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looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby jcsuperstar » Tue Jul 28, 2009 3:25 am

i want to put together a guide on all the suttas that deal with meditation
could you guys help me out by helping me make a list?

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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby appicchato » Tue Jul 28, 2009 3:42 am

I'll get you started...MN 10... :smile:

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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby mikenz66 » Tue Jul 28, 2009 4:22 am

Leigh Brasington http://www.leighb.com/index.html
lists MN Suttas containing significant references to jhana here:
http://www.leighb.com/studymn.htm

And may have some other stuff spread about that site.

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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby jcsuperstar » Tue Jul 28, 2009 6:38 am

thanks!
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the mountain may be heavy in and of itself, but if you're not trying to carry it it's not heavy to you- Ajaan Suwat

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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby Ben » Tue Jul 28, 2009 8:08 am

“No lists of things to be done. The day providential to itself. The hour. There is no later. This is later. All things of grace and beauty such that one holds them to one's heart have a common provenance in pain. Their birth in grief and ashes.”
- Cormac McCarthy, The Road

Learn this from the waters:
in mountain clefts and chasms,
loud gush the streamlets,
but great rivers flow silently.
- Sutta Nipata 3.725

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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby rowyourboat » Tue Jul 28, 2009 1:25 pm

you are going to have to categorize them according to something like
meditation techniques
pre-requisites for meditation
results of meditation (concentration/insight)
place in whole systems (like noble eightfold path, gradual training)

very soon you will have the whole tipitaka through a meditation lense :) , but it is a great project
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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby Individual » Tue Jul 28, 2009 2:21 pm

The best things in life aren't things.


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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby Cittasanto » Tue Jul 28, 2009 9:54 pm



He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. His reasons may be good, and no one may have been able to refute them.
But if he is equally unable to refute the reasons on the opposite side, if he does not so much as know what they are, he has no ground for preferring either opinion …
...
He must be able to hear them from persons who actually believe them … he must know them in their most plausible and persuasive form.

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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby jcsuperstar » Wed Jul 29, 2009 12:44 am

cool.

yeah the only way i've though about breaking it up so far is by types of meditation...
i guess this would also be interesting to see just how much of the sutta pitaka is dedicated to meditation
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Re: looking for all the suttas on meditation

Postby Individual » Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:32 am

The best things in life aren't things.



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