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by Travis
Sun Jul 31, 2011 11:09 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: The Inner Light
Replies: 16
Views: 3040

Re: The Inner Light

I recently asked questions about a similar experience: http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=9057#p140702" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; For me I think the sense of excitement was a result of the impression that something was happening. After "losing" the experience I was a...
by Travis
Sun Jul 31, 2011 9:38 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Help Troubleshooting Meditation
Replies: 15
Views: 1610

Re: Help Troubleshooting Meditation

Update: After a little experimentation I have been able to reproduce the arising of color in meditation. It was actually fairly easy, and probably because I let go of my concern at regaining some level of progress. I'm guessing that what made it "go away" was the change in my routine coupled with ge...
by Travis
Sun Jul 17, 2011 11:18 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Help Troubleshooting Meditation
Replies: 15
Views: 1610

Re: Help Troubleshooting Meditation

Excellent advice Mike! The notion of the spring cleaning of the mind makes a great deal of sense. The effect of the intense color is one that really seemed to strengthen my concentration and produce a distinctive shift in my mind state, I would imagine to a similar effect as kasina meditation except...
by Travis
Sun Jul 17, 2011 8:19 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Help Troubleshooting Meditation
Replies: 15
Views: 1610

Re: Help Troubleshooting Meditation

Thank you for the reply thereductor, I appreciate it very much. It is assuring to hear from someone else that it seems that I am being somewhat sensible in my approach, if not a little dumbstruck by the experience at times. It has been difficult to gauge such unexpected occurrences, and the force an...
by Travis
Sun Jul 17, 2011 5:48 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: Help Troubleshooting Meditation
Replies: 15
Views: 1610

Help Troubleshooting Meditation

Hi all, First off I want to say that I have been using Dhamma Wheel as a resource for some time now, and I want to thank all of you for all the help. I have found some incredible resources, perspectives, and insights through reading here. Now to the topic. My original practice started around 15 minu...