Wise Mindfulness, Body

For Your Contemplation

Reflect on how you identify as your body: this is my hand, my foot; I like this aspect, dislike this aspect. What happens to the concept of "body" as you sustain your attention on the actual sensations during meditation? Is it harder to maintain the idea of "I am my body" at the level of sensations? If you are not your body, what are you? Where are you located?

Read the section of the Satipatthana Sutta (MN 10). Access to Insight is a good, online source.