Presented by

Rodney Smith

Recorded:
11/22/2011
Location:
Seattle Insight Meditation Center
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Satipatthana Sutta, Fourth Foundation: Discernment and the Hindrances

Struggling with the hindrances draws us back into form. Each hindrance has to be thoroughly understood so that when it arises we no longer invest reality into its appearance. Discernment is the only tool that can reveal the truth of its emptiness. In seeing the true nature of the hindrance, we see our own and the struggle ends. All other applications of practice reinvest thought into the form and make it more than what it is.