Meditative Personal Experiences

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Re: Meditative Personal Experiences

Postby rowyourboat » Wed Aug 04, 2010 10:07 am

Hi Jim,

sounds like your samatha is going well, but needs a little more support from you. Would it be possible to do 10-15 min samadhi 'top ups' without feeling obliged to do an hour or more during weekdays? I know some people who have been helped using this method.

You could also try just focusing on an entire breath for just on breath any time you can do it. A little 'samatha break' if you like. All these add up.

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Re: Meditative Personal Experiences

Postby AdvaitaJ » Fri Aug 06, 2010 12:55 am

rowyourboat wrote:Would it be possible to do 10-15 min samadhi 'top ups' without feeling obliged to do an hour or more during weekdays? I know some people who have been helped using this method.

RYB,

That's an interesting suggestion. I'm going to see if I can find a way to work that in.
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