mynameisadahn wrote:Wow. I find the 32 parts meditation to be very interesting. I've only tried something similar once (the four elements meditation that groups aspects of the body by elements), but found it almost nauseating!! I suppose I have a weak stomach and just don't like to think about what is actually, physically there!
Cittosanto - do you commonly do the 32 parts meditation?
I used to do it regularly, and am starting to do it more/remember what I used to do
one of its side effects is revulsion as it is a Paṭikkūlamanasikāra (contemplation on impurity).
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