You have started changing the habit pattern of your mind by observing sensation and understanding its nature of impermanence. This stops the blind habit pattern of reacting to the sensation and multiplying the vicious cycle of misery. Initially in an hour you get a few seconds or a few minutes of not reacting. But eventually,…
What is called the unconscious mind is actually not unconscious, as at all times it remains in contact with this body. And with this contact of the body a sensation keeps arising, because every chemical that flows in your body generates a particular type of sensation.
In the referenced video, S.N. Goenka goes on to explain the four different parts of the mind. 1. Vinnyana or Consciousness 2. Sanya or Perception 3. Vedhana or Sensation 4. Sankhara or Reaction
“By observing the anger, you will find that automatically it passes away. You become free from the anger if you learn how to observe it objectively.” – S.N. Goenka
“Awareness of sensations take you to the deepest level of the mind and allows you to cut the roots of the past conditioning.” – S.N. Goenka
If in the mind arises even a trace of real wisdom. It washes off inner stains; The mind becomes bright and shining – S.N. Goenka
There cannot be peace in the world when people have anger and hatred in their hearts. Only with love and compassion in the heart is world peace attainable. ― S. N. Goenka
The only conversation involved in Vipassana is from Misery to Happiness, From Bondage to Liberation. – S.N. Goenka
Satya Narayan Goenka, or S.N. Goenka as he is fondly called, was born on 29th January 1924. He was born in Burma to an Indian business family. He moved to India in the year 1969 and started teaching meditation. Through his teachings, he emphasized that Buddha’s path to liberation was non-sectarian. He later became an…
Vipassana in Pali, or Vipasyana in Sanskrit meaning “Special Seeing”. Vipassana is a Buddhist term that is often translated as “insight”.
SN Goenka on Truth