A Scientific Approach to Meditation

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BOOK: A Scientific Approach to Meditation

Preface–(the meditation book)

Section I–Basic Meditation


Chapter I-1: Introduction to Meditation

Chapter I-2: Posture in Meditation

Chapter I-3: Basics of Meditation

Chapter I-4: Walking Meditation

Chapter I-5: The Goal of Meditation


Exercise I-1: Exercise: Meditative Posture

Exercise I-2: Exercise: Being There

Exercise I-3: Exercise: Confronting

I–Supplementary Exercises

Exercise I-4: Exercise: Walking Meditation #1

Exercise I-5: Exercise: Walking Meditation #2


Section II–The Discipline of Mindfulness


Chapter II-1: Mindfulness

Chapter II-2: Assumption and Inconsistencies

Chapter II-3: The 12 Aspects of Mindfulness

Chapter II-4: The 3 Rules of Mindfulness

Chapter II-5: The Law of Non-Interference


Exercise II-1: Exercise: Desires and Expectations

Exercise II-2: Exercise: Assumptions

Exercise II-3: Exercise: Something Missing

Exercise II-4: Exercise: Something incomprehensible

Exercise II-5: Exercise: Mind as a Sense Organ

Exercise II-6: Exercise: Un-stacking the Chaos

Exercise II-7: Exercise: Experience Fully

Exercise II-8: Exercise: Do Not Suppress

Exercise II-9: Exercise: Associate Data Freely

Exercise II-10: Exercise: Name and Form

Exercise II-11: Exercise: Contemplation

Exercise II-12: Exercise: Effortlessness


Section III–Theory of the Mind

Chapter III-1: The Basis of Mind

Chapter III-2: The Reality of Mind

Chapter III-3: The Structure of Mind

Chapter III-4:




Section IV–Mindfulness Applications

Exercise IV-1: Viewpoint Expansion


Section V–Mindfulness Training

Exercise V-1: Word Clearing

Exercise V-2: Subject Clearing

Exercise V-3: Mindfulness Discussions


Section VI–Mindfulness Therapy


On these materials, I would love to have the following feedback from you.

Email: vinaire@yahoo.com

1. Can you follow what I am saying?

2. Are there some portions that are boring?

3. Are there places where the language is a bit unrealistic?

4. Which passages you had to read twice?

5. Which sections do you remember best?

6. Which parts could be eliminated?

Thank you.

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