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The practical aspects of meditation including but not limited to timing sits, equipment, suitable location and scheduling practice.

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I am able to meditate when on a bus, or when I'm walking, or sometimes standing; however, no matter how hard I try I seem to avoid formal sitting. I can't help but have the feeling that formal sitting …
asked Jun 8 '18 by Eggman
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I have been practising breathing meditation for some time. Now, I feel compassion meditation would benefit me more. I was thinking of practising 30 min of each every day. Would such interspaced pract …
asked Apr 28 by Eggman
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I am noticing some pattern in my recent practice. I find that mental exertion, as directing attention to the breath, is quite easy for me; yet, when it comes to devoting an amount of time to formal pr …
asked Mar 21 '18 by Eggman
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I was wondering, in the case of a beginner in meditation, how much having eaten sugar might affect meditation quality? Also, I wonder what else -- in terms of states altering the mind like tiredness o …
asked Jul 19 by Eggman
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I noticed that in the case of metta bhavana, I seem to generate a lot of compassion while sitting, but as soon as I am in the real world I sometimes react impatiently or with irritation. The same goes …
asked Aug 3 by Eggman
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I have been doing compassion meditation for a bit (about 13h of sitting meditation). I think perhaps I haven't meditated enough to see benefits, but I wonder: When beginning, is it possible to have b …
asked Aug 6 by Eggman
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I have practised previously with the breath, but I feel my eyes fall automatically when setting attention on the breath, and inversely, focusing on objects makes my mind alert. Is this sufficient to s …
asked Sep 16 '18 by Eggman
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Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche, in a video, describes how some beginners exert themselves too much at once and then skip sessions. That is precisely my situation. Upon meditating for much longer than usual i …
asked Apr 15 by Eggman
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When I first started metta bhavana, everything went very well and I generated a strong feeling. Ironically, I am now anxious in doing this meditation (i.e. I skip some) because I feel I might not recr …
asked May 5 by Eggman
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I was meditating and couldn't keep my eyes open. I wore a thick sweater, and when I removed this sweater, the lethargy dissipated and instead I faced distracted thoughts, but I meditated with much mor …
asked Aug 10 by Eggman
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In psychology, a habit is defined as a behaviour done automatically, requiring little conscious effort. I have meditated recently pretty much every second day, but I fail to see any automaticity; its …
asked Jul 26 by Eggman
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I return to this site after a long absence due to various causes. My current question is whether some meditations are more suited to certain contexts than others, for example: Would mindfulness of …
asked Mar 12 '18 by Eggman
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I've noticed (and have been told) that formal sitting meditation is required and beneficial, as opposed to merely being mindful or compassionate in daily life. What aspect of formal sitting causes thi …
asked Mar 30 by Eggman
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I have read psychological studies and commentaries by meditators that frequency is more important than duration for meditation. Thus, 10 minutes seven days a week is more beneficial than 70 minutes in …
asked Mar 3 by Eggman
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Upon (re)-reading this answer, I conjectured perhaps there are techniques unsuitable for some. It does seem to be the case with the breath for me, in my experience, despite the popularity and near u …
asked Apr 18 by Eggman

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