The joy of retreat

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This discussion session took place during the Four Establishments of Mindfulness Winter Retreat in 2013. More extensive teachings on the establishments of mindfulness can be found here.

  • Clarification on properly doing the skeleton meditation
  • Examining our feelings, how they get triggered, and the afflictions that lies behind them
  • Learning to recognize neutral feelings
  • Investigating beauty and how the mind imputes qualities upon objects
  • The importance of context in viewing the body as the basis for this precious human life versus the wish to be free of existence as an embodied being
  • Using mindfulness of phenomena to investigate thoughts and emotions to determine which are beneficial for practice
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