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Illusion of Painful Painkillers
Price: Free! Words: 7,400. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
A painkiller taken in the past becomes a pain today and one given today can become another illness by tomorrow. Just see how this chain develops. A day will come where no painkiller is left but only suffering. Therefore, practice meditation to be mindful and be observant today, and thereby to be watchful of you or inner nature or pain looking for painkillers.
Mechanism of Mindfulness
Price: Free! Words: 10,300. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Did you ever wonder - what am I really doing as Meditation. The results are obvious. A great relaxation, heightened awareness... But what do I really do as meditation. In plain English I would say I Focus my attention to something like Breath. Movement etc. There is a deeper explanation of the mechanics of Mindfulness in some ancient text.
Living with Awareness - Teachings of late Godwin Samararatne
Price: Free! Words: 14,810. Language: English. Published: July 2, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
The idea of Buddhist meditation is to free ourselves from suffering but sometimes the way we practise creates more suffering. When we practise this simple way we can experience the absence of suffering right at that moment. So when thoughts come you don't suffer, you just know it. When the mind is not calm you don't suffer, but you realise that the mind is not calm....
Sit On Your Own Chair
Price: Free! Words: 7,570. Language: English. Published: June 26, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
there is something impossible for another person to do for us, which is giving peaceful joy. Nobody can give us peaceful joy. It cannot be passed around from hand to hand or head to head. Peaceful joy is something that cannot be given or taken but to be emerged within. If a person has the need, he/she can make it crops up within.
No Colour No Shape
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Meditation is not only for meditation. In other words, one should not meditate or practise meditation merely to become a meditator. Often, meditation is considered a piece of equipment or a vehicle to be used for seeing the truth. We need to make meditation a vehicle to reach the truth. Meditation is not simply to be standstill.
Buddhism = Mindfulness + Heartfulness
Price: Free! Words: 7,010. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
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Nobody can shoulder your heart and mind. You’ve got to be your own helper. You’ve got to be your own refuge. We may have heard about this so many times. When you have a problem in your mind, just close your eyes for a moment. Just be attentive and listen to yourself instead of bewildering, struggling or sobbing your heart out. That is the path for bringing forth a wise person.
In Between Happiness and Unhappiness
Price: Free! Words: 7,600. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Having put what was heard, thought and seen together, all of us have had personal conclusions and opinions about what meditation is. What do we need meditation for? Why should we meditate? What do we look for in meditation? What type of changes in us do we try to achieve? What could go wrong by not meditating? We can find answers to the question “What is meditation?” from different angles....
Suffering Is a Dream
Price: Free! Words: 8,150. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Be Standstill -The first meditation,Cultivating the mind- The second meditation, The insight meditation -The third meditation - In meditation we try to be standstill for sometime . Being standstill is a nuisance. In a world, which has turned upside-down, running is considered a comfort and being standstill is considered a discomfort, though the opposite of this has to be true
Seeing Emptiness
Price: Free! Words: 1,760. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
Godwin Samararatne was recognized and respected as one of the most able meditation masters in the world because he was not only a gentle guide but, more importantly, was a genuine follower of the Noble Eight fold Path.The book contains a short straightforward Q & A session with Godwin by the current teacher at the center. This would undoubtedly be of great use to development of Meditation .
Be an Outsider if You Want to Change The Inside
Price: Free! Words: 6,050. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Meditations
When we do practice awareness we do not try to control anything, this is one of the biggest differences between the awareness meditation and the concentration meditation. We are not saying “no, no, no…” Whatever we experience we try to be aware. No need to say “no”, no need to reject, no need to refuse, no need to deny, no need to push it away. What is the point of repressing or suppressing?