Within this foundation are various chapters:
3 clear comprehension
4 parts of the body impurities
5 four elements (earth, fire, water, and wind elements) 6-14 cemetery contemplation of corpses at different stages of decay.
It is clear that some of them are initially pure tranquillity meditation exercises but are later switched to insight meditation in the closing verse of Satipatthana Sutta— He lives contemplating origination-things in the body, or he lives contemplating dissolution-things in the body, or he lives contemplating origination and dissolution-things in the body.
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