Translation of the Satipatṭhāna Sutta

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The manuscript is a full English translation of the Satipatṭhāna Sutta. Written in Gogerly's hand, probably in Sri Lanka (Ceylon); date unknown. Translated from Pāli (written in the Sinhalese script) or Sinhalese. 32 pages; the the remaining 25 pages of the notebook are left blank. The manuscript contains the original text in the Sinhalese script, which is written on the left hand side pages. The sutta is one of the most important and widely studied discourses in the Pāli Canon of Theravada Buddhism, acting as the foundation for mindfulness meditational practice. 19.5cmX15.8cm.

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