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How do you master your mind through meditation?

I have been meditating for about half a year. I can clear my mind and keep it free of pointless everyday thoughts. However, I want more. What can I do during meditation to become closer to myself and create thoughts that can affect the physical world. I believe thoughts have energy and mass and can influence the physical world. How can I become master of my mind?

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Bodhidharma
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Bodhidharma

As I am a long-time Buddhist practitioner I was compelled to aid a request to describe and explain what meditation is all about, I wrote a ‘manual’ for single-pointed meditation, as follows (it’s rather detailed). This is what meditation consists of: “The most effective meditations I find require pre-planning. I suggest you find a beautiful natural spot where you won’t be disturbed- for example a mountain, a cave, by a river, a cliff, a beach or of course, beneath a tree. The time doesn’t matter really, though I have heard that the Dalai Lama prefers to meditate at Dawn. Wear… Read more »

aeiou_i
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aeiou_i

Go for a while to India. Take one backpack, sandals, a toothbrush, linen trousers… and a credit card.

Follow the flow.

The rest will come to you.

candy apple I'm baaaack
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candy apple I'm baaaack

you need to find a teacher. try Taoism it has many types of meditations to help you with your quest. you are correct in your assessment that thoughts are a form of energy and influence.

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mastering of the mind is not about turning your mind into a magic reality making machine. thoughts do have mass and energy. mastering your mind during meditation by teaching you how to detach from all thought is how you learn to detach from your attachment to the results of your actions. to affect physical reality with thought, you need to select the positive thoughts that are associated with your desired outcome and focus on them with intention and will. that puts out the energy that helps attract the physical conditions in physical reality that make it possible for your desired… Read more »

Just Plain Bob
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Just Plain Bob

Study Silva Mind Control Method.

British Shorthair
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British Shorthair

By giving up trying to “master” it, and carefully examining the assumptions about matter that you have.

Alternatively, keep trying really hard. Sit and sweat over it. You will find that insight develops, and the insight will be that it is impossible.

Vince
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Vince

Try meditating to Metallica’s Master of Puppets.

godsuncledave
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godsuncledave

It’s better to use your mind, than to keep it clear.

It’s easy to make your mind affect the physical world…

…your motor cortex is linked to your muscles.

Now, go do something useful.

Chris (Try to Relax...)
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Chris (Try to Relax...)

Binaural beats or isochronic tones. Both make it ezpz.