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Brahmavihara manifest naturally from non-defilement. Regardless, Brahmavihara is taught as a preliminary practise to Anapanasati. For example, from MN 62 and MN 118: Develop the meditation of good will. For when you are developing the meditation of good will, ill-will will be abandoned. Develop the meditation of compassion. For when you are ...


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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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