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Student of the Path: On the Nature of Meditation and It's Impermanence

BhikkhuJayasaraBhikkhuJayasara Bhikkhu Veteran
edited January 2016 in Meditation

jayantha.tumblr.com/post/136493731938/on-meditation

ON MEDITATION

The nature of meditation:

5pm meditation - wonderfully calm, deeply peaceful, clearly comprehending mind states, seeing deeply, insightful.

Half hour break

6:30 pm meditation - obsess on daily chores, food, video games, sex, no concentration, mind fighting you to to quit,only thing you can do is laugh.. Still insightful.

To use a quote from vice-abbot Bhante Seelananda - “ah, see, such is the nature”
And Bhante G “ evvvvvvvverything Is impermanent” , even meditation

lobsterSpoogleShoshin

Comments

  • lobsterlobster Veteran
    edited January 2016

    Happy New Year @Jayantha <3

    Tee Hee. Do you think that half hour break allowed the monkey mind to regroup?

    My meditation at the moment is mostly like your 6.30pm effort. Just as the mind begins to settle I finish, hopefully into mindfulness.

    Who said, 'our greatest practice is off the cushion'?

  • federicafederica seeker of the clear blue sky Its better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak out and remove all doubt Moderator

    "Well whoever it was, I'm a fan!"

  • DairyLamaDairyLama Veteran
    edited January 2016

    @Jayantha said:..daily chores, food, video games, sex...

    Good to hear they are keeping you busy! ;)

    Davidlobster
  • DavidDavid some guy Veteran

    Hey, thanks again for sharing your journey with us.

    lobsterEarthninja
  • @David said:
    Hey, thanks again for sharing your journey with us.

    Indeed. <3
    We all share of course but the Sangha and their efforts offer especial potential.
    After all three jewels and we have the beginning thread of a necklace ... so to speak ... knots and jewels ... B)

  • BunksBunks Australia Veteran

    Ha! I wouldn't even bother meditating at 6.30pm. I'd either fall asleep or follow a similar pattern to the OP.

    Hope you're well @Jayantha!

    lobster
  • @Jayantha said:
    To use a quote from vice-abbot Bhante Seelananda - “ah, see, such is the nature”

    Very progressive ... to have an abbot in charge of vice. o:) :3 ;)

    WalkerKeromeSwaroop
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