This episode is the 20th sutta of the Majjhima Nikaya: the Vitakkasaṇṭhānasutta which is about “how to stop thinking”. In this practical teaching the Lord Buddha offers five methods by which to stop thinking and thereby lead into a tranquil meditation.
This translation of the Vitakkasaṇṭhāna Sutta is by Bhikkhu Sujato and was sourced from Sutta Central.
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