The Path 20. Dvattimsakaro

In the body there are
head hair, body hair, nails, teeth, skin,
meat, sinew, bones, marrow, kidneys,
heart, liver, membranes, spleen, lungs,
intestines, mesentery, undigested food, excrement,
bile, phlegm, pus, blood, sweat, fat,
tears, grease, spit, mucus, synovial fluid, and urine;

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The Path 19. Kumārapañhā

What is one?
All things subsist on nourishment.

What is two?
Name and form.

What is three?
The three kinds of sensations.

What is four?
The four noble truths.

What is five?
The five aspects of mind and body that feed grasping.

What is six?
The six internal senses.

What is seven?
The seven factors of Liberation.

What is eight?
The eightfold path.
What is nine?
The nine abodes.

What is ten?
A arahant has ten factors.

The Path 18. Little Hut

With a heart full of faith I ordained.
I built a little hut in the jungle.
I’m alert and ardent,
Mindful and attentive.

Who lives in this little hut?
A monk lives in this little hut.
Free from passion,
With mind restrained.
Know this my friend,
Your little hut was not made in vain.

In Karamvi,
The call of the blue-necked peacock,
And the play of the cool breeze,
Arouses you to meditation.

My body is light!
Filled with intense bliss and happiness,
Like cotton floating in the breeze.

The Path 17. Anattalakkhana Pt. 2

“Is your body everlasting or fleeting?”
“Fleeting!”
“Is what is fleeting a comfort or a misery?”
“A misery!”
“So should I say this body is mine? I am my body? It is my true self?”
“No!”

“Are your feelings everlasting or fleeting?”
“Fleeting!”
“Is what is fleeting a comfort or a misery?”
“A misery!”
“So should I say these feelings are mine? I am my feelings? Are they my true self?”
“No!”

“Are your perceptions, consciousness, and experiences everlasting or fleeting?”
“Fleeting!”
“Is what is fleeting a comfort or a misery?”
“A misery!”
“So should I say these perceptions are mine? I am my perceptions? Are they my true self?”
“No!”

And so a wise one turns away from the body,
turns away from feelings,
turns away from perceptions, consciousness, and experiences.
He becomes serene.
Through serenity he is liberated.

The Path 16. Anattalakkhana Pt. 1

Your body is not your true self.
If your body was your true self,
it wouldn’t lead to pain and suffering.
If your body was your true self,
it would be under your full control.
But it is not so!

Your feelings are not your true self.
If your feelings were your true self,
they wouldn’t lead to pain and suffering.
If your feelings were your true self,
they would be under your full control.
But it is not so!

Your perceptions, consciousness, and experience are not your true self.
If they were your true self,
they wouldn’t lead to pain and suffering.
If they were your true self,
they would be under your full control.
But it is not so!