Mindfulness: Magical Meditation (MN 9¾)

The discourse was spoken in Hogsmeade. No worries: no magic is involved!
The four kinds of mindfulness meditation are to realize extinguishment (a.k.a. nirvana)

A reconstruction of the authentic source material for the Satipaṭṭhāna-sutta, based on [2] and [3]. For a book-length introduction to the Satipaṭṭhāna-sutta, see [1].

Mendicants, the four kinds of mindfulness meditation are the path to convergence. They are in order to purify sentient beings, to get past sorrow and crying, to make an end of pain and sadness, to complete the procedure, and to realize extinguishment.

From MN 9¾

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