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Questions concerning meditation which focuses on the breath. This could be advice around certain aspects of this practice or questions around relevant texts such as the Anapanasati Sutta,

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Even trying not to control is a form of control. Trying not to control the breath is just further control of the breath. The best thing to do is to just accept the breath as it is even when it seem …
answered Jan 4 '18 by Lowbrow
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Stop trying to control is a good way to gain some control(: Insight meditation(I assume your talking about insight so if your practicing something else than this answer probably doesn't apply) is so …
answered Jan 6 '17 by Lowbrow
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That sounds like bad advise if you are practicing insight meditation. This answer assumes the practice in question is insight meditation. "You" don't control the breath. I had this same question whe …
answered Apr 24 '16 by Lowbrow
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If one practices Goenka style Vipassana or Anapana meditation then the main object of contemplation is the nose area. If one has a cold and the nose is blocked then is it o.k. to breath through the …
asked Nov 1 '15 by Lowbrow
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That shouldn't be a problem. Putting the hand on the abdomen is acceptable and probably, after awhile, the rise and fall should be able to be seen without the hand. Also, it's ok to meditate while lay …
answered Sep 12 '15 by Lowbrow