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seven factors of enlightenment. Satta Bojjhaṅga by Piyadassi, Bambalapitiye, Thera

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Published by [B.W. Jayasinhe] in Colombo .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buddha and Buddhism

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Edition Notes

SeriesBuddhist Publication Society. The wheel, 1, The Wheel publication -- 1
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBL1455 P58 1958
The Physical Object
Pagination18p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18988494M

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  emerge. One essential way this balance is described is through the seven factors of enlightenment: mindfulness, investigation, effort, raptness, calm, concentration and equanimity. Over the course of these three sessions we will emphasize practical means of developing and balancing these qualities. The seven factors are called the “Factors of Awakening” when they provide the clarity, calm, and wisdom that brings “awakening”, i.e., being aware without being attached. Because awakening is often seen as a distant ideal, it is also helpful to recognize the significant ways that being ‘awake’ occurs in our ordinary life. In this book, Venerable Dhammajīva's exposition transcends the conventional sphere to heal the suffering that the Satipatthāna meditation practice offers. It maps the specific points of the journey and the experiences that a 2 3 The Seven Factors of Enlightenment by Ven. Dhammajīva 3 Vipassanā Fellowship Edition. Bojjhaṅga or the 7 Factors of Enlightenment ("7FE") is the final part of a 4-part series (earlier, Right Action, Right Livelihood, Wrong View) that emphasises on the critical importance of being.

The Factors of Enlightenment One of the clearest and most useful ways to describe practice is in the terms of the seven factors of enlightenment. These are the natural qualities of mind that the Buddha described as the constituents of a proper spiritual practice.   Close to the Ground: Reflections on the Seven Factors of Enlightenment Paperback – by Geri Larkin (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Paperback "Please retry" $/5(9). Having known by direct experience the seven kinds of dharma called the "Factors of Enlightenment" that destroy ALL suffering and rebirth for beings who wander through this Wheel of Life and Death (samsara), they defeat the army of Mara, the Killer [who obstructs awakening and keeps one cycling in ignorance through the planes of disappointment and suffering], these Author: Wisdom Quarterly. Within these seven sets of Enlightenment qualities, there is a total of thirty-seven individual qualities (sattatiṃsa bodhipakkhiyā dhammā). [2] These seven sets of qualities are recognized by both Theravadan and Mahayanan Buddhists as complementary facets of the Buddhist Path to Enlightenment.