, while understanding occurs in the mode of condemnining formations. Beginning with the mindfulness of the breathing, it is systematically followed by the four postures, full awareness, foulness of the bodily parts, four elements, nine charnel ground contemplations, four absorptions, progress through mindfulness of the body, and finally the benefits sutt mindfulness of the body.

Of course, one can discern clearly in terms of analyzing the body into various aspects kwyagatasati saying that: Suppose there was a square, walled lotus pond on level ground, full to the brim so a crow could drink from it.

Bhikkhus, that man, come to the wet sappy log of wood with the overcover rubbing it with the overcover would he light a fire and make fire? That too is how a mendicant develops mindfulness of the body. What are the ten?

Likewise, the upper set of teeth. Every discourse was basically tailored by the Buddha to its specific audience, to be useful for their situation and to the level of their capacity for understanding the truths.

Kayagatasati Sutta – English

The monkey is like the mind. There is no other evidence of these attainments. In the Abhidhammattha Sangaha by Acariya Anuruddha, there are three signs nimitta to be generally noted, namely: