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Old 05-11-2019, 12:10 PM
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Originally Posted by Miss Hepburn
8 years ago and this thread on thoughts is still pertinent.

An oldie but certainly a goodie!

This is the first real meditation instruction I followed. Prior to that I was basically putting myself into a mild hypnotic trance.

https://www.vipassanaforum.net/meditation/Shamatha.pdf

"Notes: Do not try to suppress them yet do not follow them. Let them arise and fall like waves coming up on the beach and flowing back into the sea. Artificially forcing quiet on your mind is another form of fabrication."
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