Tag: body

Are emotions merely just body sensations?

Tania's picture

According to Guenka's Vipassana (and maybe the Buddha, who knows), what we call feelings and emotions are merely patterns of body sensations. Everything is mapped to body sensations.

A test to check your level of identification with the body

enlight's picture

*** Important Note: This spiritual technique, though enormously beneficial, might be too extreme for certain people due to the hard emotions that might arise during the practice of this technique. It is intended to be used only by advanced seekers. Do not run this test in case you are not sure you are emotionally stable, balanced and strong enough. This test is not recommended for people with mental problems or/and extreme fear of death. In case you feel that the emotions experienced are too strong, stop the test immediately and continue later, in moderate stages ***

"Am I The Body" meditation

solo's picture

Look at your body as an external object.

Scientific Experiment: body-swap illusion tricks mind into out-of-body experience

lalo's picture

These findings are of fundamental importance because they identify the perceptual processes that make us feel that we own our entire body.

Karolinska Institute study report.

7 most powerful yet simple meditations

solo's picture

  1. Accepting and observing whatever is now.
  2. Self Inquiry - Observe your sense of "I", your many personalities, all these false "I"s you can observe as objects and therefore are not truly you, the observing subject. Make sure to observe these "I"s with no identification. Use the question "Who Am I?" but do not try to answer it intellectually, wait for the mental pointer to arise spontaneously from the question and direct you to a current sense of "I"

3 reasons why you believe you are the body, 3 reasons why you shouldn't

nathan's picture

3 key reasons why you believe you are your body

Science finally discovers that there is no self

sisi's picture

See the new guru profile for Thomas Metzinger.

Are you truly convinced that you are not the body?

nancy pro's picture

You read numerous testimonies of realized ones that said you are not the body.

You agreed with the logic in that.

You understood it intellectually.

The difference between "being present" and "being"

suzi's picture

It is important to make the difference between "being present" and "being".

Though they are not the same, many happen to confuse one with the other.

The body is just your entry point to reality

lucas's picture

We usually perceive ourselves as a body in the world and try from this perspective to "go out" into what we call "the beyond", to the soul, to let go the world and go beyond it.