FAQ Tag: meditation

Would checking the clock while meditating, or smiling, be considered movement of the body?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 2 was part of a daily 30 -minute discussion on the suttas, the…
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December 15, 2020 0

Can too much tea or coffee affect the meditation?

Caffeine affects some people more than others. Generally speaking, it also depends on the source and amount of caffeine consumption.  Tea is generally less stimulating to the mind, than coffee.…
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December 11, 2020 0

Can you explain the word grace?

This is the way that I’ve chosen to translate somanassa. It can be broken down to su – which is same root as sukkha – which means happiness or joy,…
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December 10, 2020 0

What does happiness mean?

[Question was posed by a little child] Well, that’s why it is such a good meditation, because we’re really learning to feel the feeling of happiness. Happiness is really something…
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December 9, 2020 0

What is the 6R meditation, and how to practice this?

This is a meditation practice that is based on Loving-kindness, using Right Effort, which is part the Buddha’s Noble Eightfold Path. Basically speaking, it teaches how to radiate Loving-kindness to…
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November 29, 2020 0

I want to meditate for longer, how should I do that?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 0 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma…
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November 27, 2020 0

Are the Four Foundations of Mindfulness integrated into one and the same observation process?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 0 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma…
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November 27, 2020 0

Is there any guided meditation from you – Delson – at any stage?

This question came up in the Online 10-day Retreat Nov 3, 2020, guided by Delson Armstrong. Day 0 was part of a daily 30-minute discussion on the suttas, the Dhamma…
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November 26, 2020 0

Where in the Suttas can I find proof that TWIM works?

Here you can find a huge list of interesting Sutta References. They contain proof, definitions and hard to find references.


November 25, 2020 0

Why should the Spiritual Friend be a human being, why not a pet, for example?

You will develop a stronger feeling of Metta with a personal or human connection. That is also why we want the person to be alive and not dead. We want them…
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November 24, 2020 0