They level social barriers, build harmonious communities, awaken slumbering magnanimity long forgotten, revive joy and hope long abandoned, and promote human brotherhood against the forces of egotism.
A guide to the progressive stages of Buddhist meditation.
The e Book also includes a section on the “Duties of the Sangha”, that is, the laws and regulations and disciplinary standards (Vinaya). I wrote this book to encourage practitioners learning to meditate in daily life.
In this sense, the articles are presented as a “hands-on” or, more accurately, a “minds-on” training manual.
It is based on the Visuddhimagga or The Path of Purification by Buddhagosha.
The texts describe as characterised by promoting the aspect of welfare.
The seven stages of purification provide the framework for the practising disciple’s gradual progress from the cultivation of virtue up to the attainment of the final goal.
Integral to the higher stages of purification are the nine types of insight-knowledge, by which the disciple breaks through the delusions covering his mental vision and penetrates through to the real nature of phenomena.
It is a step-by-step manual on the practice of meditation.“This book on the frames of reference is based to some extent on my own thoughts and opinions.
In some spots it may not be directly in line with the original text (Satipatthâna Sutta), because my primary aim has been to get to the heart of the matter, so that it can be conveniently put into practice.
On The Path to Freedom – a mind of wise discernment and openness – by Burmese Meditation Master, Sayadaw U Pandita.