BKW 3

300 Summary of Cross-references
Bhante summarises each sutta extract in this section before giving instructions for Discussion D3:

  • The Greater Discourse to Saccaka (MN 36) [00:30]
  • Future Perils (AN5.79) [02:32]
  • Cunda (AN 10.24) [03:37]
  • Bhāradvāja (SN 35.127) [04:45]
  • The Guide (Nettipakarana)(paras 534-6) [08:45]
  • Sense Faculties (AN 6.50) [10:00]
  • A Lump of Salt (AN 3.100) [11:00]

Read pages 28-48 before viewing the following video

Instructions for Discussion D3:
What are the possible meanings of “developed in body” & “developed in mind” that can be inferred from the suttas?

301 Guided Open Awareness Meditation 14:54
Bhante guides the participants firstly to establish composure by applying the “Free n Easy, Touch n Go” strategy and subsequently to incline the mind to pay more attention to the subject rather than the objects of the senses.

302 Presentations of Discussion D3: 31:59
What are the possible meanings of “developed in body” and “developed in mind” that can be inferred from the suttas?
by various groups from Uttama Bodhi Vihara, Subang Jaya Buddhist Association and Nalanda Buddhist Society.

303 Explanation of D3 39:32
Bhante explains Discussion D3 [What are the possible meanings of “developed in body” & “developed in mind” that can be inferred from the suttas?]:
The convenience and danger of textually unfounded views and interpretations [00:12]

Why is development of the body associated with vipassanā? [05:34]
Why is development of the mind associated with samādhi? [12:00]
What is the difference between the principle of vipassanā practice and that of samatha? [11:08]
Why does the composite usage of the terms “developed in body, virtue, mind and wisdom” have different ranges of meaning? [15:00]

Why is kāya not the physical body but the “subjective experiencer”? [28:00]
The usefulness of open (-eye) awareness in daily life [33:14]

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