Questioner: Dear Ly, when I have intentions, I create karma. So I try not to do anything with intentions and goals. This is also an intention. I have a question here. Because I find myself doing almost everything with a … Continue reading Will or no will..
Congratulations on starting to practice witnessing the mind. The first stage is the “hardest” stage because you need to realize how to observe the mind correctly. When you are not clear and not confident, you will be confused. The goal … Continue reading Observing the mind
Ask: Dear Ly, can I ask if Vipassana meditation (specifically, the practice of “observing” the breath and sensations) supports or contradicts the practice of awareness? In my personal experience, when I practice meditation by observing my breathing and feeling, there … Continue reading Concentration vs Natural Witnessing
Exerp from Eliott mind observation blog Day 87 – I can witness how i am more aware and in phase with others’s emotions. Especially with Ly’s and Leo’s. I recall the sensations as i believed something was wrong:-feeling of emptiness … Continue reading Peace
Questioner: Ever since I started practicing mindfulness, I really enjoy sitting and looking out into outer space, looking at the sky, birds, and clouds. I find that when I am in that state, I feel very light and peaceful. When … Continue reading Activity vs Stillness
☘️Hello, what’s your name?-My name is Nguyen Hoai Anh. ☘️Have you attended the Nhu Khong (Suchness) course? -I attended the Nhu Khong course on June 6-12 held in Nha Trang. ☘️Before participating in Nhu Khong, did you practice Mindfulness Observation? … Continue reading Nhu Khong – Suchness
In order to see reality as it is, one has to be free of judgment. People tend to see things in a way that pleases them, or they try to change it into something that they believe it should be. … Continue reading Positive thinking will not help you far ￼
I respect you, Venerable Monk. May I ask what is the core teaching of Buddha? What can help me cope with extreme suffering? I would like to thank you. Answer:When you are faced with extreme suffering, fully perceive it as … Continue reading The core of the enlightened view that the Buddha taught?
Questioner: Hi Ly, I’ve always wondered this. Body pain is suffering, isn’t it true? (That kind of illness since childhood, the disease cannot be cured. Except for the worry and fear, which is a virtual suffering). So the need to … Continue reading Body pain and Enlightenment