convivium wrote:just because you are told to "just observe sensations" doesn't mean you should stop thinking critically and objectively. if there is something i said that was wrong, then point it out. i only argue to reveal or learn new things.
convivium wrote:yes, i've formed impressions based on years of direct experience with the movement.
so far, you seem to be reaffirming them.
convivium wrote:the movement isn't exactly transparent. you sort of have to be a part of it to find out about it. nothing i said was unwholesome or unskillful. not everything is published or available to the 'uninitiated'. the only unwholesome thing about my posts here is being on the internet too much.Much of this thread is unwholesome and unskilfull - please keep discussions polite and respectful, and based on searchable facts.
hermitwin wrote:yes, it is an off-shoot of theravada.
to be specific, it is the burmese tradition known as mahasi .
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