Tag: Meditation

Treating Anxiety, Depression, and Fear of Death

Question (paraphrased):  Lately I have been thinking a lot about my own death.  I want to be able to embrace it.  I want to be at peace with it.  Would anybody who does not have a fear of death please help me understand?  Please help me come out of this so I am able to embrace life (and death) fully.   If you can get yourself to an ayahuasca ceremony, you will definitely find peace with the birth/death process, most likely you will come to the place where you understand them to be literally equal. Sometimes plant medicine has...

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Choosing Your Object of Meditation

The following is a summary of The Science of Enlightenment Session #9, by Shinzen Young.  We are currently reviewing this series as a group in the Individuals Anonymous Facebook group, and you are encouraged to join if you have not done so already.  You may also purchase The Science of Enlightenment audiobook on Amazon, here.  Concentration has a central role in the mystical or enlightenment path all over the world.  Concentration is a microscope which can be used to uncover the nature of our experience.  The concept of vipassana meditation involves utilizing an object as the focus of attention, then...

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