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by motivateman
Mon Apr 04, 2011 5:51 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Can someone please clarify how to meditate Vipassana?
Replies: 5
Views: 1592

Can someone please clarify how to meditate Vipassana?

Dear Friends, I would like to use Vipassana meditation to explore the structure of certain emotions, such as fear and anxiety especially after that which I experience when I stutter. I just wanted to ask if anyone can give any advice on how to do this? In the Goenkaji technique (and Vipassana in gen...
by motivateman
Fri Feb 11, 2011 7:50 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4437

Re: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please

Dear Parth,

Many thanks for sharing your thoughts. It was good to read this from a fellow Hindu.

I'm just going to go for it!

I'll let you all know how it goes!

Thanks again to all!

Cheers,

mm
by motivateman
Thu Feb 10, 2011 6:47 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4437

Re: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please

Dear Jhana4 and Ben,

Many thanks to both of you for your replies! I much appreciate your advice.

Cheers!

mm
by motivateman
Wed Feb 09, 2011 6:16 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4437

Re: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please

Dear All, Many thanks for all your replies. Much appreciated it! I think I was just getting worried about the environment and not being in control with not being able to eat, sleep etc when I want to. But I know that's what such a retreat is all about. I keep thinking about how many e-mails I'd have...
by motivateman
Tue Feb 08, 2011 9:12 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4437

Re: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please

Thanks for the comments guys!

Will the Goenka course teach me more about the creation of undesirable thoughts and emotions, and how these can be released?

Because these are the main things I need to work on in life at the moment!

I think I'm having pre-course jitters!

Thanks!
by motivateman
Tue Feb 08, 2011 8:54 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please
Replies: 29
Views: 4437

Doubts about Goenka course! - Need advice please

Dear All, I'm booked onto a Goenka 10 day vipassana course next week in the UK and I'm having doubts now! I've practiced the observing physical sensations vipassana technique before and think it is good. However, I've been reading Mindfulness in Plain English by Bhante Henepola Gunaratana. In his bo...