Maraṇānussati vs Maraṇasati

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Maraṇānussati vs Maraṇasati

Post by Coëmgenu » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:15 pm

The form maraṇasati is common on the internet, however, based on my rudimentary Pāli, the compound should be built like "Buddhānussati", and indeed the wikipedia page for the ten remembrance bases has maraṇānussati.

Where does the form maraṇasati come from?

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世尊在靈山會上拈華示眾眾皆默然唯迦葉破顏微笑世尊云
The Lord dwelt at the Vulture Peak with the assembly and plucked a flower as a teaching. The myriad totality were silent, save for Kāśyapa, whose face cracked in a faint smile. The Lord spoke.
吾有正法眼藏涅槃妙心實相無相微妙法門不立文字教外別傳付囑摩訶迦葉。
I have the treasure of the true dharma eye, I have nirvāṇa as wondrous citta, I know signless dharmatā, the subtle dharma-gate, which is not standing on written word, which is external to scriptures, which is a special dispensation, which is entrusted to Mahākāśyapa.

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Re: Maraṇānussati vs Maraṇasati

Post by Dmytro » Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:50 pm

Coëmgenu wrote:
Fri Nov 24, 2017 12:15 pm
Where does the form maraṇasati come from?
This must be a simplified form of maraṇassati which occurs in Anguttara Nikaya and other Pali texts.

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