Visuddhimagga VIII-175

Passambhayaṃ kāyasaṅkhāraṃ assasissāmīti…pe… passasissāmīti sikkhatīti oḷārikaṃ kāyasaṅkhāraṃ passambhento paṭippassambhento nirodhento vūpasamento assasissāmi passasissāmīti sikkhati.


Ñ(VIII,175): (iv) He trains thus: 'I shall breathe in … shall breathe out tranquillizing the bodily formation'; he trains thus: 'I shall breathe in, shall breathe out tranquillizing, completely tranquillizing, stopping, stilling, the gross bodily formation'.

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