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Learn Metta Vipassana from a Master Teacher

In yesterday’s post: Mindfulness of Breathing-The Anapanasati Sutta I shared Venerable U Vimalaramsi’s marvelous commentary on this seminal teaching of the Buddha on breath mediation. Since this post, a student of Bhante Vimalaramsi pointed me to his website, which supports his teaching and practice here in the United States: Dhamma Sukha Meditation Center Bhante Vimalaramsi […]

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Mindfulness of Breathing-The Anapanasati Sutta

If a person knows anything about Buddhism, they probably know that Buddhists “meditate.” And they may know that Buddhists give a lot of attention to the breath, making it an object of meditation and attention. Indeed, reading some literature, one might well think that Buddhism could just as well be called “Breathology!” But, there’s a […]

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Mindfulness of Breathing-a short teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh

Probably no practice of Buddhism is more basic or more universal than anapanasati, or mindfulness of breathing. The word ânàpànasati is a Pali word that literally means mindfulness (or full awareness) on the in- and out-breath. It would be a mistake, however to conclude that anapanasati only means mindfulness established on in and out breathing. […]

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