Elaboration of The Noble Eightfold Path

Right Understanding samma ditthi a the Noble Truth of Suffering b the Noble Truth of Cause of Suffering c the Noble Truth of the Cessation of Suffering d the Noble Truth of the Way Leading to the Cessation of Suffering. 2. Right Thoughts samma sankappa 4. Right Action samma kammanta 5. Right Livelihood samma ajiva b human beings slavery, prostitution, etc. c flesh breeding animals for slaughter a to discard evil that has already arisen b to prevent the arising of unarisen evil c to develop...

Thoughts and emotions by themselves are just momentary and possess no life of their own By clinging to them you prolong

Only when your mind is free from clinging and rejecting can it see anger as anger, desire as desire. As soon as you see, your mental process is fully preoccupied with seeing, and in that split second anger dies a natural death. This seeing, or insight, called panna, arises as a spontaneous awareness that can be neither practiced nor trained. This awareness brings new insight into life, new clarity and new spontaneity in action. So, you see, meditation need not be separate from life and its...

Sukkhavipassaka

Samatha practices such as anapanasati meditations on the breath are not particularly necessary on the Path of Sukkhavipassaka. Together with observance of the three sila moral precepts , pa a wisdom can be developed. When the two pa a factors develop, the three samadhi factors are also developed concomitantly This is known as pa cangika magga. Herein Five Path factors are together integratedly developed. In conjunction with the three sila factors, they make up the Noble Practicing this Path...