Serenity and insight are the two great wings of Buddhist meditation. They each have a special role to play in the path to Awakening. While some modern approaches seek to marginalize serenity in favor of ‘dry’ insight, the Buddha’s own discourses place serenity right at the center of the path. This book collects virtually all the significant passages on this topic that are found in the early discourses, carefully elucidated for the modern reader.
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Bhikkhu Sujato is a Buddhist monk. He ordained in Thailand in 1994 and spent several years in forest monasteries practicing and studying the Dhamma. In 2003 he established Santi Forest Monastery. Bhikkhu Sujato is a meditator and scholar who specializes in historical research into the origins of Buddhism.