self effacement

Sallekha-Sutta

Majjhima Nikāya 8 of 152

Translation by Bhikkhu Sujato read by Roland Kitchen
Translation by Nyanaponika Thera read by Frank

Description

The Buddha differentiates between peaceful meditation and spiritual practices that encompass the whole of life. He lists forty-four aspects, which he explains as “effacement”, the wearing away of conceit.