Month: January 2018

What is Genuine Vipassanā Meditation?

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Buddhism / Insight Meditation

There are many discourses on meditation, but the Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is perhaps the most important one. Sati means “mindfulness” or “awareness,” and upaṭṭhāna means setting up or “establishing.” So the discourse is about the setting up of mindfulness. There are four foundations of mindfulness: 1) Body, 2) Feelings, 3) Thoughts, and 4) Mental phenomena. Mindfulness of the Body Mindfulness of respiration (ānāpānassati) is just one of several meditation objects in the section on mindfulness of the […]