David Nichtern returns to get clear and exact concerning the Buddhist view on precision.
On this particular Buddhist View episode of the CSM Podcast, Michael Kammers and Jasmine Lamb introduce a Dharma Moon session from David Nichtern exploring the idea of precision by the clear lens of Buddhism.
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Precision, Readability, & Noticing
After a sequence of introductions from Dharma Moon household Michael Kammers and Jasmine Lamb, David shares a Dharma Speak providing the Buddhist view on the idea of precision. Exploring the significance of precision for creating readability in our mindfulness and meditation observe, in addition to our navigation of the interior and outer world, he describes its function in cultivating discernment (prajna), clear seeing (vipassana), and the summary watcher (the witness).
“Readability doesn’t essentially imply that there aren’t any ideas. That’s a mistake we are able to make, is pondering a transparent thoughts signifies that you haven’t any ideas. A transparent thoughts is one wherein ideas are arising, however you’re conscious of the truth that there are ideas.” – David Nichtern
Expertise clear comprehension with Joseph Goldstein, on Ep. 22 of the Perception Hour
Mindfulness Meditation: Self-discipline, Simplicity, Gentleness (33:33)
Noting the useful advantages of meditation to at least one’s day and life, David takes the time to explain the focusing and calming advantages of each day mindfulness observe. Although this lens, he outlines the exact steps to meditation, earlier than handing the ground over to Michael Kammers for a sitting observe. Previous to the silent sit, Michael explains precision’s function within the self-discipline, simplicity, and gentleness of meditation.
“Once I don’t observe, my thoughts will get slipperier. If it’s mountain climbing, all of the holes really feel slippery and mossy. And while you do observe, there’s a normal sense of the thoughts changing into extra workable.” – David Nichtern
David & Michael discover one of many Three R’s of Mindfulness – Resonance – on the CSM Podcast
In-Depth Meditation Q&A (1:03:33)
David, Jasmine, & Michael open the ground to viewers questions surrounding the meditation and mindfulness subjects like working with consciousness, getting misplaced and coming again, being overwhelmed and discovering the breath, respiratory by the nostril versus respiratory by the mouth, why we deal with the breath, and what sensitivities come up as we merge observe with life.
“Solar-faced Buddha, Moon-faced Buddha – typically you have got a really glowing, glittery, grounded, optimistic expertise; typically you simply can’t get rested for the entire 20 minutes. That isn’t the purpose. The purpose is you stick with it, you present up, you lean into the exact factor of the observe.” – David Nichtern
Ram Dass outlines the elements of meditation, on Ep. 204 of Here & Now
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