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Mindfulness Meditation, Insight Meditation, Vipassana, Open Monitoring Meditation

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Lesson Overview

In this lesson, we describe Mindfulness Meditation.

Objective

Be prepared to teach Mindfulness Meditation.

Description

Explain the difference between Mindfulness Meditation, Vipassana, Insight Meditation and Open Monitoring Meditation. Describe the core elements that define Mindfulness Meditation and the three categories of mindfulness meditation that Sarah Powers teaches. Explain a teaching related to commitment and remembrance and explain what can support the practice of anchoring on the breath. Describe the practice of tracking and labeling in Mindfulness Meditation and how we respond to thoughts and sensations during practice. Explain what can help to transfer the presence gained from meditation to the rest of the day.

Questions Answered Here

  1. What is the difference between Mindfulness Meditation, Vipassana, Insight Meditation and Open Monitoring Meditation?
  2. What core elements define Mindfulness Meditation?
  3. What three categories of Mindfulness Meditation does Sarah Powers teach?
  4. After choosing a seat and getting aligned, what commitment and remembrance is recommended?
  5. What can support the practice of anchoring on the breath?
  6. Describe the practice of tracking and labeling in Mindfulness Meditation.
  7. How do we respond to thoughts and sensations during Mindfulness Meditation?
  8. What can help to transfer the presence gained from meditation to the rest of the day?
  9. Recite the story Sharon Salzberg tells about her experience noticing the habit of “waiting.”

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