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AN VII 45 The Requisites of Meditation

Samādhiparikkhāra Sutta

 

“Monks, 

There seven things that make up [1] meditation.

 

What seven?

 

(1) Wise Understanding

(2) Wise Attitude

(3) Wise Speech

(4) Wise Action

(5) Wise Living

(6) Wise Practice

(7) And Wise Presence.

 

Monks,

Tranquility of mind

Made-up [2] of these seven supports;

 

This is called Ariyan Wise meditation

With its causes [3] and conditions.

 

 

 


[1] “Sattime, bhikkhave, samādhiparikkhārā. 

[2] Parikkhata2 [pp. of *parikkharoti; cp. Sk. pariṣkṛta] made up, prepared, endowed with, equipped, adorned.

[3] Upanisā 

 
 

 

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