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Re: My experience at 10 day Vipassana course

Post by mikenz66 » Sat May 12, 2018 10:01 am

robertk wrote:
Sat May 12, 2018 9:36 am
thanks for linking to that discussion!
It was a fun discussion... :tongue:

Plenty of back-and-forth about what is or is not a technique. As you know, I regard anything that involves a choice as a technique in the broad sense. Earlier in this thread we were given this advice on technique:
Saengnapha wrote:
Fri May 11, 2018 3:46 pm
The ones who directly experience this teaching did exactly what I said, they studied the words of the Buddha until they began to spontaneously contemplate its meaning. No one can teach you that. It happens in its own time and in its own way. But you will do what you want, in any case, so advice is almost always superfluous.

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