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Title: Cankama Sutta: Walking
PTS: A iii 29
Cankama Sutta: Walking
translated from the Pali by
Alternate translation: Thanissaro
Monks, there are these five benefits of walking up & down.(1) What five?
One is fit for long journeys; one is fit for striving; one has little disease; that which is eaten, drunk, chewed, tasted, goes through proper digestion; the composure attained by walking up & down is long-lasting.
These, monks, are the five benefits of walking up & down.
Cankama: Walking meditation, usually in the form of walking back and forth along a prescribed path. [— jtb]