This foundation of mindfulness is called dhammanupassana. Satipatthana covers a wide field of meditation objects. "Dhamma" itself has been translated as mind object and it includes virtually everything, including Nibbana. Some objects within the other
Diligent, devoted to the higher mind,
A sage trained in wisdom's ways, There are no sorrows for the stable one Who is calm and ever mindful.
foundations of mindfulness also come under this foundation, and when thus reckoned, they are classified as mental factors (cetasika).
This contemplation of mindfulness helps to eradicate the hallucination of views (of self) by enabling us to see how dhammas are conditioned, and how they arise and fall away.
Contemplation of this mindfulness is divided into five categories: Hindrances, Bases, Aggregates, Factors of Enlightenment and Truths.
This contemplation of mindfulness (on mental objects) helps to eradicate the hallucination of views (of self) by enabling us to see how dhammas are conditioned, and how they arise and fall away.
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