Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen describes the necessary factors to analyze the mind and describes the meditation to establish mindfulness.
Series: A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness
This series is a commentary based on A Presentation of the Establishment of Mindfulness by Gyalwa Chokyi Gyaltsen. The text is from the fourth chapter of his General Commentary to the Ornament of Clear Realization. The Ornament of Clear Realization is by Maitreya.
The eight analyses of the establishment of mindfulness.
How the concept of renunciation is misunderstood.
The importance of mindfulness in maintaining ethical conduct, and in developing concentration and wisdom.
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What are the objects of observation of the establishments of mindfulness? The body, feelings, mind, and phenomena.
How we grasp at the four observed objects: body, feelings, mind and phenomena. The common and the uncommon manners of meditation.
The specific characteristics of the body, the benefits of meditating on the body, and how to meditate on the impure nature of the body.
Meditating on the body as a skeleton as an antidote to desire, and looking at the ways we can consider feelings and our reactions to them.
Becoming aware of how our lives revolve around feelings of pleasant, unpleasant and neutral helps us to understand the true cause of our suffering.