Author: Ven. Anālayo
Satipatthana: The Direct Path to Realization is a comprehensive and thorough analysis of some of the most fundamental teachings of the Buddha, in the Satipatthana Sutta. With unparalleled depth, Analayo examines the philosophy and instruction of mindfulness meditation, through a detailed explanation of this text and its application, drawing together ancient and modern works to create a holistic view of the philosophy and practice of meditation in Theravada Buddhism. With a full and detailed translation from the original Pali script, Analayo expounds the Satipatthana s richness and complexity with rare insight and allows the reader a glimpse into the Buddha s direct path to realization, expertly bridging the gap between intellect and practice.