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Immersion —Bhikkhu Sujato

Numbered Discourses 5

3. With Five Factors

27. Immersion

1.1“Mendicants, develop limitless immersion, alert and mindful. 1.2When you develop limitless immersion, alert and mindful, five knowledges arise for you personally. 1.3What five?

1.4‘This immersion is blissful now, and results in bliss in the future.’ …

1.5‘This immersion is noble and spiritual.’ …

1.6‘This immersion is not cultivated by sinners.’ …

1.7‘This immersion is peaceful and sublime and tranquil and unified, not held in place by forceful suppression.’ …

1.8‘I mindfully enter into and emerge from this immersion.’ …

2.1Develop limitless immersion, alert and mindful. 2.2When you develop limitless immersion, alert and mindful, these five knowledges arise for you personally.”