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Mindfulness With Breathing: A Manual for Serious Beginners by Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, Phra Thepwisutthimethi, Santikaro

By Ajahn Buddhadasa Bhikkhu, Phra Thepwisutthimethi, Santikaro Bhikkhu, Larry Rosenberg

Any practitioner, after meditating for it slow, unavoidably wonders what meditation process the ancient Buddha Shakyamuni himself used whereas underneath the Bodhi Tree. many of us take into account that ahead of his consciousness, Shakyamuni Buddha studied with a lot of nice yogis of his time, yet so much don't know what technique he eventually came across leads so much on to Nirvana. In Ajhan Buddhadasa Bhikku's publication, Mindfulness With respiring, the Thai meditation grasp offers practitioners with penetrating insights into the Anapanasati Sutta, the sacred canonical textual content which many think is the main direct transmission of Shakyamuni Buddha's breath meditation tools. mixed with a concise translation of the Sutta itself, Mindfulness With respiring is likely one of the most sensible courses to Buddhist meditation perform to be had within the English language.

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