Lamrim Day Eleven - The Disadvantages of Self-Cherishing Another indoor sit, but pretty good. I have issues sitting after work, as I struggle with a lack of energy, but I've learned to eat a small snack beforehand (like an apple, or some beef jerky). That gives me enough energy to last through ...
Unplanned extra time made to deal with something arising. Old memories have been coming up at the level of just sensations recently - no thoughts or emotions with them, it seems that those have been dealt with for these memories (at least for now) but not having to allow some very unpleasant sen ...
Morning sit. Very tranquil and focused.
Evening sit in my parents garden with Lili and quite a lot of mosquitoes.
Day 8 Vipassana
Lamrim Day Ten - Equalizing Self and Others Another indoor sit (weather has been brutal this week), but a nice one.
Sitting with sangha. More bursting out laughing. Still at least there was no dancing. That followed this morning's sitting. While holding the Manjushri statue. Now that might have disrupted the zendo if done there :)
Evening doze. I try hehe. Just too hot.
Day 7 Vipassana
Lamrim Day Nine - Remembering the Kindness of Living Beings Very nice sit, a little spacey towards the end, but otherwise great.
Evening practice. Kind of like making new involuntary promises to the world and my Manjushi statue without being entirely clear what I was promising other than it involving not taking a step back. My sitting can be strange.
Day 6 Vipassana