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MEDITATIONS: A Spiritual Logbook

© Avi Sion, 2006. All rights reserved.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

 

Abstract

 

PART 1: SOME THEORETICAL CONSIDERATIONS

1.  What is meditation?

2.  Thought and meditation

3.  The goals of meditation

4.  Theory and practice

5.  Interpretations

6.  The coexistence of the One and the many

7.  Methods and experiences

 

PART 2: UNDERSTANDING THE SELF

8.  The individual self in Monism

9.  The impression of self 

10.  Impermanence: the concept and the principle

11.  Not an essence, but an entity

12.  Distinguishing the ego

13.  Dismissing the ego

14.  Relief from suffering

 

PART 3: SOME BEHAVIORAL DISCIPLINES

15.  Taking up the challenge

16.  Face facts with equanimity

17.  Stop substance addictions

18.  Don’t stuff yourself silly

19.  Limit input from the media

20.  Forget your face

21.  Give up sensuality

22.  On “sexual liberation”

23.  Practice non-attachment

 

PART 4: SOME SITTING MEDITATIONS

24.  Time, place and posture

25.  Observe the mechanisms of thought

26.  Stop unnecessary thinking

27.  Dealing with distractions

28.  Sitting forgetting

29.  Breath awareness

30.  Being here and now

31.  With or without a self

32.  Whether mind or matter

33.  Already there

 

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