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Whether we are beginners or more advanced, it is impossible to accomplish any of our dharma practices without joy.
Case Study of Ecstatic Meditation: fMRI and EEG Evidence of Self-Stimulating a Reward System (2013) – Michael R. Hagerty, Julian Isaacs, and Leigh Brasington and others⭐ Recommended
the subject indicated extremely high magnitude of reward, [yet] the objective activation of the reward system was not extreme.
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a trapper doesn’t cast bait for deer thinking, ‘May the deer, enjoying this bait, be healthy and in good condition. May they live long and prosper!’ 🖖
most yogis succeed with that method
In meditation one lets go of the complex world outside in order to reach the serene world inside. In all types of mysticism and in many traditions, this is known as the path to the pure and powerful mind.
You begin by sitting in a comfortable, upright position…
allow the mind, which is the source, to settle
simply abide by that natural state,
There is neither meditation nor distraction.
An encyclopedia article summarizing what can be said about this enigmatic state.