EG-Series: The Four Noble truths

The Four Noble truths – Chap 91

There is some stage that a practitioner takes a retreat of practice and he/she has supports from Buddhists or from their Masters. That practitioner comes in a hut only for practicing meditation-concentration and taking a walk. Food is served in the door. They practice meditation-concentration with all their might...
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The Four Noble truths – Chap 90: Balance

Another sign of Right Effort is a knowledge of how to balance health and schedule of practice. Everyone has their own physical condition that’s different from other’s. So, we need to balance our health and timetable of practice. We should never take risk to practice too much. For example,...
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The Four Noble truths – Chap 85: Getting through temptation

There are three temptations of practitioners. First, temptation is inside ourselves. Second, temptation comes from surroundings. Third, temptation is caused from plenty of blessings. Temptation being inside ourselves is requirement for pleasures. Because people have the Vedana (the feeling group) that always desire pleasant feelings. While Rupa (the corporal...
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The Four Noble truths – Chap 83: Overcome hardship

Hardship that the Buddha said in Right Effort is the difficulty in mind when we practice meditation-concentration. The first difficulty is to overcome and defeat erroneous thinking arisen from mind. Practitioners are always afraid of erroneous thinking, because erroneous thinking is very ourselves. We try to extinct erroneous thinking,...
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