as I understand it vipassana metaphorically is like taking a jar with dirt on the bottom and stirring it up, so one can see the defilements and let go of them? and samatha is just the settling of the dirt to the bottom of the jar where one temporarily suppresses the defilements and enjoys the bliss of a temporary wholesome mind. so my question is when we stir up the defilments how do we deal with them? im referring to the mahasi Burmese method. excuse me if I am misinterpreting this, but I think this is the teaching. metta, befriend
when walking say to yourself "i am walking" when riding in a car say to yourself "i am sitting in a seat riding in a car" make sure to be concious of the statement, use your intelligence to simply comprehend it and in my experience this is the best way to be mindful in daily life.