The Wings to Awakening

A Table of the Wings to Awakening

I. The Seven Sets

The Four Frames of Reference (satipatthana)

1. Remaining focused on the body in and of itself-ardent, alert, and mindful-putting aside greed and distress with reference to the world.
2. Remaining focused on feelings in and of themselves-ardent, alert, and mindful-putting aside greed and distress with reference to the world.
3. Remaining focused on the mind in and of itself-ardent, alert, and mindful-putting aside greed and distress with reference to the world.
4. Remaining focused on mental qualities in and of themselves-ardent, alert, and mindful-putting aside greed and distress with reference to the world.

The Four Right Exertions (sammappatthana)

1. Generating desire, endeavoring, arousing persistence, upholding and exerting one's intent for the sake of the non-arising of evil, unskillful qualities that have not yet arisen.
2. Generating desire, endeavoring, arousing persistence, upholding and exerting one's intent for the sake of the abandoning of evil, unskillful qualities that have arisen.
3. Generating desire, endeavoring, arousing persistence, upholding and exerting one's intent for the sake of the arising of skillful qualities that have not yet arisen.
4. Generating desire, endeavoring, arousing persistence, upholding and exerting one's intent for the maintenance, non-confusion, increase, plenitude, development, and culmination of skillful qualities that have arisen.

The Four Bases of Power (iddhipada)

1. Developing the base of power endowed with concentration founded on desire and the fabrications of exertion.
2. Developing the base of power endowed with concentration founded on persistence and the fabrications of exertion.
3. Developing the base of power endowed with concentration founded on intent and the fabrications of exertion.
4. Developing the base of power endowed with concentration founded on discrimination and the fabrications of exertion.

The Five Faculties (indriya)

1. The faculty of conviction (saddha).
2. The faculty of persistence (viriya).
3. The faculty of mindfulness (sati).
4. The faculty of concentration (samadhi).
5. The faculty of discernment (paa).

The Five Strengths (bala)

1. The strength of conviction (saddha).
2. The strength of persistence (viriya).
3. The strength of mindfulness (sati).
4. The strength of concentration (samadhi).
5. The strength of discernment (paa).

The Seven Factors of Awakening (bojjhanga)

1. Mindfulness as a factor of awakening (sati-sambojjhanga).
2. Analysis of qualities as a factor of awakening (dhamma-vicaya-sambojjhanga).
3. Persistence as a factor of awakening (viriya-sambojjhanga).
4. Rapture as a factor of awakening (piti-sambojjhanga).
5. Serenity as a factor of awakening (passaddhi-sambojjhanga).
6. Concentration as a factor of awakening (samadhi-sambojjhanga).
7. Equanimity as a factor of awakening (upekkha-sambojjhanga).

The Noble Eightfold Path (ariya-magga)

1. Right view (samma-ditthi).
2. Right resolve (samma-sankappa).
3. Right speech (samma-vaca).
4. Right action (samma-kammanta).
5. Right livelihood (samma-ajiva).
6. Right effort (samma-vayama).
7. Right mindfulness (samma-sati).
8. Right concentration (samma-samadhi).


II. The Factors of the Seven Sets classed under the Five Faculties:

Conviction

Right Speech (Eightfold Path)
Right Action (Eightfold Path)
Right Livelihood (Eightfold Path)
Desire (Bases of Power)

Persistence

Right Effort (Eightfold Path)
Four Right Exertions
Persistence (Bases of Power)
Persistence (Factors of Awakening)

Mindfulness

Four Frames of Reference
Right Mindfulness (Eightfold Path)
Intent (Bases of Power)
Mindfulness (Factors of Awakening)

Concentration

Four Bases for Power
Right Concentration (Eightfold Path)
Rapture (Factors of Awakening)
Serenity (Factors of Awakening)
Concentration (Factors of Awakening)
Equanimity (Factors of Awakening)

Discernment

Right View (Eightfold Path)
Right Aspiration (Eightfold Path)
Analysis of Qualities (Factors of Awakening)
Discrimination (Bases of Power)
Equanimity (Factors of Awakening)


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