Anussati: 'recollection', reflection, meditation, contemplation. The six recollections often described in the Suttas e.g. A. VI, 10, 25; D. 33 are:

  1. Recollection of the Buddha, buddhānussati
  2. Recollection of his Doctrine, The Dhamma, dhammānussati
  3. Recollection of his Sangha Community of Noble Disciples, sanghānussati
  4. Recollection of Morality, sīlānussati
  5. Recollection of Generosity, cāgānussati
  6. Recollection of divine beings, devatānussati.


Maha Thera Nyanatiloka. Manual of Buddhist Terms and Doctrines, Buddhist Publication Society, first edition 1952.

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