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Ignoring thoughts vs. understanding them

Every day I struggle with an onslaught of negative thoughts (perfectionists with a huge ego). I came upon two different schools of thought in Buddhism teaching. One would be to try to ignore the ...
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A seeming contradicion in meditation

In Buddhism I have often heard the idea that there is nothing wrong with what you are feeling, thinking and sensing, it is only our relation to those things that define/judge them to be bad. Well this ...
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Categorizing common thoughts patterns and believes

Are there any list of thought patterns / believes of a person who have extream aversion, conceite .... etc ? There is an android app that gives a similar result. (I'm not sure that I can linked to a ...
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Why does it hard to ask other Buddhists to do analysis, rather than advising me to stop analyzing?

From I explain why I prefer discuss Buddhism intellectually but others don't seem to accept my point. Why is that?, I get that Buddhist goal is not only to get wisdom, but as a practice for "...
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When will a Buddhist accept doing analysis?

As the core goal of Buddhism is to cease sufferings, any task that not relevant to it will be unawarely ignored, and any task that hindering it will be strongly rejected. Analysis/intellect can either ...
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