Visuddhimagga VIII-225

Ettāvatā cassa gaṇanaṃ ādiṃ katvā vipassanāpariyosānā ānāpānassatisamādhibhāvanā samattā hotīti ayaṃ sabbākārato paṭhamacatukkavaṇṇanā.


Ñ(VIII,225): At this point his development of concentration through mindfulness of breathing, beginning with counting and ending with looking back (§189) is completed. This is the commentary on the first tetrad in all aspects.

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