Presented by

Rodney Smith

Recorded:
6/8/2010
Location:
Seattle Insight Meditation Center
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Satipatthana Sutta, First Foundation: Loving the Whole Body

We start with an aversive or attractive response to the body or body part, and quickly an emotional attitude arises that fixates upon the appearance; a story is formed, an opinion is held, and our body is made into something it never was. To love the whole of the body requires an intentional reversal of stepping out of those perceptual fixations and embracing the pleasant and unpleasant components in totality.