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SunWuKong
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Mindfulness Meditation

Post by SunWuKong » Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:55 pm

If you have tried something called Mindfulness, thumbs up or thumbs down? I’m taking a survey here, Dharmawheel, and on a Zen forum. Thanks!

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by befriend » Wed Feb 07, 2018 5:38 pm

:thumbsup:
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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by DooDoot » Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:25 am

:twothumbsup:

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by Sam Vara » Thu Feb 08, 2018 7:20 am

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by one_awakening » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:25 am

:twothumbsup:
“You only lose what you cling to”

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by bodom » Thu Feb 08, 2018 1:45 pm

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To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


Ultimately, your meditation involves sustaining the knowing, followed by continuous letting go as you experience sense objects through the eyes, ears, nose, tongue, body and mind. It involves just this much and there is no need to make anything more out of it.

- Ajahn Chah

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by SunWuKong » Thu Feb 08, 2018 4:10 pm

Five stars out of five here. I’ll give it another day or two and post preliminary results, including my own vote

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by SunWuKong » Fri Feb 09, 2018 2:40 pm

:thumbsup:

Me too

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by Nicolas » Fri Feb 09, 2018 3:35 pm

SunWuKong wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:55 pm
If you have tried something called Mindfulness, thumbs up or thumbs down? I’m taking a survey here, Dharmawheel, and on a Zen forum. Thanks!
:twothumbsup:
No one here will give a thumbs down. Mindfulness is essential. It's one of the five spiritual faculties, one of the five strengths/powers, one of the seven factors of Awakening, and right mindfulness is one of the factors of the Noble Eightfold Path.
Aggi Sutta (SN 46.53) wrote:But mindfulness, bhikkhus, I say is always useful.
Anuruddha Sutta (AN 8.30) wrote:This Dhamma is for one with mindfulness established, not for one who is muddle-minded.
Mūlaka Sutta (AN 10.58) wrote:Mindfulness exercises authority over [all things].

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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by Dinsdale » Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:53 pm

It's the best thing since sliced bread ( before sliced bread really! ). :toilet:
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Re: Mindfulness Meditation

Post by Virgo » Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:48 pm

SunWuKong wrote:
Wed Feb 07, 2018 4:55 pm
If you have tried something called Mindfulness, thumbs up or thumbs down? I’m taking a survey here, Dharmawheel, and on a Zen forum. Thanks!
:twothumbsup:

Kevin

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