Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization


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The Satipaṭṭhāna Sutta is the teaching on mindfulness and the breath and is the bases of much insight meditation practice today. This book by Anālayo is a thorough and insightful guide to this deceptively simple yet profound Buddhist teaching.

3 reviews for Satipaṭṭhāna: The Direct Path to Realization

  1. Joseph Goldstein

    I learned a lot from this wonderful book and highly recommend it to both experienced meditators and those just beginning to explore the path.

  2. Rupert Gethin

    Ven Analayo has produced a very thorough and comprehensive study of the Buddha’s discourse on satipatthana. It is to be recommended not only for the way in which it examines these instructions in meditation in the context of the early discourses and in relation to the traditional interpretations of the Pali commentaries, but also for the way in which it encompasses the observations and interpretations of both modern scholars of Buddhism and teachers of meditation. For anyone interested in the theory and practice of satipatthana meditation this is a most valuable guide.

  3. The Radical Inquiry of Buddhist Mindfulness – Sean Feit Oakes

    […] dissertation on Satipaṭṭhāna is the most solid (if dry) commentary on traditional Early Buddhist mindfulness and inquiry around, […]

  4. saamsiddhi

    Quiet impressive

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'an indispensable guide... surely destined to become the classic commentary on the Satipaṭṭhāna.' - Christopher Titmuss

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