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By Sayadaw U Silananda, Ruth-Inge Heinze Ph.D., Larry Rosenberg

ISBN-10: 0861713281

ISBN-13: 9780861713288

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In addition to practitioners of perception meditation, those that interact in different meditation kinds akin to dzogchen, mahamudra, and zazen will locate that The 4 origin of Mindfulness presents new technique of realizing how one can procedure and deepen their very own practices.

The complete nice Discourse is incorporated right here, coupled with a superbly transparent statement from the good scholar-yogi, Venerable U Silananda.

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Whatever the objects are—the breath, or the movements of the abdomen, or the activities of the body—your mind, as it were, goes to these objects. That hitting of the object is mindfulness. When you have mindfulness, combined with energy or effort, your mind stays with the object for some time. The stone, after hitting the wall, when it is a wet mud wall, stays with the wall. It gets stuck in the wall. In the same way, the mind goes to the object and, when it is helped by energy and mindfulness, stays with the object.

For the overcoming of sorrow and lamentation”: Sorrow and lamentation can be overcome by this meditation. When you practice vipassanā meditation, you are instructed to be aware of everything that is happening to you, to notice everything that comes to you at the present moment. When you are aware of everything, when you observe everything during meditation, the defilements will disappear. When you reach the final stage of arahathood, you will have overcome sorrow and lamentation altogether. After you have reached such a stage, sorrow and lamentation will never come to you again.

5 Four of these ways are shown in this sutta. ” During the course of observing their breath, meditators sometimes happen to breathe long breaths. ” That means they do not fail to notice it when they pay sufficient attention to the breath. It does not mean that you should deliberately breathe long in order to know that you are breathing long. To “know” here means to know thoroughly and not superficially. ” Sometimes, meditators happen to breathe short breaths. At such a time, they know thoroughly that they are breathing short breaths; they do not fail to notice that they are doing so.

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