Category Archives: Buddhism – Theravada Buddhism and Vipassana meditation

Teachings on vipassana meditation

Ajahn Mun : My determination to transcend Samsara

“I myself never expected to survive and become a teacher, for my determination to transcend samsara was much stronger than my concern for staying alive. All my efforts in all circumstances were directed toward a goal beyond life. I never … Continue reading

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Ayya Khema : The “why” and ‘how” of meditation

When we sit down to meditate, we are trying to transcend our everyday consciousness, the consciousness used to transact ordinary business, the one used in the world’s marketplace as we go shopping, bring up our children, work in an office … Continue reading

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Ajahn Sumedho : The Sound of Silence – Nada –

In the silence of those nights he began to perceive the ever-present inner sound, seemingly beginningless and endless, and he soon found that he was able to discern it throughout the day and in many circumstances, whether quiet or busy. … Continue reading

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Ayya Khema : Loving- Kindness Meditation and video

Please put the attention on the breath for just a moment to become centred.  Take a look into your heart and see whether there is any worry, fear, grief, dislike, resentment, rejection, uneasiness, anxiety. If you find any of those, … Continue reading

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Ayya Khema : Universal consciousness

“In reality there is only one truth and mystics of all ages have always found the same truth. There is universal consciousness and that can be experienced in meditation — the infinity of consciousness. (..) Universal consciousness is not buddhist, … Continue reading

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Ajahn Sumedho Ajahn Amaro Edward Salim Michael : Nada yoga the Inner Sound

I had discovered this “inner sound” many years before but had never heard or read any reference to this in the Pali Canon. I had developed a meditation practice referring to this background vibration and experienced great benefits in developing … Continue reading

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