Meditation is like... (put your similie here)

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Postby Spiny Norman » Thu Sep 06, 2012 1:22 pm

Sometimes :meditate:
But often :rolleye:

"I ride tandem with the random, Things don't run the way I planned them, In the humdrum."
Peter Gabriel lyric

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Postby Buckwheat » Mon Sep 10, 2012 12:58 am

Meditation is like riding a bicycle because it always hurts when you crash.
Sotthī hontu nirantaraṃ - May you forever be well.

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Postby James the Giant » Mon Sep 10, 2012 10:11 am

This is what my meditation has been like this past month;

saturated with joy,
you will put an end to suffering and stress.
SN 9.11

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Postby m0rl0ck » Mon Sep 10, 2012 2:41 pm

Dude, thats hilarious :clap:
"When you meditate, don't send your mind outside. Whatever knowledge you've gained from books or teachers, don't bring it in to complicate things. Cut away all preoccupations, and then as you meditate let all your knowledge come from what's going on in the mind. When the mind is quiet, you'll know it for yourself. But you have to keep meditating a lot. When the time comes for things to develop, they'll develop on their own. Whatever you know, have it come from your own mind."

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Postby Olia » Mon Sep 10, 2012 8:57 pm

Meditation is like riding a raft on the eternal river of Now.

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Postby Hanzze » Tue Sep 11, 2012 2:06 am

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Just that! *smile*
...We Buddhists must find the courage to leave our temples and enter the temples of human experience, temples that are filled with suffering. If we listen to Buddha, Christ, or Gandhi, we can do nothing else. The refugee camps, the prisons, the ghettos, and the battlefields will become our temples. We have so much work to do. ... Peace is Possible! Step by Step. - Samtach Preah Maha Ghosananda "Step by Step"

BUT! it is important to become a real Buddhist first. Like Punna did: Punna Sutta Nate sante baram sokham _()_

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