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by effort
Sat Nov 28, 2009 12:33 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: cittanupassana
Replies: 28
Views: 8932

Re: cittanupassana

you know retro, it is really strange for me that in some sects ( other than theravada ) they emphasize on merely sitting and being aware of your current mind, and in theravada there is no instruction at all for this(almost) or if there is i dont know. bhikkhu khemavamsa has a book about cittanupassa...
by effort
Sat Nov 28, 2009 10:11 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: cittanupassana
Replies: 28
Views: 8932

Re: cittanupassana

thanks ben, it is exactly what is in this record: http://www.dharmaseed.org/teacher/29/talk/6568/20090717-Bhante_Khippapanno-IMSFR-the_contemplation_of_mind.mp3" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; retro, but i didnt heard anytime that a teacher instructing sit and look at your 5 kinds of ...
by effort
Sat Nov 28, 2009 9:26 am
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: cittanupassana
Replies: 28
Views: 8932

cittanupassana

in vipassana as i understand there is no direct method of meditating on the mind object, and the way vipassana approaches to mind meditation is during mediation on physical object like body or abdomen when a gross mind state like greed or torpor appears and meditator notes that. so there is no direc...
by effort
Sat Nov 28, 2009 9:03 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: defference between bhante,venerable,..
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

Re: defference between bhante,venerable,..

thank you, mikenz
by effort
Sat Nov 28, 2009 7:27 am
Forum: Connections to Other Paths
Topic: defference between bhante,venerable,..
Replies: 5
Views: 1469

defference between bhante,venerable,..

hello,

what is the difference between bhante, venerable, phra and bhikkhu?

i think phara is thai word for bhikkhu.

help me to use of these words appropriately.
by effort
Fri Aug 21, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: General Theravāda Meditation
Topic: how breathing helps
Replies: 14
Views: 2353

how breathing helps

hello all, its really nice to see you all here, and WHY YOU DIDN'T TELL ME YOU ARE HERE!!! would you please tell me in simple words how mindfulness of breathing helps? i know observing body or mind helps you get familiar with your body and mind and lead to the feeling of "this is just body", "this i...