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This page is for the meditation practice, as in, Vipassana meditation. For meditation in the sense of Koan, see Meditation /​ Koan.

A non-mys­ti­cal ex­pla­na­tion of in­sight med­i­ta­tion and the three char­ac­ter­is­tics of ex­is­tence: in­tro­duc­tion and preamble

Kaj_Sotala5 May 2020 19:09 UTC
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My at­tempt to ex­plain Look­ing, in­sight med­i­ta­tion, and en­light­en­ment in non-mys­te­ri­ous terms

Kaj_Sotala8 Mar 2018 7:37 UTC
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A mechanis­tic model of meditation

Kaj_Sotala6 Nov 2019 21:37 UTC
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The Hard Work of Trans­la­tion (Bud­dhism)

romeostevensit7 Apr 2019 21:04 UTC
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Fake Frame­works for Zen Med­i­ta­tion (Sum­mary of Sek­ida’s Zen Train­ing)

G Gordon Worley III6 Feb 2021 15:38 UTC
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Ma­chine Learn­ing Anal­ogy for Med­i­ta­tion (illus­trated)

abramdemski28 Jun 2018 22:51 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tion Trains Metacognition

LoganStrohl20 Oct 2013 0:47 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tion: the screen-and-watcher model of the hu­man mind, and how to use it

femtogrammar1 May 2020 22:36 UTC
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Zen and Ra­tion­al­ity: Skil­lful Means

G Gordon Worley III21 Nov 2020 2:38 UTC
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Mul­ti­plic­ity of “en­light­en­ment” states and con­tem­pla­tive practices

Wei_Dai12 Mar 2018 8:15 UTC
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[Question] Is there any sci­en­tific ev­i­dence for benefits of med­i­ta­tion?

CheerfulWarrior9 May 2020 8:53 UTC
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Crav­ing, suffer­ing, and pre­dic­tive pro­cess­ing (three char­ac­ter­is­tics se­ries)

Kaj_Sotala15 May 2020 13:21 UTC
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Ret­ro­spec­tive: Novem­ber 10-day vir­tual med­i­ta­tion retreat

Kaj_Sotala23 Nov 2020 15:00 UTC
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(kajsotala.fi)

How I Meditate

G Gordon Worley III8 Mar 2021 3:34 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tion: a self-experiment

Swimmer96330 Dec 2013 0:56 UTC
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Some Sim­ple Ob­ser­va­tions Five Years After Start­ing Mind­ful­ness Meditation

lionhearted19 Apr 2018 22:28 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tion, in­sight, and ra­tio­nal­ity. (Part 1 of 3)

DavidM28 Apr 2011 20:26 UTC
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Un­der­stand­ing vipas­sana meditation

[deleted]3 Oct 2010 18:12 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tion, in­sight, and ra­tio­nal­ity. (Part 2 of 3)

DavidM4 May 2011 22:38 UTC
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Trauma, Med­i­ta­tion, and a Cool Scar

elriggs6 Aug 2019 16:17 UTC
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Kenshō

Valentine20 Jan 2018 0:12 UTC
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Measly Med­i­ta­tion Measurements

justinpombrio9 Dec 2018 20:54 UTC
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A non-mys­ti­cal ex­pla­na­tion of “no-self” (three char­ac­ter­is­tics se­ries)

Kaj_Sotala8 May 2020 10:37 UTC
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From self to crav­ing (three char­ac­ter­is­tics se­ries)

Kaj_Sotala22 May 2020 12:16 UTC
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On the con­struc­tion of the self

Kaj_Sotala29 May 2020 13:04 UTC
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Three char­ac­ter­is­tics: impermanence

Kaj_Sotala5 Jun 2020 7:48 UTC
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Track-Back Meditation

abramdemski11 Sep 2018 10:31 UTC
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Start­ing Meditation

Hazard24 Oct 2018 15:09 UTC
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Subagents, in­tro­spec­tive aware­ness, and blending

Kaj_Sotala2 Mar 2019 12:53 UTC
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On not get­ting swept away by men­tal content

Kaj_Sotala25 Jan 2018 20:30 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tion and men­tal space

Kaj_Sotala6 Nov 2017 13:10 UTC
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Book Re­view: Why Bud­dhism Is True

G Gordon Worley III15 Jan 2018 20:54 UTC
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Effec­tive Altru­ism’s Ul­ti­mate Goal: Erad­i­cate Hu­man Suffer­ing.

willfranks25 Apr 2018 12:12 UTC
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How to la­bel thoughts nonverbally

eugman15 Dec 2011 18:23 UTC
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Does equa­nim­ity pre­vent nega­tive util­ity?

Chris_Leong11 Jun 2020 7:00 UTC
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LSD, Med­i­ta­tion, En­light­en­ment, and Ego Death

Fink20 Apr 2014 19:41 UTC
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Black hole narratives

Alexei7 Jul 2019 4:07 UTC
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Public trans­mit metta

Kaj_Sotala4 Oct 2020 11:40 UTC
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Fu­sion and Equiv­o­ca­tion in Korzyb­ski’s Gen­eral Semantics

abramdemski21 Dec 2020 5:44 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tive thinking

KatjaGrace16 Jan 2021 2:30 UTC
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The three ex­ist­ing ways of ex­plain­ing the three char­ac­ter­is­tics of existence

Kaj_Sotala7 Mar 2021 18:20 UTC
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“Med­i­ta­tion for skep­tics” – a re­view of two books, and some thoughts

Sherrinford20 Mar 2021 23:35 UTC
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The benefits of mad­ness: A pos­i­tive ac­count of arationality

Skatche22 Apr 2011 19:43 UTC
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Sab­bath hard and go home

Benquo27 Sep 2017 7:49 UTC
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Med­i­ta­tion Re­treat: Im­moral Mazes Se­quence Introduction

Zvi28 Dec 2019 0:50 UTC
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Why do Con­tem­pla­tive Prac­ti­tion­ers Make so Many Me­ta­phys­i­cal Claims?

romeostevensit31 Dec 2018 19:44 UTC
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Epistemic Spot Check: Full Catas­tro­phe Liv­ing (Jon Ka­bat-Zinn)

Elizabeth29 Dec 2017 6:10 UTC
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Ms. Blue, meet Mr. Green

alexei1 Mar 2018 13:43 UTC
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Train­ing Reflec­tive Attention

LoganStrohl21 Dec 2014 12:53 UTC
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Peanut Butter

Jacob Falkovich3 Dec 2018 19:30 UTC
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Look­ing and the no-self

ChristianKl13 Mar 2018 19:39 UTC
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Tune Your Cog­ni­tive Strategies

SquirrelInHell15 Feb 2018 17:54 UTC
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At­tack­ing enlightenment

Elo28 Sep 2018 1:18 UTC
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Time to Exit the Sandbox

SquirrelInHell24 Oct 2017 17:13 UTC
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Vi­pas­sana Med­i­ta­tion: Devel­op­ing Meta-Feel­ing Skills

[deleted]18 Oct 2010 16:55 UTC
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Scope Insen­si­tivity Judo

G Gordon Worley III19 Jul 2019 17:33 UTC
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Tak­ing Ham­mer­time Fi­nal Exam by efim

efim10 Sep 2020 10:18 UTC
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A Less Mys­te­ri­ous Mind­ful­ness Exercise

[deleted]18 Sep 2012 23:33 UTC
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The Five Hin­drances to Do­ing the Thing

moridinamael25 Sep 2017 17:04 UTC
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The Lead­ing and Trailing Edges of Development

G Gordon Worley III26 Apr 2018 18:02 UTC
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Notes on Attention

David_Gross3 Jan 2021 21:52 UTC
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