I think it should be much more popular
Mr. Duffy lived a short distance from his body.
pink_trike wrote: perceptually dissociated from the body, to pathological degrees.
For this reason modern people should probably start by practicing to get a clearer sense of how they are trapped and dragged around by habitual conditioned patterns of thought and unconscious emotional reactivity.
R1111 wrote:pink_trike wrote: perceptually dissociated from the body, to pathological degrees.
Sorry can you explain this, do you mean that they are blind to its unattractive aspects?
pink_trike wrote:I mean that most modern people are barely conscious that there is a body ... and have next to no idea how it works below the surface, how diet affects both body and mind, how it is regulated by the patterns and processes of the terrestrial environment and celestial mechanics, and what it requires to be healthy and to support a healthy mind). Their sense of existence is both externalized and upwardly displaced (obsessive conceptuality).
binocular wrote:Choking on food is a good example of being out of touch with one's body.
pink_trike wrote:Imo, the reason it doesn't resonate with modern Western / Westernized people [...]
pyluyten wrote:There is no such thing as Western people, nor Westernized people who would share common things. it's like saying "asian people think like this" and mixing japanese people (all ages, all type of works, all types of convictions...) then also mixing Chinese people (muslim, young, farmers, billionaires), then also mixing South East Asia then also mixing India Pakistan Mongolia. Not even Thailand people are the same. not even in one city in Thailand people are the same. not even in one single family in Thailand people are the same.
jabalí wrote:R1111 wrote:How powerful and incredibly awesome is the body contemplation friends!.
Do you practise this contemplation combined with Mahasi method?
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