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by LuisR
Sun May 13, 2018 7:54 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: The Mahamevnawa tradition
Replies: 38
Views: 7281

Re: The Mahamevnawa tradition

When ever I can, I visit the Mahamevnawa monastery here in my city. I went for a one week non residential retreat and it was a great. They have plans on building a larger meditation hall and will hopefully be offering more meditation retreats. I try to go to the Dhamma class and Dhamma tlaks when I ...
by LuisR
Sun May 13, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Focusing on the nostrils
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Re: Focusing on the nostrils

Yes, I meant for samatha and anapana meditation. Thank you for the replies.
by LuisR
Sun May 13, 2018 5:02 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Focusing on the nostrils
Replies: 7
Views: 1139

Focusing on the nostrils

How many of you focus on the nostrils when meditation. Which meditation traditions practice like this? I have read about focusing on the tip of the nose, does this really mean on the entrance and exist of the nostrils?
by LuisR
Sun May 13, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What exactly is a anagarika?
Replies: 4
Views: 387

Re: What exactly is a anagarika?

Thanks for the replies.
by LuisR
Sun May 13, 2018 3:51 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: My experience at 10 day Vipassana course
Replies: 5
Views: 1355

Re: My experience at 10 day Vipassana course

Thank you for the replies.I have to say that after my course I am able to sit at home for much longer with much more ease. I am able to to concentrate and feel equanimous with more ease now. So that is definitely something good. Would you recommend that I read more about this particular lineage? Sho...
by LuisR
Thu May 10, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: What exactly is a anagarika?
Replies: 4
Views: 387

What exactly is a anagarika?

Is it like a novice monk or something like that?
by LuisR
Thu May 10, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Vipassanā / Satipaṭṭhāna Bhāvana
Topic: My experience at 10 day Vipassana course
Replies: 5
Views: 1355

My experience at 10 day Vipassana course

Hello: I would like share my experience and get some feed back or advice from people. I have gone to other meditation retreats but this was my first time meditating in this technique and for this long. The first two days were kind of tough. By the third I was able to sit longer and get better concen...
by LuisR
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 1397

Re: Greetings from Canada

Thank you all for the welcome. :thumbsup:
by LuisR
Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:30 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 1397

Greetings from Canada

Hello:

Thanks for accepting me on the forum. I look forward to participating on the forum.

Luis.