Vipassana — The Conclusion (Part 3)

Fear: False Evidence Appearing Real. Sometimes, however, that fear shows up as reality. That’s what happened in my world on the seventh morning. We were in our first Sitting of Strong Determination for the day. I was on the wooden stool, my feet tucked behind my cushion. I was grateful for this position because, although … Continue reading Vipassana — The Conclusion (Part 3)

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The Vipassana (Part 2)

Vipassana means “to see things as they really are,” not as we think they should be. (Goenka) “Insight, a clear awareness of exactly what is happening as it happens…. cultivation of the mind, aimed at seeing in the special way leads to insight and to full understanding.” (Gunaratana) That’s a mouthful. I was looking for … Continue reading The Vipassana (Part 2)