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by Ryan95227
Sun Feb 22, 2015 4:36 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Body scanning during meditation
Replies: 25
Views: 2954

Re: Body scanning during meditation

normally as in just live in this world without unnecessarily thinking about things that are artificial. I just want to live and enjoy the experience at all time wihtout my mind somehow being too destructive I'd suggest you find a competent teacher. This forum would not suffice. How'd i go about fin...
by Ryan95227
Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:41 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Body scanning during meditation
Replies: 25
Views: 2954

Re: Body scanning during meditation

well i was always interested in enlightenment since i was like 8. i also really dont like how im just here to suffer suffer and become a robot for a society. i know that this suffering is created by my mind. i want to free it and live like normally whether through enlightenment or whatever[/quote] "...
by Ryan95227
Sat Feb 21, 2015 8:40 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Body scanning during meditation
Replies: 25
Views: 2954

Re: Body scanning during meditation

I'm fairly new to meditation ( been practicing for about 4 months). I've neglected any form of buddhism/meditation/etc thinking it was just outdated system of salvation just like christianity. But now i realized how close minded i was so i began to take buddhism more seriously. I first read the nob...
by Ryan95227
Fri Feb 20, 2015 3:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Body scanning during meditation
Replies: 25
Views: 2954

Re: Body scanning during meditation

So i combine spreading good will+body scanning+focusing on sensation of breath. My deep concern is how the heck do i detect tensions/sensations in my body. I can't feel them. I can't feel any energy pervading my body other than a semi hard pressure in my head as meditation time approaches like 20 m...
by Ryan95227
Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:17 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Body scanning during meditation
Replies: 25
Views: 2954

Re: Body scanning during meditation

If you are unsure of what you are doing, then it might be best to take instruction from a guide/teacher or if you can - do a residential meditation course. All sensations are felt and so can be observed. Whether one has the requisite concentration and mental sensitivity to be aware of them - that i...
by Ryan95227
Fri Feb 20, 2015 6:00 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Body scanning during meditation
Replies: 25
Views: 2954

Body scanning during meditation

I'm fairly new to meditation ( been practicing for about 4 months). I've neglected any form of buddhism/meditation/etc thinking it was just outdated system of salvation just like christianity. But now i realized how close minded i was so i began to take buddhism more seriously. I first read the nobl...