Saturday, May 22

On the First Foundation of Mindfulness


On the 1st foundation of mindfulness -- kayanupassana -- mindfulness of the body

14 practices


1. Mindfulness of breathing
2. Four postures (walking, standing, sitting, lying down)
3. Mindfulness & clear comprehension in *all* activities
4. Parts of the body (head hair, body hair, nails, teeth, skin, etc...)
5. Four elements (earth, water, fire, air; or, solidity, liquidity, temperature, motion)
6. - 14. Cemetery contemplations (9 of 'em, corpse in progressive stages of decay)

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