How do I know whether I am aware of my breath or thinking about it?

If you are aware of your breath, you are knowing the physical sensations of your breath that are constantly changing from moment to moment in the present. Otherwise you are thinking about breath, for example, remembering your breath that happened in the past or imagining about a breath.

How do I see my mind?

Just see. It is like the way you see (are aware of) your breath or body.

How to deal with a distraction during meditation?

Learn from distractions such as mental chatters or sounds, especially when you can not avoid them. They will become your good teachers. However, they are useless and become distractions to you when you do not know how to learn from them.

Mindfulness of Breathing for beginners

1. Be aware of your breath clearly. (e.g. know breathing in while breathing in. know breathing out while breathing out.) 2. Be aware of your breath in-depth (e.g. the two qualities of your breath). 3. Be aware of your breath and the body. 4. Be aware of your breath while calming the whole body. Practice … Continue reading Mindfulness of Breathing for beginners

Why is mindfulness practice so difficult?

When you do it in a way that is difficult, it is difficult.

Mindfulness of Breathing for Seeing What Truly Is

These four breathing meditation practices lead us to seeing the true nature of the phenomena we called breathing. This method is also applicable to other objects, which we wish to see their true nature. Know your breath clearly while breathing. Know the cause of the breath while breathing. Know the breath from a different angle … Continue reading Mindfulness of Breathing for Seeing What Truly Is

Mindfulness of Breathing for Deep Concentration

The following is an instruction to enter deep and stable meditative state, also known as jhana, Samadhi, meditative absorption,삼매, 선정. Be aware of your breath clearly. Be aware of your breath in-depth (e.g. the two qualities of your breath). Be aware of your breath and the body. Be aware of your breath and calming the … Continue reading Mindfulness of Breathing for Deep Concentration

Mindfulness for Chronic Pain at Guildford Town Centre

Mindfulness for Chronic Pain is the talk topic on this Sunday morning Mindfulness Talk (Oct 4, 2015). Free drop-in. Where: Guildford Town Centre When: 10AM, Oct 4, 2015 Cost: free

Six Sense Objects and Causation (mindfulness meeting oct2)

'Six Sense Objects and Causation' is the talk topic at this Friday evening mindfulness group meeting (Oct 2, 2015).

Six Sense Objects and Desires (mindfulness meeting)

'Six Sense Objects and Desires' is the talk topic at this Friday evening mindfulness group meeting (Sept 25, 2015).