How practicing the four establishments of mindfulness helps to overcome misconceptions of the body, feelings, mind and phenomena.
Series: Four Establishments of Mindfulness Retreat (Moscow 2016)
A series of teachings on the four establishments of mindfulness given at Kunsanger North retreat center near Moscow, Russia, May 5-8, 2016. The teachings are in English with Russian translation.
Meditating on the four establishments of mindfulness includes meditating on the common and individual characteristics of the four objects.
The meditations on the mindfulness of the body help to see the body in a realistic way, decrease desire and develop renunciation.
Mindfulness of feelings is not an intellectual exercise but looking inside at how the three types of feelings arise. How we can gain some control over feelings.
A discussion of mindfulness of feelings. Neutral feelings and how they arise, attachment to children. A reading of A Song to Mummy Tara
Mindfulness of the mind gets us in touch with the workings of the mind. Mindfulness of phenomena gets us in touch with the different mental factors.