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Discourse on Girimananda Thera – Girimananda Sutta

On one occasion the Blessed One was living in Jetavana Maha Viharaya in Sravasti. At that time Girimananda Thera was very ill having afflicted with a disease and was suffering therefrom. There upon Venerable Ananda Maha Thera approached the Blessed One and having saluted Him most respectfully sat on a side. Having seated thus he spoke to the Blessed one. “Bhante, (Venerable Sir,) Venerable Girimananda Thera has fallen ill and is suffering gravely having being afflicted with a disease. Bhante, may the Blessed One visit monk Girimananda out of compassion on him?

There upon the Blessed One told Venerable Ananda Thera “You may, Ananda, go to monk Girimananda and recite “Dasa Sagna- Ten perceptive observations. After listening to Dasa Sagna- Ten perceptive observations monk Girimananda will be cured of the disease and will be relieved of the pain.

What are Dasa Sagna- Ten perceptive observations? Dasa Sagna- Ten perceptive observations are:-

*Anicca Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on impermanence

*Anatta Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on soullessness

*Asubha Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on foulness

*Adinava Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on distress – disaster

*Pahana Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on abandonment

*Viraga Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on detachment

*Nirodha Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on cessation

*Sabba loka anabhirata Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on      antipathy towards the whole world

*Sabbe Sankharesu anicca Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on the impermanency of all component things

*Anapana sati Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on mindfulness of inspiration and expiration

01.                 Ananda what is Anicca Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation   on Impermanence? A monk will be on perceptive observation whether he is in the forest, under a tree or an empty apartment. He will observe and contemplate mindfully that the matter- visible things- the human body is impermanent, bare recognition or apprehension is impermanent, moral or mental state is impermanent, knowledge or consciousness is impermanent. Thus the monk dwells contemplating on the impermanency of the five aggregates. This, Ananda is Anicca Sagna – the perceptive observation of impermanency.

02.       Ananda what is Anatta Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on soullessness? A monk will be on perceptive observation whether he is in the forest, under a tree or in an empty apartment. He will observe and contemplate mindfully that the eye is soulless, form is soulless, ear is soulless, sounds are soulless, nose is soulless, smell is soulless, tongue is soulless, taste is soulless, body is soulless, bodily contacts or tangible objects are soulless, mind is soulless and mental objects are soulless. Thus the monk dwells contemplating on the soullessness- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on soullessness.


03.        Ananda what is Asuba Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on   foulness? Herein Ananda, a monk observes perceptively and contemplates on this body upwards from the soles of the feet up to the top of the hair and downwards from the hair to the soles of the feet as a collection of impurities enclosed in the skin. In this body there are head hairs, body hairs, nails, teeth, skin, flesh, nerves and veins, bones, marrow, kidneys, heart, liver, pleura, spleen, lungs, intestine, intestinal track, stomach, feces, bile phlegm, pus, blood, sweat, fat, tears, grease, saliva, mucus of the nose, marrow of the joints, and urine.  In this manner he perceptively observes and contemplates on foulness in this body. This, Ananda, is Asubha Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on foulness.


04.         Ananda what is Adinava Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on distress and disaster? Herein Ananda a monk will be on perceptive observation whether he is in the forest, under a tree or an empty apartment. He will observe and contemplate mindfully thus:- This body suffers from various diseases  such as the following: Eye diseases, ear diseases, nose diseases,  tongue diseases, body diseases, head diseases, mumps, mouth diseases, tooth diseases, cough, asthma, catarrh, gastritis, fever, stomach ailment, swooning, dysentery, swelling, cholera, leprosy,  boils, asthma, tuberculosis, epilepsy, skin diseases, itch, eruption, tetter, pustule plethora, diabetes, piles, cancer, fistula,  diseases originating from bile, diseases originating from phlegm, diseases originating from air, diseases resulting from  the contact of the humours of the body,   diseases resulting from the changes of weather, diseases resulting from adverse conditions, diseases resulting from adverse devises practiced by others, diseases resulting from Karma(volitional action) and diseases resulting from cold, heat, hunger, thirst, excrement and urine.

         In this manner he perceptively observes and contemplates on Adinava sagna- distress and disaster. Ananda, this is called Adinawa sagna – the perceptive observation and contemplation on distress and disaster.

05.  Ananda what is Pahana Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on   abandonment?  Herein Ananda a monk does not tolerate thoughts concerning sensuous pleasures arisen in him, dispels them, makes an end to them and annihilates them. He does not tolerate thoughts concerning ill-will arisen in him but dispels them makes an end to them and annihilates them. He does not tolerate thoughts concerning cruelty arisen in him but dispels them makes an end to them and annihilates them. He does not tolerate thoughts concerning evil arisen in him but dispels them makes an end to them and annihilates them. He does not tolerate thoughts concerning wickedness arisen in him but dispels them makes an end to them and annihilates them. This, Ananda, is called Prahana Sagna- Perceptive    observation of and contemplation on abandonment.


06.       Ananda what is Viraga Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on Detachment? Herein Ananda a monk will be on perceptive observation whether he is in the forest, under a tree or an empty apartment.  He will observe and contemplate mindfully thus:-This is peaceful; this is sublime namely stilling of all conditioned things, giving up of all substratum of becoming, all the incidents or circumstances of existence, extinction of craving, detachment, Nibbana. This, Ananda, is called Viraga Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on detachment.


07.     Ananda what is Nirodha Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on cessation? Herein Ananda a monk will be on perceptive observation whether he is in the forest, under a tree or an empty apartment.  He will observe and contemplate mindfully thus:- this is sublime namely stilling of all conditioned things, giving up of all substratum of becoming, all the incidents or circumstances of existence, extinction of craving, detachment, Nibbana is peaceful, entertaining and proper. This, Ananda, is called Nirodha Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on cessation.


08.     Ananda what is Anabhirata Sagna-- Perceptive observation of and contemplation of   the antipathy towards the whole world? Ananda, a monk abandons all concerns and clinging to this world and abandons mental prejudices, wrong beliefs, and latent tendencies concerning this world by not grasping them. He gives them up and becomes detached. Ananda this is Anabhi Sagna-the antipathy towards the whole world.

09.      Ananda what is Sabbe Sankharesu Anicca Sagna-- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on the Impermanence of all component things? Herein, Ananda a monk is wearied, humiliated and disgusted with all conditioned things. This, Ananda, is called Sabbe Sankharesu Anicca Sagna- Perceptive observation of and contemplation on the impermanence of all component things.       And,

10      What, Ananda is Anapanasati - Perceptive observation of and contemplation    on mindfulness in inspiration and expiration? Herein Ananda a monk whether he is in the forest, under a tree or an empty apartment he will sit down cross-legged, keeping his body erect and his mind alive and will breathe in and breathe out. When he is breathing in a long breath he is aware that he is breathing in a long breath. When he is breathing out a long breath he is aware that he is breathing out a long breath. When he is breathing in a short breath he is aware that he is breathing in a short breath and when he is breathing out a short breath he is aware that he is breathing out a short breath. He will train himself to be conscious of the entire process of breathing in.  He will train himself to be conscious of the entire process of breathing out.

He trains himself to be conscious during the entire process of breathing in. He trains himself to be calm during the entire process of breathing out. He trains himself to be calm during the entire process of breathing in.

       Experiencing the feeling of extreme happiness he breathes in and thus he trains himself. Experiencing the feeling of extreme happiness he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

       Experiencing the bodily welfare he breathes in and thus he trains himself.   Experiencing the bodily welfare he breathes out and thus he trains himself. 

         Experiencing the mental formation he breathes in and thus he trains himself.Experiencing the mental formation he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

Calming the mental formation he breathes in and thus he trains himself. Calming the   mental formation he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

       Experiencing the mind he breathes in and thus he trains himself. Experiencing the mind he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

       Pleasing or exceedingly gladdening the mind (by way of Samatha and    Vipassana)   he   breathes in and thus he trains himself. Pleasing or exceedingly gladdening the mind (by way of Samatha and Vipassana)   he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

      Concentrating the mind on the breath he breathes in and thus he trains himself.   Concentrating the mind on the breath he breathes out and thus he trains himself. 

 Liberating the mind from Nivarana or hindrances he breathes in and thus he trains himself. Liberating the mind from Nivarana or hindrances he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

     Contemplating on the impermanence of all sensual enjoyment he breathes in and thus he trains himself. Contemplating on the impermanence of all sensual enjoyment he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

     Contemplating on the detachment from sensual enjoyment he breathes in and thus he trains himself. Contemplating on the detachment from sensual enjoyment he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

     Contemplating on the cessation from sensual enjoyment he breathes in and thus he trains himself.  Contemplating on the cessation from sensual enjoyment he breathes out and thus he trains himself.

     Ananda, this is called Anapanasati-perspective observation and contemplation on mindfulness in inspiration and expiration. If you visit monk Girimananda and recite to him these Dasa Sagna-ten perspective observations and contemplations he will be cured of the affliction by listening to them.

     There upon Venerable Ananda Maha Thera, learnt the Dasa sagna- ten perspective observations and contemplations from the Blessed One and having visited monk Girimananda recited them in his presence. On hearing them monk Girimananda was cured of the affliction and it disappeared from him.

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