Tag: meditation

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.

"Am I The Body" meditation

solo's picture

Look at your body as an external object.

Addicted people can't meditate

Tania's picture

I find it hard to meditate, I get bored and then agitated and restless as soon as I begin meditating. This stress compels me to stop.

This is natural, it is great that you admit it. There are many people, even "experienced spiritualists" that overlook this and thus get only more agitated during meditation.

How does Karma work - or - acting rather than reacting is all that counts

nancy pro's picture

(I wrote the following as a reply to http://www.gurusfeet.com/blog/how-free-karma-doing-or-not-doing and thought it is worth a dedicated blog post)

Ups and downs on the spiritual path - reasons for the downs

solo's picture

We all are familiar with the difficult fact that our spiritual journey is full of ups and downs, great achievements and then terrible setbacks, extreme quietness and tranquility and then distress and

One day a week without a computer or TV. Can you?

dabka's picture

One day per each and every week without computer, without TV. Can you?

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"

Don't forget to also accept the consequences

avi's picture

Sometimes accepting something undesirable means also to accept the undesirable consequences of this something.

Spiritual Ego and the Bliss Bubble

SriSriYogiBaba's picture

Anyone can comment on this phenomena?

Enhancing the connection to God

solo's picture

I am looking for methods from various traditions for enhancing the connection with the beyond.