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Quotes Tagged ‘experience’

“Acknowledging fear is not a cause for depression or discouragement. Because we possess such fear, we also are potentially entitled to experience fearlessness.”

by Chogyam Trungpa
Tags: experience, fearlessness, fear, Chogyam Trungpa



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“One of three things will happen to our new experience: it will go away, it will stay the same, or it will get more intense. Whichever happens does not really matter.”

by Jack Kornfield
Tags: experience, mindfulness experience, change, acceptance, Jack Kornfield



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“Experience only occurs in a direct way, in practical reality, not as a theory or idea of what something is like. If our meditation is merely an exercise in imagining or keeping a 'thing' in mind, it is only a theory, and not immediate experience.”

by Tulku Urgyen
Tags: nonconcept, concept, experience, direct experience, Tulku Urgyen



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“Psychologically, all that we experience is dependent upon ourselves. We do not experience anything purely objectively.”

by B. Alan Wallace
Tags: self-image, experience



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“Mindfulness registers experiences, but it does not compare them. It does not label them or categorize them. It just observes everything as if it was occurring for the first time. It is not analysis which is based on reflection and memory.”

by Bhante Gunaratana from Mindfulness in Plain English
Tags: mindfulness, experience, observation, memory



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“The message here is that the only way to ease our pain is to experience it fully. Learn to stay.”

by Pema Chodron from Taking the Leap
Tags: pain, experience



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“In the practice of meditation you become sensitive to the actual experience of living, to how things actually feel.”

by Bhante Gunaratana
Tags: meditation, sensitivity, experience, living, feelings



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