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Freed Fredom.

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 1:31 AM

 

                                                          FREED FREEDOM

 

 

 

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Theri Gatha.

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 1:26 AM

 

 

 

 

                                                              Adhigatamidam bahuhi

 

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PREFACE

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 1:12 AM

 

 

                                                                    

 

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Letter No 1

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 1:02 AM

Letter No 1


 

Mithirigala Nisarana Vanaya

 3/5/79


 Dear Dayika,

 

 

         The Venarable Nayaka Thero has received your letter of 30th April and has instructed me to send you a reply.

 

          Regarding your problem in Anapanasati meditation, he is of the opinion that the peculiar fee...

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Letter No 2

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 12:58 AM

Letter No 2


 M. N. V.

15/8/81

 

Dear Dayika,

 

          My teacher, the Venerable Maha Thero, is in receipt of your letter of the 8th instant. Regarding your problems in meditation,he offers the advice that you should proceed with your anapanasati meditation along the same lines as before. Even the light now appearing must be treted as any other object coming up ...

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Letter No 3

Posted on September 10, 2010 at 12:51 AM

Letter No 3

 


5/1/83

 

Most Honored & Revered Sir,

 

          This is to send all my good wishes to you and your pupils at the Hermitage for the coming year. We all hope that you are in good health, and now the weather has improved. I continue my meditation as usual although I think  I am able to bring the flash (like lightning) in the heart to combine with...

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Letter No 4

Posted on September 9, 2010 at 11:41 AM

 Letter No 4


 

M.N.V.

 8/1/83


         Received the letter of 5.1.83 and the Venerable Nayaka Thero wanted me to inform the following:-

 

 Allow inhalation and exhalation to continue as usual without taking any effort to enter that flash into the mind. Allow both to go on. If any thing happens effortlessly allow that to happen but do not do things forceful...

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Letter No 5

Posted on September 9, 2010 at 11:35 AM

 

 Letter No 5

  

11/1/83


Most Rev. and Honoured Sir,

 

          I thank you again for guiding me on this High Path of Sensitive Balance. I think now I understand. The effort must not out-weigh calm and relaxation – ( The  Balance has to be found.)

 

          The “catch of the ...

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Letter No 6

Posted on September 9, 2010 at 11:29 AM

Letter No 6

 

 

 M.N.V.

 22/1/83

 

Namo Buddhaya!,

 

          I read and understood the long letter. I expect that by now what happens during the first hour of meditation ( as was mentioned in the letter) has ceased to occur. The reason is, that disturbances created as a result of “ the mindfulness of breathing” meditation, would appear in ...

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Letter No 7

Posted on September 9, 2010 at 11:24 AM

 

Letter No 7

 

 

28/1/83

 

 Most Honourable & Venerable Sir,

 

          I thank you very much for the instructive help received. I have now overcome the “catch in the breath” and the “flash”  and the breathing goes smoothly.

 

          I shall evdeavour now to be more aware o...

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