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To stabilize the brain in one-pointed focus is the foundation of all different types of meditation. Gen Lamrimpa used to be a meditation grasp who lived in a meditation hut in Dharamsala and who have been referred to as to coach via the Dalai Lama. He leads the meditator step by step during the phases of meditation and previous the various hindrances that come up alongside the way in which. He discusses the features of brain that signify each one of 9 degrees of attainment and the six psychological powers.
This ebook was once formerly titled Shamatha Meditation.
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One is bombarded, confused and congested with other conceptual processes right at the outset of the practice. During the course of the practice, because the mind is subject to distraction, to conceptual congestion, the virtuous practice will be diluted. Then upon the conclusion of the practice, as one seeks to dedicate the merit, again the mind is congested with other conceptualizations and the dedication gets diluted as well. So, for the whole course of the practice, from beginning to end, it is difficult for the practice to have the potency that it would if one had already attained Samatha.
If your clairaudience is only moderately good, you can still hear everything within five hundred miles or so. You might think that could give you a real earache, but you won't have to be concerned that you might be flooded with sounds all the time. With that kind of clairaudience you have a built-in switch. You can tum it off or on any time you like. Prior to Directing the Mind to the Object of Medication 63 QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS Q: What is lucid faith? A: Lucid faith is a deep appreciation in and of the heart.
In the context of Buddhist practices there are a number of methods that are designed to purify the unwholesome imprints of non-virtuous actions. Others are designed to prevent the imprints of unwholesome actions from increasing, which they will naturally do if left unpurified. · If one recites the mantra with the full practice twenty-one times a day, it is said that this will prevent unwholesome imprints from increasing in power from day to day. Therefore, it is good to make this a daily practice, something that can easily be done between sessions.