Any good threads on Concentrated Awareness on everyday activities when you are not sitting up to meditate?

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Any good threads on Concentrated Awareness on everyday activities when you are not sitting up to meditate?

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Any good threads on Concentrated Awareness on everyday activities when you are not sitting up to meditate?
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I have been reading & studying Recommended Theravada Readings & I wanna know how to keep Concentration Awareness reading

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I have been reading & studying Recommended Theravada Readings & I wanna know how to keep Concentration Awareness while reading..

There are other activities of course which I need guidance on Concentrated Awareness on besides reading.

Thank You 🙏
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Highly recommended :heart:
http://www.abhidhamma.org
https://dhamma.discoursehosting.net/
https://www.youtube.com/user/AlanWeller
MN 26 Pāsarāsisuttaṃ
Pāli: So kho ahaṃ, bhikkhave, tāvatakeneva oṭṭhapahatamattena lapitalāpanamattena ñāṇavādañca vadāmi theravādañca, ‘jānāmi passāmī’ti ca paṭijānāmi ahañceva aññe ca.
Cmy: Theravādanti thirabhāvavādaṃ, thero ahametthāti etaṃ vacanaṃ.
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asker wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:06 am Any good threads on Concentrated Awareness on everyday activities when you are not sitting up to meditate?
What is "Concentrated Awareness"?
robertk wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:59 am viewtopic.php?t=15952
Highly recommended :heart:
Eighty four pages! Could you summarize what has been said?
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... householders, you should train yourselves thus: ‘How can we from time to time enter and dwell in the rapture of solitude?‘... —AN 5.176 Pītisutta.

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mjaviem wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 11:52 am Eighty four pages! Could you summarize what has been said?
That’s equivalent to a very small book.

:reading:
“When your last breath arrives, Grammar can do nothing.”

Ādi Śaṅkarācāryaḥ
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mjaviem wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 11:52 am
asker wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 5:06 am Any good threads on Concentrated Awareness on everyday activities when you are not sitting up to meditate?
What is "Concentrated Awareness"?
robertk wrote: Sat Dec 04, 2021 8:59 am viewtopic.php?t=15952
Highly recommended :heart:
Eighty four pages! Could you summarize what has been said?
yes, sure.
Sabbe dhamma anatta - all phenomena are not self.
and
ye dhammā hetuppabhavā
tesaṁ hetuṁ tathāgato (āha)
tesañca yo nirodho
evaṁvādī mahāsamaṇoti.

“Whatever phenomena arise from cause:
their cause and their cessation.
Such is the teaching of the Tathāgata,
the Great Contemplative.”

- and this can begin to be seen now, in any position, at any time.
http://www.abhidhamma.org
https://dhamma.discoursehosting.net/
https://www.youtube.com/user/AlanWeller
MN 26 Pāsarāsisuttaṃ
Pāli: So kho ahaṃ, bhikkhave, tāvatakeneva oṭṭhapahatamattena lapitalāpanamattena ñāṇavādañca vadāmi theravādañca, ‘jānāmi passāmī’ti ca paṭijānāmi ahañceva aññe ca.
Cmy: Theravādanti thirabhāvavādaṃ, thero ahametthāti etaṃ vacanaṃ.
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Are there any good ebooks to read regarding Concentrated Awareness or Concentrated Mindfulness.

The 84 pages thread is awfully long.
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Mindfulness can be applied in daily life but it can get wierd if you practice mindfulness all day which I don't think is in alignment with th 8 fold path just my opinion. Some things to bring mindfulness into daily life is when your doing chores , walking, eating, showering, using toilet, brushing teeth.
Take care of mindfulness and mindfulness will take care of you.
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Ideally you should be as mindful sitting on the toilet as you are sitting on the mediation cushion. Awareness extends to all activities throughout the day. Sayadaw Tejaniya and Analayo Bhikkhu have some good free ebooks out on how to maintain constant mindfulness throughout the whole day.

https://www.google.com/amp/s/ashintejan ... /books/amp

https://www.buddhistinquiry.org/resourc ... lications/

:anjali:
Liberation is the inevitable fruit of the path and is bound to blossom forth when there is steady and persistent practice. The only requirements for reaching the final goal are two: to start and to continue. If these requirements are met there is no doubt the goal will be attained. This is the Dhamma, the undeviating law.

- BB
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