Walking Meditation

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Walking Meditation

Post by clw_uk » Fri Jan 30, 2009 9:40 pm

Hey

Does anyone know of a good site or book that gives good instruction on walking meditation. I have only started to incorporate it into my practice so any tips would be very helpful.

Many thanks :smile:

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Re: Walking Meditation

Post by mikenz66 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:06 pm

Greetings clw_uk,

I'm not sure what the rest of your practise is. Ajahn Brahm covers it in Mindfulness, Bliss and Beyond from an Ajahn Chah sort of approach.

There's plenty about walking using the Mahasi approach on the following sites, but if you don't use that approach is might seem overly complex.
http://aimwell.org/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.buddhanet.net/insight.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
This is a quick introduction:
http://www.buddhanet.net/imol/vipcours.htm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

That's my main practise. I do equal periods of walking and sitting, walking first.

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Re: Walking Meditation

Post by clw_uk » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:08 pm

My current practice involves 40-45 minutes of meditation in the evening, but i dont use Mahasi method i tried before but didnt suite me well.
Thanks for the links :smile:

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Re: Walking Meditation

Post by Cittasanto » Sat Jan 31, 2009 12:26 am

here are a few links
I do practice but don't know how to explain it other than just watch the steps

http://www.insightmeditationcenter.org/ ... ation.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
http://www.bswa.org/modules/icontent/index.php?page=67" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
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