greggorious wrote:Yes when I don't focus on the breath at all I feel much more comfortable. From the instructions in a book by Ajahn Chah he mentions the breath is the only thing you need to focus on, yet to me this seems more like samatha than Vipassana? I've heard very different instructions as to what Vipassana actually is.
Anyway I try not to force my breath, rather just let it be natural, but the sensation I get on the outbreath is one one of vulnerability to my neck. Maybe I am too tense. Do you reckon I should try and do some muscle relaxation techniques before I sit?
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