Read more. I would like to get started with a bit of history of the Vipassana in Italy. The first course was organised in , and since then different off-centre courses has been organised. In for the first time was rented a permanent place where on over 10 years of activity, around 80 courses has been h. What is Lang-8? Sign up Log in. Alert Message here. Alert message here. I would like to get started with a bit of history of the Vipassana
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This post begins with an account of our 10 Day Vipassana meditation in Calabria, Italy. If you wish to skip to the part about biking scroll down to below the picture of Rasham next to our bike. I entered into meditation not having slept inside more than twice in the past three weeks. This course was not at one of the many meditation centers but instead held at a 4 star resort perched 1, feet above the Mediterranean on the side of a steep hillside. I have always felt that these courses are good for me but this was the first time I felt no resistance to doing nothing for ten days with my eyes closed. After taking our vows of morality to create a firm foundation for our work, those being to abstain from sex and not to kill, steal, consume intoxicants or lie the latter being ensured by the infamous noble silence , we entered into a three day period of sharpening our awareness. This is practiced by paying unceasing attention to the breath as it passes through the nostrils. On the fourth day we begin practicing Vipassana, the component that builds wisdom. By observing the sensations in the body, greatly enhanced from sharpened awareness, we are able to experience not only the essence of the contact between mind and matter but feel the nature of reality itself, a constantly changing phenomenon.
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You are the woman of valor eshet khayil sung about by Solomon in Proverbs 31 http: Good for you, good for your husband, and definitely good for your childen. Patriarchal leadership is something that most women in the world valued until recently, but it is still a chief value with Mormons. Trust me, I too tried to make it work with my very Mormon also returned missionary ex-girlfriend. The decisions we have made in how to raise our kids have been our decisions alone. I've been married to a cardiologist for 30 years. I would never give up on him because he got nobody else.