Bhāvanā | Meditation
Meditation can be done anytime in any position in any environment. When outer distractions are present, we can just be aware of them, slowly the focus will naturally turn inward, they will no longer be distractions for our minds. There are various methods of meditations. The ārāma Karuṇā Sevena focuses on three main techniques.
Ānāpānasati is the practice that brings us back to what is the most natural and essential thing in our life: breathing in and out. Our breath is here with us, we can hear it, we can feel it, we can “play” with it, but we can’t stop it. Ānāpānasati is the practice that brings us back to what is the most natural and essential thing in our life: breathing in and out. Our breath is here with us, we can hear it, we can feel it, we can “play” with it, but we can’t stop it... read more >
Acknowledging is the heart of Insight Meditation. Insight Meditation, through the Four Foundations of Mindfulness, focuses on the body, feelings, mind (thought) and objects of the mind... read more >
Most of us have the idea that the most important thing in meditation is to achieve a state of calm. But equally important is the development of good states of mind, such as compassion and love. One that does not choose, favor, judge or reject anyone.
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Iriyāpatha meditation can be done in one of the four following postures: Sitting (nisinna), Standing (ṭhita), Walking (gacchanta), and Lying (sayāna)... read more >
Sampajañña, is the Pāḷi word for alertness. It means being aware of what you're doing in this very present moment, in the movements of the body and in the conditions of the mind... read more >
When we sit for a long time, we may start feeling the pain in our legs, back, feet, etc., and the mind starts being impatient. In that exact moment, our focus can turn to that pain for a few minutes, and when the mind and the body are ready, with constant awareness, we can slowly and mindfully stand up. When our awareness becomes stable, we are ready to mindfully move one foot forward, and start our walking meditation session... read more >
This 5-day course is for anyone who is committed to a better understanding of death and dying.
Watching death is a practice of vipassanā that the meditator should develop, keeping in mind the perception of impermanence, suffering and the phenomenality of one's own existence...
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