Kare wrote:Analayo gets lots of votes, and may be a good choice. On the other hand, if you already have read a bunch of books on satipatthana, one of the other books might be better for you.
So, OK, take a look at the result of the democratic votes. Then be an enlightened despot, and just make up your own mind!
A comprehensive study of the Bodhi-pakkhiya Dhamma, the classic set of teachings known as `the thirty-seven dhammas that contribute to awakening', which includes such familiar items as the four establishments of mindfulness and the noble eightfold path.
Drawing exhaustively on a wide range of sources, and in particular on the Pali texts, Gethin examines these 37 conditions both individually and collectively, revealing how early Buddhist thinkers understood the process of spiritual practice by which our ordinary consciousness can be transformed into the awakened consciousness characterized by the wisdom and compassion of a Buddha.
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