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If one has just one method by which one tries to attain a pleasant abiding it will often be a hit or miss with regards to attaining seclusion from states that are hindrances because sometimes developing calm be difficult and attempts to do it lead to sleepiness which is a hindrance. Therefore in the pali texts one takes note of mind and accomodates the ...


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Meditation burnout is a thing. In buddhist terms one can consider it as one or many of the types of clinging/grasping, upadana: Bhikkhus, there are these four kinds of clinging. What four? Clinging to sensual pleasures, clinging to views, clinging to rules and observances, and clinging to a doctrine of self. https://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/mn....


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It is good that you take note of your mind throughout the day. When you discern these mindstates you can learn how to they come into being and start to discriminate which states get to direct your behavior, eventually one can attain seclusion from unprofitable states and get deep into meditative composure. Things you might want to study on this are sutta ...


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Meditation link people easily to the spiritual world including underworld as well. This is why lots of people declared that they can “see” the ghost or other beings without physical bodies in spiritual world and at the same time they usually have physical or mental health problems because the ability to “see” is die to them being possessed by the spirit. ...


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Are you sure you’re not just noticing your regular mood fluctuations? Meditation makes us more aware of our internal states. Without sitting, we are often oblivious to what’s going on within us. When you start sitting, you begin to notice the good along with all the time you really spend being tired, despondent, and annoyed.


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