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interesting

http://www.newsmax.com/Health/Health-News/meditation-dangers-trigger-depression/2015/06/29/id/652710/ Note that this is primarily a problem with retreats,
emz4585
Jul 2
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15781

fyi

Fascinating how ubiquitous and mainstream such articles and videos have become:
emz4585
Jul 2
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15780

mindfulness meditation 2

ôBeing present is the only way to enjoy life to the fullest.ö ôMake cleaning and cooking become meditation. Cooking and cleaning are often seen as drudgery,
emz4585
Jun 24
#15780
 
15779

mindfulness meditation

ôThe genius of mindfulness is that it takes this trajectory all the way to the endpoint: now meditation takes place while doing activities. You donÆt focus
emz4585
Jun 24
#15779
 
15778

the sooner the better?

"What we see with the mindfulness movement in America is the gradual transfer of authority from monks to laypeople." Mindful America: The Mutual Transformation
emz4585
Jun 23
#15778
 
15777

no more retreating?

Meditation retreats, something imported from Asia by the first generation of (current)j Buddhist teachers, may be nearing their end; is it really the most
emz4585
Jun 23
#15777
 
15776

meditation note

Do you need to meditate everyday, as if often recommeded? IMO not really, though of course there's certainly nothing wrong with that. Or with going on extended
emz4585
Jun 16
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15775

unconditioned / asankhata

Asankhata or the unconditioned, has a series of so-named suttas, and in everyone it means without lobha/greed, dosa/hatred, and moha/ignorance: The Asankhata
emz4585
Jun 12
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15774

upakika / nuns

Under ôupasikaö (a women follower of Buddhism) in a Buddhist dictionary it said: ôàlike her male counterpart, she attempts to perform good karma, cultivate
emz4585
Jun 9
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15773

Re: no self?

I think the easiest way to prove if something exist is to take a hammer and pull it back and hit your thumb as hard as you can then let me know what happens.
ravenath99
Jun 9
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15772

Re: no self?

This is an illogical statement because in onesentence you say that if soul exists, then it must be proved.  In the last sentence you say that “there
Mass Usuf
Jun 8
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15771

three stages

"First we must dedicate ourselves to listening, then to studying and reflection, and only afterward engage in meditation." The Way of Awakening: A Commentary
emz4585
Jun 8
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15770

Re: no self?

IF you say that the soul exists, then you need to prove that something permanent which goes from life to life exists. One ca not say nothing exists, because we
Dhanawansa U. Hewage
Jun 7
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15769

Re: no self?

... 50, 60 or 80 years? The classic answer: karma. I thought it might be worthwhile (agreeing with the replies of Jack and Raven, found on two lists) to look
emz4585
Jun 7
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15768

Re: no self?

1. Consciousness is dependently arisen. Without causes and conditions consciousness does not arise. The mind inclines towards a who, or what, dictating any
ravenath99
Jun 6
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