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Cravings Arising to Consciousness

I noticed that I usually think in a very abstract manner, without images, just words and ideas. When I try intentionally to think visually, only then does lustful or worry-related images pop up. And, ...
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How do visualisation meditation practices relate to insight?

A while ago I attended a Tibetan Buddhist group. They were very nice but I just couldn't get on with the visualisation practices. I find it reasonably clear how mindfulness of breathing becomes an ...
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Visualization and visualized meditation

I've come here many times for meditation on the breath. I've come to understand this meditation better, but I encounter problems unrelated to meditation. I've noticed that my memory is rather bad, ...
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What is the logic behind visualization meditation

I have practiced meditation for the better part of a decade now. I wouldn't call myself a Buddhist, but that's immaterial. I've experienced and practiced many kinds of meditation (energy, dream, ...
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Telepathic Communication, do Buddhists Believe in it?

I know that Buddhists practice compassionate mediation by wishing to free first their loved ones from suffering, than their friends and than the people they have trouble with. Is this only for the ...
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Spontaneous Formation of Mandalas

Somehow, I seem to be forming mandalas within my psyche without any particular knowledge of how I'm doing so. I'm merely walking around, or meditating, and there will occur mandalas of great ...
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Panic arising in meditation

I am a relatively new (about four months) meditator. My meditation technique is closing my eyes and focusing on the sensation of the breath as it passes in and out of my throat. Today I was ...
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Is Practicing Tantric/Wrathful Meditation Dangerous Without a Guru?

Some time ago, I found a mala in a shop that I was quite drawn to for reasons I cannot explain. At the time I thought it was wood but as the stain wore off I saw it was bone. This lead me to do some ...
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Is there some scripture reference to dream yoga?

By dream yoga I mean the practices intended to attain lucid dreaming, and then using that ability to realize that the world as we know does not exists as perceived (as in a dream) so one can reach the ...