S. Goenka

S. Goenka

The Buddha never taught a sectarian religion; he taught Dhamma - the way to liberation - which is universal.More S. Goenka quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The mind spends most of the time lost in fantasies and illusions, reliving pleasant or unpleasant experiences and anticipating the future with eagerness or fear. While lost in such cravings or aversions, we are unaware of what is happening now, what we are doing now.More S. Goenka quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Peace and negativity cannot coexist just as light and darkness cannot coexist.More S. Goenka quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In meditation you withdraw from others and focus your attention inside to gain purity of mind and wisdom energy. Then you must become extroverted and use this energy. When you take a long jump, you must first take some steps backward. Then you run, and make the jump. Like this, you first withdraw, observe yourself, develop clarity and unlock the wisdom. Then you make a long jump into society, to serve society. These two steps cannot be separated.More S. Goenka quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Every sensation shares the same characteristic: it arises and passes away, arises and passes away. It is this arising and passing that we have to experience through practice, not just accept as truth because Buddha said so, not just accept because intellectually it seems logical enough to us. We must experience sensation’s nature, understand its flux, and learn not to react to it.More S. Goenka quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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