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TitleBuddhist breathing
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Table of Contents
                            The Discourse about Mindfulness while Breathing
The Discourse about Mindfulness while Breathing
The Setting
The Training of the Monks
Mindfulness while Breathing
Fulfillment of Mindfulness
Fulfillment of the Factors of Complete Awakening through Contemplation of the Body
Fulfillment of the Factors of Complete Awakening through Contemplation of the Feelings
Fulfillment of the Factors of Complete Awakening through Contemplation of the Mind
Fulfillment of the Factors of Complete Awakening through Contemplation of (the Nature of) Things
Conclusion
                        
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Mindfulness while Breathing - 18

trains like this: experiencing the mental process I will breathe out,

trains like this: making the mental process calm I will breathe in,

trains like this: making the mental process calm I will breathe out,

at that time, monks, a monk lives contemplating (the nature of) the

feelings in feelings, ardent, fully aware, and mindful, after removing

avarice and sorrow regarding the world.

I say, monks, that this is a certain feeling amongst the feelings,

namely: applying the mind well to the breathing,
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therefore, monks,

at that time a monk lives contemplating (the nature of) the feelings in

the feelings, ardent, fully aware, and mindful, after removing avarice

and sorrow regarding the world.

Fulfillment of Mindfulness of the Mind

Monks, a monk who, at whatever time,

trains like this: experiencing the mind I will breathe in,

trains like this: experiencing the mind I will breathe out,

trains like this: gladdening the mind I will breathe in,

trains like this: gladdening the mind I will breathe out,

trains like this: concentrating the mind I will breathe in,

trains like this: concentrating the mind I will breathe out,



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SN 54 (Ānāpānasatisaṁyuttaṁ) Comm: applying the mind well means that

because of being experiencing joy and so on a beautiful application of mind

arises.

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