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Anapanasati Sutta: Instructions for Awakening

a series of talks by Various

"One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe in focusing on inconstancy.’ One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe out focusing on inconstancy.’ One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe in focusing on dispassion.’ One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe out focusing on dispassion.’ One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe in focusing on cessation.’ One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe out focusing on cessation.’ One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe in focusing on relinquishment.’ One trains oneself, ‘I will breathe out focusing on relinquishment.’" - Anapanasati Sutta, MN118. Here are the talks from a retreat at Adhisthana focussing on the Buddha’s intimate and direct instructions for full awakening as handed down in the 16 stanzas of the Anapanasati Sutta. In this series of talks and led practice there is a focus on the final four wisdom or vipassana instructions as a doorway to the open dimension of being.

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