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01A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Introduction to The Path of Purification (Visuddhimagga)

Part I. Virtue

01B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter I. Description of Virtue (Continue)

02A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - What are the benefits of virtue? How many kinds of virtue are there?
02B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Kinds of virtue (Continue)

03A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Kinds of virtue (Continue)
03B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Kinds of virtue (Continue)

04A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Kinds of virtue (Continue)
04B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - What is the defiling of it? What is the cleansing of it?

05A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter II. Description of The Ascetic Practices
05B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The Ascetic Practices (Continue)

06A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The Ascetic Practices (Continue)
06B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The Ascetic Practices (Continue)

Part II. Concentration

07A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter III. Description of Concentration
07B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The 10 Impediments (Continue)

08A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Temperaments
08B_Vissudhimagga.mp3 - Concentration (Continue)

09A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter IV. Description of Concentration - Earth Kasiṇa
09B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Continue)

10A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The First Jhāna (pg 144)
10B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Continue)

11A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The Second Jhāna (pg 161), Third Jhāna (pg 165)
11B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Equanimity as a feeling (pg 167), Forth Jhāna (pg 171)

12A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter V. The Remaining Kasiṇas (pg 177)
12B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter VI. Foulness as a Meditation Subject (pg 185)

13A Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter VII. Six Recollections (pg 204), Arahanta (end at pg 210)
13B Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Fully Enlightened (pg 210), the world of location (end at pg 221)

*** missing part: (page 221 - Incomparable leader of men to be tamed, till page 240 - end of Recollection of the Saṅgha) ***

15A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Recollection of Virtue (pg 240)
15B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter VIII. Other Recollections (pg 247)

16A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Concept (pg 256 - footnote), Mindfulness Occupied with the Body
16B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Mindfulness Occupied with the Body (Continue)

17A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The Tenfold Skill in Giving Attention (pg 263)
17B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The 32 Aspects in Detail - Heart (pg 275)

18A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Mindfulness of Breathing (pg 285 - 292 footnote)
18B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Mindfulness of Breathing (pg 292 footnote - 299)

19A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Method of Development (pg 299 - 306)
19B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Method of Development (pg 306 - 311)

20A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Word Commentary Continued - Third Tetrad (pg 311)
20B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Conclusion (pg 315), End of Chapter VIII (pg 320)

21A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter IX. The Divine Abidings (pg 321)
21B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Loving kindness (End at pg 340)

22A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Breaking Down of the Barriers (pg 332), Near and Far Enemies (pg 345)
22B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Near and Far Enemies (pg 345), End of Chapter IX (pg 353)

23A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter X. The Immaterial States (pg 354)
23B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 24) He enters upon and dwells.... (pg 360)

24A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XI. Perception of Repulsiveness in Nutriment (pg 372)
24B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 26) When a bhikkhu .... (pg 379 - 396)

25A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 84) With Characteristics in Brief (pg 396 - 401)
25B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 102) Great alteration (pg 401), Chapter XII. The Supernormal Powers (pg 409)

26A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 45) Ten kinds of success (pg 420), until (Para 68) (pg 427)
26B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - until (Para 118) (pg 439)

27A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 119) Even as far as the Brahma world ... (pg 439), Chapter XIII. Divine Ear Element (pg 446)
27B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 2) it is 'ear element'...(pg 446), end at (Para 24) (pg 454)

28A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 28) Herein, one birth... (pg 455), Buddhist Cosmology, end at (Para 72) (pg 464)
28B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - begin at (Para 73) (pg 465), end of Chapter XIII (pg 478)

Part III - Understanding
Description of the soil in which understanding grows

29A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XIV. Description of the aggregates (pg 479), end at (pg 488)
29B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - begin at (Para 30) (pg 488), (Para 60) Heart-basis (pg 497)

30A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 61) Bodily intimation... (pg 497), end at (Para 80) (pg 506)
30B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (cont Para 80) (pg 506), end at (Para 124) (pg 518)

31A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - The Feeling Aggregate (Para 125) (pg 518), Energy (Para 137) (pg 523)
31B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (cont Para 137) Energy (pg 523), end at (Para 184) (pg 535)

32A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 185) Classification of 5 Aggregate (pg 535), end at (Para 205) (pg 540)
32B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (cont pg 540), Chapter XV. Description of the Bases (pg 547), end at (pg 552)

33A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 17) Description of the Elements (pg 552), end of Chapter XV (pg 558)
33B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XVI. Description of the Faculties and Truths (pg 559), end at (Para 31) (pg 567)

34A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 32) The Truth of Suffering (pg 567), end at (Para 64) (pg 577)
34B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 65) The Truth of the Cessation of Suffering (pg 577), end at (Para 74) (pg 581)

35A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 75) The Truth of the Way Leading to the Cessation of Suffering (pg 582), end at (Para 95) (pg 589)
35B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (cont Para 95) ...the three aggregates (pg 589), Chapter XVII. Dependent Origination (pg 592)

36A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XVII. Dependent Origination (pg 592), end at (Para 43) (pg 603)
36B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (cont Para 43) (pg 603), end at (Para 80) Decisive support condition (pg 615)

37A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 101) How Ignorance is a Condition for Formations (pg 622), end at (Para 126) The Occurrence of Resultant Consciousness (pg 628)
37B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (cont Para 126) (pg 628), end at (Para 180) (pg 643)

38A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 186) Mentality-Materiality (pg 644), end at Contact (pg 653)
38B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (cont) Contact (pg 653), end of Chapter XVII (pg 678)

39A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XVIII. Description of Purification of View (pg 679), end at (Para 13) Definition Based on the Aggregates (pg 683)
39B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 14) Brief definition based on the four primaries (pg 684), end at (Para 8) (pg 694)

40A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XIX. Description of Purification by Overcoming Doubt (pg 693), end at (Para 15) (pg 697)
40B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 16) Another fourfold classification of kamma.... (pg 698), end at (Para 19) (pg 711)

41A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XX (pg 704), end at (pg 718)
41B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 718)Temperature-born Materiality (pg 718), end at (pg 728)

42A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 76) The Immaterial Septad (pg 728), end at (Para 99) (pg 737)
42B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 100) (pg 737), end of Chapter XX (pg 744)

43A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - Chapter XXI. Description of Purification by Knowledge and Vision of the Way (pg 745), end at (Para 28) (pg 753)
43B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 29) Knowledge of Appearance as Terror (pg 753), end at (pg 765)

44A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 53) Discerning Formation as Void (pg 762)
44B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 73) (pg 768), end at (Para 127) (pg 782)

45A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 128) Conformity Knowledge (pg 782), end at (Para 16) (pg 789)
45B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 17) (pg 789), end at (Para 47) (pg 798)

46A_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 47) (pg 798), end at (Para 80) (pg 805)
46B_Visuddhimagga.mp3 - (Para 81) (pg 805), end at (Para 99) (pg 810)

*** The last missing part ***

~~~ (Para 104) The Four Functions Described Separately (Pg 811) ~ till end of Chapter XXII (Para 129) (pg 818)

~~~ Chapter XXIII Description of the benefits in developing understanding (pg 819) ~ till end of Chapter XXIII (pg 835)

~~~ Conclusion of The Path of Purification (pg 836) ~ (pg 838)

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11 comments:

Gurmeet said...

Many thanks for sharing the English version of the Path to Purification, an important Buddhist text that explains the entire spiritual journey in great detail. The mp3 series of expositions in English by Sayadaw Silananda shall be very useful to readers who endeavor to understand this challenging text.

Chew said...

Hi Gurmeet,

Thank you very much. Your comment is a good encouragement to me.

Sadhu! Sadhu! Sadhu!

Tyhou said...

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Sadhu ! Sadhu ! Sadhu !

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Acknowledgment: Thanks to Buddhist Publication Society (BPS) and Venerable Nyanatusita for allowing me to use the English translation of the Visuddhimagga (The Path Of Purification) by Bhadantācariya Buddhaghosa, translated from the Pāḷi by Bhikkhu Ñāṇamoli, as part of a combined Chinese English translation.

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