Contemplation of the Mind by Bhikkhu Khemavamsa

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You are not supposed to reject the object (phenomena — things that are happening — being known). You are to know (and thus note-observe) the defilements that arise because of the object and thus remove them. Only when there is Saddha, (faith) Viriya (effort) will arise. Only when there is Viriya, Sati will become continuous. Only when Sati is continuous, Samadhi will become continuous.  Only then Samadhi is established, then you will know things as they really are. When you start to know things as they really are, Saddha then increases further.

Don’t negotiate with hindrances and unprofitable things. Look at them straight in the eye, look straight into that mind.  Whatever it is it will disappear and won’t come back. Do not put it aside. Motivating Citta Motivating mind is that mind-idea that arises as you are practising and makes you feel that you must attend immediately to some kind of job, before it’s too late, or because this is the best time, or before you forget and so on. is is one of the most devastating weapons in the destructive mind’s arsenal.

Is it lobha? Is it dosa? If so, do you want to please or get rid of lobha and dosa? ’  You don’t do things because you like them but because you are interested. When you are experiencing something directly without thinking about it, that’s paramattha. Meditation is happening by itself. Nobody does meditation. Cittanupassana: awareness of mental impressions, thoughts, consciousness, mental states. While you are meditating don’t try to keep notes. If you think: Oh! is one is very good I better write it down before I forget — then the practice is gone.

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