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Meditation 24/03/2008 09:04:00 Samatha – tune out distractions, calm mind Count breaths Visualize something How do you tune out? Concentrate on something else, counting objects you’re visualizing Observe distraction – don’t just react, act with awareness Mindfulness – detachment from the automatic responses in life Key to botch kinds of meditation, calming and contemplating insight Uipassana – insight/contemplation Act mindfully “I” am sitting, “I” am breathing, “I” am having an angry thought turn the focus on the “I” and analyze the components of self, analyze i-dentity meditation – side benefits – calmer, more inclined to think before acting (not just  reacting) In Buddhism – also get super knowledge – 6 abhijnas Fly Walk on water Duplicate bodies Divine ear – hear all
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course RN 103 taught by Professor Cogan during the Spring '07 term at BU.

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