New answers tagged

1 vote

How to prolong post meditation emotions, feelings and thoughts?

If you feel that post-meditation pleasantness slipping away, and desire to prolong it, that is an excellent moment for conscious choice. Choose one of the following: Go back into meditation for a ...
user avatar
  • 4,310
2 votes

How to prolong post meditation emotions, feelings and thoughts?

Well this is the crux of things, isn't it? If meditation was a solution to our negative tendencies, the Buddha would have never left his original teachers. What the Buddha discovered, and what sets ...
user avatar
2 votes

How to prolong post meditation emotions, feelings and thoughts?

That's why it's advisable to add the Vipassana part even if one does mostly Samatha: “He trains thus: ‘I shall breathe in contemplating impermanence’; he trains thus: ‘I shall breathe out ...
user avatar
  • 9,598
2 votes

Does Abhidhamma explain how Attention Shift happens

Abhidhamma is the object of AdhipannaSikkha which are meditated as 8 knowledge, 8 Vijja (see DN10 SubhaSutta and Abhi. commentary), so it's impossible to explain Abhidhamma to new or medium ...
user avatar
  • 5,877
0 votes

Does Abhidhamma explain how Attention Shift happens

In abhidhamma style: what determines what kind of moment of consciousness will arise, i.e. what the content of the next moment of consciousness will be. There are two kind of attention shift. ...
user avatar
  • 641
1 vote

Is repeating words in mind necessary to some meditations in Theravada? Why or why not?

I use mental verbalizations of the in-&-out breathing as to cut off [replacing] distracting thoughts should there be any. He should develop...mindfulness of in-&-out breathing so as to cut ...
user avatar
0 votes

Feelings while meditating

I have felt similar. I suggest the reading below. I have found this site to be a great help to me. The link below is a text version of an audio also available on the site as part of the Basic ...
user avatar

Top 50 recent answers are included