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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The realizatioon first step is to simply immerse yourself in the system and watch. You are commenting using your WordPress. If you are serious about knowing what is in the Satipatthana, this is probably your go-to book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I think the post was created in the past few months, and I remember BlackBird replied how excellent it was to have it available.

Lists with This Book. I am extremely glad I listened to that inner voice. I’d like to have it on my kindle before I go away. Being free from attachment to the body, one will be freed from any fear of physical death.

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Direect very much Sam. 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. For anyone experienced in the natural sciences this should sound vaguely familiar.

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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.


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. Jun stipatthana, Michael rated it it was amazing Shelves: One of the central tasks of sati is the de-automatization of habitual reactions and perceptual evaluations. Last edited by James the Giant on Mon May 06, 7: First of all, it is a faithful dissection of the original sutta, which reveals many new facets of understanding.

Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization

This book unlocks the precise meaning of each of the the Buddha’s original words, so that we can experience and harness their incredible power. To study is to know the texts, To practice is to know your defilements, To attain the goal is to know and let go.

Once this conditioned nature of feelings is fully apprehended, detachment arises naturally and one’s identification with feelings starts to dissolve. You must be logged in to post a review. Finally and most importantly, this book shows us how we can all develop an accurate, fresh and independent approach analayoo and understanding of the suttas and the Dhamma, one that is rooted in study, practice and reflection.

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I felt understood and guided in a very easy going and loving way. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Practiced in this way, bare awareness of a hindrance becomes a middle path between suppression and indulgence. Both books are full of detail.

That is exactly the case with the fourth foundation. It’s not a pleasure reading book but an academic text that includes a translation of the Buddha’s actual teachings. Know that this is the way to allay all stress. Like the Satipatthana subjects that they cover, the chapters of this book can actually be read in ANY order. Wout rated it it was amazing Mar 04, The Buddha adds that if you keep it up at a more moderate level you can expect awakening in 7 months to 7 years.


Fortunately, the practice itself is the best teacher, and those who have found it and thus been taught, can help The Buddha himself said he could answer questions about satipatthana without repeating himself or exhausting his answers for a whole century straight. Users browsing this forum: And now I can’t find that post. Sep 15, Keith rated it it was amazing Shelves: With a smile, and deep understanding of what I was going through, Ron cheered me through some of my darkest moments on the path.

The rest of the book contains in-depth explanation of the teaching for those who need more detail, academic analysis and comparisons to other Buddhist texts which I will personally p The jem of this book is Analayo’s excellent translation of Buddha’s teaching, the Sattipatthana Sutra or Direct Path to realization. This kind of meditation can wear you down. Truly one of the best out there. Luckily, I have read the book and upon viewing this clinging clearly my freedom may still be in hand.

Studied this book as part of a year-long course in meditation practice at Springboard Sangha in Mt. The Direct Path to Realization. Consider how Jane Goodall studies chimpanzees.