Author Topic: Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young  (Read 7378 times)

Flipasso

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Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young
« on: December 09, 2007, 07:04:31 PM »
Shinzen Young's view on vipassana meditation. Very good and inspiring.
It seems that I'm one of those who experiences spirituality by beliefs, wishfull thinking and projections, but at least I believe the right things! LOL
almost forgot to put out the link http://www.mbcttrainingen.nl/Resources/Purpose%20and%20Method%20ofVipass.doc

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Re: Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2007, 08:28:48 PM »
I love Young's writing that I have seen (not much) - very direct and clear. This is a man who has seriously investigated what it means to tread the path.

Thanks for the link Flipasso.

:)

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Re: Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young
« Reply #2 on: December 09, 2007, 10:36:04 PM »
That was a good read, Flip. 
Another great sign post and also a stimulus to go hop on the cushion.   :)
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Re: Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2007, 10:41:21 AM »
Wow! 

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Re: Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2008, 07:24:40 PM »
I love Young's writing that I have seen (not much) - very direct and clear. This is a man who has seriously investigated what it means to tread the path.

He has written a lot of great articles - available on his website http://shinzen.org - but as far as published material that you can buy, it all seems to be audio. As far as I know he's only done one book "Break through pain" (with an accompanying CD), which I used to own but passed onto someone who needed it much more than me, and who found it really useful.

I can thoroughly recommend his 14 CD set "The Science of Enlightenment". Like his articles, I found it to be exceptionally lucid, insightful and inspirational, and he approaches the subject matter in a manner that is easy for the Western mind to comprehend, although not dumbed down. I think people with a scientific / analytic mind can particularly benefit from his teaching style.

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Re: Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2008, 09:28:35 PM »
Thanks Flipasso! The link was broken but this one works: http://www.shinzen.org/shinsub3/artPurpose.htm

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Re: Purpose and Method of Vipassana Meditation - Shinzen Young
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2012, 10:44:14 AM »
And now that link is also broken and there is on here:
http://www.shinzen.org/Articles/artPurpose.htm

 

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