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633Re: sadness arising from meditation?

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  • gibofthejungle
    Apr 11, 2004
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      Dear Venerable Nanda Siddhi and Bhikku Pesala,
      Thank you both for your responses. They were quite helpful. That
      webpage you linked me to very much helped me to understand where my
      sadness came from. Thank you again,

      Gibson

      --- In SanghaOnline@yahoogroups.com, "Sayadaw Nanda Siddhi"
      <nanda_siddhi@h...> wrote:
      > No need to count the breath, focus on it, observe the object by
      mindfulness
      > carefully, try to know, be aware, to understand the feeling
      correctly. it is
      > the nature of our phenomena. OK
      > with metta.
      > Nandasiddhi.
      >
      > >From: "gibofthejungle" <gibofthejungle@y...>
      > >Reply-To: SanghaOnline@yahoogroups.com
      > >To: SanghaOnline@yahoogroups.com
      > >Subject: [SanghaOnline] sadness arising from meditation?
      > >Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2004 00:06:38 -0000
      > >
      > >Dear Venerable Bhikkhus,
      > >
      > >I find that sometimes, after meditation, i'll actually feel
      somewhat
      > >gloomy and sad. I think that this usually happens after a
      meditation
      > >session in which my mind wasn't very focused. I do Chan counting
      of
      > >the breath meditation. Is there anything I might be doing wrong
      that
      > >would cause these negative emotional states after meditation?
      Thank
      > >you for considering my question.
      > >
      > >Gibson
      > >
      > >
      >
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