Tranquillity is a Link to Awakening!
The Tranquillity Link to Awakening (passaddhi-sambojjhanga)
characteristic of peace, and the function of stilling, which
as absence of restless trembling. Stillness of feeling, perception
mental construction is the factor that induces bodily Tranquillity.
Stillness of consciousness itself induces mental Tranquillity.
The proximate cause of Tranquillity is the satisfaction within Joy!
The resulting effect of Tranquillity is the bliss within Happiness!
The Buddha once said:
overcome by development? If a Bhikkhu by
careful & rational
develops the Tranquillity Link to Awakening based on seclusion,
on disillusion, based on ceasing, and culminating in cool
then neither can mental fermentation, nor any fever, nor any
ever arise in him.
MN2 [i 11]
In one who is joyous, the body
becomes calm & the mind becomes calm.
The Tranquillity Link to Awakening emerges right there. He develops
& for him it goes to the culmination of its development.
MN118 [iii 85]
Calm is his thought, calm is his speech, and calm is his deed, such
truly is knowing, is indeed wholly freed, perfectly tranquil and
The one who eliminates discontent, tearing it out by the roots,
it out, such one spontaneously becomes absorbed in the calm of
both day & night.
The one who is tranquil in movement, calmed in speech, stilled in
collected and composed, who sees right through and rejects all
of this world, such one is truly a 'Peaceful One'.
the calming & soothing of serene Tranquillity
One the related state of
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