What kind of practice Shakyamuni was doing under the bodhi tree?

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Viachh
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Re: What kind of practice Shakyamuni was doing under the bodhi tree?

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Sati (from Pali: सति;[1] Sanskrit: स्मृति smṛti) is mindfulness or awareness, a spiritual or psychological faculty (indriya) that forms an essential part of Buddhist practice.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sati_(Buddhism)
Mindfulness is the psychological process of bringing one's attention to experiences occurring in the present moment,[1][2][3] which one can develop through the practice of meditation and through other training.[2][4][5] Mindfulness is derived from sati, a significant element of Buddhist traditions,[6][7] and based on Zen, Vipassanā, and Tibetan meditation techniques.[8][9][note 1]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mindfulness

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Re: What kind of practice Shakyamuni was doing under the bodhi tree?

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Fourth jhana with a balance between desire, concentration and mindfulness.

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Re: What kind of practice Shakyamuni was doing under the bodhi tree?

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Gotama was investigating the five aggregates , how ignorance led to suffering .



sati-paṭṭhāna,establishment of sati
sati-upaṭṭhāna,paying attention to with sati



The four foundation/establishment of mindfulness is a series of contemplation with regard to the , groups of bodies(kaya) , which give rise to feeling(vedana etc) , which give rise to attachment(citta), which penetrating how from beginning of ignorance led to suffering(dhamma)
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Re: What kind of practice Shakyamuni was doing under the bodhi tree?

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Viachh wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 12:14 pm
What kind of practice (technique) Shakyamuni was doing under the bodhi tree?
jhana and vipasanna?
You can become king of world with all the wealth but it is not equal to 0.1 % of jhana pleasure...

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