If you sincerely desire to develop contemplation and attain insight in your present life, you must give up worldly thoughts and actions during training…
Kammaṭṭhāna meditation should be practised so as to reach Nibbāna, thereby escaping from all kinds of misery
This treatise explains the progress of insight, together with the corresponding stages of purification. It has been written in brief for the benefit of meditators who have obtained distinctive results in their practice, so that they may more easily understand their experience.
If a sensation of itchiness intervenes and the yogi desires to scratch because it is hard to bear, both the sensation and the desire to get rid of it should be noted, without immediately getting rid of the sensation by scratching.