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Meditation as Medicine-Learning to Be Your Own Breath Doctor

Meditation as Medicine Thanissaro Bhikkhu You all know the old image of the Buddha as a doctor and the Dhamma as medicine. When you come to practice the Dhamma, it’s as if you’re learning to be your own doctor, looking after the illnesses of your own mind. Everyone comes up here wounded in one way […]

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Mindfulness of Breathing-Exploring the breath is interesting!

“…if you find that the breath is boring, it’s because, one, you’re not paying attention; and two, you’re not asking the right questions.” This post in the second of this week’s focus on anapanasati—mindfulness on breathing. See also: Mindfulness of Breathing-a short teaching by Thich Nhat Hanh Bathing in the Breath to Heal Body and […]

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The Breath-Our Friend When Dealing With Suffering

The Breath-Our Friend When Dealing With Suffering Excerpt from “The Bright Tunnel” by Thanissaro Bhikkhu “Those who don’t discern suffering.” It sounds strange. We all know that there’s suffering in life. The problem is that we don’t really look at it. We try to run away, we try to cover it up—anything not to have […]

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