The Sutta Study Class debuted in 2013 is in the third year running. The topic for this semester, from February to October, is Meditation. The first lesson commenced on February 5th, with an introduction to the Tiptaka, attracted more than 80 attendees.
Maha Satipatthana Sutta
A major sutta pertaining to meditation, The Maha Satipatthana Sutta or The Great Discourse on the Four Foundations of Mindfulness is one of the very important sutta given by the Buddha, elucidated a very systematic approach in meditation practice.
It holds a very esteem in Theravada Buddhist’s teaching and is found in Digha Nikaya, The Collection of Long Discourses of the Buddha, Sutta 22.
And if one would sincerely and seriously put into practice will lead one to the attainment of Nibbana.
Bhante Cakkapala, the facilitator will conduct suttas like Mahasatipatthana Sutta to cover the subject in detail and supplement it with other ancillary suttas, as the case may be.
The class is held on Thursday at Chew Quee Neo Hall from 7:30 to 9:45 pm.
For readers who are interested may register in person at the class.
All are welcome.
Contributor: Chin Kee Thou
Date: February 8th 2015