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Re: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana

... quote , which gives us a different take than the harsh one you are trying to portray: We observe the breath, or rather the sensations caused by breathing, in order to bring a moment-to-moment concentration. This calms the heart-mind because it is a neutral object. There are various places where ...
by tiltbillings
Thu Dec 18, 2014 5:03 am
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana
Replies: 86
Views: 1216

Re: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana

... may have been that Mahasi's use of abdominal motion seems to disagree with the Visuddhimagga (if abdominal motion is interpreted as mindfulness of breathing). Hence his description of it as "contemplation of air element", which may seem a little forced. See this quote from U Pandita: ...
by mikenz66
Thu Dec 18, 2014 4:57 am
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana
Replies: 86
Views: 1216

Re: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana

So, it is okay that we control our breathing and it okay that we don't control our breathing, and it is okay that we try to develop jhana first, and it okay that we develop both insight and concentration together as the Burmese methods teach. ...
by mikenz66
Thu Dec 18, 2014 4:33 am
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana
Replies: 86
Views: 1216

Re: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana

... It's straight out of the Satipatthana Sutta . Mahasi: The motion of the abdomen could obviously be interpreted as just the mindfulness of breathing at a place where it is particularly easy to follow. Alternatively, it can be interpreted as paying attention to the wind (motion) property/element: ...
by mikenz66
Thu Dec 18, 2014 4:01 am
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana
Replies: 86
Views: 1216

Re: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana

[1] Breathing in long, he discerns, 'I am breathing in long'; or breathing out long, he discerns, 'I am breathing out long.' [2] Or breathing in short, he discerns, 'I am breathing in short'; or breathing out short, he discerns, ...
by tiltbillings
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:43 pm
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana
Replies: 86
Views: 1216

Re: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana

... on the suttas" when it specifically and concisely tells you how to meditate in those same suttas "Mindfulness of in-&-out breathing, when developed & pursued, brings the four frames of reference[1] to completion. The four frames of reference, when developed & pursued, ...
by tiltbillings
Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:36 pm
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana
Replies: 86
Views: 1216

Selfless is Harmless!

... Nipata 1119 Blissful is solitude for one who is content, learned & who see the True Dhamma. More blissful is gentle harmlessness towards all breathing beings without exception. Even more blissful is complete freedom from all urge for sense pleasures whatsoever. Yet, the supreme bliss, is ...
by Bhikkhu_Samahita
Wed Dec 17, 2014 12:05 am
 
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Daily Dhamma Drops from Ceylon!
Replies: 2005
Views: 190344

Non-violence is the Best Protection!

... a mother even with her life protects her only son, so let one cultivate infinite, yeah universal, friendliness towards all sentient, living & breathing beings. When one with a mind of true affection feels compassion for this entire world, above, below and across, unlimited everywhere. The ...
by Bhikkhu_Samahita
Mon Dec 15, 2014 9:52 pm
 
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Daily Dhamma Drops from Ceylon!
Replies: 2005
Views: 190344

Re: how to observe sensations in mahasi vipassana

When I am concentrate on falling and moving of abdomen, my concentration goes to the breathing, is it cause any harm? No, any of those objects are fine. If a perception like vibration, tingling , itching etc will arises, what can I do? Shall I concentrate on that ...
by mikenz66
Mon Dec 15, 2014 12:35 pm
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: how to observe sensations in mahasi vipassana
Replies: 9
Views: 158

Re: how to observe sensations in mahasi vipassana

1)When I am concentrate on falling and moving of abdomen, my concentration goes to the breathing, is it cause any harm? No. Breath is bodily fabrication. Abdomen, lungs, nose, mouth are all part of the same system. 2)If a perception like vibration, tingling , itching ...
by SarathW
Mon Dec 15, 2014 11:36 am
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: how to observe sensations in mahasi vipassana
Replies: 9
Views: 158

Re: how to observe sensations in mahasi vipassana

When I am concentrate on falling and moving of abdomen, my concentration goes to the breathing, is it cause any harm? If a perception like vibration, tingling , itching etc will arises, what can I do? Shall I concentrate on that perception until it end or just note ...
by nintendo
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:59 am
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: how to observe sensations in mahasi vipassana
Replies: 9
Views: 158

Re: Most effective method of study?

... you have forgotten something you believe was important to your comprehension, if you sit down with the initial intent to remember and focus on the breathing to the exclusion of everything else, especially the anxiety to remember, the thing you wanted to remember will come to mind ... if not immediately, ...
by obo
Sun Dec 14, 2014 2:41 am
 
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Most effective method of study?
Replies: 35
Views: 500

Re: Vipassana is about anapanasati?

... and fully aware, yet any meditation subject other than this one gets more evident as he goes on giving it his attention. But this mindfulness of breathing is difficult, difficult to develop, a field in which only the minds of Buddhas, paccekabuddhas and Buddhas sons are at home. It is no trivial ...
by tiltbillings
Sun Dec 14, 2014 12:20 am
 
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Vipassana is about anapanasati?
Replies: 4
Views: 111

As a Mother's Love...

... solace in such sweetly silenced solitude… Suvanna-sama Jataka 540 http://What-Buddha-Said.net/Pics/elephant.bhikkhus2.jpg May all creatures, all breathing things, all beings one and all, without exception, experience good fortune only. May they not fall into any harm. Anguttara Nikaya II, 72 ...
by Bhikkhu_Samahita
Sat Dec 13, 2014 10:21 pm
 
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Daily Dhamma Drops from Ceylon!
Replies: 2005
Views: 190344

Re: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana

... the particular objects or what particular strategy you use to discern them, are that important. One could use knitting rather than walking or breathing.... The important thing is the development of careful attention to what is arising, so all these techniques are just implementations of: "And ...
by mikenz66
Sat Dec 13, 2014 11:21 am
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: mahasi vipassana vs goenka vipassana
Replies: 86
Views: 1216

Re: Vipassana is about anapanasati?

... and fully aware, yet any meditation subject other than this one gets more evident as he goes on giving it his attention. But this mindfulness of breathing is difficult, difficult to develop, a field in which only the minds of Buddhas, paccekabuddhas and Buddhas sons are at home. It is no trivial ...
by robertk
Sat Dec 13, 2014 9:56 am
 
Forum: Classical Theravāda
Topic: Vipassana is about anapanasati?
Replies: 4
Views: 111

Re: Is this a fair critique of goenka?

... in the statements of many teachers, including a number of Bhikkhus... Is it consistent with the suttas? The basics involve mindfulness of breathing, and mindfulness of sensations and feelings. Since the suttas don't go into any details of how exactly one should be mindful of feelings, ...
by mikenz66
Sat Dec 13, 2014 6:14 am
 
Forum: General Theravāda discussion
Topic: Is this a fair critique of goenka?
Replies: 31
Views: 543

Re: relation between vipassana and pranayama

Different sects of Buddhism can be very different from each other. Theravada does not have meditation techniques that are about altering the breathing. Other sects of Buddhism might and some individual Theravada mediation teachers might mix things. However, as far as I know, techniques for altering ...
by soapy3
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:30 pm
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: relation between vipassana and pranayama
Replies: 7
Views: 111

Re: relation between vipassana and pranayama

... different traditions, for two completely different goals. Pranayama is from Hatha yoga. The technique is to intentionally manipulate your breathing to produce alternate states of consciousness and various physical effects. Vipassana ( Insight ) is a mental event that Buddhists strive for ...
by nintendo
Fri Dec 12, 2014 4:15 pm
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: relation between vipassana and pranayama
Replies: 7
Views: 111

Re: relation between vipassana and pranayama

... different traditions, for two completely different goals. Pranayama is from Hatha yoga. The technique is to intentionally manipulate your breathing to produce alternate states of consciousness and various physical effects. Vipassana ( Insight ) is a mental event that Buddhists strive for ...
by soapy3
Fri Dec 12, 2014 3:26 pm
 
Forum: Theravada Meditation
Topic: relation between vipassana and pranayama
Replies: 7
Views: 111
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