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Saturday, July 27, 2013

Awareness සති

Aware and Composed Dwelling:
The Blessed Buddha once said:
Monks, a Noble should dwell Aware and Composed…
This is our instruction to you! 
And how does a monk dwell Aware?
Herein a friend dwells contemplating any body as a void frame only;as a transient, painful and impersonal neither-me-nor-mine appearance,
while alert, ballanced and deliberately aware, thereby overcoming
any mental rejection of reality, arisen from coveting 
this world
Exactly so does he dwell with regard to any feeling..
with regard to any mood and mentality..
with regard to any phenomenon..
Only precisely so is a Noble One Acutely Aware!


And how does a monk dwell Composed?
Herein a friend dwells fully aware of all feelings, that arise..
fully aware of all feelings, that settle..
fully aware of all feelings, that cease..
Such Noble Ones dwells fully aware of all thoughts, that arise..
fully aware of all thoughts, that remain..
fully aware of all thoughts, that stop..
Such clever ones dwell fully aware of all perceptions, that arise..
fully aware of all perceptions, that persist..
fully aware of all perceptions, that end..
Just so is this Noble One 
Cool, Calm, and Composed!