20120512 satipatthana meditation and buddhism practice

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<ul><li> 1. Buddhist Association of Canada Cham Shan Temple Updated Mar 2010 </li> <li> 2. Buddhist Association of Canada Cham Shan Templen m f tu Namo Buddhan m d m Namo Dharman m sng qi Namo Sangha Updated Mar 2010 </li> <li> 3. Buddhist Association of Canada 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 4. Buddhist Association of Canada The Main Objective of Insight MeditationTo purify the mind of all negative tendencies - greed, anger and delusion, through mind control. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 5. Buddhist Association of Canada Three factors in MindfulnessThe 1st factor is clarity of the mind.The 2nd factor is stability, calmness and peace.The 3rd factor is alertness of the mind. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 6. Buddhist Association of Canada The Purpose of Meditation Practice To keep the mind in the present moment. To keep mindfulness clear, alert and calm. To see what is truly happening to meditation object. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 7. Buddhist Association of Canada Satipatthana Vipassana Meditationn Kayanupassana Satipatthana (Mindfulness of Body) Vedananupassana Satipatthana (Mindfulness of Feelings) Cittanupassana Satipatthana (Mindfulness of Mind) Dhammanupassana Satipatthana (Mindfulness of Phenomena) 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 8. Buddhist Association of Canada What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is a mental state - thoroughness, alertness or awareness. Mindfulness is knowing the true, not only just knowing the object. When one is mindful, there is no greed, anger or delusion. One is in full control of his mind and is in a position to handle well in any situation . 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 9. Buddhist Association of Canada Experience the Truth Cannot speculate or have ideas about it; Can be realized only through bare attention. To be mindful without thinking at the present moment,. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 10. Buddhist Association of Canada Result - Eliminate Suffering Get to see the relationships of true characteristics with one another. Lead to direct experience of the three general characteristics of existenceDukkha, Anicca, andAnatta (suffering, impermanence and non-self). Eliminate affliction and suffering at the end. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 11. Buddhist Association of Canada MINDFULNESS Of BODY Observe the contact area during sitting. Recognize number of touch points. Do not time how long it takes for each observation. If sleepy, change object or touch point. Watch arising and falling without commenting. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 12. Buddhist Association of Canada 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 13. Buddhist Association of Canada MINDFULNESS OF BODY Do not watch breathing at the tip of the nose. Do not visualize, count or control breathing. Do not just concentrate on object without mindfulness. Cannot be mindful without the three characteristics of suffering, change and non-self. Let the true realities appear by themselves. Vipassana basically means watching realities. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 14. Buddhist Association of Canada DAILY ACTIVITIES Be mindful on eating, answering calls, watching TV, wearing clothes, washing dishes, etc Train your mind to be mindful, at all times and in all aspects of life. With mindfulness on daily activities one can attain the highest freedom. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 15. Buddhist Association of Canada Questions and Comments www.ChamShanTemple.orgwww.shengguangshi.blogspot.comShengguangShi@hotmail.comShengguang Shi Tom Cheung Kam Cheung Dennis A. Yap 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> <li> 16. Buddhist Association of Canada yun xio zhng zh fn no s nParinamana (Transfer of Merit) We wish to rid ourselves of the three hindrances and all klesas. yun d zh hu zhn mng l a o We wish to gain wisdom and real understanding. p yun zu zhng x ch x i o We wish all sinful hindrances to be totally eradicated. sh sh chng xng p s do In one life after another we always follow Bodhisattvas paths. 2006 Buddhist Association of Canada </li> </ul>

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