SN.52.5. Dutiyakaṇḍakīsutta ("At Thorny Wood, 2nd")

Saṁyutta Nikāya ("The Linked Discourses")

At Sāketa. Sāriputta said to Anuruddha:

“Reverend Anuruddha, what things should a mendicant who is an adept enter and remain in?”

“Reverend Sāriputta, a mendicant who is an adept should enter and remain in the four kinds of mindfulness meditation. What four? It’s when a mendicant meditates by observing an aspect of the body—keen, aware, and mindful, rid of desire and aversion for the world. They meditate observing an aspect of feelings … mind … principles—keen, aware, and mindful, rid of desire and aversion for the world. A mendicant who is an adept should enter and remain in these four kinds of mindfulness meditation.”

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