Satipatthana

Home Study Course Satipatthana by Narong Hul
1. What is Satipatthana?
2. What is Enlightenment?

– What is Satipatthana?
Satipatthana= Sati + pa + tthana.
Sati means mindfulness.
pa means all the times.
tthana means stay.
Satipatthana means stay mindfulness all the times.
Practitioner is able to meditate in normal environment by sitting,
lying down, standing, walking and stay mindfulness all the times.
Also be aware of 3 characteristics of nature:
1. Suffering
Supra Mundane Joy is suffering. (it has birth and death)
2. Impermanent
Arising and vanishing of the breath is Impermanent.
3. Not Self
Equanimity is Not Self.

– What is Enlightenment?
Enlightenment is a bliss, free from all sufferings. Enlightenment has
no Body, no Mind. No Body means no birth, no old age, no sickness ,
no death. No mind means no sadness, no happiness.

The Techniques:
1. Find a quiet place.
2. Sit with a comfortable posture (1 hour).
3. Shut our eyes, ears, nose, mouth, body and emotion.
If the mind wanders, be aware and return to the sensation.
0-60 minutes
– Observe the in-out breath to experience Mindfulness.
– Observe the sensation under the nostril to experience Calmness.
– Observe the sensation pouring from head to toe
with an awareness of the body in and out sensation (insight),
then reverse from toe to head.
The practitioner develops one of five Joys.
1- Thrill sensation or 2- Float sensation
3- Cool sensation or 4- Wave sensation
5- Lightning sensation
Be aware of the arising and vanishing of the breath.
Practitioner attains Supra Mundane Joy .

Be mindful all the time with an awareness of 3 characteristics of nature
(suffering, Impermanent, not self).

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Another techniques:
These techniques are for the practitioner who has no desire
in beauty, sound, odor, taste and sex.
1. Find a quiet place.
2. Sit with a comfortable posture (1 hour).
3. Shut the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, body and emotion.
If the mind wanders, be aware and return to the sensation.
0-60 minutes
– Observe the in-out breath to experience Mindfulness.
– Observe the sensation under the nostril to experience Calmness.
– Observe the sensation pouring from head to toe
with an awareness of the body in and out sensation (insight),
then reverse from toe to head.
The practitioner develops Mundane Concentration .
Be aware of the arising and vanishing of the breath.
Practitioner attains Supra Mundane Concentration .

Be mindful all the time with an awareness of 3 characteristics
of nature (suffering, Impermanent, not self).

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