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Inside a Psychologist's Mind During a 10-day Vipassana Silent Meditation Retreat (Part 2)

If you haven’t already, please check out part 1 first!

Part 2 continues….

Days 7-8

The meditation is starting to ‘click’. I’m getting the technique and managing to use it increasingly successfully. 2,521 more words

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Inside A Psychologist's Mind During a 10-day Vipassana Silent Meditation Retreat (Part 1)

I had first heard about Vipassana at the start of last year, when I was taking some time out of work to travel. It sounded pretty intense – complete silence for 10 days, combined with meditating all day, every day. 1,756 more words


Tham quan Trung tâm UCENLIST 2 – Củ Chi, TP. HCM

Hôm nay 18/03/2018, chủ nhật tuần trước ngày Quốc tế hạnh phúc 20/03, mình may mắn được tham dự chương trình Open Day: Mở cửa tham quan Trung tâm UCENLIST – cơ sở 2, huyện Củ Chi. 452 more words

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My year at a Vipassana Center. Part 8 Lessons from the practice.

Most of the lessons I learnt from Vipassana was through service. It is during the day to day activities that I could see the value of the practice. 573 more words


First time Vipassana student

It was been almost three months since I completed my first Vipassana (10 day course). I began writing this blog post almost immediately after we were ‘let out’ but struggled to complete it, and so left it hanging out on my desk top. 5,094 more words


Book Review: The Art of Losing Control by Jules Evans.

Ecstasy is vital to life! Philosopher advocates losing control with humility. 

4 star

In The Art of Losing Control, A Philosopher’s Search for Ecstatic Experience… 445 more words


My year at a Vipassana Center: Part 7. We attract what we fear - Insect or Insight?

It has been more than 10 years since my year as long term server at a Vipassana Center. I still try to sit and serve 10-day courses when I can, however these days the centers are so booked that one has to book… 745 more words