mahasi sayadaw

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Bhikkhu Pesala
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Re: mahasi sayadaw

Post by Bhikkhu Pesala » Wed Apr 17, 2013 9:42 pm

If you're not sitting, then the abdominal movements won't be your primary object. If you are meditating full-time, and not working or just relaxing at home, then your primary object will be either walking meditation (lifting, moving, dropping), or the movements of the limbs while doing daily activities such as washing, cleaning teeth, eating, washing dishes, etc.

Please read Practical Insight Meditation, where all of the basic exercises are explained in full.
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Re: mahasi sayadaw

Post by alan... » Wed Apr 17, 2013 11:25 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:If you're not sitting, then the abdominal movements won't be your primary object. If you are meditating full-time, and not working or just relaxing at home, then your primary object will be either walking meditation (lifting, moving, dropping), or the movements of the limbs while doing daily activities such as washing, cleaning teeth, eating, washing dishes, etc.

Please read Practical Insight Meditation, where all of the basic exercises are explained in full.
I thought you were supposed to pick one thing to be your primary object?

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Re: mahasi sayadaw

Post by alan... » Thu Apr 18, 2013 4:38 pm

Bhikkhu Pesala wrote:
Please read Practical Insight Meditation, where all of the basic exercises are explained in full.
Im going too read it this week thanks.

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Re: mahasi sayadaw

Post by mikenz66 » Fri Apr 19, 2013 2:02 am

Discussions of other possible approaches and criticisms of the approach being asked about have been split off to here:
my meditation, tips and critiques please!
http://www.dhammawheel.com/viewtopic.ph ... 20#p241320

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