Am I thinking or meditating?

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Am I thinking or meditating?

Postby SarathW » Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:26 am

Am I thinking or meditating?
When I meditate I keep attention to my body and mind. Then I will see them in terms of 1st ,2nd,4th Noble truths. I think 3rd Noble Truth is a result of other 3 (however I think about the four stage of sainthood as well. (Not as an attachment, for the purpose of understanding)
“As the lamp consumes oil, the path realises Nibbana”

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Re: Am I thinking or meditating?

Postby retrofuturist » Fri Nov 16, 2012 4:28 am

"Do not force others, including children, by any means whatsoever, to adopt your views, whether by authority, threat, money, propaganda, or even education." - Ven. Thich Nhat Hanh

"The uprooting of identity is seen by the noble ones as pleasurable; but this contradicts what the whole world sees." (Snp 3.12)

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Re: Am I thinking or meditating?

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