Face is twisting

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libraryman
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Face is twisting

Postby libraryman » Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:43 pm

Hi,
I have a question regarding my meditation. Since more than 3 years, after my first vipassana (Goenka) retreat, I have the feeling that my face is moving, twisting. Sometime if I feel more relax, all my upper body is twisting. Does anyone have an idea of what is it?
Thanks for any advices
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bodom
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Re: Face is twisting

Postby bodom » Fri Nov 01, 2013 6:41 pm

To study is to know the texts,
To practice is to know your defilements,
To attain the goal is to know and let go.

- Ajahn Lee Dhammadharo


With mindfulness immersed in the body
well established, restrained
with regard to the six media of contact,
always centered, the monk
can know Unbinding for himself.

- Ud 3.5


https://www.dhammatalks.org/index.html
http://www.ajahnchah.org/

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Re: Face is twisting

Postby kilanta » Sat Nov 02, 2013 10:14 am


libraryman
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Re: Face is twisting

Postby libraryman » Sat Nov 02, 2013 1:09 pm

Thanks both of you for your answer. It's not painfull at all. It's only strange sensation. I will observe it and let it go!
Also, I don't think it's teeth-grinding, I ask around me and my dentist never talked to me about this, but when i sleep i'm talking a lot and sometime shouting. :smile:
Thanks again
:anjali:


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