FAQ Tag: resources

How do I choose from the many provided OR materials?

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 16, 2020 0

How is the relation between one meditation object and the Four Foundations? And can you explain ‘Dhamma’ of the fourth Foundation?

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

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

What is the relationship between Right Effort and the 6R’s?

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 25, 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 I start with one single spiritual friend, instead of radiating to the beings in all directions, as is found in the Suttas?

Good question. This is a deviation that Bhante Vimalaramsi did. He took it from the Visuddhimagga. It turned out to make the meditation easier for people to start with. It’s like…
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November 24, 2020 0

I have a knot in my forehead. I have a headache. Is that tension? What to do?

If you are meditating and a headache, or some sort of painful feeling in the head, starts to arise, yes, it’s probably because you are trying too hard. Remember, meditating…
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November 24, 2020 0

I can’t seem to do the Loving-kindness / Metta meditation very well. Is it OK to go back to breath meditation?

We recommend doing Metta; it is much faster, and more pleasant than breathing meditation. Listen to bhante Vimalaramsi’s explanation: Comparing Metta with breathing meditation If you have practiced Breath or…
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November 23, 2020 0

Help, I just can’t feel Loving-kindness. It’s either weak or not there.

Don’t worry! In the beginning, it can be difficult or awkward to bring up that warm, glowing feeling of Loving-kindness.  These videos may help you to bring this feeling of…
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November 23, 2020 0

Why is there such emphasis on Smiling, does it really matter?

Smiling is incredibly helpful in developing an uplifted and light mind. There is scientific evidence that smiling changes our brain chemistry. It’s like the brain thinks: Oh, the mouth is smiling.…
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November 23, 2020 0