jajas wrote:In a coment i have read that "contemplating the body externally" it is ment the body of others. Is their another view on this passage?
Many views, but nothing definitive. Some have been explored previously here...Satipatthana: Internal and external contemplationviewtopic.php?f=17&t=1122
"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh
"Whether I were to preach in brief, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach in detail, Sāriputta, or whether I were to preach both in brief or in detail, Sāriputta, rare are those who understand." (A I 333, Sāriputtasutta)