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swami dhyan sumeru s
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swami dhyan sumeru s

you don’t say what kind of meditation you are doing so it is impossible to give clear answer
don’t be anxious be happy

ʎəʌəəʍ ʎəʌəəd ʎəʌəəls
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ʎəʌəəʍ ʎəʌəəd ʎəʌəəls

It depends. I’m guessing if it’s 10 days then you’re doing Vipassana.

Then you should expect a lot of sitting in one position and observing your body. Sorry if i sound a bit cynical- i’ve been to a few buddhist meditation things and……. well it wasn’t for me. It was all a bit holier than thou people imparting their wisdom when they don’t even have a job.

Anyway, if you just want to learn meditation there’s no need to go on retreat. You can do it yourself at home for free http://www.freemeditation.ca/

Leonard
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Leonard

Boredom the likes of which you have never experienced.

Bring a book.

J.T. J
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J.T. J

It is a good way to learn about your thought processes that’s for sure. I’ve always found it helpful to have several minutes/hours/days out of the ordinary routine for a while to learn more about who I am (or maybe more appropriate question “what is ‘me’?”) It needn’t be a waste of time or a big mystical magical experience.

True Objective Realism
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True Objective Realism

Is it at a monastery? If so you will need to respect their codes of conduct, such as no drinking alcohol or intoxicants, no eating meat, or killing, even insects. You will have guided meditations from tutors such as monks and free time for your own meditation, this will be the majority of your day. You will go to bed early and get up early, and are often expected to help with chores. Take loose and comfortable clothes, toiletries, towels, etc, and if at a monastery think of things to donate, such as food and things like toilet paper. It’ll… Read more »

Happy D
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Happy D

Enlightenment

Human Being Human
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Human Being Human

I’m sorry but these days An empty wallet or purse
Stay at home and teach Yourself and enjoy a nice bowl of the Won Ton Soup

M
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M

Meditation…

Mike S
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Mike S

a rediscovery of yourself

Mataman
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Mataman

Don,t expect!

Cajunboy
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Cajunboy

If you come to enjoy that, try implementing that lesson into you everyday living and use those principle and adapt them into your life….You’ll come to have a much richer life and experience..

d4nnyb0y02
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d4nnyb0y02

To become all the more closer to whatever you are meditating on.

Atheists can meditate.

What are you meditating on?

thecrocoduck (RAWR)
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thecrocoduck (RAWR)

your wallet will lose some weight.

Ũniνέгsäl Рдnтsthέisт™
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Ũniνέгsäl Рдnтsthέisт™

Boredom… bring your knitting.

The Reverend Soleil
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The Reverend Soleil

Lots of sitting on your @$$.