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advancing meditation: choose

A short video recap of key understandings regarding vipashyana is how today’s meditation began. Here is the video which includes the silent meditation. Below the video are the podcasts of the same.   advancing 041918 choose

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advancing meditation: what matters is space

What is space? One might reply with another question, such as why kind of space? Interstellar, the space before my nose, the space between my ears, the space between thoughts or between atoms, quarks, or neutrinos, the space of silence … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: the a, b, c of perceptions

Perceptions are necessary as long as we think that we are living in this world with such and such gender, food preferences, hopes, fears, and self-identity. We share this conditioning with trillions of other beings on Earth. Meditation – on … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: the root of phenomena …

“is the mind.” So say, Buddha Shakyamuni, Patanjali, and a host of realized teachers of meditation and Awareness (male and female) through the centuries. How is the mind the root of phenomena, and why is this significant to a vipahsyana … Continue reading

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advancing meditation: contemplation – the seed of vipashyana

We begin training in the other leg of meditation: vipashyana. As is said in the Introduction to today’s “meditation,” vipassana is Pali and vipashyana is Sanskrit. They both refer to the same term and mean penetrating insight. The first significance … Continue reading

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