Thẻ: Right Concentration

Right Mindfulness – Part 9

We have passed the key of practicing Right Mindfulness, which is practicing the five breathings while sitting in posture of cross-legged. When we start meditating, we should contemplate the three feelings: Extremely pay honor to the Buddha Love all beings Be humble while seeing...
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Right Mindfulness – Part 8

We can clearly see all aspects being bad. What is a reason why we can’t say the body has its own happiness, life has its own feeling of happiness? In this point, there are two extremenesses that we should avoid. The first extremeness is...
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Right Mindfulness – Part 7

The Buddha taught the principle of Impermanence to His disciples very strictly. He didn’t allow us to think of this principle superficially. He wanted us to be thoroughly penetrated this idea when we say: “this body is impermanent”. The Buddha analyzed the principle of...
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Right Mindfulness – Part 6

First, sitting must be in right position of cross-legged, while body is soft and unmoving. Why do practitioners need to sit in a right cross-legged posture? It’s because this posture of sitting can help their minds go into concentration. It’s easy for us to...
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Right Mindfulness – Part 5

We did talk about Right Mindfulness being the middle between Right Thought and Right Concentration. Right Thought is righteous thinking that people think about to perfect their minds and souls. So, which thinking is good, right and moral? There are a lot thinking that...
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The haven that we seek

To be rightfully mindful (Right Mindfulness stage) is to remember the correct meditative methods. It is to remember the body, its impermanence, and the breaths. Only when ones remember those methods, thoughts become lessen and mind becomes more tranquil and peaceful. On the other...
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Destroying the five hindrances

When practitioners are discerning their bodies, they are using their thoughts as the tools to scan and remind them about their bodies. When they are contemplating the impermanence of the body, they also have to rely on their thoughts to contemplate and reflect on...
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Planting the tree of Meditation

It seems reasonable to compare meditation to planting a tree. First, ones must choose the seed of Selflessness, because if there is still any traces of Ego (or attachment to Ego), there is still ignorance and flaws. To be entirely selflessness is an ultimate...
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Right Mindfulness

When one’s Awareness state is strong enough to master the soul, practitioners then reach the next stage of Right Mindfulness. In other words, the Right Mindfulness Stage (the 7th stage in the Noble Eightfold Path) is the stage when the Awareness has consumed most...
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