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)

My Experience with Vipassana (Part 1)

The first time I ever heard of a 10 day silent meditation retreat, I felt a twinge of recognition inside of me that said, yes, this is for me. Maybe it was simply the silence that I knew I wanted, and the meditation I knew I needed, but something spoke to me. Then I was … Continue reading My Experience with Vipassana (Part 1)