Meditation Dangers

Deep meditation practices of Dharma traditions, absorptions, tranquility, asceticism
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Meditation Dangers

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This fellow is not unique. His experience with one famous mindfulness method was horrible. He had plenty of experience with meditation too.
Going full bore into meditation as a self-centered therapy, with no preparation with study of sacred texts, and ethical improvements in your life can cause more problems than it solves. ... e-anchor-1
Truth is against the stream of common thought, deep, subtle, difficult, delicate, unseen by passion’s slaves cloaked in the murk of ignorance. Vipassī Buddha
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Good point. There have been cases of people committing suicide in the aftermath of a long retreat, especially those that tend to be secular based, Goenka style, etc. Proper preparation and study is needed first, with good quality clergy assistance.
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