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== Meditation stages ==
 
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This is a mish-mash routine. WIP.
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=== Sitting down ===
 
=== Sitting down ===
 
* find a secluded place
 
* find a secluded place

Revision as of 17:04, 23 August 2019


In general

Aspects of personal state to reflect and reflex on:

  • sleep
  • breath
  • posture
  • water
  • temp
  • teeth
  • food / meals
  • movements
  • supplements
  • wash face and moisturise
  • wash self
  • to do lists
  • chores
  • communications
  • appointments
  • logistics
  • finances
  • tools

Morning


Meditation stages

This is a mish-mash routine. WIP.

Sitting down

  • find a secluded place
  • take some time to listen to and move your body before sitting down
  • consider sitting with back support or in a chair or another posture
  • ardent, situationally aware and mindful
  • mindfulness is [to be] well established for the sake of knowledge and vision
  • investigating internally and externally, separately then together

Breath

  • being mindful of and then slowing then letting go of the breath

Body

  • scan from one end to another, a slow and deep listening to parts of the body
  • recognise the materials the body is made of, as well as those of other bodies

Feelings

  • notice pleasant, painful and neutral sensations
  • notice carnal and spiritual

Emotions

  • recognise if lust or without, anger or without, delusion or without
  • recognise if emotions are concentrated or scattered, exalted or not, surpassed or not
  • recognise if there is peace, tranquility or liberation

Thoughts

  • recognise and move away from any sensory desire, anger or ill will, sloth or apathy, restlessness or worry, doubt
  • recognise and develop mindfulness, discernment, energy, joy, tranquillity, absorption and equanimity
  • recognise how all these states come to be, how they can be abandoned, and how to avoid them in future

Forgiveness

  • mantra: "forgive me, i forgive you, i forgive myself"

Metta / loving kindness

  • mantra: "may all beings, may all beings be well, may all beings realise nibanna"
  • mantra: "may i be happy and free from suffering"
  • mantra: "may a teacher, benefactor or respected person be happy and free from suffering"
  • mantra: "may a dear platonic friend be happy and free from suffering"
  • mantra: "may a neutral person be happy and free from suffering"
  • mantra: "may a antagonistic person be happy and free from suffering"

Compassion / karuna

  • empathy
  • mantra: "If I were given one thousand hands and eyes right this instant, then I will work towards the benefit and happiness of all living beings." (Nīlakaṇṭha Dhāraṇī / Great Compassion Mantra)

Compersion / mudita

  • sympathetic joy
    • to the joy of another - diad
    • to the joy of two others - triad
    • to the joy of a group - network
    • to the joy of all beings

Equanimity / upekkha

  • allow equanimity, to accept reality as-it-is without craving or aversion
  • aware, non-reactive, cool
  • peace and acceptance
  • like a reed in the wind