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The 37 Factors of Enlightenment - Bodhipakkhiya Dhamma


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From the Mahāparinibbāna sutta (DN 16):

And what are those Teachings that have, with deep knowledge, been taught by me, which after grasping them well, you should practise, develop, and make a lot of them, so that the Spiritual Life may last long, and may endure for a long time, that will be for the benefit of many people, for the happiness of many people, out of compassion for the world, for the welfare, benefit, and happiness of Divinities and men?

They are as follows:

The Four Ways of Attending to Mindfulness,
the Four Right Strivings,
the Four Paths to Power,
the Five Faculties,
the Five Strengths,
the Seven Factors of Awakening,
the Noble Eight-Fold Path.

These, monks, are those Teachings that have, with deep knowledge, been taught by me, after grasping them well, you should practise, develop, and make a lot of them, so that the Spiritual Life may last long, and may endure for a long time, and that will be for the benefit of many people, for the happiness of many people, out of compassion for the world, for the welfare, benefit, and happiness of Divinities and men.”

Concise sutta map

The Four Ways of Attending to Mindfulness: MN 10
The Four Right Strivings: AN 4.13, AN 4.14
The Four Paths to Power: SN 51.15, SN 51.20
The Five Faculties: AN 4.162, AN 4.163
The Five Strengths: AN 5.14
The Seven Factors of Awakening: SN 46.5
The Noble Eight-Fold Path: SN 45.8

Resources for practice

[Here perhaps different suttas on how to develop and practice within each framework? How it relates to other concepts etc.]

The Four Ways of Attending to Mindfulness (satipaṭṭhāna)

By observing an aspect of the body
By observing an aspect of the feeling
By observing an aspect of the mind
By observing an aspect of principles

The Four Right Strivings (sammappadhāna)

Striving by restraint
Striving by abandonment
Striving by development
Striving by protection

The Four Paths to Power (iddhipāda)

The base of power endowed with concentration founded on desire & the fabrications of exertion.
The base of power endowed with concentration founded on persistence & the fabrications of exertion.
The base of power endowed with concentration founded on intent & the fabrications of exertion.
The base of power endowed with concentration founded on discrimination & the fabrications of exertion.

The Five Faculties (indrīya)

The faculty of conviction
The faculty of persistence
The faculty of mindfulness
The faculty of concentration
The faculty of discernment

The Five Strengths/Powers (bala)

The power of faith
The power of energy
The power of mindfulness,
The power of concentration
The power of wisdom

The Seven Factors of Awakening (bojjhaṅga)

Mindfulness
Discrimination of states
Energy
Rapture
Tranquility
Concentration
Equanimity

Development: By hearing the Dhamma from an Ariya (SN 46.3). From restraint of the sense faculties (SN 46.6). By good friendship (SN 46.12, SN 46.48). By careful attention (SN 46.13, SN 46.24, SN 46.35). By giving attention to the appropriate basis (SN 46.23). By listening intently to the Dhamma (SN 46.38).

Accompanied by: Metta (SN 46.54, SN 46.62). Compassion (SN 46.63). Sympathetic joy (SN 46.64). Equanimity (SN 46.65). A skeleton (SN 46.57). A corpse (SN 46.58, SN 46.59, SN 46.60, SN 46.61). The breath (SN 46.66). The foul (SN 46.67). Death (SN 46.68). The repulsiveness of food (SN 46.69). Distaste for all the world (SN 46.70). Impermanence (SN 46.71). Suffering (SN 46.72). Not-self (SN 46.73). Abandoning (SN 46.74). Dispassion (SN 46.75). Cessation (SN 46.76).

The Noble Eight-Fold Path (ariyamagga)

Right view
Right intention
Right speech
Right action
Right livelihood
Right effort
Right mindfulness
Right concentration


#2

Here is an excellent book, The Wings to Awakening, by Ven. Thānissaro on the 37 Factors of Enlightenment at https://www.dhammatalks.org

https://www.dhammatalks.org/Archive/Writings/Ebooks/wings_v170305.epub

https://www.dhammatalks.org/Archive/Writings/Ebooks/wings_v170305.mobi