The Buddha’s practical instructions to reach the end of suffering
In the Buddha’s first sermon at Deer Park, he taught the Four Noble Truths by addressing the existence of suffering, its cause, and its end.
ONE OF THE MOST WELL-KNOWN, popular and practical examples of “meditation” connected with the body is called “The Mindfulness or Awareness of in-and-out breathing” (anopanosati). It is for this “meditation” only that a particular and definite posture is prescribed in the text. For other forms of “meditation” given in this sutta, you may sit, stand, […]