BSWA Committee Nominations 2016
Friday Night Speaker
BSWA Hon. Secretary Drew Bellamy Public Talk
Satipaṭṭhāna and Samādhi, by Ajahn Brahmali
One of the most common unquestioned assumptions among Buddhist meditators is that satipaṭṭhāna is synonymous with vipassanā. This assumption, it seems, often is a result of reading the Satipaṭṭhāna Suttas in isolation without carefully considering the context in which satipaṭṭhāna is used throughout the suttas. (1) When the broader view of the entire Sutta Piṭaka is taken into account, it becomes clear that such an assumption is, at best, only partially correct. In this short study I will investigate the various contexts in which satipaṭṭhāna appears and in particular consider its relationship with samādhi.
Bhikkhuni Ordination Photo Gallery
Chinese New Year at Dhammaloka
Bhante Henepola Gunaratana Weekend Retreat in Jhana Grove (19 – 21 Feb 2016) – Priority Booking to BSWA Full Members
Bhante Gunaratana’s Weekend Retreat (19-21 Feb 2016) will open on 1 Feb 2016 at 6pm (Perth Time).
Please note the change of booking priority:
1 Feb 16 – Booking opens to BSWA Full Members only
2 Feb 16 – Booking opens to all*
*Only if retreat is not full after first day of booking
A Thank You note from the Dhammasara Nuns Monastery
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