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what is the nature of citta? nicca or anicca?

This body made up of the four primary elements is seen to last for a year, or for two, three, four, five, ten, twenty, thirty, forty, fifty, or a hundred years, or even longer. Dissatāyaṁ, bhikkhave, ...
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length vs number of times of meditation

There are no specific limitations or rules regarding meditation. You can practice "samatha" meditation for a healthier mind, "metta" to reduce hatred and find inner peace, and &...
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Vipassana meditation in day to day life

In Vipassana meditation, the primary focus centers on our own body and its various parts to cultivate detachment and alleviate desires related to the self. This meditation encourages a profound ...
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What is the difference between concentration and mindfulness practice ?

Mindfulness is the cause for concentration. The suttas say: Of those, right view is the forerunner. And how is right view the forerunner? In one of right view, right resolve comes into being. In one ...
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Visualization in Body scanning?

In fact, You have great opportunity to understand NamaRupa. The image that you get is Nama and due to that your body follows it, in filtering all body sensation and giving you related body sensation(...
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KMeditation- Abdominal distention

Possibly you are trying too hard, exerting too much mental effort, which is causing the tightness in the head. Possibly you can try to just sit still, with your eyes open. Place one or both hands on ...
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Sensing vs Knowing inhalation and exhalation in Anapana according to Goenka Tradition

If the mind cannot clearly discern the respective sensations at/in the nostril as in-breathing and out-breathing, then simply rest/place a finger on the top of the lip so the sensation of each out-...
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Which part/s of AN 4.41 equate/s to vipassana?

The Anapanasati Sutta (MN 118) refers to contemplating/observing impermanence that results in dispassion, cessation & relinquishment. The word used in MN 118 for contemplating/observing is "...
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Too much awareness to the body

Lately, I realized that meditation for some people can actually be difficult and painful. I never had this problem so for the longest time I couldn’t empathize or understand what was going on. But a ...
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Stiffness in body during vipassana

In view of the symptoms described, I am sharing a technique in breath meditation that might be helpful. Please use the comment section if you have any queries. After you are positioned comfortably (...
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length vs number of times of meditation

I think Both have different impacts. Also, these two are dependent. You can't do continuous 60 min meditation directly without practicing if regularly. and to practice, you have to start from small (...
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