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Joy and bliss arise when the five hindrances (desire, ill-will, sloth-and-torpor, restlessness-and-worry, and doubt) subside. The desire for joy and bliss falls under the first hindrance. So whatever is the fastest technique to make you forget that you're seeking bliss... that's the fastest technique for seeking bliss :) Subduing the five hindrances is the ...


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In my opinion, the fastest method to achieve bliss is the first Jhana meditation, which is essentially a form of autogenic training. In this meditation, you review your progress in Dharma with regards to your Sila (ethics) and Prajna (understanding), and congratulate yourself on your achievements. You also congratulate yourself on the fact that you have ...


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Oh no, no eating candy after meditation :))) What I meant by "enjoying" is not superficial type of pleasure. It is the deep satisfaction of proceeding slowly, cutting off distractions, focusing, and doing something right. This deep satisfaction is not the same as superficial pleasure. I suspect it is even different hormones on the chemical level. One is ...


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"Without joy no going on", that's a basic truth in the chain of "depending-cessation" and the path. At first place, it's not the case that everybody might find joy in formal meditation and it's actually just one meritorious action of ten kinds. What ever one is skilled in, one enjoys. Since everybody has certain skills, use them to sacrifice into of what ...


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i do correct vipassana meditation finished with a short metta meditation - still i dont enjoy it really not the 1 minute meditation not the 2 hour meditation Vipassana meditation is not meant to feel enjoyable. It might sometimes but thats not really the point of the practice. The practice is undertaken in order to purify the mind from defilements. Its a ...


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