by Peter Carlson | Aug 13, 2021 | Listen to Dharma Talks
This guided meditation focuses on how to cultivate mindful awareness of each of the five aggregates mentioned in the Fourth Foundation of Mindfulness. It is intended to accompany the Dharma talk recorded the same evening entitled “Understanding The Five Aggregates”, which can be found in the archives of this site.
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by Peter Carlson | Sep 8, 2011 | Listen to Dharma Talks
Continuing the exploration of the Satipatthana Sutta, this talk describes the Buddhist concept of personality structure, pancakhanda, the five aggregates: form, feeling, perception/recognition, mental conditioners and the mind. Peter emphasized the usefulness of this concept to “deconstruct” the human misperception of an enduring, controlling, unitary self.