How to Accumulate a Mountain of Advantage?
The Blessed Buddha once said:
Bhikkhus, if anyone were to say about something, that it is a Mountain
of Advantage, then it is about the
Foundations of Awareness that
one could rightly say this. For this is indeed an
Foundations of Awareness. What four?
When a determined and devoted Bhikkhu considers:
1: The Body just as a
transient frame: An empty container ...
2: The Feelings only as fleeting contacts: A short
reactive blink ...
3: The Mind merely as temporary temper: A mentally habitual mood...
4: Phenomena as made up
of and manifested by momentary mental states ...
while always acutely aware and
clearly comprehending, he thereby removes
any greed, envy, jealousy, irritation
and dissatisfaction rooted in this world...
If, bhikkhus, one were to say
of anything: A heap of pure advantageousness,
it is about these four establishments of mindfulness that one could rightly
say this. For this is a complete and excellent mass of good uplifting future,
that is, these
Four Foundations of Awareness...
The Four Frames of Reference!
Details On Foundations of
What is Right Awareness?,
Sati, Sati Studies,
4 Foundations of Awareness,
Source of reference
The Grouped Sayings of the Buddha. Samyutta Nikāya.
Book [V: 187]
47 The Foundations of Awareness: 45 Accumulated Advantage..