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Contents of Pali Canon - Satipatthana Sutta - Unchecked

by Sangharakshita

THE SATIPATTHAHA SUTTA

CONTENTS
Text
Seminar
Page
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I
INTRODUCTION
1-3General
1-17
Suffering, unsatis fac toriness, frus trati on
2-5
Craving - for annihilation and for existence
5-9
The goal, Nirvana, as a creative process,
9-12
as inspiration

Craving v. aversion
12-15
"Virtuous conduct" (sila) controls craving
15-16
General comments on the Sutta
16-174-7Mindfulness of breathing
18-37The Right conditions for meditation
20-28
Books on meditation; teaching meditation
30-33
Mindfulness of breathing practice
34-438Counting
37-419-10Connecting
42-51
Access concentration
43-44
Developing Insight
44-45
System of meditation
45-46
The effects of meditation
47-51
Mindfulness not just a psychological but
51-52
a spiritual quality

Mindfulness of breathing and other practices
53-54II
SATIPATTHANA SUTTA
11The opening of the Sutta
55The four foundations of mindfulness are
56-58"the only way" - the place of mindfulness
in the Buddha's teaching
Do all the paths lead to the same goal?
59-61Sati - recollection; the importance of
62-70memory, of recollection, of sense of continuity
Clear comprehension (sampajanna): awareness
70-73of the goal
Memory and the development of the individual
73-83Collective memory; identifying one 's cultural
83-90
cum-spiritual heritage
Maintaining one's enthusiasm
91-941.
The Contemplation of the Body
11-131.
Mindfulness of Breathing
95-112
The right conditions for meditation
95-100
The mindfulness of breathing practice
100-
28(Note 4) paying attention to other people's
107-110breathing
Vipassana and samatha
110-112132.
The Postures of the Body
113-139
Doing one thing at a time (awareness)
114-117Unwanted mental energy; mental chatter
117-124
and emotional frustration
Reality Principle and Pleasure Principle
124-127
Body as a conditioned phenomena
128-130
Developing a caring attitude towards
130-139
other people
13-14 3.
Mindfulness With Clear Comprehension
140-151
Not losing sight of one's overall goal
140-151
Long-term and short-term goals
146-149
An implicit goal in people's lives
149-151144.
The Reflection on the Repulsiveness of the Body
151-163Seeing the unattractive aspects of the body
151-159
Seeing the other person as a person, not as
159-161
a body
Methodological and doctrinal teachings
162-163155.
The Reflection on the Material Elements
163-174
The six element practice: you are a process,
164-170
not a thing
Autopsy and other proceedings after death
171-17415-17 6.
The Nine Cemetery Contemplations
175-187
Contemplating on Impermanence
175-181
Are we really convinced we are going to die?
181-186
Making one's will
186-187(iii)
17-18II The Contemplation of Feeling
188-225Not being in touch with one's feelings;
188-202from a neutral state to intense emotion
The distiction between enjoyment and
196-197emotion
Objects of stimulation
and the level of
202-206development (from food and sex to Mozart and Shakespeare)
Energy: "crude" and " refined"; music
206-211crude and refined
Feeling as a conditioned phenomena
212-216 Making the FWBO known to people
216-218Energy: limited and limited
218-222Poetry as an example of positive emotion
222-22418-19III The Contemplation of Consciousness
225-237
The classification of consciousness
226-230
Consciousness and feeling
227-229
Consciousness as a conditioned phenomena
230-23619-27IV
The Contemplation of Mental Objects
237-40019-211.
The Five Hindrances
237-260
Sense desire
238-242
Seeing mental states as being conditioned
242
leads to Insight
Anger
242-243
Restlessness and worry
243Doubt
243-247
Examining your mind is a full-time
247-248
occupation:
Thinking: associative and directed
249-26021-22 2.
The Five A re ates of Cl in
260-268
The Five skandhas: the dynamic nature
261-266
of existence
22-23 3.
The Six Internal and the Six External Sense
268-304
Bases
The senses and the ten fetters
269-283
The first three fetters (directed
283-290 thinking, Insight)
(iv)
Original thinking; intelligence and
290-298 genius
Art and ethics
299-302 Directed thinking
303-30423-254. The Seven Factors of Enlightenment
305-374 Mindfulness
305-310 Investigation of mental objects
310-314 Energy
314-320 Joy
320-342Tranquility
342-343 Concentration
343Energy and joy
343-346 The bodhyangas as a successive series
346-349 and simultaneously present

Equanimity as a transcendental quality
350-353 Contemplating the seven bodhyangas
353-362 "externally" - contemplating them in
other people?

The Pali Canon
362-364 Lifestories in the FWBO; self-
364-370disclosure
The rising middle classes and
370-373puritanism
Prostitution
373-37425-265. The Four Noble Truths
374-381The Four Noble Truths in the Satipatthana Sutta
375 How do we recognise a spiritually
376-381 developed person?
26-27 The Conclusion
381-400 Intensity of practice and spiritual
382-384 progress
Coming back from a retreat: mindfulness
384-389 and determination to fight Mara!
The state of non-returning; pure
390-395 abodes
Investigating the Pali Canon with a
396-399 particular topic in mind
Drawing up a Buddhist-cum-FWBO
399-400 concordance
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