Let the silence speak

Let the silence speak

SILENCE SPEAKS WHEN WORDS CAN NOT Get out of the roller coaster Many people are constantly in mind, are reactive and are lived. Continuously working from A to B. If I do not take care, this happens to me too. In fact, this happens every day. That is why the moments of silence are so important. In the silence your […]

Recognizing, Acceptation, Investigation, Non-Identification

Recognizing, Acceptation, Investigation, Non-Identification

Within the Vipassana Meditation or also Insight Meditation it is possible to apply the mnemonic RAIN. RAIN stands for Recognition, Acceptation, Investigation and Non-Identification. You can apply this as follows during meditation: Recognize At the start of the meditation you have the intention to stay with your meditation object. Often the breathing as you can observe it in the abdomen. […]

The 7 factors of enlightenment

The 7 factors of enlightenment

The ‘ seven factors of enlightenment’ in Buddhism are mainly a deepening on three aspects of the ‘ Eightfold Path’ . Namely on proper effort, proper attention and proper meditation . The seven factors of enlightenment are also a counterpart to ‘ The five obstacles ‘ (the five obstacles can overshadow the 7 factors of enlightenment). According to Buddhist teachings, […]

THE FIVE HUNDREDS (in meditation and in daily life)

THE FIVE HUNDREDS (in meditation and in daily life)

The five obstacles can be strong forces and occur with everyone. Both during the meditation process and in daily life. The five obstacles are also called the five ‘covers’ or ‘overshadows’. The obstacles namely overshadow clarity, concentration, attentiveness and correct insight ( lighting factors ). The five obstacles are: sensory desire or greed anger, irritation or aversion drowsiness or slowness […]